A new study from Washington State University is exploring the differences in cannabis sensitivities based on gender. When analyzing male and female rats’ reactions to cannabis, research has shown that female rats are 30% more sensitive to the pain relieving qualities of THC than their male counterparts. Also the study showed that the female rats developed a higher tolerance to the THC at a faster rate than the male rats.
A new report has come out by GreenWave saying that we could see marijuana legalized for recreational or medical use by 2021. When I read this Tuesday morning I was shocked. That’s only 4 years away? Are we really that close? Could this really be happening? Well it looks like a very good possibility. So far 28 states have legalized marijuana for medicinal use. Last year Maine, California, Massachusetts, and
Cannabis Takes Center Stage At SXSW 2017 If you aren’t familiar with South By Southwest(SXSW) then you are seriously missing out. This conference brings all of the best things to Austin for about 2 weeks. Downtown Austin, TX becomes a combination of tech conference, education conference, frat party, food festival, and music and film festival for 2 weeks. It is one big party/conference. Every day you bust your ass covering
Texas Joins States That Say Time Is Better Spent Fighting Crime In an article from last week we focused on the states to watch for marijuana law reform in 2017. Texas was on that list. They have already started to introduce decriminalization law reform which is a step in the right direction, and they definitely seem to be on their way to legalization. You can read more about that here.
Tumbleweed Express Is The Country’s First Drive Thru Dispensary Parachute, CO, is making history by opening the first ever drive-thru dispensary. Tumbleweed Express is causing a lot of commotion with it’s location coming soon to Parachute. The news became known last week that this Western Colorado town would be allowing the state’s first ever drive-thru pot shop. Opening in a former car wash, Tumbleweed Express is set to open in March.
You Won’t Believe How Much Pot It Takes To Kill You Yes. Well Kinda. Okay we’re lying, the answer is “not exactly”. Let me explain. Marijuana was finally given a lethal dose amount recently. And while, yes, there is a lethal dose of marijuana, I don’t see anyone overdosing anytime soon. So what is the magic number for cannabis casualty? 1,500 LBS in 15 MINUTES! I have to say that
Border Patrol Intercepts Marijuana Catapult Some stories you read and think, “This is made up….right?”, but no, this isn’t made up. You can’t make this up. US Border Patrol agents in Arizona seized and dismantled a catapult that was allegedly used to fling at least 47 lbs of marijuana over the border wall from Mexico to the US. This homemade catapult was discovered on February 10, 2017, on the Mexican
November was huge for the legalization. Even though we were all glued to the internet or tv watching the results of the presidential election, 7 states were legalizing marijuana in some form or another. I know we all expected California to be the first to legalize for recreational since they were the first state to legalize medicinal marijuana. But they did get it passed this November, along with Maine, Massachusetts
Is The New Attorney General Going To Be A Problem For Marijuana Users? I’m assuming most of you aren’t like me. I was born and raised in the bible belt so I’ve been surrounded by people like Jeff Sessions all my life. Being raised in a Southern Baptist town where everyone knows everyone else’s secrets isn’t easy. And it’s really not easy if you are a hippie free spirit who
A History Lesson On Why Cannabis Is Illegal So I’m sure many of us have asked this question more than once, but why is weed illegal? What made it illegal? With the focus turning more and more to legalizing cannabis as many states pass laws to allow either medical or recreational, I couldn’t help but wonder why it was illegal to begin with. I know it might be hard to