April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Study: Enactment of Medical Cannabis Laws Not Associated With Higher Crime Rates

Study: Enactment of Medical Cannabis Laws Not Associated With Higher Crime Rates

The enactment of medicinal cannabis laws is not associated with any rise in statewide criminal activity and may even be related to reductions in incidences of violent crime, according...
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Mexican Marijuana Farmers Make Switch to Heroin as Pot Prices Fall

Mexican Marijuana Farmers Make Switch to Heroin as Pot Prices Fall

Mexican marijuana farmers in the remote valleys of the northern Sierra Madre have begun to harvest opium poppies instead and distribute cheap $4 heroin to many rural...
By: Moirai
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Instafire: TLC Edibles Medicated Sweets Assortment

Instafire: TLC Edibles Medicated Sweets Assortment

Posted by @tlc_edibles If I’ve got a sweet tooth for anything, it’s medicated snacks. I’ve said it a million times and I will say it a million...
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Is It Possible to Be Allergic to Marijuana? Science Says Yes

Is It Possible to Be Allergic to Marijuana? Science Says Yes

Anyone who suffers from springtime allergies knows the misery of battling it out with pollen, grasses and ragweed, but there is one other culprit the sneezing and wheezing...
By: NY Farmer
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Medical Marijuana for Sexual Assault Survivors

Medical Marijuana for Sexual Assault Survivors

Marijuana has been making waves lately as a potential treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Studies have shown repeatedly that cannabis is extremely effective at relieving the...
By: Rae Lland
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Maine House and Senate to Vote on Putting Marijuana Legalization Before State Voters

Maine House and Senate to Vote on Putting Marijuana Legalization Before State Voters

Recently, Gov. LePage introduced a bill, LD 1811, to crack down on heroin and cocaine trafficking. While we disagree with his approach (doubling-down on the War on...
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Medical Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill

Medical Marijuana Advocates Descend on Capitol Hill

Medical marijuana supporters flocked to Capitol Hill to push for legislation prohibiting the federal government from restricting state medical marijuana laws. Has no one pointed out the...
By: NY Farmer
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Maryland House Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana in Surprise Turnaround

Maryland House Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana in Surprise Turnaround

On Saturday, the Maryland House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved an amended version of the decriminalization bill. In a 78-55 vote, the House approved imposing civil fines — not criminal penalties and possible...
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Can Cannabis Cut Car Crashes?

Can Cannabis Cut Car Crashes?

A study published by the online journal PLOS One suggests that the substitution of marijuana for alcohol, assuming it happens, could affect crime rates as well as...
By: NY Farmer
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
My Favorite Strains: Glass Slipper

My Favorite Strains: Glass Slipper

Some strains are just so heady that they are too strong for some smokers. For me, sativa strains of flower have always been the first go-to for...
By: Prospero
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Scramble for Medical Marijuana Business Begins in Florida

Scramble for Medical Marijuana Business Begins in Florida

Would-be investors and entrepreneurs are already lining up to get into the medical marijuana business should it become legal in Florida. More than 60 businesses have incorporated in Florida...
By: Moirai
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Kansas SWAT Raids Home for Cannabis, Finds Tea

Kansas SWAT Raids Home for Cannabis, Finds Tea

In what will surely go into the annals of history as one of the most sterling examples of intelligent police work, a Kansas SWAT team raided the...
By: Devilmonk
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Medical Marijuana Still Scares Most High Profile Pennsylvania Politicians

Medical Marijuana Still Scares Most High Profile Pennsylvania Politicians

US Rep. Scott Perry last month became the highest-ranking elected Pennsylvania Republican to support the once-controversial position to legalize medical marijuana, which the majority of GOPers support. However,...
By: Moirai
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April 8, 2014
04/08/2014
Meditate While You Medicate: Body Mindfulness

Meditate While You Medicate: Body Mindfulness

Meditation is an essential component for peace of mind and a healthy lifestyle. It facilitates healing and gives us a chance to see clearly. This series, Meditate...
By: Rae Lland
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
City Ban on Pot Gardens Upheld in Wash. State

City Ban on Pot Gardens Upheld in Wash. State

Medical marijuana is still illegal in Washington state, an appeals court ruled as it upheld the City of Kent’s ban on medical marijuana collective gardens. The Cannabis...
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
California Wants to Bust Sober Stoners for DUI

California Wants to Bust Sober Stoners for DUI

California lawmakers want to bust marijuana users for DUI, even when they are not stoned. A recent proposal introduced in the state legislature would make it illegal...
By: NY Farmer
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
WebMD Poll: Medical Community Backs Legalizing Cannabis

WebMD Poll: Medical Community Backs Legalizing Cannabis

An estimated 70 percent of physicians acknowledge the therapeutic qualities of cannabis and over half believe that the plant should also be legal for non-medical purposes, according...
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
Eric Holder Would Be ‘Glad to Work With Congress’ to Reschedule Marijuana

Eric Holder Would Be ‘Glad to Work With Congress’ to Reschedule Marijuana

Under the federal Controlled Substances Act, the attorney general has the authority to “remove any drug or other substance from the schedules if he finds that the...
By: NY Farmer
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
Instafire: Pothead Princess Hello Kitty Heady Dab Set

Instafire: Pothead Princess Hello Kitty Heady Dab Set

Posted by @potheadprincess_ The best part of waking up is a dab beside your cup. Now this is my kinda wake-n-bake people. Shouts out to the one...
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
Here’s the Weed Ad That May Come to Times Square

Here’s the Weed Ad That May Come to Times Square

The above ad, for the medical marijuana-reviewing site Weedmaps, was supposed to begin playing on a Times Square video billboard Tuesday. Weedmaps had approval from Neutron Media, the...
By: Andy Cush
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