July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Rand Corporation to Consult on Marijuana Study in Vermont

Rand Corporation to Consult on Marijuana Study in Vermont

Beginning this week, the Rand Corporation will send representatives to Vermont to work with the state’s Secretary of Administration on a study of the effects of taxing...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

Cannabis and Child Abuse: The Proximity Dilemma

For many medical marijuana patients, simply having cannabis in a house where children reside could result in claims of child abuse. No one runs the risk of...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
RIP James Garner, Actor and Brother-in-Bud

RIP James Garner, Actor and Brother-in-Bud

We lost a great legend in cinema and television when James Garner passed away at the age of 86 on Sunday. And though many are not familiar,...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil

Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an excellent alternative to traditional cooking oils (olive, canola, vegetable) and fatty butters/margarine, and it just so happens to also be an incredible solvent...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

Poll: Coloradans Say No to Pot in Bars and Clubs

A Quinnipiac University poll found two-thirds of Coloradans questioned say marijuana use should be legal at home or in members-only clubs, with a similar amount saying pot...
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July 22, 2014
07/22/2014
Instafire: Erik Anders and Dew Glass Collab Recycler

Instafire: Erik Anders and Dew Glass Collab Recycler

Shouts out to Erik Anders and Dew Glass who collabed on this absolute beauty. The fillacello work on this recycler is to die for.
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Hundreds of Low-Level Marijuana Offenses Could Be Thrown Out in Brooklyn

Hundreds of Low-Level Marijuana Offenses Could Be Thrown Out in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn District Attorney, Kenneth Thompson, has assembled a team that is reviewing hundreds of low-level marijuana offenses that the department could decline to prosecute, DNAinfo reports. Last...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Alaska Will Vote on the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in November

Alaska Will Vote on the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in November

Since Colorado began selling legalized recreational marijuana January 1, 2014, and Washington followed on July 8, 2014, the rest of the country has been wondering which state...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
US Sentencing Commission Votes Unanimously to Make Drug Sentencing Reductions Retroactive

US Sentencing Commission Votes Unanimously to Make Drug Sentencing Reductions Retroactive

The US Sentencing Commission Friday voted unanimously to make previously agreed upon federal drug sentencing reductions retroactive. That means tens of thousands of federal drug prisoners could...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

It has been known for some time that cannabis has anti-cancer properties, but it has been unclear specifically what cannabinoid cell receptors are directly related to tumor...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Fired Professor Suzanne Sisley Isn’t Giving Up on Marijuana Research

Hopes for the the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder were dashed when the University of Arizona fired researcher Suzanne...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Five of the Best & Worst Strain Names

Five of the Best & Worst Strain Names

With growers producing hybrids and new varieties all the time, finding the right name for a new strain requires some creativity. Some come up with names that...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
DC Newspaper Will Pay Your Marijuana Fine

DC Newspaper Will Pay Your Marijuana Fine

A DC newspaper is eager to see how local law enforcement will be dealing with the recent marijuana decrim, so they’ve offered to pay the $25 fine for...
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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Seattle Sells Out of Legal Weed in Three Days

Seattle Sells Out of Legal Weed in Three Days

Seattle only has one legal pot shop. Washington weed went legal on July 8th and by the 10th, Seattle’s Cannabis City retail store was completely sold out.
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Piece of the Week | Rainbow Ganesha Pipe

Piece of the Week | Rainbow Ganesha Pipe

The second I laid eyes on this I fell in love. First of all, we have Ganesha, etched in jaw-dropping detail in bright, vivid rainbow colors.
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Healing Recipes: Eating Disorders – Thai Shrimp in a Pineapple Cannabis-Curry

Healing Recipes: Eating Disorders – Thai Shrimp in a Pineapple Cannabis-Curry

It is estimated that upwards of 24 million people of both genders suffer from eating disorders in the United States alone. The ingredients in this recipe are...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect In Nation’s Capital

Marijuana Decriminalization Takes Effect In Nation’s Capital

As of midnight Wednesday, D.C.’s marijuana decriminalization law is officially in effect. The new law — approved by the D.C. Council, signed by Mayor Gray, and submitted to Congress for...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Student Gets Death for Trafficking 26.5kg of Cannabis

Student Gets Death for Trafficking 26.5kg of Cannabis

A Nigerian college student gets death for trafficking 26.5kg of cannabis in Malaysia four years ago. High Court judge Datin Amelia Tee Hong Geok Abdullah today sentenced...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
Marijuana Linked to Depression?

Marijuana Linked to Depression?

Mitch Earleywine, professor of psychology at SUNY Albany, doesn’t think marijuana leads to depression. “I think that giving folks Ritalin or any other stimulant in an effort to...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
House Votes to Let Banks Take Deposits From Marijuana Businesses

House Votes to Let Banks Take Deposits From Marijuana Businesses

In a historic vote Wednesday, the US House has approved an amendment to the Treasury Department appropriations bill barring the agency from spending any money to punish...
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