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Greenstate: Cannabis socials are the latest way to educate, medicate or exhilarate

Greenstate: Cannabis socials are the latest way to educate, medicate or exhilarate

Marijuana is recreationally legal in California but still carries an “only for stoners” stigma in some circles. Maybe not for long.On a recent Friday night, Twin Peaks real estate agent Shelly Sutherland invited two dozen friends for a happy hour featuring alcohol-free cocktails laced with pomegranate seeds and cannabis-infused tea — not to get high, but to get highly educated about cannabis and its potential for health, wellness and, yes, even the giggles.

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The Stranger: What We Can Learn from the Man Who Ate Cannabis and Had a Meltdown High Above the Pacific Ocean

The Stranger: What We Can Learn from the Man Who Ate Cannabis and Had a Meltdown High Above the Pacific Ocean

The case is closed against Joseph D. Hudek IV, the 24-year-old man who had a meltdown on a Delta flight last July shortly after the plane took off from Seattle Tacoma International Airport. According to court records, he incited a brawl on the Beijing-bound flight that involved flight attendants getting punched, bottles of wine being broken over peoples' heads, and Hudek attempting to open an airplane door 30,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean.

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Safe Access Now: Cannabis Safety

Safe Access Now: Cannabis Safety

Cannabis and the psychoactive cannabinoid, THC, both have an excellent safety profile. The Drug Awareness Warning Network Annual Report, published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), contains a statistical compilation of all drug deaths which occur in the United States. According to this report, there has never been a death recorded from the use of cannabis.

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Sex CBD and Science: How Do Women Best Experience Orgasms?

Sex CBD and Science: How Do Women Best Experience Orgasms?

As Valentine's Day approaches, it's a great time to be a man and a woman.  But there's a problem...

When researches asked over 5,000 women to report on their orgasms, it found a sad gap in the joy of the opposite sex.  While men reported having orgasms 95% of the time, woman reported in as low as 50%! 

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Green Flower Media: How to Avoid Bad Medical Cannabis Products

Green Flower Media: How to Avoid Bad Medical Cannabis Products

While all cannabis consumers deserve safe products, those who rely on the herb for medical treatment have reason to be picky.

The cannabis industry has often been described as “the new wild west”. There are more medical cannabis products available than ever before, with new brands entering the marketplace seemingly every day.

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Habu Health: Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy

Habu Health: Cannabis Needs a New Taxonomy

Strain names are detrimental to the progress of the cannabis industry. Let’s dig in to this issue by looking at the story of a woman, who we will call Lydia:

At 49, Lydia has finally succumbed to the suggestions of her family, and decided to try cannabis to manage her chronic back pain. She has avoided cannabis ever since having a terrible experience with it in college, but believes her family when they say that cannabis medicine has evolved. Given the vast variety of products these days, the right strain is out there, somewhere.

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Habu Health: Dear Trump Administration: If Cannabis Laws Tighten, the Opioid Crisis will Only Get Worse

Habu Health: Dear Trump Administration: If Cannabis Laws Tighten, the Opioid Crisis will Only Get Worse

Today, Sean Spicer had the audacity to insinuate that recreational cannabis use is somehow “encouraging people” to use opioids.

This statement obviously reflects the outdated and unsubstantiated "gateway" theory (that cannabis use “opens the door” to using more harmful illegal drugs). It also flies in the face of a wealth of scientific studies that show the complete opposite of what he is suggesting.

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Greeley Gallery: How Alternative Facts Fuel America’s Marijuana Laws

Greeley Gallery: How Alternative Facts Fuel America’s Marijuana Laws

Harry Anslinger, the first commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, made it his mission to rid the U.S. of all drugs, including marijuana. He’s the man behind The Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 which set America on the fast track to a complete ban on marijuana. The guy’s influence is all over the restrictive marijuana laws that Americans live with today.

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