States Plot Marijuana Defense As Sessions Goes Off Again

John Hickenlooper has never been a huge fan of marijuana legalization. When Colorado voted to legalized marijuana in 2012, Hickenlooper, a former mayor of Denver who’s served as the state’s Democratic governor since 2010, was in the minority who voted Read the article

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Get the Right Strain of Weed to Lose Weight

Munchies are one of the major results of getting really high, so one must be mindful not to over-munch.

However, there is a certain part of the cannabis plant that acts as an appetite suppressant.

This chemical element is called … Read the article

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Top 10 Obstacles to Establishing Legal Weed in California

Recreational cannabis was finally, officially legalized in California on November 9, 2016—the day after the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) passed at the ballot with 57 percent of the statewide vote. The new law immediately allows for personal possession Read the article

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Nicaragua Nabs Cocaine Lord off Miskito Coast

A Colombian cartel operative—who established Central America’s remote and lawless Miskito Coast as a major cocaine transfer point, building a mini-empire in the region of jungle, savanna and offshore cays—has been cooling his heels in Managua’s notorious El Chipote prison Read the article

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Civil Cold War: The Oncoming State-Federal Marijuana Battle

The Trump administration’s spokesperson Sean Spicer has recently signaled that it will abide by the Congressional spending rider that prevents federal interference in the states that have legalized the medical use of marijuana. However, it has also made clear that Read the article

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North Africa Hashish Trade Booms—Despite Vigorous Crackdown

Countries both sides of the Mediterranean are stepping up joint operations against hashish flowing into Europe from North Africa.

On February 17, Spanish authorities boasted the dismantling of two smuggling networks that were bringing Moroccan hashish into the port of Read the article

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VA Pledges More Inspections, Drug Tests to Stem Opioid Theft

BY HOPE YEN
ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Monday it would boost employee drug testing and inspections amid rising cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions, acknowledging gaps that had allowed thousands of Read the article

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Searching for a Blunt Analysis: Cannabis Use, Personality & Addiction

For years, marijuana has been recognized as the most commonly used illicit drug in the U.S. Across the country, there is a trend for legalization, with 29 states allowing medical and eight states allowing recreational use.

With the recent mass … Read the article

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The Latest: Sessions Still Hates Weed, Trump May Still Crack Down on Pot

Attorney General Jeff Sessions broke his self-imposed silence on Monday, mentioning the word “marijuana” for the first time since taking over the federal Justice Department.

And while his plans to stymie marijuana legalization in America are still unclear—if he indeed Read the article

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How to Calculate THC Dosages for Homemade Edibles


Of all the questions people ask me about cannabis cooking, dosing THC properly is one topic that always causes home cooks the most concern.

When I started writing about cooking with cannabis, I taught people how to estimate a reasonable … Read the article

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