Tag: alcohol

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April 28, 2015
04/28/2015
Why I Would Rather My Kids Use Cannabis Than Alcohol

Why I Would Rather My Kids Use Cannabis Than Alcohol

The lion’s share of why I feel this way revolves purely around safety. The simple fact is that, from the parent’s perspective, your biggest priority is just...
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April 20, 2015
04/20/2015
Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont Lawmakers Threaten: Legalize Cannabis or Face Alcohol Prohibition

Vermont, you have stolen my heart. A group of Vermont lawmakers have threatened to reinstate alcohol prohibition unless a vote is passed to legalize cannabis.
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April 15, 2015
04/15/2015
Do Alcohol Companies Own the NFL?

Do Alcohol Companies Own the NFL?

One sponsorship group that would undoubtedly have an issue with a league that embraced cannabis immediately comes to mind: beer companies.
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April 13, 2015
04/13/2015
When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Cannabis?

When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Cannabis?

As a parent and cannabis supporter, the following question has been put to me by various people: what is the appropriate age to have a talk with...
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April 8, 2015
04/08/2015
Cannabis and Being a Parent: A Talk With My Son

Cannabis and Being a Parent: A Talk With My Son

Yes, I’m a cannabis enthusiast, but I’m a parent first and I truly do not want my sons to touch weed, alcohol, Sudafed or any other substance...
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April 6, 2015
04/06/2015
Close the Fist, Open the Heart: Cannabis in Schools

Close the Fist, Open the Heart: Cannabis in Schools

Researchers studied the cannabis use rates at schools that had a suspension policy for illicit drugs versus schools that instead referred kids to counseling for drug infractions.
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March 25, 2015
03/25/2015
Pre-Employment Drug Screens Stigmatize Stoners Even in Legal States

Pre-Employment Drug Screens Stigmatize Stoners Even in Legal States

I decided to peruse Craigslist and see what types of jobs require pre-employment drug screening. Keep in mind, I live in Washington with legal weed.
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March 17, 2015
03/17/2015
Alcohol or Marijuana? A Pediatrician Faces the Question

Alcohol or Marijuana? A Pediatrician Faces the Question

When someone asks me whether I’d rather my children use pot or alcohol, after sifting through all the studies and all the data, the immediate answer, of...
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March 16, 2015
03/16/2015
Interview: Ed Hass of Denver Hash and Beer Pairing Class

Interview: Ed Hass of Denver Hash and Beer Pairing Class

This Saturday, March 21st, Green Labs will be hosting a Beer and Cannabis Pairing class, combining one booming Colorado industry with another.
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March 5, 2015
03/05/2015
Stoner’s Guide to Sex: Best Way to Imbibe for Sex?

Stoner’s Guide to Sex: Best Way to Imbibe for Sex?

Q. Dear Gloria, What is the best way to imbibe before sex? A. Having experienced sex on many drugs — really pretty much everything — here are...
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March 2, 2015
03/02/2015
New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

A study recently came out backing up what pro-cannabis advocates have known (and been screaming at naysayers) for decades: cannabis is safer than booze, tobacco and other...
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February 25, 2015
02/25/2015
Marijuana May Be Even Safer Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

Marijuana May Be Even Safer Than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

Compared with other recreational drugs — including alcohol — marijuana may be even safer than previously thought. And researchers may be systematically underestimating risks associated with alcohol...
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February 10, 2015
02/10/2015
Headiest Dab Pins: Dabbin’ Morgan

Headiest Dab Pins: Dabbin’ Morgan

I definitely enjoyed this Captain Morgan themed dab pin. The puns are always great, but I really like it when there’s creativity behind it.
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February 9, 2015
02/09/2015
Billboards Touting the Dangers of Cannabis Pop Up in New Jersey

Billboards Touting the Dangers of Cannabis Pop Up in New Jersey

A New Jersey anti-cannabis campaign aims to convince people that marijuana is a dangerous substance akin to underage drinking and prescription drug abuse.
By: Rae Lland
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February 5, 2015
02/05/2015
Kevin Sabet’s Secret Weapon: The Stoned Diner Epidemic

Kevin Sabet’s Secret Weapon: The Stoned Diner Epidemic

Recently, Sabet tweeted about an article from Food and Wine magazine which discusses that, in Denver, there is an epidemic of people going to restaurants so stoned...
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January 6, 2015
01/06/2015
City Attorney Puts an End to California Nestdrop Cannabis App

City Attorney Puts an End to California Nestdrop Cannabis App

Nestdrop, a California based app/business that delivers medical cannabis from clinics to patients, has quickly been thwarted just as it was starting up.
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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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