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More Summer Events and Dispensary Stops: Walking with Redhat Ralph

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More summer events and dispensary stops in Week 16 with RedHat Ralph…. This week includes serving Root Beer at the Oregon Brewers Festival, the Canna Closet Oregon launch, and The Summer Fair 2.  Here is how I walked 22.6 miles from Sunday July 23 through Saturday, July 29. Sunday, 7/23/17, 0.2 miles. Today it will…

The Many Reasons Cannabis is a Medicine Worth Legalizing

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28 states in the United States, as well as many other countries around the world, have legalized medical marijuana – with some even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Canada, under the Liberal Government, recently proposed a bill legalizing not only medical marijuana, but also recreational marijuana.  There are many reasons why cannabis is a…

7 Diseases Medical Marijuana Can Treat

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Even though marijuana is approved for medical use in nearly 60% of U.S. states, there’s still somewhat of a stigma attached. However, doctors and patients agree that marijuana can be medically beneficial to many people.  Here, we will explain 7 diseases that medical marijuana can treat.   A 2013 New England Journal of Medicine study…

A New ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability has Some DA’s Upset

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  ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has typically been supportive of marijuana law reform efforts.  After all, there is no denying the way that cannabis prohibition has negatively affected minorities and their families. Well, the ACLU of Oregon launched a new district attorney (DA) accountability campaign to teach people…

Medical Marijuana Laws in Popular Counties of California

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Medical Marijuana Laws in Popular Counties of California   The rush is on for the 1st of January 2018. On this date, all marijuana rules have to be in place. If they are not, then those who fall short will be liable as they would be in violation of State and Federal law. Last November,…

Cannabis Season Week 15: More Pot Shop Touring in Portland

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  Cannabis Season – Week 15   I will be continuing my Dispensary Tour north and east of the Willamette River.  Here is how I walked 42.4 miles from Sunday July 16 through Saturday, July 22.  This is after the most recent update to the prosthetic in my right shoe, and is definitely more like…

This Is How To Get Edibles To Hit You Faster

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Edibles are known for the intense, full-body high they deliver. However, it can take up to two hours to feel the full effects of these delicious treats, depending on an individual’s unique digestive system. The waiting game can be tough, but it’s crucial to avoid overmedicating. Luckily, there are a few ways to naturally speed…

Stay Refreshed And Elevated With This Cannabis-Infused Sparkling Water

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There are more and more ways to consume cannabis, which now includes sparkling water, meaning you can get elevated by drinking a refreshing beverage. Drink up Photo credit While those summer days are slowly fading away – and quicker for some, too – there is still time to sit back and relax with a cool,…

Supreme Judicial Court Rules Field Sobriety Tests Don’t Work For Weed

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According to a new ruling from the Supreme Judicial Court, field sobriety tests cannot be used in court against someone who is accused of driving under the influence of cannabis. Field sobriety tests are not science In the ruling issued on Tuesday, the court decided police officers cannot testify in court about the so-called “results” of…

Feds Caused This Pharmacy School To Cancel Classes On Growing Medical Cannabis

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After consulting with the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, The University of Maryland’s pharmacy school has canceled classes, which would have offered certifications in cultivation, assessment and laboratory standards. If you’re looking for Mary Jane, don’t go to Maryland Photo credit Citing legal concerns, the University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy has canceled plans to offer…

How To Make Cannabis-Infused Spinach Artichoke Dip

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A go-to appetizer for parties, this spinach artichoke dip has all the creamy-inside, brown-and-crispy-on-top texture and cheesy taste that you love. Spinach Artichoke Dip Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Serving size: ¼ cup Yield: About 20 servings Ingredients ¼ cup Magical Olive Oil 4 tablespoons Magical Butter 6 garlic cloves, minced, and split…

How To Throw A Cannabis-Themed Tailgate Buffet Of Gameday Goodness

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It is the day before your tailgate party, and you’re scrambling like Russell Wilson to figure out your spread. Will you go the easy route and put out chips, salsa and chicken wings? Or will you dare to impress with a cannabis-themed buffet of gameday goodness? Hint – you should go with the cannabis buffet,…

Rose Petal Blunts Are A Thing Now. Here’s How You Roll One.

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There are trends for everything these days, including weed. The latest? Rolling blunts with rose petals. It all began when Twitter user posted a how-to video on the art of conjuring a rose petal blunt. Not long after it hit the web, people couldn’t help but ask questions. For starters, they wanted to know how…

How To Make Cannabis-Infused Amazing Apple Pie

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Apple pie recipes are an American favorite! This old-fashioned homemade apple pie recipe produces a flaky pastry crust and juicy apple filling. Amazing Apple Pie Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45-50 minutes Serving size: 1 slice Yield: 16 servings Crust 4 cups ap flour 1 cup Magical Olive Oil ½ cup whole milk1 1…

How To Make Cannabis-Infused Highness Hot Sauce

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Many of us can agree on liking our food with a kick – and even more of can agree on is the very best variety of hot sauce is Highness Hot Sauce. Highness Hot Sauce Prep time: 5 minutes Cycle time: About 1 hour Serving size: 1 ounceYield: about 4 cups Yield: About 4 cups Ingredients 1…

Meet Charlie Sheen OG, the “Tiger Blood” of Weed Strains – MERRY JANE

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MERRY JANE Meet Charlie Sheen OG, the “Tiger Blood” of Weed StrainsMERRY JANEOn the latest installment of Talking Buds, the MERRY JANE series where anthropomorphized strains speak for themselves, Charlie Sheen OG explains why its characteristics are perfect for hanging out and relaxing with friends or trying to get a good night … and more »…