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Sat
27
Dec

Pot tourism grows in Colo. even as officials refuse to endorse it

Look all you want, and you'll find nary a marijuana tourism brochure at kiosks operated by Colorado's official travel bureaus.

Yet that institutional prohibition hasn't stopped thousands of cannabis tourists from visiting Colorado to experience the phenomenon of legal marijuana.

"This is just awesome," said Mike Goldstein of Staten Island, N.Y., who visited Denver with three friends in early December. "I think it should be legal everywhere. You raise taxes, and you take it out of the hands of organized crime."

Tue
23
Dec

3 Main Varieties of Cannabis

All cannabis technically originated from the “Cannabis Sativa” species, although it is widely accepted that there are 3 main varieties of cannabis species.

1. Cannabis Sativa

2. Cannabis Indica

3. Cannabis Ruderalis

Each is quite different from one another.

Cannabis Sativa 3varieties-1

Grows tall, anywhere from 5 to 25 feet high.They are easily recognized by their long, serrated, pointy, light green leaves.

Fri
19
Dec

Cannabis E-Cigarettes (AKA E-Joints) To Hit The UK On Christmas Day

The first legal cannabis e-cigarette could soon be landing on British soil. And when we say soon, we mean next Thursday - or so say the Metro.

The company behind the cannabis e-cigarette, KanaVape, claims that the vaporiser is perfectly legal due to the lack of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which is a chemical found in the drug.

THC is known for its mind-altering effects and can induce hallucinations and a change in thinking, as well as cause delusions.

Mon
15
Dec

Cannabis tourism: Travel to US pot spots on the rise

Move over, Amsterdam and Vancouver (sometimes known as “Vansterdam” for its notoriously loose, yet still illegal, pot culture): There’s a new plume of cannabis tourism locales on the rise in the U.S.

Amsterdam has long topped lists of destinations for travelers seeking legal recreational marijuana, but new laws across the U.S. are producing a fresh crop of hot pot spots.

Thu
11
Dec

New Studies Evaluate Cannabis Treatment in Epilepsy Patients

Studies presented at the American Epilepsy Society’s (AES) 68th Annual Meeting offer new insights into diverse patients’ experience with cannabidiol (CBD) for treatment of patients with various forms of epilepsy.

Although there have been many anecdotal reports regarding cannabis and its derivative CBD in the treatment of people with epilepsy, especially in very young children who severe forms of epilepsy, such as Lennox Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) or Dravet Syndrome (DS), there is little scientific evidence regarding its efficacy in this patient population. At the AES Annual Meeting, three new studies focused on the use of cannabis in epilepsy were featured to offer new insights.

Wed
10
Dec

CLEAR Daily News 10th December 2014

Daily digest of news from CLEAR Cannabis Law Reform

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Fri
05
Dec

Why Growing Marijuana Indoors Is a Major Environmental Problem

Environmental wariness and outdoor cultivation will be key for future legal marijuana production in Colorado.

When recreational marijuana use becomes legal in Colorado on January 1, medical retailers expect demand to increase by 400 per cent. Increasing supply to meet that demand will carry with it dramatic economic and environmental costs.

Thu
04
Dec

Bhang centers to replace pubs in Kerala

Has your holiday plan been affected by the recent alcohol ban imposed on Kerala? Well, you needn't worry now as the God's own country has found a simple solution. They'll be stirring up a storm with the help of God's own drink- bhang.Yes, you heard it right.

Mon
17
Nov

Can Zambia save its environment with marijuana?

Green party’s presidential candidate Peter Sinkamba is promising voters to cut country’s dependency on mining – by growing and exporting marijuana.

For decades, Zambia has staked its economic fortunes on copper mining. But when voters in this southern African nation go to the polls in January to select a new president, at least one candidate will be looking to send that tradition up in smoke.

Sat
15
Nov

The new strain of cannabis that could help treat psychosis

In an enormous glasshouse a few hours from London, there’s a powerful, unmistakable smell in the air: it’s the one that seems to cling to some surly teenagers and drifts around on the breeze at pop festivals. Here, 30,000 cannabis plants sway gently beneath giant fans and immensely bright lights. Only the remarkable uniformity of the plants – and the people walking round in lab coats – tells you the place isn’t some drug lord’s illicit cannabis factory.

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