Accidental drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans aged under 50 years old. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, in 2017 more than 64,000 people in the US died from overdoses. With today marking International Drug Overdose Day, the global event is aiming to bring awareness to this topic and to the […]
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Tincture And Treatment: Here’s Why Glycerin Cannabis Tincture Is Worth Trying
Glycerin cannabis tincture is a potent extract that many cannabis connoisseurs enjoy. In a previous story, we discussed how to make glycerin marijuana tincture. Since that story was posted in 2014, I’ve further refined my tincture-making process. As we near the end of 2018 and cannabis becomes more universally accepted, people are varying the way […]
The Florida Project: What’s In Store For The Sunshine State In 2019
The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative was passed by Florida voters during the 2016 electoral session. Amendment 2 allowed qualified patients permissible access to low-THC and CBD medicines. Once this amendment was passed, state legislators and lobbyists worked out the details of implementation, creating rules for cultivation and distribution for what’s expected to be the […]
A Roundhouse Kick To Roundup: Cannabis Community Backs Groundskeeper Who Took On Scotts And Won
Cannabis cultivators have long been concerned by agrochemical corporation Monsanto, not least of all because of its business partnership with lawn care company Scotts Miracle-Gro. And when San Francisco jurors last Friday ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to former school groundskeeper and pest control manager Dewayne Johnson, cannabis growers and environmentalists everywhere […]
Is Medical Marijuana The Cure Bell’s Palsy Patients Have Been Waiting For?
When you’re living with an unexpected case of facial paralysis — one that is accompanied by exhausting tremors, compromised sight and speech, and heightened anxiety — it’s understandable that there is a desire for a magical cure. So, imagine the moment you actually find that cure. Almost 10 years after being diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, […]
Just Say Meh: What Happens When A Grower Goes To Marijuana Anonymous?
How did I, a cannabis grower and seller, end up in a cramped church meeting room with 17 strangers who blame marijuana for almost everything that’s gone wrong in their lives? These people had formed a group modeled after Marijuana Anonymous, which is to marijuana what Alcoholics Anonymous is to booze. Everyone around me — […]
This Is Your Endocannabinoid System Malfunctioning. So, What Part Does Cannabis Consumption Play?
If you love cannabis because you feel bad unless you consume it, then you could be suffering with a little-known medical syndrome called clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD), which may be impacting your health and happiness. To fully understand how CECD could be affecting your life, you must first understand how your body works. Your body […]
Is Less Really More? The Stoner’s Guide To Marijuana Microdosing
For years I’ve bred extremely potent cannabis strains, with THC percentages sometimes clocking in at higher than 25 percent. And I’ll be the first to admit that I can’t take more than one or two inhalations of vaped cannabis before I’m as high as a kite. The strains I’ve worked tirelessly to breed are crippling […]