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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
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 16, 2014
07/16/2014
World’s First Marijuana Commercial Introduced by Canadian Company

World’s First Marijuana Commercial Introduced by Canadian Company

A Canadian company recently released a sneak peek into what the owners are calling “the world’s first marijuana commercial.” Here’s the scene: A man walks into a...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Sh%t The Feds Say: Weed Becomes More Dangerous When Legal

Sh%t The Feds Say: Weed Becomes More Dangerous When Legal

There is just something fundamentally unjust about demonizing a thing of which you have no experience. Nora Volkow, head of the National Institute for Drug Abuse, feels...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
The Bud Crawl: CannaBar Hopping

The Bud Crawl: CannaBar Hopping

A world where you can go on a Bud Crawl with your friends, walking the streets of the city at night and stopping in at various cannabars...
By: Rae Lland
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July 7, 2014
07/07/2014
5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

It seems almost laughable to even compare cannabis and alcohol, but everyone can use a good laugh. So here are five ways that cannabis succeeds where alcohol...
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July 3, 2014
07/03/2014
Magical Butter Machine MB2 Product Review

Magical Butter Machine MB2 Product Review

The Magical Butter Machine was developed for an easier way to make cannabutter than the relatively complex grind-decarboxylate-cook-strain-separate routine that people have been using for decades. He calls it...
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June 30, 2014
06/30/2014
UK Bans Khat (Herb Safer Than Tobacco)

UK Bans Khat (Herb Safer Than Tobacco)

The UK government recently scheduled khat as a class C controlled substance, making it illegal to possess, grow or use. For some background, khat, a plant native...
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June 11, 2014
06/11/2014
Cannabis, My Son and Public Smoking

Cannabis, My Son and Public Smoking

The other day my wife and I were taking our son to the park. He is a pre-teen and has not yet stepped out of childhood and...
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June 3, 2014
06/03/2014
Study: No Link Between Marijuana and Psychosis Risk

Study: No Link Between Marijuana and Psychosis Risk

A four-year study, published in the journal Schizophrenia Research, followed 170 youth at high risk for psychosis and concluded that marijuana use had no effect on the development...
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June 2, 2014
06/02/2014
Jenny Kush Drunk Driver Rebecca Maes Sentenced to Less Jail Time Than Many Face for Cannabis

Jenny Kush Drunk Driver Rebecca Maes Sentenced to Less Jail Time Than Many Face for Cannabis

Earlier this week, Rebecca Maes was sentenced to ten years for the death of Jenny Kush, a cannabis activist and radio host in Denver, Colorado. Last September, Maes was...
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May 14, 2014
05/14/2014
Claims That Marijuana Use Makes Students Lazy Are Unfounded

Claims That Marijuana Use Makes Students Lazy Are Unfounded

Leaf Online reports on colleges policies of higher punitive action on marijuana use than underage drinking. Administrators believe that student use of marijuana leads to poor academic...
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May 13, 2014
05/13/2014
Alcohol Kills One Person Every 10 Seconds Worldwide: WHO

Alcohol Kills One Person Every 10 Seconds Worldwide: WHO

While prohibitionists futilely try to prove history’s first cannabis overdose, the World Health Organization said Monday that alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year (1 person every...
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April 25, 2014
04/25/2014
Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens: Feds Should Legalize Marijuana

Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens: Feds Should Legalize Marijuana

In an interview with NPR released today, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens came out in support for marijuana legalization. When asked if he believed the...
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April 25, 2014
04/25/2014
Alaska Marijuana Initiative Moved to November Ballot

Alaska Marijuana Initiative Moved to November Ballot

In case you missed it, Ballot Measure 2, which would regulate marijuana similarly to alcohol in Alaska, has been moved off the primary election ballot and will now appear...
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April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
Prohibitionists Have Goregasm Over Student’s Death

Prohibitionists Have Goregasm Over Student’s Death

This is a follow up to my piece on Levi Pongi, the 19 year old student who tragically fell to his death in Denver a couple 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...
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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...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

You Can’t Stop Progress: The Inevitability of Legalization

“You hear that, Mr. Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability.” – Agent Smith A local newspaper from Holland, Michigan released an editorial urging residents (and the...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Those who report consuming cannabis two or three times per week are less likely to engage in at risk drinking behavior, according to data published online in The American Journal...
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