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City Officials, Industry Professionals, and Activists work together on Social Cannabis Consumption in Oregon

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Cannabis consumption has been happening in social settings ever since humans began to interact with the plant. However, with so many states coming online with recreational/adult-use cannabis laws, it brings the discussion about social cannabis consumption to a whole new level.  You may recall what a close vote the city of Denver had this year…

Cannabis and Comedy Converge at The Gateway Show

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The Gateway Show is a comedy show based in Seattle and began a few years ago.  I had not heard about this comedy show until recently, and got to attend my first (of what I hope will be many) a few months ago and laughed so hard I cried!  This show is a fairly typical…

Product Review: The Aurora Vape Pen

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As I mentioned in a previous post, while attending CannaCon in Seattle I managed to snag an Aurora vape pen from Dr. Dabber.  Since I do a lot of walking, and consume most of my cannabis in a solitary fashion, having a large dab rig around the house isn’t my first choice.  I am constantly…

Why Is Alcohol Legal But Not Marijuana?

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It’s no secret that history repeats itself, it’s just not always obvious while it’s actually happening. Case in point: America’s seemingly endless war on marijuana can trace its roots directly to the prohibition era, which was a spectacular disaster in every way.  This is a topic that TWB has posted about before, and also one that…

North Dakota Debates Medical Marijuana Program Implementation

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Medical marijuana has been officially legalized in North Dakota since the passage of Measure 5 (also called the North Dakota Compassion Care Act) last November. However, now the implementation and regulation is being debated and has been since early this year. After the election results, an 81-page bill called the North Dakota Compassion Care Act in the ND…

Scrogging For Beginners

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If you are familiar with any growing methods for maximizing the growing season of marijuana plants, then you may have already heard about scrogging. The term comes from “ScrOG,” which technically stands for “screen of green.” Scrogging is intended to get the most (and highest quality) growth and yield from within one growing season. The…

21 Times Karl Kronic Had The Dopest Buds On Instagram

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If you haven’t discovered the magic of Karl Kronic‘s Instagram yet, you’re missing out big time. His level of cannabis photography is almost unbeatable on the platform. From amazing kief shots to the most purple buds you’ve ever seen, Mr. Kronic has you covered. Here are twenty-one of our favorite photos from his Instagram. 1. Green machine We…

Revolutionary New THC-Infused Gum Will Provide Pain Relief For Patients

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When it comes to any form of cannabis use, the method makes a difference. AXIM Biotech have announced they are working with a US-based drug company to develop cannabis chewing gum for chemotherapy and AIDS patients. Weed gum? Photo credit While it sounds like the best edible ever, this product is for medical patients. AXIM Biotech will infuse…

5 Reasons Why It’s Smarter To Buy And Grow Feminized Cannabis Seeds

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There are a ton of great reasons to buy autoflowering and feminized cannabis seeds. However, to get seeds that really perform, you have to find a great breeder. Crop King Seeds is a cannabis seed bank that specializes in feminized and autoflowering seeds, and their expertise can certainly save you a substantial chunk of change.…

Cannabis Saved This Teenage Boy From Dying Of Cancer

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In 2013, young Deryn Blackwell was moved to hospice and wasn’t far from his deathbed. In fact, he was so sick and full of pain that he became addicted to his anti-nausea medication. But when it came time for his mom to decide that enough was enough, she soon discovered a treatment that would save her son’s…

More time sought by residents to consider medical marijuana plan in Holyoke, though no opposition voiced – MassLive.com

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MassLive.com More time sought by residents to consider medical marijuana plan in Holyoke, though no opposition voicedMassLive.com3/28/17 – HOLYOKE – Whitney Simmons of Springfield, Massachusetts speaks in favor of a proposal by GTI Massachusetts NP Corp. to open a medical marijuana cultivation and processing facility at 28 Appleton St. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in…

California Leads Nation in Legal Marijuana Sales – SF Weekly

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SF Weekly California Leads Nation in Legal Marijuana SalesSF WeeklyLiterally anyone age 21 or over can buy marijuana in Colorado and Washington, and this has been well-known for years. California, despite the passage of Prop. 64 legalizing recreational cannabis use, still weeds out most buyers by requiring they have a …Massachusetts approves $300k for marijuana start-up…

VT House delays vote on legalizing marijuana – BurlingtonFreePress.com

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BurlingtonFreePress.com VT House delays vote on legalizing marijuanaBurlingtonFreePress.comMONTPELIER – The Vermont House of Representatives has delayed a vote on marijuana legalization as Democratic leaders agreed to send the bill to another round of reviews. The additional scrutiny is focused on preventing teen marijuana use. Rep.Is legal marijuana in Vt. going up in smoke? – WCAX.COM…

The market's first marijuana-themed ETF could start trading next week – MarketWatch

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MarketWatch The market’s first marijuana-themed ETF could start trading next weekMarketWatchThe first exchange-traded fund with a marijuana focus, the Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, has been conditionally approved for listing by the Toronto Stock Exchange. It is scheduled to debut on April 5 under the ticker symbol HMMJ … and more » – Click Here…

Medical marijuana bill moves forward in state House – Sun Sentinel (blog)

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Sun Sentinel (blog) Medical marijuana bill moves forward in state HouseSun Sentinel (blog)One of six plans to regulate medical marijuana moved forward in the state House on Tuesday after the first hearing for any of the plans. The bill includes some of the strictest controls on Florida’s nascent medical marijuana industry of any plan …House…

Early use of marijuana can increase its negative health impacts – Science Daily

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5newsonline.com Early use of marijuana can increase its negative health impactsScience DailyWith new legislation imminent in Canada, marijuana is a hot topic these days. Those who smoke it may be cheering. Those who’ve never tried it may be thinking, why not? And those looking to make a business out of it are grappling with how…