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Oregon to start selling recreational marijuana in October

Although recreational marijuana is legal to cultivate, possess and consume in private, residents and visitors of the state of Oregon still can't buy it — until October.

A law signed by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday will allow existing medical marijuana dispensaries to sell recreational marijuana …


LSD: The Opera -- Psychedelics Hit the Stage

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Millions of words have been written about LSD and countless songs carry a debt to the oft-demonized …

10 Reasons Why Federal Medical Marijuana Prohibition Is About to Go Up in Smoke

Marijuana and a gavel together for many legal concepts on the drug.
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When I first opened the D.C. office for Americans for …


Guess How Sandra Bland Is Being Smeared Now? With Lazy, Racist Marijuana Myths

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Two years ago, when marijuana was brought up to smear the reputation of Trayvon Martin, I wrote "In Order to …


PotBotics: better cannabis recommendations through science

Medical cannabis, recreational cannabis; it's getting hard to tell the two apart -- even in states where only the former is allowed. Just look at your local dispensary. If it's anything like my local weed shop, your cannabis choices are governed more by the brand name and relative THC content than …


Do Entities From Another Universe Inhabit the Brains of Psychedelic DMT Users?

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Have you encountered stick men, machine elves or other discarnate entities while tripping brains on DMT? If …


Police force gives cannabis users green light to grow drugs

Durham Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg sparks debate by saying people who smoke cannabis will only be targeted if they are being 'blatant'

Cannabis users in County Durham who grow the drug for their own consumption will no longer be targeted by the police after the force declared the illegal …


Legal Marijuana Blooms Into the Fastest-Growing Industry in America

A new report finds that the legal cannabis market grew 74 percent to $2.7 billion in 2014.

Back in 1938, Popular Mechanics ran an article about how cannabis (specifically, hemp) was the new "billion dollar crop." It may have taken nearly eight decades, but according to a report released this week, …


Who Is the Highest Person in America?

We may soon find out, thanks to a new app that aims to rank weed-users.

The writing is on the wall. The smoke is in the air. Before we know it, marijuana will be 100% legal from sea to shining sea. This means there's about to be a whole new market in which enterprising companies can start printing …


Cannabis Cultivation Electricity Requirements Too High in Denver

By Marie Veksler July 17, 2015 • 8:34 am

As the federal government prepares to unroll its countrywide Clean Power Plan, Denver struggles to rein in …


What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins

The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.

First, the basics: …


Legal Marijuana Nightmare: How Business Greed Could Ruin a Golden Election Opportunity

Ohio may about to legalize marijuana, but not the way other states have done it. A constitutional amendment that would go before voters in November …


Study: Marijuana disapproval rate down among Millennials

A new study from the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Social Work identified an interesting trend in marijuana usage and disapproval of the drug among young adults.

The study — which was published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse — collected data from the National Survey on …




Johann Hari: Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

The following is a TED Talk from Johann Hari, author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.

One of my earliest memories …


Man Left Paralyzed After Police Filled Him with Bullet Holes for 8 Ounces of Weed

Myrtle Beach, SC — Julian Betton was like countless other young men who aren’t satisfied with the path of a minimum wage job, so he aspired for …


After ‘Year of Pot,’ Cannabis Industry Is Worth Serious Cash

Last month, hundreds of visitors mingled outside three conferences being held side by side in New York City’s massive Javits Center. Sharing lines …


Big Court Defeat For Marijuana Despite Record Tax Harvests

Should marijuana businesses pay tax on gross profits or net profits? It sounds like a silly question. Virtually every business in every country pays tax only on net profits, after expenses. But the topsy-turvy rules for marijuana seem to defy logic. And taxes are clearly a big topic these days under …


As tribe prepares to legalize marijuana, questions remain

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Five months from now, according to the plan, Indians and non-Indians alike will be smoking marijuana on tribal lands in Flandreau.

The U.S. Justice Department told Indian tribes last December that they can grow and sell marijuana as long as they follow the same federal conditions …


Passengers can now carry marijuana on Oregon flights

Airports are going to pot.

Passengers traveling on flights within Oregon will be allowed to transport a small amount of weed, after the state’s recreational marijuana law went into effect July 1.

According to Fox 12 Oregon, people flying through Portland International Airport, Oregon’s biggest …


First Church of Cannabis sues over marijuana laws

INDIANAPOLIS – A pot-smoking church sued the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana on Wednesday, claiming laws against possession and use of marijuana infringe on its religious beliefs.

The First Church of Cannabis, formed as a test of Indiana's new religious objections law, filed its lawsuit in …


California's 'Birchbox of marijuana' delivers pot-infused candies, lotions, and dog treats to your doorstep

The Guild, a subscription-based marijuana delivery service, launched in San Francisco, California, this year — on April 20, or "420," no less.

Founded by two New Yorkers who transplanted west in pursuit of like-minded cannabis users, The Guild is being dubbed the "Birchbox of marijuana" for its …


Heroin deaths have quadrupled in the past decade

Primed by widespread use of prescription opioid pain-killers, heroin addiction and the rate of fatal overdoses have increased rapidly over the past decade, touching parts of society that previously were relatively unscathed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.

The death …


Chile lawmakers approve marijuana decriminalisation bill

A bill which will allow Chileans to grow small amounts of marijuana for medical, recreational or spiritual use has been approved by the country's lower house of Congress.

The measure will allow each Chilean home to grow up to six plants.

Up to now, planting, selling and transporting marijuana has …


Chile takes step toward cannabis decriminalisation

Chile has taken a step forward in decriminalising the use of cannabis after the lower house of congress approved by a wide margin a bill that seeks to change the law in the South American country.

Although socially conservative Chile is not following Uruguay’s lead on full legalisation, it is …


Marijuana Report Card: How Presidential Candidates Scored From A to F

Marijuana is already legal in Alaska, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Oregon (as of Wednesday), and Washington. With legalization initiatives …


Free Marijuana For All: Oregonians Exercise the Right to Weed the People

Marijuana and a gavel together for many legal concepts on the drug.
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“A line this long that never ends and everybody is …


23 cents an hour: The perfectly legal slavery happening in modern-day America

In skyrocketing prison populations, corporations and the government have a pool of powerless, exploitable workers

If you thought slavery was outlawed in America, you would be wrong. The 13th amendment to the Constitution states that ”neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment …


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