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California governor candidate says pot users should be hospitalized

Businessman John Cox of Rancho Santa Fe, a Republican running for California governor, says that marijuana users should be hospitalized.<p>He said that …

Cannabis

An Ode to the Humble Joint, the Best Way to Get Stoned

Our readers have spoken: Smoking a J is the best way to get high<p>Last week, we asked our readers to vote on the best way to get high. We created a March Madness-style bracket with 32 ways to ingest weed—everything from suppositories to bongs—and we have a winner.<p>Bongs are fun, dabbing is a wild …

Cannabis

These Women of Color Are Bringing Diversity to the Cannabis Industry

From business owners to cannabis yoga instructors to ganja rappers, these ladies are carving out a space for POCs in the overwhelmingly white and male-dominated cannabis industry.<p><i>This is the second of a two-part series looking at the women of color revolutionizing the cannabis …

Cannabis

Cat with huge tumour on paw saved from brink of death after owner fed him CANNABIS

A cat has had one of his nine lives saved after taking cannabis.<p>Sixteen-year-old Ginge was about to be put to sleep after developing a large …

Tumors

Opinion poll: San Diegans think marijuana helps society, the economy, human health

The sale of recreational marijuana is good for the California economy and does not appear to be increasing the crime rate, according to San Diego …

Cannabis

Are Psychedelics the Answer to Addiction and Depression?

A new generation of research into psilocybin could change how we treat numerous mental health conditionsRoland Griffiths was trying to meditate – but …

Consciousness

Legal weed could be big business in N.J. And, if done right, women may be best customers

How should New Jersey businesses sell cannabis to women? Very differently than to men, says one top marketer who should know.<i>EDITOR'S NOTE:</i> …

Cannabis

Here's Why So Many Athletes Use Marijuana For Training

Ultra-marathoner Avery Collins is one of the many athletes who have been coming out in support of cannabis use in sports. He claims to smoke before …

Cannabis

Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S., lawyers warn

When Canadians are able to buy legal recreational marijuana sometime this year, we are going to start generating a lot of consumer data.<p>Some of it …

Canada

Marijuana enthusiast says this will not be the last 420 protest

Yesterday marked 4-20, the international day to protest against marijuana prohibition. One would think with impending legislation, these …

Cannabis

Oregon pot businesses struggle to stay afloat amid surplus

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Friday was April 20, a day celebrated by many recreational marijuana users.<p>But this year, the celebration was overshadowed by a …

Cannabis

Democrats say looser marijuana laws attract young voters, and some Republicans are catching on

Democrats are increasingly embracing looser restrictions on marijuana — and a growing number of high-profile Republicans are joining them, marking a shift in the politics of cannabis.<p>As Democrats try to regain control of Congress in the November elections and make gains in state races, some …

Cannabis

Sky high marijuana sales on California's first legal 420

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Lines were out the door at The Apothecarium's Castro store, where foot traffic was steady in California's first 420 since …

Cannabis

Lamar Odom Credits Marijuana for Being ‘Walking Miracle’ Following Overdose

After a 2015 trip to a Nevada brothel left him unconscious and recovering from multiple strokes, former NBA star Lamar Odom says he's turned to …

Mental Health

Bill Maher To Democrats: 'You're Gonna Lose The Marijuana Issue If You're Not Careful'

If Democrats don't cement marijuana legalization as party policy, they're going to lose the issue - and cannabis voters - to Republicans, according …

Cannabis

Weed May Protect Your Liver From Hard Drinking

Some interesting news! New studies show that cannabis has protective benefits that protect the liver from hard drinking. Heck yes.Weed May Protect …

Cannabis

Canada's Marijuana Oversupply Concerns Just Got Worse

Capacity expansion is in overdrive, and that's not necessarily a good thing.<p>These are exciting times for marijuana stock investors. For the first …

Cannabis

Growing pains: how Oregon wound up with way more pot than it can smoke

Trey Willison, a cannabis farmer in Eugene, first started worrying last May about there being too much marijuana in Oregon. He had sold all his “clone” plants to other growers, who were using them to cultivate yet more marijuana.<p>“You start doing the math on that and it just didn’t make sense how …

Cannabis

Why it can be okay to call it ‘marijuana’ instead of ‘cannabis’

Erasing the name could mean we don’t think about the complicated, racist history of the drug<p>As marijuana goes mainstream, people are rethinking the term, claiming we should ditch “marijuana” because it’s racist, and instead, say “cannabis.” Individuals should say what they like, but this rule is …

Cannabis

4 'Magic' Phrases to Use if Cops Stop You with Pot

<i>This article originally appeared on Ladybud.com.</i><p>If you use pot you are a criminal.<p>This is true [according to federal authorities] even in Colorado …

Law Enforcement

'Helpless': The only treatment for their baby's epileptic seizures was illegal

"Every time she has a seizure," said her dad, his voice catching, "to me it's like watching part of her life slip away."<p>HUNTINGBURG, Ind. — What would you do if your child had a serious illness and the only treatment that would stop her pain was illegal?<p>Two-year-old Jaelah Jerger has epilepsy, and …

Cannabis

One Black Woman’s Journey to Becoming One of California’s Newest Cannabis Dispensary Owners

<i>Editor’s note: This story—part of the Journey to Licensure series, which chronicles the experiences of female “ganjapreneurs” as they travel the</i> …

Cannabis

Schumer’s 4/20 Surprise

Senate minority leader announced plans for marijuana decriminalization legislation in TV interview<p>Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer is the …

Cannabis

Here Are The Top 10 Nicknames For Marijuana

You can smoke it, vape it, eat it, drink it, or rub it on your skin, but what do you call it? To find out, we teamed up with PSB Research this year …

Cannabis

20 Marijuana Facts for 4/20

The cannabis industry has come a long way since the early 1970s.<p>Today is April 20th. For many, it's not unlike the other 364 calendar days throughout …

Cannabis

It's easier than ever to be a lowkey gardener of homegrown weed

I do not have a particularly green thumb. Any gardening success I’ve had—mostly with the pots of cherry tomatoes and herbs on my patio—has been due to good luck and strong sun.<p>I’m a lazy gardener, not a farmer. This is the same approach I’m taking to growing my own weed.<p>For the last year or so in …

Cannabis

Daughter of Holby City actor 'first to die' from taking new party drug 2CP, court hears

The daughter of Holby City actor John Michie, who was found dead at the Bestival music festival, was the "first person to die" from taking party drug 2CP, a court has heard.<p>Ceon Broughton, of Enfield, north London, appeared at Winchester Crown Court, accused of supplying the psychedelic drug to …

Festivals

Your High Is Probably Going to Change As You Get Older

This is why weed might affect you differently than it did five years ago.<p>Over the eight years he spent smoking “nearly all day,” Greg Papania, a 35-year-old music producer in LA, would access “fascinating thoughts that were beyond this world.” Then, as his life became more stressful, weed began to …

Cannabis

Marijuana industry poised for supercharged growth thanks to President Trump

DENVER — America's fast-growing marijuana industry appears poised for supercharged growth after winning what cannabis entrepreneurs see as approval from the Trump administration to forge ahead.<p>The legal marijuana market was already growing exponentially despite fears of a federal crackdown under …

Cannabis