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What commercialization is doing to cannabis

In 2012, Colorado legalized cannabis and added to what has fast become a multibillion-dollar global industry for all things weed-related: from vape …

Cannabis Industry

Medical Marijuana: Cannabis Extract CBD Used to Successfully Treat Psychosis

A single dose of cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical found in the cannabis plant, could help to ease symptoms of psychosis, according to a small study.<p>CBD …

75% of Drug Offences in England and Wales are Cannabis Possession

New data shows that the vast majority of recorded drug offences in England and Wales are for drug possession, with cannabis possession offences …

Cannabis/Cannabinoids

While CB1 receptors are found primarily in the brain, another key endocannabinoid receptor, called CB2, is mostly located in the immune system and is …

Cannabis

Dennis McKenna Talks About the Comeback of Psychedelics on 'High Times Green Room'

Like cannabis, the use of certain psychoactive plants or their extracts for medicinal purposes is very old—practically as old as the human race. …

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Goodbye counterculture: what will happen when weed goes corporate?

Beer Today. Bong Tomorrow<p>On a cool evening this past winter, Markham cannabis producer MedReleaf unveiled the first official branding for a legal recreational weed company at Toronto’s Opera House.<p>.<p>Inside, a white Bob Marley cover band called Mob Barley & the Railers played an enthusiastic but …

All eyes on Canada as first G7 nation prepares to make marijuana legal

When Canopy Growth opened its first cannabis factory in an old chocolate plant near Ottawa four years ago, it did so predicting a bright future. Canada had already legalized medical marijuana, and Canopy predicted full legalization for recreational use to be next.<p>What the company hadn’t predicted, …

We have a drug that’s effective against depression – now the government needs to let us use it

The case of young Alfie Dingley, who has to live in Holland to obtain cannabis medicine for his severe epilepsy, has brought the absurdity of the UK drug laws to the front pages.<p>The Home Office continue to deny him access to a life-changing medicine, one that reduces his seizure frequency from 80 …

The Ultimate Guide to Ayahuasca

If you boil the two plants <i>Banisteriopsis caapi</i> and <i>Psychotria viridis</i> long enough, you’ll end up with the powerful brew ayahuasca. <i></i>But, I don’t …

Crime gangs cash in on booming cannabis trade with hash-laced cookies

CRIME gangs are cashing in on a booming trade in edible cannabis, The Scottish Sun on Sunday can reveal.<p>The market — including hash-laced milk, …

Man found with six kilos of cannabis claimed he was going to ‘binge-smoke it all’

A man who was found with a six-kilo stash of cannabis claimed he was going to binge-smoke the whole thing.<p>Edward Buchan, a 38-year-old from Barwell …

Can Smoking Pot Make Your Teeth Fall Out?​

​Toke up on the regular and your mouth may pay the price<p>With all the health controversies linked to marijuana, there’s one body part you may have thought would be in the clear: your mouth.<p>But that might not be the case. Frequent, recreational use of marijuana may increase your risk of gum disease, …

New Harvard Study Confirms Cannabis Makes You Smarter

Over the past few decades, scientists have been trying to uncover whether or not cannabis harms long-term brain health. Much of the research thus far …

Cannabis

Study finds mushrooms are the safest recreational drug

People taking mushrooms in 2016 needed medical treatment less than for MDMA, LSD and cocaine, while one of the riskiest drugs was synthetic cannabis<p>Mushrooms are the safest of all the drugs people take recreationally, according to this year’s Global Drug Survey.<p>Of the more than 12,000 people who …

Psychedelic Drugs

The Liberal Democrats Will Pledge To Completely Legalise Cannabis

Exclusive: The party has told BuzzFeed News its manifesto will include a commitment to having a fully regulated UK cannabis market, including sale and production, which could raise up to £1 billion in extra taxes.<p>The Liberal Democrats have told BuzzFeed News they will pledge to legalise cannabis, …

CBD - G by London Cannabis Club - House of Vapes - London

<i>Made by the London Cannabis Club this new CBD E-Liquids is the perfect fruity flavour you were waiting for!</i><p><i>The CBD comes from Germany & …

Uruguay opens registry for world's first government-run marijuana market

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Uruguay is beginning to register people who want to legally buy marijuana at pharmacies as part of the world’s first …

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What, Exactly, Is the Difference Between Sativa and Indica Strains of Weed?

Cannabis is a bit like wine: There are different species, dozens of hybrids, and a world of marketing that makes buying the right kind seriously …

Meet the Moms Who Treat Their Kids' Autism with Cannabis on 'WEEDIQUETTE'

Plus, Abdullah Saeed brings in the chefs behind LA's Trap Kitchen to whip up a weed-infused meal on 'BONG APPÉTIT.'<p>On a new episode of VICELAND's show <i>WEEDIQUETTE</i>, Krishna Andavolu meets the mothers breaking federal law to treat their children's autism with cannabis. Though the local government …

It’s past time for Denver’s 4/20 to grow up and be cool

<i>The following editorial was published in The Denver Post, April 25:</i><p>Organizers, and too many participants, of Denver’s 4/20 cannabis celebration last …

Why Microdosing Is Taking Over Medical Marijuana

In the winter of 1999, Dr. Allan Frankel, a renowned internist in Los Angeles, suffered a viral infection of the heart. Doctors told him he had six …

Almost a dozen hospitalized after ingesting synthetic pot

NEWARK, N.J. — About a dozen people in New Jersey have become ill after police say they apparently ingested the synthetic marijuana K2.<p>Police in …

4/20 Hyde Park 2017: Why are cannabis smokers protesting on ‘weed day’?

What is 4/20 in Hyde Park?<p>Each year on April 20, Hyde Park plays host to cannabis smokers and enthusiasts protesting against British drug laws.<p>Last …

Eight reasons to legalise cannabis

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Marijuana could hold the key to treating Alzheimer's but drug laws stand in the way, say scientists

Chemicals found in cannabis could be used to help treat dementia, early studies have shown – but further research into the findings is being stymied …

The Feds Are Reportedly Trying to Shut Down Las Vegas's Cannabis Cup

If agents were to show up and shut down the event, it would certainly indicate how the new White House sees local marijuana laws.<p>Since Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana last November, <i>High Times</i> magazine decided to bring the Cannabis Cup—its roving celebration of everything tokable—to …

Cannabis Legalization Takes Hold in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) —€” It was a green Monday in Maine.<p>The first tangible results of state voters’ decision to legalize cannabis were felt as …