Author Archive | Karl Deppen

Brett Kavanaugh

Perhaps If Brett Kavanaugh Had Been A Teenage Stoner Rather Than A Binge Drinker, He Wouldn’t Be In This Mess

The current Brett Kavanaugh fiasco reminds us of the huge chasm between alcohol and cannabis culture. What we tend to forget is that while some people drink alcohol or consume cannabis a few times a month, others get drunk or stoned to excess every day, sometimes several times per day. Those hardcore users comprise two […]

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Marinol Vs. Marijuana: Are Synthetic Forms Of Cannabis More Effective At Pain Management Than The Real Thing?

Patients are increasingly turning to medical marijuana to deal with neuropathic and chronic pain, because cannabis has proven a more effective, non-addictive pain-management option than pharmaceutical medicines. Neuropathic and chronic pain are bedeviling and varied in the discomfort they cause the sufferer. Some pain is due to central nervous conditions and diseases like cancer, or […]

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Retrofitting Your Marijuana Grow Room

It’s the third week of August and I’m four weeks into a nine-week bloom phase. It’s been a wickedly hot summer. Hotter and more humid than anyone around here can remember. I had to buy a $435 portable Honeywell 12,000 BTU air conditioner because my three-ton whole-house unit couldn’t handle three 1000-watt HID lights and keep […]

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Does Marijuana Cause Man Boobs

 When my girlfriend suggested we go shopping for a bra, I thought she wanted us to make a sexy visit to Victoria’s Secret to get a hot one, for her. But then she pointed to my chest. I wasn’t overweight, but my “male breasts” had grown so large and weird that I was ashamed to […]

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