DRUG POLICY


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Long gone are the days of stale brownies and overcooked canna-cookies. It’s 2020, and we’ve entered an age of great cannabis & culinary innovation. Go ahead and give ‘marijuana edibles’ a quick search, but prepare to be overwhelmed. Sweet watermelon gummies, reefer root beer, quinoa and kush granola bites! Enough to make your mouth water […] The post 20 Recipes for DIY Edibles appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Last year, CBD sales in the U.S. were projected to grow by 706%. A pretty steep mark to hit until you take a pause to look around for a moment. There are CBD shots sitting next to the 5-hour Energy display. America’s fathers are popping post-yard work gummies. New CBD stores are opening at the […] The post THC vs. CBD: A Short Guide appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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At this point, it’s hard to question the validity of weed’s medical use. With 33 states acknowledging its medicinal applications and legalizing its use in that area, the need is clear. Health benefits of the plant range from seizure regulation to glaucoma treatment to – the highest reported reason for medical marijuana use – chronic […] The post Mental Illnesses and How They’re Affected by Weed appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Dosing the perfect amount of THC can be a trying process. How do you get the perfect buzz to manage your knee pain? How do you find the best high for a post-work unwind? Like with any medicine, there are variables that affect the treatment’s results – the user’s tolerance level, the method of consumption, […] The post What Happens to Your Body After Ingesting Different Levels of THC appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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The first major victory of the modern movement to legalize marijuana was won in 1996 when California voters passed Proposition 215, legalizing medical cannabis in the state. It’s easy to assume from that fact that marijuana had been criminalized in the United States since time immemorial. But not so! In fact, marijuana was legal across […] The post A Short History of Prohibiting Marijuana appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
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Whole Plant Expo today announced its seven-track conference program with more than 100 expert speakers including some of the biggest names in medical cannabis and hemp. Whole Plant Expo is a first-of-its-kind online event, bringing together an ecosystem of organizations and communities for a comprehensive examination of endocannabinology and the use of cannabinoids for medicine, […] The post Whole Plant Expo to Feature 7 tracks and more than 100 Speakers on Medical Cannabis appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Wed, Aug 19, 2020
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In an appeal with national implications, a petition has been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, demanding that the federal statute criminalizing marijuana, the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), be declared unconstitutional. The case,Washington v. Barr, was brought on behalf of five plaintiffs, including 14-year-oldlegalization activist Alexis Bortell, Iraq War Veteran Jose Belen, and nine-year old […] The post Petition filed with SCOTUS to Declare the Criminalization of Cannabis Unconstitutional appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Fri, Aug 14, 2020
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The Office of Community & Civic Life’s Social Equity & Educational Development (SEED) Grant Fund has announced its 2020 grant recipients. Six local organizations will receive a total of $548,000 to provide economic opportunity and education to communities disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition. The grant is funded from a portion of Measure 26-180 which directs […] The post City of Portland’s Cannabis Program Awards $548,000 to Reinvest in Communities Impacted by Prohibition appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Thu, Aug 13, 2020
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The Best Way to Cure Weed and Quickly Drying a Sample So you’ve just harvested your marijuana crop: the smells are divine, and the buds are looking fluffy, tipped with beautiful multicolored colas–that is the tip of the flowering bud. Your weed looks good enough to eat, but is it ready to smoke? Well, […] The post How to Cure Marijuana appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Tue, Aug 11, 2020
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The current state of and unacceptable practices within America’s prison system are two of the biggest social justice issues that come up when discussing the War on Drugs. The numbers regarding mass incarceration and the privatization of prisons are some of the most staggering statistics in the world, and the need for prison reform has […] The post Social Justice & The War On Drugs | Part 4: The Broken U.S. Prison System Demands Immediate Reform to Address Overcrowding and Social Injustice appeared first on The Weed Blog. [...]
Mon, Aug 10, 2020
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