Yesterday was the public’s first look at the new Washington State marijuana logo, as well the state’s first draft of marijuana laws. Let other Weedists know in this poll and leave your comment below. Read More »
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High Times reports the April 2013 US Price Index (Kind, Mids & Schwag) of $335 per ounce was essentially flat to March’s $336, and still $5 above the YTD average of $330. The top five strains (with average price) were: Kush ($346), Diesel ($380), Purps ($325), Haze ($356), and Strawberry Cough ($397).
A USC senior recently beat marijuana DUI charges with a 9-3 verdict. Her defense attorney demonstrated she could operate a motor vehicle with the same caution characteristic of a sober person, challenged the subjective nature of the field sobriety tests (based primarily on a police officer’s observations), and presented evidence that 8 ng/ml of THC in her bloodstream does not establish impairment.
The Pediatric Academic Societies’ (PAS) most recent study of 315 college students “supports the theory that cigarettes are a gateway drug to marijuana” because they found tobacco users were more likely to have used marijuana than those who did not use tobacco. Users of both substances averaged significantly more tobacco episodes per month than current users of tobacco only (42 vs. 24).
Idaho is officially not a marijuana-friendly state. Although it is bordered on most sides by medical marijuana states (Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Montana), it so far refuses to accept the medicinal use of the herb. And even though one of those states (Washington) has legalized marijuana and two others... Read More »
In a speech in Mexico City on Friday, President Obama shut the door on any possibility that he’ll support efforts in his second-term to legalize certain recreational drugs and said, “I’ve been asked, and I honestly do not believe that legalizing drugs is the answer.”
It Takes Balls, by Josh Wolf is damn funny. And, while it may seem like an odd book review for a weedist, I beg to differ. Josh Wolf is a comedian who can be found regularly on the TV shows, Chelsea Lately and After Lately. He has had several character... Read More »
Smokies Toke Couture was founded in 2012 by artist Pilar Erika Johnson. She was looking for cannabis accessories and found that there was not much selection. Johnson says, “I really did not find much available that had the quality or on-trend style that I was looking for. My conclusion is... Read More »
Sometimes science is great, sometimes it is not so great. Case in point: according to a study published yesterday, a team of researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have developed a way to user breathalyzer-like technology to test for the presence of 12 different drugs, including cocaine, amphetamines, and yes, cannabis.... Read More »
Colorado employers can legally fire marijuana users from their jobs, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday in a 2-1 decision. Although the case was brought by a medical marijuana user, the ruling will have any even broader impact given that the state has now legalized marijuana for all... Read More »