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Meet the 'Father of Cannabis', the Man Who Discovered Why Weed Makes You High

Raphael Mechoulam has been deciphering the secrets of marijuana for over 50 years.<p><b>THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE COLOMBIAN EDITION OF VICE MAGAZINE</b><p>In 1980, a team of investigators from the Sao Paulo Medicine Faculty of Santa Casa published a study that should have changed the lives of 50 …

Dogg Lovers Flock to Snoop’s Weed Wellness Retreat

The crowd was a mix of hippies, rap fans, and club kids who loved the same things: weed and Snoop.<p>“Snoop’s not finished getting his hair done.”<p>The …

Cannabis

This Man Trained Bees to Make Honey From Weed

The man they call Nick Trainerbee is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades. He’s a locksmith, an artist, a marijuana advocate, a Frenchman, and a beekeeper. …

Why Is Marijuana Banned? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think

<i>By Johann Hari</i><p>Across the world, more and more people are asking: Why is marijuana banned? Why are people still sent to prison for using or selling it?<p>Most of us assume it's because someone, somewhere sat down with the scientific evidence, and figured out that cannabis is more harmful than other …

"I Know There's a Devil": Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's Krayzie Bone Finds Religion

The Cleveland rap veteran traces his winding path from hip-hop stardom to salvation.<p>Krayzie Bone's lightning cadence still blazes through the haunting darkness of <i>E.1999 Eternal</i>. On the 1995 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony classic, Krayzie dubbed himself "Mr. Sawn Off Leathaface" as tribute to <i>The Texas</i> …

Rick Simpson Healed 5.000 People from Cancer: This Is a Recipe That Kills All Types of Tumor in 90 Days

Hemp or cannabis oil was used by numerous people for centuries, but it was banned in the second half of the 20th century, as a result of the rise of …

If Xbox One Doesn't Gain Ground On PS4 This Fall, It Never Will

We’ve still got another month before the annual software slugfest begins in earnest this fall, but already it’s shaping up to be a very significant season for this console generation. In fact, from now until the end of 2015 is the Xbox One’s best chance to gain ground on the PS4 that we’ve seen to …

Tomb Raider

Can rice give you cancer? 'Not if you cook it in a coffee percolator'

Rice contains high levels of arsenic because it is grown in flood plains, but steaming it in a coffee percolator removes most of the poison<p>Rice should be cooked in a coffee percolator because it contains dangerous levels of carcinogenic arsenic, scientists have said.<p>People who eat a lot of rice are …

Seeing green: Washington rakes in revenue from marijuana taxes

Sales of legalized marijuana have put over $65 million into Washington state’s tax coffers over the past year, officials said. They are now lowering …

Banks, insurers shunning pot shops

Fresh off a complex and expensive approval process, San Diego’s first wave of legal medical marijuana dispensaries is facing the additional challenge …

Here's Why Marijuana Probably Won't Be Legalized by the Federal Government Before 2020

If you think marijuana legalization is around the corner, then this will probably change your tune.<p>From nearly all angles the marijuana movement …

If you want to try Singapore’s famous street food, you’d best make your trip now

When the former British colony of Singapore became a country nearly 50 years ago, its people were sustained by a multiethnic street food culture that …

Pussy, Money, Weed: How Marketers Are Capitalizing on Pot's New Lady Demographic

Branded marijuana encourages consumers to smoke like a girl.<p>As states have started to adopt varying degrees of marijuana legalization and the humble plant has gone mainstream, women have found themselves the sudden linchpin of an industry that is rapidly growing (wink). Going on record as "stiletto …

Jim Carrey Rails Against California's Strict Vaccination Law

"They say mercury in fish is dangerous but forcing all of our children to be injected with mercury in Thimerosol is no risk. Make sense?" actor …

Public Health

The Truth About Indicas and Sativas

A long time ago, when only landrace genetics existed in the genus Cannabis, the terms Cannabis sativa L. and Cannabis indica Lam. were created to …

Cannabis

Rare tour of the only federal weed farm in America

<i>Dr. Sanjay Gupta puts medical marijuana under the microscope again with "Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution</i><i>" at 9 p.m. ET Monday on CNN, followed by "High Profits</i><i>" at 10 p.m., a CNN Original Series exploring the business of legal, recreational cannabis in Breckenridge, Colorado.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Since the …

Cannabis

‘Monster Marijuana’ To Become Reality As Monsanto Patents GMO Pot

Last week Monsanto announced that it had patented the first genetically modified strain of marijuana. This news has far-reaching consequences for …

Jury finds Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder

A jury of five men and seven women found former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in the death of …

Crime

Georgia families risk fines in resupplying medical marijuana

ATLANTA - Patients who have to go out of state to get cannabis oil say they will face risks and hurdles even after medical marijuana becomes legal in …