Category: Miscellaneous

George Washington Likely Used Medical Cannabis

By Nick Sheppard, TheDailyBeast.com Before “Choom Gang” Obama or “I didn’t inhale” Clinton, the first president likely smoked pot. Presidential aspirants smoking pot, states growing hemp for industrial use—2015 sounds a lot like 1776. In fact, America’s first president may have been one of the nation’s original users of medicinal marijuana. George Washington’s rotting teeth …

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Fury as Indonesia Executes Foreigners for Drug Trafficking

By Australian Associated Press Brazil and the Netherlands have recalled their ambassadors from Indonesia and expressed fury after Jakarta defied their pleas and executed two of their citizens along with four other drug offenders. The other convicts to face a firing squad were from Vietnam, Malawi, Nigeria and Indonesia. The six were the first people …

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Scientists Believe They Have Discovered a New Species of Cannabis

[Update: This story has unfortunately been proven as false.] By Zara Zhi, Culture Magazine Scientists at the University of Sydney believe they have found a fourth species of cannabis. The finding took place in 2010, when a group of people were hiking in the Blue Mountains of Australia and discovered a single plant that resembled …

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Every State in the U.S. Listed by Percentage of Cannabis Consumers

Using data from the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health, below is a list of every state in the U.S. based on the percentage of residents that have consumed cannabis in the past year, starting with the state with the lowest percentage of consumers, and ending with the state that has the highest …

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Top 10 Cannabis Studies of 2014

2014 has been an incredible year for the cannabis reform movement, with two more states, several cities and the District of Columbia voting in favor of legalization. In addition, it’s been an excellent year for cannabis science, with numerous studies being released that demonstrate its medical potential and diversity, and the benefits of its legalization. …

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Colorado Regulators Are Finding it Hard to Cope with Cannabis-Infused Foods

Weed has been popular since time immemorial and there is no denying the fact. Youngster around the globe medicate on marijuana in a number of ways, ranging from bongs to pot-brownies, of course the most popular one still remains consuming it through a joint. But, when you mix marijuana with something like a brownie safety …

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Odor Management For Your Grow Room

This post brought to you by Fullbloom Hydroponics The right odor management strategy is an essential part of any indoor growing operation. There are a few prime systems that growers utilize to control fragrances produced by their legal marijuana gardens. If you are growing a species of plant that has a particularly potent odor, in …

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Breaking Down the 2014 Election, and What it Means for the Future of Cannabis Law Reform

It’s officially the day after the 2014 election, and although there were some tough defeats – namely Florida – the overall results were a huge victory for the cannabis reform movement, with two more states, plus the U.S. Capitol, legalizing cannabis. In Oregon, voters gave approval to Measure 91, a proposal which will legalize the …

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Texas Cop Arrested for Telling Woman He’d Drop Cannabis Charges if She Let Him Smell Her Feet

By Associated Press HOUSTON, TX — Houston-area authorities say they believe a school district police officer who pulled over a motorist and then asked to smell her feet may have made similar demands of others. Twenty-six-year-old Patrick Quinn is charged with two counts of “official oppression.” He’s free on $2,000 bond. The Harris County district …

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Georgia Homeowner Killed in Fruitless Drug Raid

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org A Georgia SWAT team shot and killed an armed homeowner during a September 24 drug raid sparked by the word of a self-confessed meth addict and burglar who had robbed the property the previous day.  No drugs were found. David Hooks, 59, becomes the 34th person to die in US domestic …

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