Growing Marijuana in Your Home

We think every person has the God given Right to grow cannabis in the privacy of their own home. Refresh my memory, why is it we are not allowed to do this? It is because of the lies of a few greedy men in government and business who decided to make marijuana illegal in order to further promote their own …

The Ins and Outs of Growing Cannabis at Home

In a new era where giant industrial growrooms are becoming the norm, we thought it would be valuable to get back to our outlaw roots this month. Specifically, we’re going back to our growing roots—in a closet, tent, garage or unfinished basement. Despite more and more states legalizing and regulating cannabis, there are still many people that need—or want—to grow …

Maybe Now Congress Will Act On Marijuana Banking Reform?

Over two decades after California legalized medical marijuana (becoming the first of many states to do so), Congress has still refused to act in any way to admit the fact that the times they are a-changin’ on marijuana law. Six years after Colorado and Washington became the first two states to outright legalize recreational use for adults, Congress still refuses …

This Surprising State Could Be the Next to Legalize Marijuana

Much attention this year has been focused on marijuana legalization efforts in state legislatures, particularly in the northeast and mid-Atlantic states, but unless Albany and Annapolis and Trenton get their acts together in a hurry, they could be upstaged by a prairie upstart: North Dakota. North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Monday that a marijuana legalization initiative sponsored by …

Study Finds Cannabis May Be Treatment Option for Schizophrenia

A University of New Mexico study has found that cannabis may be an effective treatment option for schizophrenia, according to a report on the research. The report was published last week in the journal Medicines by Jegason P. Diviant and Jacob M. Vigil of the University of New Mexico Department of Psychology and Sarah S. Stith of the university’s Department of Economics. ‘Safe and Effective …

Study Finds Workplace Fatalities Dropped in States With Medical Marijuana

In states with legal medical cannabis programs in place, workplace safety continues to be a paramount concern. The multifaceted issue impacts employees, of course, but also their employers. In many states, workplaces continue to sanction employees who use medical marijuana legally. There also doesn’t seem to be much clarity on the question of workers compensation claims for medical cannabis patients, …

David Crosby Talks Marijuana, His Upcoming Weed Brand & Joni Mitchell

David Crosby has been smoking marijuana for so long, it’s time to name a strain after him. The founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is seeking licensing opportunities with a cannabis brand under the suggested moniker “Mighty Croz.” It’s the next chapter in a lifelong relationship with weed for a musician whose name, songs, politics …

The Effects of THC On Sex

If you’re looking for a way to take your sex life to the next level, you may not have to go further than intertwining it with your smoking ritual. THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, tops the list of 113 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids found in the cannabis you’re smoking. THC is known best for its psychoactive effects. So what are the benefits …

5 Ways Your Weed Could Be Contaminated

Unless you’re purchasing your cannabis in a legal state with strict lab testing requirements, there is a chance your weed could be contaminated. It is worth noting, however, that the cannabis sold in dispensaries may just have been lab tested for cannabinoid and terpene content and not contaminants. So just because a product in a dispensary has a lab testing label …

Study Finds Nearby Marijuana Dispensaries Don’t Impact Teen Weed Use

A California study has determined the presence of nearby medical marijuana dispensaries does not affect the rate of cannabis use by adolescents. Published in the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, the research “aimed to examine the availability of medical marijuana dispensaries, price of medical marijuana products, and variety of medical marijuana products in school neighborhoods and their associations …