Geoffrey van Waveren

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Teddy Kennedy used a secret message to get the Russians to intervene in Reagan’s 1984 re-election

‘We knew senators were doing this sort of thing all the time and we ignored it’<p>In 1991, Tim Sebastian, a reporter working on a story for the <i>Sunday</i></i> …

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Wow! 92% of Patients Prefer Medical Marijuana to Opioids, New Survey Shows

Favorability toward medical weed is growing, but don't expect the federal government to change its stance anytime soon.<p>The marijuana industry has …

How 10 Minutes Of Meditation A Day Changed My Life

Want to Be Happier and Improve Every Aspect of Your Life?<p>I remember my first time reading <i>The Power Of Now</i> by Eckhart Tolle. It completely changed the …

In Seattle US old-timers rediscover the high life on cannabis tours

Retirement home residents take a trip to a producer<p>Forget bingo, tea dances and seaside trips. Residents from a chain of Seattle retirement homes are going on Pot for Beginners tours to learn about – and buy – cannabis in the city, where it’s now legal.<p>Connie Schick said her son roared with …

Stressed Out? Science Says Smoke Some Weed To Calm Down

We all deal with some form of stress, whether it's during a job interview, or a public speaking task. There are several coping techniques, such as …

The Single Most Compelling Reason to Buy Marijuana Stocks Right Now

There's really just one reason to buy marijuana stocks, but it's a big one.<p>There are plenty of reasons you shouldn't buy marijuana stocks.<p>Many of …

Pot Valet’s Most Popular Marijuana Strains in Los Angeles for 2017

Pot Valet offers some of the world’s most famous marijuana strains. Patients only receive the highest quality available today. From Cannabis Cup …

Can marijuana actually help you exercise? I got high and ran 6 miles to find out

Athletes are always pushing themselves to go harder, faster and higher. One company wants to help them do just that — with marijuana chocolates.<p>No, …

Study: A National Medical Marijuana Program Would Save Medicaid $1 Billion a Year

The marijuana industry is growing like a weed. Last year, legal weed sales grew by 34%, according to cannabis research firm ArcView, and by 2021, legal sales (which includes medical and recreational pot) are expected to exceed $22 billion. Investment firm Cowen & Co. has an even more bullish …

Republicans want to legalize it too: Meet the conservatives fighting for marijuana reform

It's not just liberal hippies smoking weed — Republicans get high too.<p>That simple fact often seems overlooked as momentum for marijuana reform builds …

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 …

Jesus Was Healing The Sick With Cannabis, Researchers Discover

Scientific research suggests that Jesus Christ may have been an avid marijuana user who used the plant to heal sick people. Experts suggest that …

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How to Talk to Your Therapist About Smoking Weed

A psychotherapist explains how to safely and comfortably bring up your marijuana habits—and what to do if your therapist isn't receptive.<p>"Do you or have you smoked marijuana?"—it's a casual question that can come up during patient intake, but when it comes to talking about cannabis use with …

Most People in Attorney General Jeff Sessions's Home State Want to Legalize Marijuana

A new poll finds that lopsided majorities in Alabama oppose the get-tough enforcement favored by their former senator.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While Attorney General Jeff Sessions has advocated a return to the “just say no” policies of the 1980s, residents …

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Marijuana and Sleep: How weed can help insomnia or disturb your healthy slumber

It is a universally acknowledged truth that marijuana can make you sleepy. Smokers everywhere have long sought to learn exactly why — and figure out …

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<b>Akase padam natthi, samano natthi bahire,</b> <b><br>Papancabhirata paja, nippapanca tathagata.</b><p>There are no footprints in the sky;<br>You won’t find the sage out …

The truth about marijuana and exercise: Should you get high before working out?

Sure, you've got a great fitness routine that's doing wonders for you. But have you ever tried working out while high?<p>I have, though not necessarily …

Say What? A Republican Just Introduced a Bill to End the Federal Prohibition of Marijuana

If approved by Congress, this bill would decriminalize and reschedule marijuana at the federal level.<p>You'd struggle to find an industry with a faster …

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Why I Watch Porn with (and without) My Husband

A married woman shares her story.<p>Go ahead and check my browser history. You're guaranteed to find a link to RedTube or PornHub or any one of their sister sites at least every few days. I'm a grown-ass adult, so I don't bother erasing my porn views anymore. I'm a married woman with a healthy and …

The WeedTubers: these people make a living getting stoned on YouTube

These entrepreneurial twentysomethings are riding a wave of marijuana legalization to online celebrity. Call them Cheech and Chong for the digital age<p>Josh Young smokes weed before he eats breakfast. He gets high before lunch, too, again before dinner, and usually one or two more times on top of …

How Long Until We Can Grow Medicinal Magic Mushrooms: An Investigation

A wave of studies say psychedelics can treat depression, end-of-life anxiety, addiction and more. So we asked experts when we'll legally be able to grow medicinal shrooms at home.<p>It's 2017, and legal weed is coming to Canada. It's close enough that you might even have your first non-criminal …

Aging baby boomers increasingly embrace marijuana, heavy alcohol use

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>I wrote earlier this week on how fewer teens are using drugs or alcohol than at any point in the past few decades.<p>Indeed, while anti-drug PSAs still encourage parents to talk to their teens about drugs before someone else does, two recent studies suggest there's …

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Obama says marijuana should be treated like ‘cigarettes or alcohol’

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>In an “exit interview” with Rolling Stone magazine, President Obama said that marijuana use should be treated as a public-health issue similar to tobacco or alcohol and called the current patchwork of state and federal laws regarding the drug “untenable.”<p>“Look, I’ve …

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Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s Great American Bromance

A decade ago, it didn’t look like Barack Obama and Joseph Biden had all that much in common. Two men from different generations. One a longtime …

Breaking Bud: Inside the Massive Las Vegas Dispensary That Grows Wiz Khalifa’s Weed

Over the past few years, states like California have blazed new trails with their lenient laws on marijuana use. That was particularly evident on …

This Election Could Determine the Future of Pot in America

The future of pot policy in America hinges heavily on the election this year. Marijuana law reform is on the ballot in nine states, and has momentum …