Illinois Bank Throws Out Medical Marijuana Patient with MS

An Illinois bank is in the spotlight after tossing out a customer—just because he’s a medical marijuana patient.

According to a report from CBS affiliate KMOV in St, Louis, Darren Steven Miller was refused service at the Bank of … Read the article

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More Americans Using Prescription Painkillers Than Tobacco

The use of prescription painkillers is now more prevalent in the United States than the use of tobacco, according to the latest findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).

An analysis of the data conducted by … Read the article

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Meowijuana! 15 Cats That Are Higher Than You

This week, we saw a press release for Meowijuana’s new catnip product line designed specifically for “Cats Who Need the Weed.” While there’s no actual marijuana in the product, we couldn’t pass up this opportunity to show off some of … Read the article

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Study: Psilocybin Helps Depression in Cancer Patients

Can magic mushroom ease the pain of cancer patients suffering from depression?

A new study, featured on the front page of the New York Times, suggest that they can:

Published Thursday, the results from that study, and a similar Read the article

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Vaping Drugs—Not Just Cannabis and Nicotine—Is on the Rise

The rise in vape technology is not the first time that scientific innovation has changed the way we use drugs.

The invention of the hypodermic needle allowed purified morphine and cocaine extracted from their natural origins (the opium poppy and … Read the article

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Pot Matters: Obama Supports Legalization

In an interview with Rolling Stone, President Obama has acknowledged that marijuana should be legalized and regulated like alcohol and tobacco.

Better late than never.

The president told publisher Jann Wenner that “I am not somebody who believes that … Read the article

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Bolivia, Ecuador Give U.S. the Finger

 

In open defiance of the international ban, Bolivia has just announced that it is preparing to export coca-leaf products—initially mates (herbal teas) and liqueurs—to its Andean ally Ecuador. Didi Mercado, head of the Industrialization Unit at Bolivia’s Vice-Ministry of Read the article

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Puff Puff Pass: The Tale of THC

Why do people smoke pot recreationally? The most obvious answer is to get high.

But what does it mean to be high? Being high on marijuana has been described as feeling “…euphoria, relaxation and changes in perception,” often accompanied by Read the article

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High Horoscopes | Dec. 1, 2016

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You have been held captive in an emotional cage for a while now; susceptible to the extreme mood swings … Read the article

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America’s Earliest Wake ‘n’ Bake Still Being Held Back by Lawmakers

There has been a lot of talk in Cannabis news about the unincorporated U.S. territory of Guam and how its people have begun to throw off the yolk of prohibition by legalizing medical marijuana.

Unfortunately, that is not quite the Read the article

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