Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

May 29, 2015
05/29/2015
U.S. Anti-Legalization Group Urges More Access to Marijuana Research

U.S. Anti-Legalization Group Urges More Access to Marijuana Research

A group opposed to pot legalization unveiled proposals on Thursday for the U.S. government to ease restrictions on scientific research into marijuana’s potential as medicine, after three...
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May 28, 2015
05/28/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Mango Lassi

Great Edibles Recipes: Mango Lassi

A traditional Indian recipe, mango lassi is a cold, thick and irresistibly delicious drink that turns even the spiciest foods on the hottest of days into a...
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May 28, 2015
05/28/2015
Seattle to Shutter Dozens of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle to Shutter Dozens of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

With Washington state overhauling its medical marijuana law, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city is planning to shutter dozens of dispensaries. Murray on Tuesday announced plans to...
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May 27, 2015
05/27/2015
Veteran’s Affairs Can No Longer Enforce MMJ Ban

Veteran’s Affairs Can No Longer Enforce MMJ Ban

Another watershed moment in the cannabis movement happened somewhat under the radar. The Senate Appropriations Committee has passed a bipartisan amendment by a vote of 18-12 that...
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May 26, 2015
05/26/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Turkey, Apple and Cheddar Panini

Great Edibles Recipes: Turkey, Apple and Cheddar Panini

This flavor combination absolutely mouth-watering — a turkey panini made with cheddar cheese and thin slices of green apple, all cooked using cannabis-infused butter and pressed to...
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May 21, 2015
05/21/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Green Goddess Dip

Great Edibles Recipes: Green Goddess Dip

Green goddess dip is a creamy, tangy and herb filled vegetable dip that will be sure to spice up traditional appetizers this season.
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Potato Chips

Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Potato Chips

Making your own potato chips is not as daunting as you might think and is really quite easy. The other day, I tried to take two of...
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
Colorado Teen With Disability Suspended For Medical Cannabis

Colorado Teen With Disability Suspended For Medical Cannabis

A few days ago in Colorado, a teenage boy named Jaxon who has Dravet’s syndrome, a little known condition that causes frequent and long-lasting seizures and strikes...
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
Texas Legislature Kills Marijuana Bills

Texas Legislature Kills Marijuana Bills

There has been a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for the reform of marijuana laws in the state of Texas over the past several weeks, but all hope...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
My Favorite Strains: Hell’s Angel

My Favorite Strains: Hell’s Angel

Recently I had been hearing quite a few rumors around town about a wonderful and supremely dank strain of cannabis called Hell’s Angel.
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Longtime hero of the cannabis movement, Morgan Freeman, is back at it again, touting the seemingly endless benefits of cannabis and calling for “across the board” legalization.
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May 15, 2015
05/15/2015
The Great Pot Experiment

The Great Pot Experiment

Legalization keeps rolling ahead. But because of years of government roadblocks on research, we don’t know nearly enough about the dangers of marijuana—or the benefits. This week’s...
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May 14, 2015
05/14/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Cinnamon Sugar Donut Bites

Great Edibles Recipes: Cinnamon Sugar Donut Bites

This medicated recipe features fluffy and light donut holes made with cinnamon, sugar and cannabis-infused butter. The donut bites are fried in cannabis-infused coconut oil, and then...
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May 13, 2015
05/13/2015
The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide

The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide

The Cannabis Traveler’s Guide is designed to help you know America’s drug laws and what to expect as you travel from one state to another or on...
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May 13, 2015
05/13/2015
Medical Marijuana Legalization Passes Pennsylvania Senate

Medical Marijuana Legalization Passes Pennsylvania Senate

Medical marijuana faced the next hurdle on its way to passage Tuesday as the Pennsylvania Senate considered a bill that would legalize the use of cannabis to treat...
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May 12, 2015
05/12/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Chicken Caesar Wraps

Great Edibles Recipes: Chicken Caesar Wraps

This recipe is for a chicken Caesar wrap with grilled chicken, juicy tomatoes, crunchy Romaine lettuce, and a delicious home-made cannabis-Caesar dressing.
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May 12, 2015
05/12/2015
Florida’s Black Market Cannabis Oil Ruffles Pharmaceutical Doctor

Florida’s Black Market Cannabis Oil Ruffles Pharmaceutical Doctor

One Florida doctor is decrying the claims as the modernized version of snake oil. Sarah Steinhardt, a doctor of pharmacy, says people should be leery of cannabis...
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May 11, 2015
05/11/2015
My Favorite Strains: Top 6 Best Tasting

My Favorite Strains: Top 6 Best Tasting

This special edition of ‘My Favorite Strains’ features the top strains that I find delightfully tasty. I compiled a varied list with at least one strain from...
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May 11, 2015
05/11/2015
Dr. Gupta and Gov. Christie: Science vs. Fear Mongering

Dr. Gupta and Gov. Christie: Science vs. Fear Mongering

The canyon between actual truth (science) and fear-mongering (politicking) is beautifully displayed by two recent high-profile individuals. In the corner for science, we have Dr. Sanjay Gupta....
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May 7, 2015
05/07/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Strawberry Oat Muffins

Great Edibles Recipes: Strawberry Oat Muffins

Strawberries are in season again and my heart is singing with joy! Try this medicated recipe featuring strawberry cinnamon oat muffins, and your spring mornings will never...
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