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South African legalization

South Africa Legalizes Cannabis: ‘We’re Light-Years Ahead Of The USA, Canada And Europe From The Outset’

As of September 18, 2018, it is now legal for any adult in South Africa to consume, possess and grow cannabis — or dagga, as it’s commonly known — for personal use. In a historic decision handed down by the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the ban on cannabis was declared unconstitutional and therefore invalid. […]

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National Womens Friendship Day

Give Your Gal Pal A Ganja-Inspired Gift For National Women’s Friendship Day

Sunday, September 16 marks National Women’s Friendship Day. While we may not be a fan of all these random Hallmark “holidays,” having an extra reason to celebrate our besties never gets old. Female friendships are special and sacred; there’s a bond of sisterhood that occurs between women that isn’t easily replicated elsewhere. So, let’s honor […]

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Utah medical marijuana

Mormons Vs. Marijuana: How The Church Has Come Out To Crush Medical Marijuana In Utah

Unless pending lawsuits and opposition derail the initiative, Utah voters will have the chance this November to approve Utah Proposition 2, a citizen-sponsored ballot proposal that would legalize medical marijuana consumption for patients with qualifying medical conditions. Also known as Utah Medical Cannabis Act, the proposition would function much like other state medical marijuana laws, […]

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cannabis legalization

Getting High In The Heartland: Red States Turning Green For Ganja

A bumper sticker on the minivan parked beside Marla D.’s house sums up the local political leanings in her upscale neighborhood. It reads: “I’m Catholic and I Vote.” Like most bumper-sticker proclamations, the message is simultaneously a pronouncement of steadfast personal beliefs and a stern warning to would-be offenders who might flout the moral rules. […]

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Tommy Chong at his home, July 2018. (Image courtesy of Maria Penaloza)

Cannabis Comedy King Tommy Chong Talks Weed, Jail, And What Advice He Would Give To Jeff Sessions

The reputation of cannabis in the 1970s was one of stigma, stereotype and stagnant sciolism. Demonized by the government, the media, and anyone who opposed the political and social opinions of “stoners,” it has since taken almost half a century to chip away at this negative perception of cannabis, propagated by then-President Nixon’s prevailing war […]

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