Yesterday was the public’s first look at the new Washington State marijuana logo, as well the state’s first draft of marijuana laws. Let other Weedists know in this poll and leave your comment below. Read More »
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Washington’s Liquor Control Board released draft regulations for the state’s legal marijuana industry yesterday. The draft regulations include: Tracking marijuana from seed to store, most likely setting up a system similar to Colorado’s. Limiting the number of retail stores in each county. Growers and processors will not be limited in... Read More »
Schools that institute student drug testing programs are likely to experience a rise in students’ consumption of ‘hard’ drugs, according to observational trial data published this week in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers at the University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research analyzed the impact of student drug Read More »
by Adam Klasfeld, May 15, 2013 An accountability expert described a possible way to reform New York City’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy as the evidence phase in a trial on the issue wound down Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin, who is deciding the case without a jury, has heard roughly... Read More »
Robert “O.J.” Hudson is a forty-something medical cannabis patient who suffers from a host of sleep disorders leaving him debilitated and looking for non-chemical answers to his conditions. Mr. Hudson has found the limited side-effects of cannabis tolerable and the Read More »
Dispensaries providing marijuana to doctor-approved patients operate in a number of states, but they are under assault by the federal government. SWAT-style raids by the DEA and finger-wagging press conferences by grim-faced federal prosecutors may garner greater attention, but the assault on medical marijuana providers extends to other branches... Read More »
We all know what a mess California’s medical marijuana regulations are, unless we are in denial about it. The city of Los Angeles now has 3 different medical marijuana regulation measures up for a public vote next week. Measure D seems to be favored, it is supported by both mayoral... Read More »
Washington DC council members Tommy Wells, mayoral candidate for the District of Columbia in 2014, and former mayor Marion Barry are drafting a marijuana decriminalization bill. The bill could be introduced as early as this summer. Fellow council member Anita Bonds is also considering introducing a decriminalization or penalty reduction bill.
“Marijuana use is associated with an acute increase in caloric intake,” goes the clinical jargon for popular lore. Still, despite eating more while high, marijuana users’ extra intake doesn’t seem to be reflected in increased BMI. Indeed, studies have identified a reduced prevalence of obesity in the pot smoking community.
The feds stay on the attack in California, and fallout from last week’s state Supreme Court decision allowing local dispensary bans mounts. There’s news from other states as well. Let’s get to it: California Last Monday, US Attorney Melinda Haag moved to seize a building housing a San Francisco dispensary.... Read More »