Lifestyle September 26, 2014
Healing Recipes: Cancer – Asian Garden Vegetable Slaw

This recipe combines medicinal cannabis and foods recommended for combating cancer to create a powerful healing blend. Kale, mushrooms, carrots and a homemade garlic and ginger cannabis dressing combine to create a delicious Asian garden vegetable slaw that will delight the taste buds. Read More »

Politics September 25, 2014
AG Holder Resigns, Reconfirms Support of Drug Policy Reforms

In the interview, Holder said science should be the basis for making decisions about the scheduling of marijuana and that the sentencing of nonviolent drug offenders is a serious civil rights issue. Read More »

Activism, Politics September 25, 2014
Heroin, Too? The Legalization Debate Expands Its Scope

This summer, no fewer than three major public policy think tanks fired off crippling reports, detailing the case for broad drug policy reform, advocating for changes the World Health Organization (WHO) had deemed necessary and explored in great depth two weeks prior. Read More »

Activism, Politics September 24, 2014
September 2014 Legislative Roundup

With the midterm elections fast approaching, attention is turning away from legislative action and towards the will of the people. In every corner of the country voters are looking to preempt their elected representatives who are too timid to enact real reform. Read More »

Science September 23, 2014
Terpene Profile: Limonene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of limonene 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 »

The Nose Does Not Always Know: Smelling Cannabis Is Not Probable Cause

Police officers are known for their incredible sense of smell, or rather, their use of “the smell of marijuana” as probable cause to search cars and houses. Currently, there is a very low threshold that needs to be met to allow a police officer to search a person, car... Read More »

Healing Recipes: Alzheimer’s Disease – Kale and Pineapple Smoothie

This healing recipe combines cannabis with wild blue-green algae and other healthy greens for a beneficial smoothie. Read More »

A New Shape for the Debate: The Drug War in the Nation’s Papers

The ever-growing movement to legalize marijuana finally got its long-awaited vindication from the esteemed national paper of record. Yet the unfolding landscape of drug policy reform is a much, much bigger deal than any silly plant or vaunted news outlet. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »