Tag: Ending Marijuana Prohibition

New Poll Finds Majority of Nevada Voters Support Legalizing Cannabis

New polling shows that a majority of voters in Nevada are in favor legalizing cannabis. The poll’s release comes less than 50 days before voters will get their say on Question 2 to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older. According to the new KTNV-TV 13 Action News/Rasmussen Reports poll, 53% of voters in

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181 Oregon Dispensaries in 90 Days: Meet Ralph

I had the pleasure of meeting Ralph, or Dad Ralph or Ralph Red Hat to some, a few weeks ago at a party that Serra Cannabis had in Portland. In discussing all things cannabis at the event, I learned that Ralph had visited all of Portland’s 181 dispensaries, or “pot shops” as Ralph affectionately calls

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Travel Guru Rick Steves Touring Massachusetts in Support of Legalization Initiative, to Donate $100,000

Rick Steves, host of the popular and long-running PBS series Rick Steves’ Europe, has agreed to make a matching donation of $100,000 to the campaign behind Massachusetts’ Question 4 which would legalize cannabis and is up for  a vote this November. Steves’ will also be touring the state in support of Question 4. Steves, who

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Cannabis is Not a Gateway Drug, Admits U.S. Attorney General

In a statement made a recent town hall in Richmond, Kentucky, U.S. Attorney General Lorett Lynch admitted that cannabis is not a gateway drug, which is one of the most prominent arguments made in opposition to legalizing cannabis (that it leads to the use of harder drugs). During the town hall in Richmond, being held

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Market for Hemp Food to Increase Over 20% by 2020

Research and Markets has announced a new report titled Global Hemp-Based Foods Market 2016-2020, which estimates the growth rate of the hemp food market over the next several years. “Scientists believe that humans have been cultivating hemp for over ten thousand years, owing to its nutritional, medicinal, and industrial properties”, begins the report. “As a

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How to Make Ganja Guacamole

The possibilities for cooking and baking with cannabis are endless, but how about a fresh treat that is cannabis infused and healthy? This ganja guacamole from Herb is sure to please. Ingredients: 4 avocados, peeled skin and pits removed, one pit reserved 1 cucumber, peeled skin and seeds removed, diced ½ cup chopped green onions,

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Washington D.C. Mayor to Propose Doubling Possession Limit for Patients

In Washington D.C. – the capital of the United States – the possession and use of medical cannabis is legal for those who receive a recommendation from a physician. Patients can purchase their cannabis from a licensed dispensary, although they can only purchase and possess up to two ounces in a given month. However, that

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Cannabis as a Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition in which chronic widespread pain is the primary complaint. It is most often diagnosed in women and has a high prevalence in individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. For many patients, the Fibromyalgia diagnosis may have come after decades of trial and error of various therapies, and stagnant conversations with a doctor who may

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