Here’s Why There Has Never Been A Death From Cannabis Overdose

They’re popular mantras in the cannabis community: “There have been no overdoses on marijuana,” and “You can’t overdose on marijuana.” On the other side of the fence, there are handfuls of people left who were taught their entire lives that cannabis is a dangerous drug and can indeed lead one to overdose. The truth does not lie in the middle, …

How To Get Paid To Smoke Weed

It continues to be every cannabis lover’s dream: get paid to smoke weed. And with legal and medicinal markets continuing to open in many states across the US, that dream could come true. But receiving a check cut in your name just for puffing on Mary Jane still requires some research, creativity and work. Not to mention, having a decent …

7 Reasons Why Cannabis And Women Are A Perfect Match

Cannabis culture is notoriously male, especially in flawed Hollywood depictions of it. However, a new survey conducted by the Cannabis Consumers Coalition shows that women make up for at least half of cannabis consumers in the US. Pushing aside the social stigma and common misconceptions, here are 7 reasons why cannabis and women are a perfect match. This goes way beyond making …

Should Doctors Take Over The Cannabis Industry?

The legal cannabis industry is still figuring itself out as it goes. Right now, the movers and shakers of the industry are still laying the foundation. What shape do we want the weed industry to take? Who should be the leaders of this new industry? Should doctors take over the cannabis industry? Alternatively, should we look at it as strictly …

WATCH: Jeff Sessions Marijuana Rolling Papers Are a Thing

A group supporting the legalization of marijuana has come up with a nifty fundraising scheme: Rolling papers with the attorney general’s image on the packaging. Who better to poke fun at than the cluelessly anti-marijuana Sessions—the man who claims “good people” don’t smoke pot, that marijuana is a gateway drug, and who once said he liked the local Ku Klux …

The Drug Test-Free Workplace: 7 Occupations That Don’t Require You to Pee in a Bottle to Get Hired

Widespread workplace drug testing—a uniquely American phenomenon—has generated controversy ever since Ronald Reagan pushed hard for it back in the 1980s. On the one hand, opponents see it as an invasion of workers’ privacy protections; on the other, advocates believe it is the best means of preventing injuries that might occur when a worker is intoxicated. Although workplace drug testing …

Why Legalizing Marijuana Makes Sense for New York

Ending marijuana prohibition and taxing and regulating marijuana for adult use in New York is smart for our communities, for racial justice, and for our state’s economy. As the co-sponsor of the bill that would legalize the production, distribution, and use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21 in New York, I have spent a great deal of …

Medical Cannabis Can Help You Heal From Hepatitis C

Although Hepatitis C can be treated effectively, and may even clear up on its own, there is evidence that cannabis can help heal the liver. But it’s vague. A 2005 review of the medical literature concluded that cannabinoids “appear to be involved in several aspects of acute and chronic liver disease.” Another review from that year was both more upbeat and less precise: Cannabis, it …