Senator Kamala Harris introduces ambitious cannabis legalization plan

Anyone who is familiar with the cannabis industry has surely come across the contradictions that arise from the legal status of marijuana. Even as states across the U.S. legalize adult-use recreational cannabis, expand medical cannabis protections, and allow for cannabusiness to grow, cannabis users and producers come up against the unbudging federal regulations on cannabis. …

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Promising cannabis-derived medications for cancer patients

Cannabis has many promising uses for pain management and emerging research suggests that it can be a useful tool for cancer patients. Although cannabis is still categorized as a Schedule 1 substance by the federal government, cancer care providers and patients have found promising results using cannabis-based medicines. According to the American Cancer Society website,…

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Does cannabis affect women differently?

With the legalization of recreational weed, many more women are smoking or consuming cannabis. As noted in The Guardian’s well-researched article, “The Deadly Truth About a World Built for Men,” many standards like drug dosage information, seat heights and other safety mechanisms are designed for male bodies.  The idea that medication and drugs like cannabis…

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Organic Cannabis Makes a Difference

  Like any produce, cannabis is a plant grown for human use and consumption, and can be created with harmful, toxic pesticides. Again, like any produce, to ensure a plant grown without the use of pesticides, but in a controlled environment that keeps out bugs and nasties… is pretty costly. Despite the cost, I am…

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What You Need to Know About the FDA’s Public Hearing on CBD

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is tasked with protecting consumers from harmful foods, drugs, vaccines, cosmetics, medical devices, and more. On May 31, 2019, the agency held a public hearing on cannabidiol (CBD), the non-intoxicating chemical compound found in cannabis and hemp. Consumers, health professionals, scientists, manufacturers, and more industry insiders called for regulation…

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The Strains I’m Growing This Year

With Summer just on the horizon, I decided to start my annual Pacific Northwest outdoor grow. I decided to go with 4 very exciting strains this year and figured I’d take you along for the ride from start to finish. This will be my first installment with hopefully many more to come over the next…

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Can You Get Evicted for Legal Weed?

As any informed stoner knows, there are plenty of grey areas when it comes to cannabis regulation. Even after California legalized recreational adult-use marijuana with Prop. 64, adult users are prohibited from smoking or consuming weed in public – barring the cannabis consumption cafes slated to open in West Hollywood this summer – adults can…

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