Tag Archive: cannabis use

Denver Voters Legalize Cannabis Use at Public Venues

In 2012 voters in Colorado gave approval to Amendment 64, legalizing cannabis throughout the state. Despite legalizing cannabis possession, cultivation and retail outlets, it retained the illegality of cannabis being consumed at public venues, even at privately owned businesses. That will soon change, however, as Denver voters have given approval to Initiative 300. Initiative 300 …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Map Shows Cannabis Consumption Rates Throughout the U.S.

The map below uses data from a new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to determine cannabis consumption rates throughout the United States. The report used data from 204,000 individuals. About Anthony MartinelliAnthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

New Study Concludes Cannabis Use Doesn’t Cause Aggression

A new study published in this month’s edition of the journal Addictive Behaviors has concluded that cannabis use does not increase the odds of aggression between intimate partners, whereas alcohol directly increases the possibility of such aggression.  For the study, male college students in relationships committed daily surveys for a 90-day period, assessing their cannabis and alcohol use, as …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Former NFL Player: Cannabis Was to Me, What Spinach Was to Popeye

Ricky Williams, a former NFL (National Football League) player who won a Heisman Trophy in college and was selected as the first pick in the NFL draft, recently compared his cannabis use to Popeye’s use of spinach, implying that it significantly improved his performance, according to USA Today. The comment came during an interview with …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.