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Product Designer Goes from Mainstream Consulting to Cannabis Storage

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When product designer Ed Kilduff’s Kickstarter campaign earned him ninety thousand dollars, he asked his supporters what they used the product for. “After coffee and tea, the most popular use was for weed,” says Kilduff. His invention, EVAK—the smell-proof, glass storage container that vacuum seals—was perfect for storing cannabis, and his next idea was born.…

Cannabis Season Week 8: Events and Dispensary Touring Continues

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Cannabis Season – Week 8 This week includes the Veterans BBQ on Sunday and the Memorial Day Sesh on Monday, both being held at the NW Cannabis Club.  On Friday Ms. Jeni Wren is performing at Barrio on SE Foster, and Saturday finds me attending a social consumption dinner at a private residence, compliments of…

The Lowdown on Nevada’s New Marijuana Laws

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Nevada is nearing the expected July 1st start date for it’s newly passed recreational/adult-use marijuana program and regulations.  Seemingly, cannabis advocates and consumers walked away from this year’s legislative session with more ups than downs, despite the social cannabis consumption bill not passing. A recent article from RJG goes over many of the new regulations,…

New Hampshire Decriminalization Law Awaits Governor’s Signature

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We have been following the proposed cannabis legislation in New Hampshire’s state Congress closely this session, and we are so glad that the decriminalization measure has passed through both the House and Senate! Now, we await the Governor’s decision on whether or not this will be signed into law. According to The Washington Times: Governor…

Family in Mexico Wins the Right to Import CBD for Medical Use

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As Mexico approaches full legalization of medical cannabis and research, one company has been a driving force. HempMeds Mexico helped tell the story of Raul Elizalde and his 11-year-old daughter Grace: A family in Mexico wins the right to import cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil to treat Grace’s severe epilepsy. The Elizalde family’s story spurred an…

Will Medical Cannabis End the Opioid Epidemic in the U.S.?

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The amount of deaths caused every year by opioid overdoses could be prevented with the use of medical cannabis.  This is a topic that The Weed Blog has been covering frequently as of late, as you can see here and here.  We have an increasingly serious opioid abuse problem in the U.S. Drug addiction has…

Watch What Happened When She Tried Medical Marijuana For Chronic Pain

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Kelsey Darragh had tried almost everything to stop the chronic pain caused by a neurological condition, but she had not tried medical cannabis, which begs the question: Did it work? Using the chronic to stop chronic pain If you’re at all familiar with BuzzFeed, you’ll probably know Kelsey Darragh, the “loud-mouthed, no-filtered, boss ass, bitch producer”…

5 Things You Can Do With Kief

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The main selling point of a four-piece grinder is their excellent ability to collect the trichomes of dried cannabis in its lowest compartment. So what happens when you open up that bottom tray and find it filled to the brim? Here are five ways you can take advantage of the high-THC form of cannabis known…

Have You Heard Of Delta-8-THC, The Other Psychoactive Cannabinoid?

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Did you know that delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is not the only psychoactive found in cannabis? Research suggests that a few of the cannabinoid’s closest relatives may also have some minor mind-warping effects. One of these compounds is delta-8-tetrahyrocannabinol (delta-8-THC). But, what is this obscure cannabinoid and what can it do? What is delta-8-tetrahyrocannabinol (delta-8-THC)? Photo credit…

Stoner barf: Yes, it’s a thing, and it’s way more common than you think – Sacramento Bee

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Sacramento Bee Stoner barf: Yes, it’s a thing, and it’s way more common than you thinkSacramento BeeMarijuana has long been lauded as a wonder drug for treating nausea and vomiting. Now, health experts say your pot may be making you sick. Emergency medicine physicians at UC Davis Medical Center said they’ve seen young, often college-age…

Can CBD Help With Loss Of Appetite?

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It’s common knowledge that THC helps bring out the munchies. We have probably all been to the drive-through one too many times after a smoke session with friends. Did you know that THC isn’t the only cannabinoid that can help keep you hungry? CBD, or cannabidiol, is another cannabinoid that could potentially boost appetite. For…

Pot groups: Let NJers smoke marijuana in public – New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

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New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio Pot groups: Let NJers smoke marijuana in publicNew Jersey 101.5 FM RadioWolski said that banning public use and limiting the marijuana consumption to private homes “just penalizes people for being poor.” For instance, homeless people would have nowhere to smoke it. People in subsidized housing could be kicked out for…

Revised marijuana bill to be debated on House floor this week – Boston Business Journal

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wwlp.com Revised marijuana bill to be debated on House floor this weekBoston Business JournalThe bill, which was revised after a similar bill was heavily criticized last week, is one of two intended to regulate the state’s new recreational marijuana industry now making their way through the Legislature. Sen. Pat Jehlen of Somerville already …House, Senate…

Taft resident gets 7 years for marijuana grow – Taft Midway Driller

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Taft Midway Driller Taft resident gets 7 years for marijuana growTaft Midway DrillerU.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd sentenced Juan Penaloza-Ramirez (Penaloza), 46, a native and citizen of Michoacán, Mexico, residing in Taft, Monday to seven years and three months in prison for conspiring to manufacture, distribute and possess with … – Click Here To Visit…

Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana – Leafly

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Leafly Mexico Legalizes Medical MarijuanaLeafly“The ruling eliminates the prohibition and criminalization of acts related to the medicinal use of marijuana and its scientific research, and those relating to the production and distribution of the plant for these purposes,” stated the Lower House of …Mexico Officially Legalizes Medical MarijuanaMarijuana.com all 2 news articles » – Click Here…

Florida health officials move forward with medical marijuana plans – Palm Beach Post

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Palm Beach Post Florida health officials move forward with medical marijuana plansPalm Beach PostLawmakers in 2014 and 2016 approved measures that allowed medical cannabis for limited groups of patients, including people with terminal illnesses. But the constitutional amendment approved in November could make marijuana available to hundreds of …What Florida medical marijuana will look like under…