Activism, Lifestyle, Politics September 17, 2014
International Cannabis Update: Switzerland Decriminalizes, Considers Legalization

The traditionally fair-minded Swiss seem to be coming to terms with their population being one of the most cannabis using countries on the planet. The move to relax weed laws was largely made in an effort to unify policies that had previously varied region to region around Switzerland. Read More »

Science September 16, 2014
Terpene Profile: Myrcene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of myrcene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what studies are currently being done to determine its wide variety of medicinal benefits. Read More »

Activism, Business September 15, 2014
New Jersey’s Broken Medical Marijuana Program Continues To Hurt Patients

New Jersey remains a poor excuse for a medical marijuana state, and patients continue to suffer the consequences. One such example comes from a man named Rodger, who was granted a prescription for medical marijuana he was never able to use. Read More »

Business September 4, 2014
No, Colorado’s Cannabis Tax Rate Isn’t 27% – A Quick Math Lesson

This won't hurt a bit, I promise. Lately, word has been getting around about Colorado's massive disparity between its tax rate for legal adult use cannabis and its much more lightly taxed medical cannabis system. Read More »

Business, Cultivation, Lifestyle September 3, 2014
BOOK REVIEW: Hemp Bound, by Doug Fine

A seasoned investigative journalist who knows how to do his homework, Fine takes the trouble to truly understand the hemp industry - and especially the myriad ways in which it is unlike any other. Read More »

Terpene Profile: Linalool

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of linalool are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what studies are currently being done to determine its wide variety of medicinal benefits. Read More »

Healing Recipes: Fibromyalgia – Honey and Lemon Glazed Cannabis Cod with Sauteed Greens

Cannabis has emerged as a strong contender in the search for a cure and effective, safe treatment of Fibromyalgia. Additionally, proper nutrition can help mitigate the effects of this disorder. Read More »

Startup Strategies for Ganjapreneurs: The Pitch

There's an inevitable phase in almost every startup, after the first innovative idea and before the marketing budget kicks in, when the primary way other people learn about your business is directly from you. This means you need a pitch. Read More »

Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops

What should you do if you get pulled over by the police with cannabis in your vehicle? If you know your rights, you may be able to avoid any legal entanglements of your own. Read More »

Taking the High out of Higher Education Since 1998

Students must fill out the FAFSA every year to get financial aid for college, but since 1998 there has been an extra caveat hidden away in this application, known only to those convicted of drug crimes. Read More »

High and Dry: Can Cannabis Solve the Omnivore’s Dilemma in Times of Drought?

While production has swelled, both in plant count and size, the sheer magnitude of the cannabis harvest appears poised to worsen what was already a potentially existential threat: California's record-breaking drought. Read More »

Healing Recipes: Glaucoma – Asian Kale and Edamame Salad

This healing recipe combines beneficial healthy foods with cannabis for assisting in the treatment of Glaucoma. Read More »

The Gay Marriage Playbook: Is Obama About to Cave on Legalization?

The issue of cannabis reform and the issue of same-sex marriage equality are so often compared to one another that sometimes I cannot help but wonder why so many of my colleagues utterly dismiss the idea that the Obama administration could be playing similar strategies on each of them.... Read More »

Drug War POW Marc Emery Free, Home on Canadian Soil

After almost five years behind bars, seed merchant and newly released Drug War POW Marc Emery has vowed political revenge on the opponents of legalization. Read More »