San Diego bank welcomes medical cannabis community business

By: Dion Markgraaff     At the July monthly meeting of San Diego ASA, Angela M. Davies of Home Bank of California came out to say that their family owned and run bank was open to the medical cannabis community. This is a significant sign of the development in the evolution of banking institutions.   […]

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Check Out Cheeba.com, The ‘Marijuana-Based Search Engine’

by Jay Casteel   While medical marijuana is legal in California and several other sites, those online trying to advertise medicinal sticky-icky are “treated like outlaws” to quote L.A. Weekly. Google isn’t very weed friendly, so how does a supporter of legal marijuana make money online with their website? Through a “marijuana-based search engine” called […]

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Hurricane Irene Could Sprout Bumper Crop Of Magic Mushrooms

    Everyone knows the potential destructive power of hurricanes, but few people are aware that storms like Hurricane Irene encourage growth of psychedelic mushrooms. Yes, it sounds trippy, but one of the strange aftermaths of a hurricane is an increased amount of mushrooms popping up — especially the psilocybin — or “magic” kind — […]

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Colombia Supreme Court decriminalizes drugs for personal use

by Travis Mannon Colombia‘s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that carrying small doses of drugs is not a punishable offense, torpedoing years of effort by the administration of former President Alvaro Uribe to criminalize the personal possession and consumption of drugs. According to the court, penalizing the personal use of drugs violates the “free development of […]

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Arkansas Medical Marijuana Push Sparks Reaction

By Phillip Smith   An Arkansas group is already gathering signatures to place a medical marijuana initiative on the November 2012 ballot, and now the effort is sparking a critical reaction from a local Christian conservative “traditional family values” organization. But medical marijuana backers say they have God on their side, too. [image:1 align:left caption:true]Arkansans […]

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Using Hemp Seed Oil For Horses

Hemp Seed oil and Performance:   Dr. Tim Ober, USET veterinarian, conducted a small study in Florida in 2009 on hemp oil for the high performance jumpers. What he found was that hemp oil helped to maintain muscle glycogen reserves, thus reducing muscle glycogen depletion and fatigue.   Read complete article here: http://www.dressagedaily.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6534:wellness-wednesday-using-hemp-seed-oil-for-horses&catid=18:wellness-zone&Itemid=427

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Rev Nancy Harris: My Religious-Use of Marijuana Trial Starts Monday in Hilo

By Reverend Nancy Harris   Greetings in the Name of Haile Selassie I, As you probably know, I have been facing criminal charges for quite some time. My feeling about the situation is this: I am being charged for being the president of the board of Sacred Truth Mission, a church which recognizes the Holy […]

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What symptoms do patients treat with medicinal cannabis?

Gradi Jordan, Salt Lake City Medical Marijuana Examiner   One question the 2011 Medical Marijuana Survey (sponsored by Legalize Utah) queried which received some of the most detailed responses was” “Do you use Medical Marijuana to treat any physical or psychological conditions and if so, which conditions”. The first responses were “To treat Asperger’s syndrome” […]

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Second CA Marijuana Legalization Initiative Filed

by Phillip Smith     And then there were two. A group of Northern California attorneys, activists, and at least one prominent medical marijuana doctor Friday filed the text for a second marijuana legalization initiative aimed at the 2012 in Sacramento Friday. The 753-word initiative, the Repeal Cannabis Prohibition Act, simply does what the title […]

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The Windowfarm, Made With Crowd-Sourced Advice – Q&A

By Steven Kurutz Britta Riley grew up on a ranch in Texas, so after four years of living in a one-bedroom apartment overlooking an airshaft, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, she felt deprived of nature. She decided to try growing food indoors, and three years ago began reading about hydroponic systems. “I got to visit some hydroponic […]

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