A construction worker who spent a month in a Portland burn unit after being injured in a butane-fueled explosion in Astoria last fall has filed a lawsuit against the company that made the cannabis extract, the property owner and the … Read the articleThis post appeared first on http://www.oregonlive.com/marijuana/index.ssf/2017/01/burn_victim_in_astoria_explosi.html.
Archive for month: January, 2017
Former NBA player Stephen Jackson had quite an appearance on actor Michael Rapaport’s “I Am Rapaport” podcast last week, sharing anecdotes about smoking marijuana while with the Golden State Warriors.
Rapaport called Jackson “one of the best personalities in all … Read the articleThis post appeared first on http://www.oregonlive.com/nba/index.ssf/2017/01/stephen_jackson_says_he_played.html.
In legalized Nevada, marijuana smoking in public is still a revolutionary act—if your idea of raging against the machine is committing an “offense” that will barely raise an eyebrow among the people, while risking a $600 ticket from police.
As … Read the articleThis post appeared first on http://hightimes.com/?p=165616.
A report released this month by the Washington D.C.-based National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) confirmed something that many of us already knew: marijuana is effective at alleviating chronic pain.
Considering that, as a nation, we are in … Read the articleThis post appeared first on http://hightimes.com/?p=165617.
Canada has some of the most liberal marijuana laws on the planet, but there isn’t nearly enough cannabis in Canada for Dana Larsen.
The Vancouver, B.C.-area longtime marijuana activist and onetime dispensary owner is happy the country licenses medical-marijuana providers … Read the articleThis post appeared first on http://hightimes.com/?p=165614.
Marijuana legalization is becoming the great unifier in an otherwise polarized political landscape, a rare issue with bipartisan and widespread public support.
Libertarians have long supported legalization, and state-level reform along with a greater awareness of racial disparities in marijuana … Read the articleThis post appeared first on http://hightimes.com/?p=165611.
By now—just 10 calendar days into his first term—it’s well demonstrated that President Donald Trump will do whatever he wants whenever he wants—decorum, science and even basic Constitutional procedure be damned.
This has Colorado on its very best behavior and … Read the articleThis post appeared first on http://hightimes.com/?p=165609.
NEW YORK: A study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory revealed that legal indoor marijuana-growing operations are highly energy intensive, and are responsible for an alarming percentage of the nation’s total energy use. In California, the top-producing state, indoor cultivation … Read the articleThis post appeared first on mjnewsnetwork.com.
FLORIDA: A recent study commissioned by industry journal American Banker reveals that the nation’s four largest banks have opened accounts for pot shops and marijuana-related businesses. Conducted by MRB Monitor, a firm that helps financial institutions identify the risks associated … Read the articleThis post appeared first on mjnewsnetwork.com.