April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
NORML Responds to Latest Media Frenzy Over Pot and ‘Brain Damage’ Fears

NORML Responds to Latest Media Frenzy Over Pot and ‘Brain Damage’ Fears

The mainstream media launched into a reefer mad frenzy this week after researchers from Harvard University in Boston and Northwestern University in Chicago published the results of...
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Marijuana Has Come a Long Way Since Last 4/20

Marijuana Has Come a Long Way Since Last 4/20

What a difference a year makes. From 4/20, 2013, to 4/20, 2014, marijuana has taken big steps out of the shadows of the black market and into...
By: NY Farmer
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
‘We’re Not Amsterdam’: Is Marijuana Tourism in Colorado a Myth?

‘We’re Not Amsterdam’: Is Marijuana Tourism in Colorado a Myth?

America’s most mammoth party this weekend may well be Denver’s 420 rally on Sunday, but Colorado’s legal pot law, so far, has not lured a sustained surge...
By: NY Farmer
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Instafire: Source Vapes ORB Big Wax Hit

Instafire: Source Vapes ORB Big Wax Hit

Posted by @diablodabs There are few things more exciting than a new concentrate rig, especially a vape pen! Shouts out to Source Vapes who sent me their double coil...
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Time to Take the High Road and Legalize Medical Cannabis at the Federal Level

Time to Take the High Road and Legalize Medical Cannabis at the Federal Level

Washington US Attorney Jenny Durkan assessed the state’s poorly-regulated medical cannabis program in 2013. “Not tenable“. Igor Grant, director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at UC...
By: NY Farmer
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Mascarpone Risotto

Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Mascarpone Risotto

Risotto is one of the most versatile dishes in the restaurant world. It soaks up any flavors you put with it and just about anything goes well...
By: Devilmonk
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

I wrote about medical marijuana patient defendant Alexander Ayres last month as he took a very good plea – when balanced with the consequences of a trial...
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
NIDA’s 9% Cannabis Addiction Rate Is 98% BS

NIDA’s 9% Cannabis Addiction Rate Is 98% BS

I’m not sure how this story slipped by me, but I want to be sure this information gets out there. Nearly every cohort of anti-pot activists/lobbyists love...
By: Devilmonk
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Piece of the Week | B$ Glass Mini Banger – Weedist Edition

Piece of the Week | B$ Glass Mini Banger – Weedist Edition

Happy 4/20 Weedists! You knew it was going to be special. This one needs no intro: B$ Glass Mini Banger, Weedist Edition. Photos courtesy of MEMENTO @mementoglass...
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Nebraska in Top 10 Marijuana Strict States

Nebraska in Top 10 Marijuana Strict States

A list compiled by an addiction treatment organization lists Nebraska as one of the nation’s most strict when it comes to marijuana arrests. According to the data, Nebraska...
By: NY Farmer
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Why Weed Won’t Destroy Your Brain

Why Weed Won’t Destroy Your Brain

A new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience that’s been making the rounds lately purports that smoking weed, even casually, damages your brain in serious ways. Researchers at Northwestern University...
By: Andy Cush
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Medical Marijuana Referendum Supporters Mobilize

Medical Marijuana Referendum Supporters Mobilize

Even though Election Day is more than six months away, Ben Pollara, a veteran of Florida political campaigns and manger for the pro-marijuana referendum group, said there...
By: NY Farmer
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Canada’s New Marijuana Laws Set Stage for Growth

Canada’s New Marijuana Laws Set Stage for Growth

A change this month in Canada’s production and distribution laws made it legal for any licensed company to grow and ship medical marijuana to patients, and illegal...
By: NY Farmer
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases – Americans for Safe Access

Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases – Americans for Safe Access

Over a handful of weeks three state legal medical cannabis patient defendants have had charges dropped against them in two different courts. Congratulations to Andrew Turner and...
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Blake Griffin: Medical Marijuana in NBA “Makes Sense”

Blake Griffin: Medical Marijuana in NBA “Makes Sense”

Blake Griffin said in a Rolling Stone interview this week that he would support the use of medical marijuana in the NBA in part because it would...
By: NY Farmer
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Instafire: Toke Soaps by Rad Soaps

Instafire: Toke Soaps by Rad Soaps

Posted by @diablodabs I couldn’t even wait to get out the shower to get this 420 weekend off to a bang. Shouts out to the crew over...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
81% of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana

81% of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana

The Des Moines Register reports on a recent Quinnipiac Poll, 81 percent of Iowa voters said they would support medical marijuana should a patient need it per a doctor’s...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Reno Takes Another Step Forward With Medical Marijuana Issue

Reno Takes Another Step Forward With Medical Marijuana Issue

Reno City Council unanimously approved the concept of the medical marijuana business Wednesday, directing city staff to come up with ordinances and zoning requirements to oversee dispensaries,...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Maryland becomes the 21st medical marijuana state. Meanwhile, those CBD medical marijuana bills continue to move. And more. Let’s get...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Entrepreneurs Decry Fees

Medical Marijuana Entrepreneurs Decry Fees

Under the proposed rules for the new Illinois law, would-be pot entrepreneurs need a $2 million surety bond, $250,000 in liquid assets, $25,000 for an application fee,...
By: NY Farmer
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