Need proof that cannabis is well and truly mainstreaming? Look no further than the budding bromance that’s currently brewing between heavyweight boxing icon turned cannabis entrepreneur “Iron” Mike Tyson, and international cannabis kingpin BigMike Straumietis. The two were snapped by the paps at TMZ Sports as they exited a building in Downtown Los Angeles, having […]
While drug laws in the United States have gradually become more lenient, regulations in Southeast Asia remain on the opposite end of the spectrum. The death penalty has long been meted out for drug-related crimes in several countries on the Asian continent, including Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia. However, the government of Thailand is contemplating […]
On Tuesday, cannabis advocates across the USA hit the polls to vote on cannabis ballot initiatives as well as pro-pot candidates. As with any election, there were winners and there were losers — here’s a look at who strutted home victorious, and who trudged home a failure. Michigan became the first state in the Midwest […]
The road to normalization and legalization of cannabis is different in every European nation. In Austria, where possession and sale of non-flowering cannabis plants has been legal for medical and scientific research purposes for years, a new far-right government is planning to put a stop to all of this by banning clones and seeds outright. […]
This is the second part of our two-part series about your body’s endocannabinoid system, the complex regulatory mechanism that interacts between the nervous and endocrine systems. The endocannabinoid system is a major component of your body’s life-sustaining processes that maintain your physical and psychological health — and cannabis directly affects it; the endocannabinoid system makes […]
As legal cannabis markets dotted throughout the country know all too well, regulating a federally illegal industry takes vigilance and flexibility. Which is why Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) updates the state’s laws annually. The rules are decided both by House bills that pass each year and by the MED’s rulemaking process. According the MED […]
After years of being in front of the camera — with hit movies like Hairspray and her own titular daytime TV talk show — Ricki Lake has turned her attention behind the scenes, creating groundbreaking documentaries with her producing partner, director Abby Epstein. After tackling the birth industry and breastmilk, Lake and Epstein have set […]
On October 17, Canada became the world’s first industrialized nation to legalize cannabis for recreational use, and only the second nation, after Uruguay, across the globe to do so. Industry experts say last month’s historic event is a forerunner of more widespread cannabis expansion to come, including in the United States, and subsequently, several other […]
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