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Learn How Modes Work—and How to Use Them!

If you're like most guitarists, you cringe when you hear the word "mode."<p>But there’s really nothing to fear. A mode is just a series of musical tones …

Electric Guitar

Four Ways to Practice Drop 2 Chords Through the Cycle of 4ths

Learning to play dominant 7th chords and Drop 2 chord voicings is essential in the development of any jazz guitarist.<p>While both of these concepts are …

Electric Guitar

How to Pick Stocks Using Fundamental & Technical Analysis

There are many ways to pick stocks. Traditionally, longer-term investors have relied on fundamental analysis, which focuses on things like a company’s management structure, competitors, industry position, growth rate, growth potential, income, and revenues to try to determine if it is a good value. …

Trading

4 Horsemen Of The Recession And Stock Market Apocalypse

Recession Looms<p>Recessions are heralded by four horsemen of the stock market apocalypse.<p>1. Oil price spike.<br>2. Fed interest rate spike and yield curve …

3 Stocks That Could Put Amazon's Returns to Shame

It's been tough to beat Amazon stock in the past. But the future could be a different story.<p>Shares of e-commerce and cloud computing giant <b>Amazon.com</b> …

Looking For Big Returns In The Cannabis Market? Look East, Not West

The West Coast, with the country’s first adult-use markets in California, Oregon, and Washington, receives a lot of attention from the media. Rightly so—these states, and the cannabis entrepreneurs within them, have laid important groundwork for the entire industry. Some of the industry’s strongest …

A beginner's guide to investing in the stock market like a non-beginner

Most people who abstain from investing in the stock market do so because they believe it’s too confusing and risky to ever pay off for them. But …

These Five Licks Will Help You Memorize All the Pentatonic Positions

Guitarists are creatures of habit, like everyone else. And that can be a problem when it comes to playing our instrument, particularly when …

Electric Guitar

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Guitar Essentials: How to Use Triads in a Guitar Solo

0<p>SHARES<p>What are you supposed to do when you play lead and solo? If you’ve never soloed or played lead, you might now know where to start.<p>Sean Daniel …

The Making of the Most Potent Weed Oil on the Market

“We're creating a product that is 3 to 5 times the value of gold.”<p>About five miles from Denver's dispensary district, otherwise known as the Green Mile, sits a small, unassuming building on the western bank of the Platte River. If it weren't for the barred windows and keypad door locks, it would be …

3 states just voted to make marijuana completely legal — here's what it does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>While nearly half of the US has legalized the drug in some form, its national status has made comprehensive research into the drug's potential benefits (as well as its …

Marijuana Roundup: Here's How the 9 States Voted on Cannabis

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whereas many eyes were on the tight presidential race heading into Election Day, tens of millions of Americans were also keeping a close eye on the marijuana vote in nine states. It's an industry that's hard to ignore when 60% of the American public, per Gallup, wants to …

California Passes Recreational Marijuana Bill Prop 64

California voters passed the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, also known as Proposition 64, Tuesday, making it legal to smoke marijuana recreationally in …

Cannabis

California cities see chance to cash in on marijuana | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Californians are expected to pass a ballot measure on Election Day legalizing recreational marijuana, and the prospect has cities and counties seeing dollar signs.<p>Proposition 64 would impose state taxes on the cultivation and sale of marijuana. But it also allows local …

Cannabis

Weed legalization: 5 ways marijuana could change your city

On November 8, pot could be the big winner<p>These elections could prove a tipping point for cannabis, especially if California’s Proposition 64–Adult Use of Marijuana Act passes. Already, about 50 percent of the states have legalized medical marijuana. Cannabis advocates believe that a win in …

Alaska's first pot shop opens to a long line of customers

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's first marijuana retail outlet opened to a throng of customers, two years after voters approved allowing people 21 …

Pot-legalization movement seeks first foothold in Northeast

BOSTON (AP) — Having proven they can win in the West, advocates for recreational marijuana hope the Nov. 8 election brings their first significant …

The Quiet Money Race Behind California's Pot-Legalization Measure

California voters are less than two weeks away from deciding whether to make what is already one of the world’s largest legal pot markets even bigger.<p>…

NORML: Marijuana is here to stay

But legalization does not mean replacing criminalization with a free-for-all.<p>America’s real-world experiment with regulating marijuana has been a success.<p>Twenty-six states now regulate the plant’s therapeutic use, and four states and Washington, D.C., authorize its use and sale to all …

Sixty Percent of Americans Support Legal Pot

Support for legal marijuana has reached record levels, with 60 percent of American adults supporting legalizing the drug, according to a new Gallup …

Cannabis

Record high 60 percent of Americans back legal pot, poll finds

NEW YORK — A record high 60 percent of American adults support legalization of marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll released three weeks before …

Pot stock hits record high as more U.S. states press ahead with legalization

Investors looking for a play in the burgeoning legal U.S. marijuana industry are turning to a company known mainly for its lawn-care products.<p>After making big bets on pot, Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. has seen its shares soar 30 per cent to a record this year as polls indicate California, Massachusetts, …

Americans’ support for marijuana legalization is now higher than ever

A new Pew Research Center poll finds a record number of Americans now support legalization.<p>Five states will vote on whether to fully legalize marijuana in November. And supporters of those initiatives just got some pretty good news: Support for marijuana legalization in the US has reached historic …

Police arrest more people for marijuana use than for all violent crimes — combined

On any given day in the United States, at least 137,000 people sit behind bars on simple drug-possession charges, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch.<p>Nearly two-thirds of them are in local jails. The report says that most of these …

UK government finally concedes cannabis has a medicinal effect

The government’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has found that Cannabidiol (CBD) has a “restoring, correcting or …

Five More States Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana On Election Day

There are nine state ballot measures regarding the legalization of marijuana that will be voted on this November. Five states will vote to legalize recreational marijuana, while the other four states are voting on legalizing medicinal marijuana.<p>Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada …

Did Colorado Just Resolve a Major Concern of Marijuana Opponents?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>For investors, there aren't many industries that can pack as much growth potential as marijuana.<p>According to cannabis research firm ArcView, legal marijuana sales hit $5.4 billion in 2015, and they're on track to grow by an estimated 30% per year through 2020, thanks to …