Month: July 2016

Supermarket Heiress Donates Hundreds of Thousands To Fight Medical Marijuana Legalization in Florida

The latest in marijuana news? The Miami New Times made an interesting, recent discovery: the owners of the loved Publix supermarket chain donated $800,000 to campaign against the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida. This lobbying group, Drug Free Florida, uses scare-tactics campaigning to kill Florida’s medical marijuana amendments (but still, the vast majority of the country believes that medical marijuana should be legalized). Much of their campaign is based off of misinformation, half-truths, outright lies, and┬áReefer Madness-style videos. Why Would Jenkins Barnett Donate So Much Money To This Anti-Marijuana Campaign? The whole situation seems a little fishy to...

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America’s First Cannabis Commercial

Well, it’s finally here: a minute-and-a-half commercial for a cannabis-infused soda officially exists. What’s the commercial look like? Naturally, there are dozens of Portlanders, complete with hipster facial hair and hipster glasses. You might also notice the tattoos, floral button-ups, gauges, some hats worn backwards, guitar close-ups and of course mason jars. For all these reasons, this makes the top of the daily marijuana news list. Based on the description you may think it’s an episode of Portlandia. But we swear, it is a marijuana commercial. Here is everything you need to know about the commercial: It advertises the...

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What Is Synthetic Marijuana and Why Is It Dangerous?

What’s new in marijuana news? Synthetic marijuana. Only a couple weeks ago, 33 people were hospitalized in Brooklyn in one night. The news footage of the incident shows men slumped in chairs, clinging on to their belongings, some dazed and wandering the streets and others prancing and flailing around the streets with a bowling ball. In this one neighborhood alone (Bedfod-Stuyvesant), more than 130 people have been hospitalized with overdoses of an intoxicant, often called “synthetic marijuana.” What is Synthetic Marijuana? This substance that is often referred to as “synthetic marijuana” but is also known as K2 or Spice....

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Marijuana Makes Me a Better Mother

Jessie Gill has a history of being a great mother, and a great nurse. When you look at her, you’d think she is just any normal mom, and any normal nurse. But for a period of time, this was not the case; she suffered from excruciating pain that prevented her from being able to do things for her family and for her patients. Luckily, medical marijuana gave Jessie her life back. Here’s her story: A few years ago, Jessie Gill was supermom. She was healthy and vibrant. Always had lunch packed and ready to go. Always supporting her son’s...

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Cannabis Plant Anatomy

Here is an awesome, short video that tells you everything you need to know about the anatomy of the cannabis plant. They tell us 6 quick facts to get a basic understanding. Here’s what we took away from it: 1.Male vs. Female You are smoking the female plants that produce the large, cannabinoid-filled flowers or buds, with no seeds – whereas the males only produce smaller spheres. 2. Stems vs. Nodes The cannabis plant itself grows on long, thin stems. But those large leaves that give the cannabis plant its unique look, extend from what are called “nodes.” 3....

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