Month: February 2016

Marijuana Product Needs to Be Clean and Safe

One marijuana dispensary in Denver Colorado decided to only use clean safe product. Mr Nice Guys’ owner feels that “sales may go down a bit in the short run, but what we want is clean, consistent product so that our customers get what they came for; a good experience. Mr. Nice Guys was one of the first retail shops in...

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Will Recreational Pot Soon Be Legal Everywhere?

The federal government has decided that they will not interfere with states who want to legalize marijuana for either medicinal or recreational use. This is an amazing development in marijuana legislation, raising the question, will recreational pot keep growing in legality where it soon will be legal just about everywhere? More and more research is being done, predominantly showing that marijuana use is far less dangerous than other drugs that are fully legal. Individual states are using this research combined with the possibilities of monetary benefit from legalizing the drug, and slowly joining the legal club. Pot is expected...

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Weed is the New Snowstorm Necessity

The snowstorms have been hitting the East Coast hard this year and people have been stocking up on necessities to get them through the cold. In Washington, one item is new to this year’s checklist: weed. Marijuana drinks, cookies, brownies, and other edibles have been making their delivery rounds in Washington to prepare for the storms ahead. Since legalization last year for Washington, some business owners are using the weather point as a critical selling point. When stuck in the house because of the snowstorms, many Washingtonians couldn’t think of anything better than food, water, Netflix and weed. Recreational marijuana...

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The Legal History of Cannabis

Marijuana use and production has become so popular in recent years with constantly changing legislation on the drug. This raises the question of how it all started, or what the historical timeline looks like for marijuana. The production and use of marijuana dates all the way back to 1600 where the domestic production of hemp was encouraged for the production of rope, sails, and clothing. Throughout the late nineteenth century, marijuana became a popular ingredient for many forms of medicine and was sold openly in public pharmacies. An influx of Mexican immigrants after the Mexican Revolution of 1910 introduced...

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Marijuana Legalization Across the United States

A total of 23 states and Washington D.C have passed laws allowing for the use of marijuana for either medicinal or recreational purposes. These state laws, however, do not change the fact that marijuana is still illegal on a federal level and the same processes need to be taken for FDA approval of safe and effective medications. Each state law for marijuana varies greatly from the others, and there is continuous internal debate circling around the creation and maintenance of the legislation. Currently, the states who have legalized marijuana in some form are below: Marijuana legalized for recreational use...

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