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A pot club seniors can love

JACKIE FLYNN  Mary Ann Blackwell (center) smokes marijuana out of a vaporizer during the East Bay Senior Social Club at the Magnolia Dispensary on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. SOURCE: Santiago Mejia   Although seniors are the fastest growing demographic of cannabis consumers, they’re also a group that often faces isolation and shame from […]

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This THC Powder Turns Any Dish Into an Edible

by HEDY PHILLIPS   If you’re someone who wants a dish that will give you a good high without having to make the classic brownies or deal with marijuana directly, there’s a new option for you. Stillwater Ripple is a dissolvable THC that’s completely colorless and odorless, so you can literally add it into any food and not taste it […]

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Mr. Hemp and the Amazing Dream Crop

By Rob Hill Michael Bowman on the state of farmers, the uncertainty in Washington D.C., and why hemp is good for the environment and economy. On a sweltering July night, Michael Bowman entered the Washington, D.C., watering hole The Dubliner to meet a member of Law Enforcement Action Partnership with ties close to the White House. […]

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Federal judge blocks prosecution of Northern California cannabis growers

Bob Egelko   A judge in San Francisco, in the first known ruling of its kind, has halted federal prosecution of two North Coast marijuana growers because Congress has prohibited the Justice Department from interfering with states’ medical marijuana laws. Anthony Pisarski and Sonny Moore pleaded guilty in 2014 to conspiring to possess and grow […]

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At This LA Rehab Center, Cannabis Is an ‘Exit’ Drug

HAYLEY FOX   By Mac Kirk’s own count, he’s already attended more than 30 drug rehabilitation programs. With a propensity for heroin, Xanax, and “pretty much everything under the sun,” the 20-year-old musician moved from New York to the West Coast in April to get clean. Bouncing between recovery facilities and sober living centers, Kirk […]

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The VA Can’t Provide Cannabis to Veterans With PTSD, so This Group Gives It Out for Free

BAILEY RAHN   Once a month, staff members at the Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance (SCVA) fill more than 100 brown paper bags with high-quality medical cannabis and pass them out for free at a local community center. For the military veterans who receive it—many of whom struggle with PTSD—the medical cannabis acts as a lifeline to health. […]

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Cannabis Pests Can Be Easily Prevented with Non-Toxic Methods

By Cory Hughes So your cannabis garden is up and running and everything is on track for a great harvest, but then you realize that pests have started to call your grow room home. While there are many over-the-counter solutions available for dealing with cannabis pests, many people don’t feel comfortable covering their beautiful buds with […]

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Teen Vogue – “5 Marijuana Myths You’ve Probably Heard, But Shouldn’t Believe”

Danielle Corcione   Growing up, you may have been told cannabis is bad, immoral, or unhealthy, whether it was from your family, teachers, coaches, church leaders, or some other authority figure. However, cannabis is a daily reality for Americans living in areas with legal cannabis policy. According to Governing Magazine, 26 states plus the District of Columbia currently […]

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Digging Into the Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis Root

By Meagan Angus It’s no secret that cannabis is thought to be an incredibly potent and versatile medicine by millions of people around the world. However, most of the research and documentation has been focused on experiences with two parts of the plant: the flowers and, to a lesser extent, the leaves. But a resurgence of […]

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There’s now a farmers’ market for cannabis lovers—and it’s happening this weekend

JESSICA ASSAF   A two-day festival in the Malibu mountains where you can enjoy a five-course cannabis-infused dinner, try a Ganja Yoga class, and attend a sound-healing session sounds like something dreamed up by a stoner after eating a tray of “special” brownies. But it’s very real—and it’s happening this weekend.   Full Article:  https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/emerald-exchange-cannabis-wellness-festival/

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