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Legal cannabis generating so much tax revenue in CO that government may have to give some back to residents!

(NaturalNews) The Colorado legislature is desperately trying to finagle its way out of having to refund an excess of tax revenues generated from …

Why (and How) We Should Legalize Psychedelics

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One reason for psychedelics to be legalized is to open the gates of consciousness to wider scientific and …


Farm-to-table marijuana startup throws posh Berkeley launch party

When San Franciscans awoke Friday morning, those with medical marijuana cards were able to make high-grade, sun-grown cannabis appear on their doorsteps within an hour.

Flow Kana, the startup behind it, celebrated its new farm-to-table — or farm-to-bowl — service by passing joints at a Berkeley …


Ketamine control plan condemned as potential disaster for world's rural poor

Repeated Chinese attempts to tighten controls on drug described as ‘David and Goliath struggle’ between poor and rich countries

A proposal that is about to come before the UN to restrict global access to ketamine, a drug abused in rich countries, would deprive millions of women of lifesaving surgery …


High hopes: Cannabis legalization party to stand in UK general election

Reuters/David McNewA new political party is planning to stand as many as 100 candidates at May’s general election with the aim of pushing through …


Republicans in Congress Threaten DC Mayor with Arrest If She Pushes Marijuana Through

The nation's capitol is set to legalize marijuana at midnight.Even as the nation's capital moves to implement the will of its voters and legalize the …


Utah bill would legalize medical marijuana

The conservative bastion of Utah could join twenty-three other states in permitting medical cannabis, under new legislation introduced today.

Senate Bill 259 from Sen. Mark B. Madsen would create a state registry of medical cannabis patients who could possess and use the botanical drug. The bill …


Rand Paul slams Jeb Bush for marijuana 'hypocrisy'

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., blasted former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush late Wednesday for what he called "hypocrisy" on drug policy ahead of this weekend's Conservative Political Action Conference.

Paul, who like Bush is considering whether to seek the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, contrasted Bush's …


Jamaica decriminalises marijuana

Lawmakers pass anticipated legislation that reduces possession of small quantities to a petty offence and paves way for medical cannabis industry

Jamaican lawmakers have passed an act to decriminalise small amounts of marijuana and establish a licensing agency to regulate a lawful medical cannabis …


Alaska's marijuana entrepreneurs eager to open for business

Supporters of the initiative to legalise marijuana say they look forward to the next phase: the opening of a legitimate industry with licensed sellers

As marijuana enthusiasts rang in the end of “prohibition” in Alaska – with some marking the historic legalization of the drug in the state with a …


Alaska becomes first red state to legalize recreational weed

It still won't be legal to sell or smoke in public

Thanks to a ballot initiative passed last November, Alaska is now the first red state to have legalized recreational marijuana use, joining Washington and Colorado. Now, Alaskans age 21 or older may legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana and …


Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal Scientific Reports. Of the seven drugs included in the study, alcohol was the deadliest at an individual level, followed by heroin, cocaine, tobacco, ecstasy, methamphetamines, and …


How Right-Wingers in One State Are Trying to Give Elites Control of the Marijuana Industry

Even when it comes to marijuana, they're out to help the 1%.Conservatives live in a fantasy world, and nowhere is that more clear right now than in …


Curing the fear of death: How “tripping out” could change everything

A chemical called "psilocybin" shows remarkable therapeutic promise. Only problem? It comes from magic mushrooms

The second time I ate psychedelic mushrooms I was at a log cabin on a lake in northern Maine, and afterwards I sat in a grove of spruce trees for three and a half hours, saying over and …


Marijuana cooking classes launch in SF

With smoking is on its way out, and legal cannabis on its way in — the market for infused foods and cooking lessons has never been hotter.

Today, there’s more places than ever to ascend up the learning curve to haute pot cuisine. There’s books like Elise McDonough’s Official High Times Cookbook, Ed …


Why does pot give you the munchies? Blame your brain

Why does smoking marijuana give people the munchies? Yale University researchers got dozens of lab mice stoned in order to find out.

Previous scientific studies (and anecdotal evidence) show that when people and animals are exposed to the active ingredients in marijuana they are driven to eat long …

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Vermont lawmaker moves to legalize marijuana

A state senator in Vermont on Tuesday introduced legislation to make recreational marijuana legal in Vermont that, if passed, would make the Green Mountain State the first in the U.S. to legalize through the state legislature.

Vermont state Sen. David Zuckerman’s bill, S. 95, would allow adults 21 …


Man in Jail for Possession Since November Freed When ‘Drugs’ Turn Out to be Vitamins

Joseph Burrell was arrested on two felony counts of drug possession on November 14, 2014.A Minnesota man who was arrested in November on drug charges …


Teen Marijuana Use Declines As Country Moves Toward Marijuana Legalization

The federal government’s National Institute on Drug Abuse released its annual Monitoring the Future survey today. Monitoring the Future is now in its …


Apple reinstates cannabis discovery app in 23 states

Despite being a brand targeted at creatives, along with Steve Jobs’ background as an acid-dropping hippie, Apple’s always been pretty resolutely anti-drug in its message. Perhaps that’s not such a surprise, really: When you become the most valuable publicly-traded company in history, it makes sense …


An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the 60s and 70s Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.

When I first came out

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How LSD Helped Shape California's Ecstatic Design Legacy

From drugs to the women's movement, Californian counterculture has generated some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design.

From Deborah Sussman’s candy-colored "supergraphics" to R. Crumb’s drug-fueled comics and album art, some of the most vibrant pieces of American graphic design …


5 Amazing New Discoveries About the Potential of Marijuana That You Won't Hear in the Corporate Media

Mimi Peleg stands with medical cannabis plants.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mimi Peleg

Scientific discoveries are published almost daily in regard to the …


Dutch police catch cannabis growers after spotting snow-free roof

Police in the Netherlands have been identifying cannabis growers from the lack of snow on the roofs of their houses

Police in the Netherlands have swooped on a house in the town of Haarlem, arresting the owner for growing cannabis plants, after they noticed that his house was the only one in the …


The next big tech play in cannabis: Y Combinator backs Meadow

The next big tech play in cannabis has arrived.

Longtime startup incubator Y Combinator announces its first bet on legal cannabis today with an investment in San Francisco-based medical marijuana delivery app Meadow.

Meadow powers deliveries for collectives and dispensaries like San Francisco’s The …


Voices: That's not marijuana -- that's cannabis

DENVER — Last December, Denver police reported a major increase in the number of marijuana-related arrests in the city's schools.

Parents were outraged at the 39% increase in a single year — the year in which Colorado legalized recreational marijuana sales. But it turned out the number of underage …


Podcast 432 – “GAPS, MAPS, and PTSD”

Guest speakers: Katie Tomlinson & Rachel Hope Listen Download Subscribe MP3 Free PCs – Right click, select option Macs – Ctrl-Click, select option …


Everybody’s rolling: MDMA hits the TV mainstream

These days, molly on the small screen is as casual, upscale and ubiquitous as wine and cheese

On the second season premiere of “Looking,” HBO’s dramedy about three San Francisco-based gay men, the gang find themselves in the middle of the woods, heading to a rave suitably titled “The Promised Land.” …

Medical Cannabis and Its Impact on Human Health a Cannabis Documentary