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December 19, 2014
12/19/2014
The Top Five Marijuana Data Points of 2014

The Top Five Marijuana Data Points of 2014

The year 2014 may be looked back on as the watershed year that nationwide legalization of marijuana hit the tipping point. Aside from marijuana becoming legalized in two...
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December 17, 2014
12/17/2014
Teen Marijuana Use Falls as More States Legalize

Teen Marijuana Use Falls as More States Legalize

Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study...
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
Even German Pharmaceutical Companies Hate Cannabis

Even German Pharmaceutical Companies Hate Cannabis

A recent article showcased the hesitance of German pharmaceutical companies to get behind cannabis legalization. Did I say hesitance? I meant something more along the lines of...
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December 3, 2014
12/03/2014
Sabet Weeps as Cannabis Culture Thrives

Sabet Weeps as Cannabis Culture Thrives

Big Cannabis is really a non-factor in regards to legalization. Sabet, for his part, has used this argument as one of the main stilts of his rhetoric....
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November 19, 2014
11/19/2014
New Study on Cannabis and Teens: Pot Not Detriment to IQ

New Study on Cannabis and Teens: Pot Not Detriment to IQ

Opponents of legalization have, for a couple of years, been spouting off that marijuana use (especially among teens) is responsible for a drop in IQ. This argument...
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November 17, 2014
11/17/2014
Eastern Washington MJ DUIs On the Rise… Maybe

Eastern Washington MJ DUIs On the Rise… Maybe

In the somewhat small Eastern Washington town of Spokane Valley, there is a rise in marijuana-related DUIs.
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November 10, 2014
11/10/2014
Instafire: Bored With BHO

Instafire: Bored With BHO

This cool slab pic initially caught my eye because it was just entitled “bored.” When I looked closer I realized that it was Instafire.
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November 7, 2014
11/07/2014
The Surprising Truth About ‘Driving While High’

The Surprising Truth About ‘Driving While High’

As more and more states adopt medical and recreational marijuana policies, it seems the most feared outcome of legalization is that with the passage of laws that...
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November 6, 2014
11/06/2014
Headiest Dab Pins: “DBR” Dabs BHO Pin

Headiest Dab Pins: “DBR” Dabs BHO Pin

It’s nice to see a dab pin that humbly acknowledges our roots. On the higher level, it’s iconography and it’s irony.
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October 30, 2014
10/30/2014
Longitudinal UK Study Shows No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use and IQ

Longitudinal UK Study Shows No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use and IQ

A 20 year longitudinal study has recently found that moderate cannabis use in adolescence has no association with detrimental effects on educational and intellectual performance, although heavy...
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October 27, 2014
10/27/2014
Could Legal Cannabis Combat Stadium Violence?

Could Legal Cannabis Combat Stadium Violence?

In the last few weeks, there have been violent attacks at 49er games. With one such attack happening in a bathroom at Levi’s stadium between 49er fans,...
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October 15, 2014
10/15/2014
Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Before you launch into a rant on why cannabis is clearly the superior form of intoxication, it is important to get your facts straight. Is weed really...
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October 13, 2014
10/13/2014
Reefer Madness: 20 Year Study Likens Cannabis to Heroin

Reefer Madness: 20 Year Study Likens Cannabis to Heroin

For every article that comes out trying to lambast cannabis, I can find plenty more that show how cannabis alone has saved a life, helped with a...
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October 1, 2014
10/01/2014
Road Safety Experts Concerned by Cannabis

Road Safety Experts Concerned by Cannabis

Road safety officials are expressing some concern over the loosening marijuana laws, fearing that with greater access and acceptability comes an increase in fatal crashes. This is...
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September 23, 2014
09/23/2014
Alcohol Still Gets a Free Pass in the NFL

Alcohol Still Gets a Free Pass in the NFL

It’s still a major gripe of mine with the NFL, and pro sports in general: alcohol gets a free pass, regardless of how much havoc it wreaks.
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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Poll: Younger Voters Say Marijuana Is Less Destructive Than Alcohol

Poll: Younger Voters Say Marijuana Is Less Destructive Than Alcohol

Younger voters overwhelmingly agree that marijuana is less damaging than alcohol, according to the findings of a Rare.us/Gravis Marketing poll released yesterday. Among those voters age 18 to 40, 47...
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
NFL And Players Union Agree On Drug Policy Changes

NFL And Players Union Agree On Drug Policy Changes

The NFL and the NFLPA have (tentatively) reached an agreement on a new drug policy for players. The league will still punish players who test positive for...
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September 5, 2014
09/05/2014
Survey: 58 Percent of Americans Say Treat Cannabis Like Alcohol

Survey: 58 Percent of Americans Say Treat Cannabis Like Alcohol

Nearly 60 percent of Americans support regulating cannabis in a manner similar to alcohol, according to an analysis of over 450,000 online responses collected by the online polling data...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

NFL Player Poll: Pot Not as Dangerous

As part of a survey of 100-plus players conducted by ESPN.com’s NFL Nation, 75 percent of the 82 players who answered said they agree with Obama’s statement...
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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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