August 27, 2014
08/27/2014
Whoopi Goldberg Thinks Gov. Cuomo Should Do More to Improve New York Medical Marijuana Law

Whoopi Goldberg Thinks Gov. Cuomo Should Do More to Improve New York Medical Marijuana Law

Whoopi Goldberg thinks Gov. Cuomo could aim higher on medical marijuana. She applauded New York’s legalization of medical pot but complained the law signed by Cuomo in...
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August 27, 2014
08/27/2014
Product Review: LighterBro Multi-Tool

Product Review: LighterBro Multi-Tool

As far as gadgets go, let me be the first to say that for my money, I am big on cannabis themed branding for PROVEN solutions. LighterBro...
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August 27, 2014
08/27/2014
Sarah Silverman Brought Liquid THC to the Emmys

Sarah Silverman Brought Liquid THC to the Emmys

On the red carpet at Sunday’s Emmy Awards, Sarah Silverman retrieved what she said was liquid THC from her purse, showing it to an E! correspondent. Sarah...
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August 27, 2014
08/27/2014
One Seattle Police Officer Wrote 80% of City Pot Tickets

One Seattle Police Officer Wrote 80% of City Pot Tickets

Weed is now legal in Washington state. However, you can still be issued a citation/ticket if you are found using cannabis in one of the aforementioned “no-no”...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
JAMA: Medical Cannabis States Possess Lower Rates of Opiate-Induced Fatalities

JAMA: Medical Cannabis States Possess Lower Rates of Opiate-Induced Fatalities

The enactment of medicinal marijuana laws is associated with significantly lower state-level opioid overdose mortality rates, according to data published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Study: Marijuana Use Inversely Associated With Domestic Violence

Study: Marijuana Use Inversely Associated With Domestic Violence

The use of alcohol significantly increases one’s likelihood of becoming either a perpetrator or a victim of a violent act. But not surprisingly, according to a just-published...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Great Music While High: Why?

Great Music While High: Why?

The intrinsically pleasing parts of Why? are the metaphors that I never fully grasp until the last note, contradictions that make pupils dilate and bigger picture revelations....
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Regulations in California Will Have to Wait, Again

Regulations in California Will Have to Wait, Again

The California Assembly Appropriations Committee held SB 1262 (Correa/Ammiano) in committee on August 15, meaning the bill will not proceed to the floor for a vote or...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Wales Health Services Now Offers Prescription Cannabis-Based Drug for MS

Wales Health Services Now Offers Prescription Cannabis-Based Drug for MS

The NHS of Wales in the UK has just become the first NHS in the UK to fund cannabis-based medicine for people with multiple sclerosis.
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Seattle to Denver: A Tale of Two Cities’ Marijuana Economies

Seattle to Denver: A Tale of Two Cities’ Marijuana Economies

The U.S. now has two states with two separate cannabis economies. Colorado was the first to get a recreational business up and running, while Washington is severely...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Watermelon-Lime Sorbet

Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Watermelon-Lime Sorbet

Summer is coming to an end, but you can still find new and delicious ways to beat the daytime heat. This medicated recipe features a watermelon-lime sorbet...
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
NY Times Peddled Reefer Madness in the Past

NY Times Peddled Reefer Madness in the Past

While the NY Times is doing some good work in rationally addressing the veil of bullshit and mystique that has clouded marijuana’s history in America, they conveniently...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Israel Is Allowing Soldiers to Use Medical Cannabis While in Service

Israel Is Allowing Soldiers to Use Medical Cannabis While in Service

According to an Israeli cannabis Blog, it appears that the Israel Defense Force has publicly announced that being prescribed cannabis and continuing to use cannabis while actively...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Police Chiefs and Politicians: The New Faces of Corporate Medical Marijuana in B.C.

Police Chiefs and Politicians: The New Faces of Corporate Medical Marijuana in B.C.

Seeking to profit from Canada’s new medical marijuana regulations — which put the production and sale of high-grade weed into the hands of corporations and penny-stock outfits...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Poll: New Yorkers Don’t Support Weed Legalization, Medical or Recreational

Poll: New Yorkers Don’t Support Weed Legalization, Medical or Recreational

Only 35% of New York voters want to legalize marijuana for personal use (43% men, 27% women), and 62% said they wouldn’t use it even it were...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Instafire Hempfest Edition: Dank Dabber Booth, Grab a Cup

Instafire Hempfest Edition: Dank Dabber Booth, Grab a Cup

Our long time friend and supporter, Bones of Dank Dabber had prime real estate and one of the better spreads at Hempfest this year.
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Healing Recipes: Glaucoma – Asian Kale and Edamame Salad

Healing Recipes: Glaucoma – Asian Kale and Edamame Salad

This Leaf Online healing recipe for chopped kale salad with cannabis vinaigrette combines beneficial healthy foods with cannabis for assisting in the treatment of glaucoma. Cannabis has been...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Al Olson, Senior NBC News Editor, To Head Marijuana News Site

Al Olson, Senior NBC News Editor, To Head Marijuana News Site

Yesterday, I believe, we got another morsel of evidence illustrating the reach of the pro-cannabis movement. Al Olson, veteran journalist and a Senior Editor at NBC news...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

For a state sandwiched between the legal pot haven of Washington and the heavily-medical marijuana saturation in California, Oregon sure exhibits some backwater ways of thinking. Oregon...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Hempfest 2014: A Bit More Serene, but Still All About the Green

Hempfest 2014: A Bit More Serene, but Still All About the Green

So I’ve made it through yet another “potapalooza,” Hempfest 2014 ROCKED. Hempfest was jammin’ like Marley for all 3 days. The vibe was a bit different, but...
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