Cannabis In The News

Middle-Aged Parents More Likely to Smoke Weed Than Their Teenaged Kids

THEWASHINGTONPOST – Smoking weed is often seen as an indulgence reserved for the young and the reckless: kids get high, in the popular imagination, but by and large their parents don’t. But new federal data show a stunning reversal of that age-old stereotype. Middle-aged Americans are now slightly more likely …

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Cannabis Tampons to Ease Cramps

WOMANSDAY – Your period can cause all sorts of discomfort, not least of which is stomach cramping. But now there’s an alternative to downing ibuprofen by the handful: Foria, the makers of marijuana lube, have introduced cannabis vaginal suppositories to help ease the pain. Doctors …

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Where Does Donald Trump Stand on Cannabis?

LEAFLY – At the Republican National Convention this week, Donald J. Trump will be officially crowned the party’s presidential candidate. With the possibility of a Trump presidency becoming very, very real, cannabis advocates are naturally curious about just what that would mean for legalization efforts. …

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Washington State Surpasses $1 Billion In Retail Marijuana Sales

THEDAILYCHRONIC.NET – Licensed retail facilities in Washington state have sold over $1 billion in marijuana flowers and cannabis-infused products since regulators began first permitting such sales two years ago. Data compiled by the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board reports that legal sales have now yielded …

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DEA’s Hypocritical Marijuana Decision Ignores The Evidence

FORBES.COM – Do you know where caffeine comes from? What about acetylsalicylic acid, otherwise known as aspirin? How about digitalis? If you said “plants,” you get a gold star. Many plants make caffeine, the active ingredient in aspirin derives from willow bark, and digitalis, along …

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Oregon Man Finds Portable Toilet Filled with Pot

SEATTLEPI.com (AP) — Police in the southern Oregon community of Rogue River say a man walking through a park discovered a portable toilet filled with marijuana plants. The agency posted a photo on social media Wednesday, saying it’s the largest seizure of pot the department …

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Poll shows 1 in 8 US adults say they smoke marijuana

CNN – The percentage of American adults who say they smoke weed has nearly doubled in three years, according to a new Gallup poll. Among those who participated in the survey, one in eight — 13% — reported current marijuana use, and 43% said they …

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6 States Could Legalize Pot This Fall

DAILYCALLER.COM – Six states will be voting on marijuana legalization in November. California, Maine, Nevada and Massachusetts will be voting on the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, while Florida and Arkansas will be voting on whether or not the allow medical marijuana in the fall. …

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