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Science for stoners: Here’s how pot works

Explaining the chemistry behind medical marijuana that got Sanjay Gupta and others to finally believe<p>Last week, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta grabbed headlines for coming out in support of the validity of the medical use of marijuana, something he had opposed in the past. What changed his mind? …

Marijuana News and Information

Welcome to Oregon Buds: A Cannabis Podcast That Knows How To Have Fun!<p>What do growers, activists, consumers, and hobbyists have in common? “Buds” of …

Cannabis

Daily Marijuana Use Is Perfectly Healthy, Study Suggests

The research was published online this week by the <i>Journal of General Internal Medicine</i>. According to a summary, researchers found ...<p>... no …

This is the First Map to Prove How Valuable Legalizing Marijuana Would Be For America

Legalization<p>Keeping marijuana illegal is possibly keeping billions of dollars out of the economies in the most rural parts of the United States, …

GW Pharmaceuticals Begins Sativex Brain Cancer Trials

First Clinical Trial For Cannabis-Based Cancer Therapy<p>GW Pharmaceuticals, based in the UK, announced Monday that they have commenced phase 1b/2a …

Global Drug Survey Aims To Make Sure You're Smoking The Right Weed

WASHINGTON -- During Prohibition, when booze was briefly outlawed by a constitutional amendment, bootleggers began producing stronger and stronger spirits. The logic was straightforward: If you're selling an illegal product, it might as well be as strong as possible to boost the price and make it …

Ricky Williams Compares Weed to “Spinach for Popeye”

Contrary to most critics who might say that marijuana use derailed Ricky Williams from reaching his full potential, the former NFL star believes quite the opposite.<p>In a recent interview with Campus Insiders, Williams spoke about his new role as a running backs coach at the University of the …

Whoa, Is This A Tree Or A Weed? (PHOTOS)

We consider ourselves pretty garden savvy, but one Redditor has us stumped. User Senyin uploaded photos of this, er, plant and explained "we had a stump remover guy come to get rid of stumps in the yard, and he told us that this wasn't a tree, it's a weed." Hmm. He then went on to document the …

Giant Bag of Weed Donated to Seattle Thrift Store

Someone donated 2.5 pounds or about $4,000 worth of weed to a Seattle thrift store last week.<p>The strange act prompted Seattle Police Department to issue a press release noting that:<p>“Donating to thrift shops is a terrific way to give a second life to your well-loved Velcro sneakers, keyboards or …

Hans the Weed Snob

We’ve all met a weed snob who takes all the fun out of a sesh by turning it into a platform for his one-upsmanship. Nobody likes this guy, but deep down we want him to acknowledge that we're real heads. Hans was the first weed snob I had ever met.<p><i>Image via</i><p>Although I have become more selective about …