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PotGuide – Hiking with Cannabis: Dos and Don’ts

“Burning one down while passing through some wilderness has been a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts since the days of dime bags and external frame backpacks. A nice trail toke can loosen up your limbs, get your head in the right place to relax, and is great for feeling that natural vibe. However, heading out into the woods for even a …

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Bloom & Oil’s Guide to Starting a Drug Reading Library

“There’s no better addiction than one to the written word! To suggest that reading is an addictive habit runs the risk of getting messy and fast. When we talk about addiction, our focus is overwhelmingly on substances, be they legal (nicotine, alcohol, tobacco), illicit (heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines) or somewhere in the middle, like cannabis. In all cases, however, the term …

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Sweet Jane – Can Cannabis Cut the Cramps?

“This natural pain reliever shows promise for some women, but more research is needed to confirm its soothing effects Midol. A hot bath. Extra sleep. A heating pad. An awareness of the moon cycles. What haven’t we tried to pepper the symptoms of lady pain? As cannabis becomes more mainstream, so do its medicinal uses including—you guessed it—subsiding pain associated …

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Mary Magazine – Jay-Z and Monogram Challenge National Drug Policy In New Campaign

“Shawn ‘JAY-Z’ Carter and his cannabis brand, MONOGRAM launch a nationwide awareness campaign focused on cannabis law. The out-of-home and digital series draws attention to the hypocrisy of current regulations governing cannabis throughout the United States, with shockingly factual headlines set against the backdrop of eight striking portraits of individuals who have been charged for cannabis-related offenses. With 45 years …

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High Times – House Members Call On Biden To Pardon Cannabis Convictions

“Members of Congress penned a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to pardon nonviolent cannabis offenders. President Joe Biden received a letter from 37 members of Congress on Thursday urging him to issue a blanket pardon for nonviolent offenders with convictions for federal marijuana crimes. The letter was led by Rep. Barbara Lee and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, the co-chairs of the Congressional …

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High Times – UFC Decides Marijuana No Longer Violates Anti-Doping Rules

“Under the new policy, MMA fighters will no longer be penalized for off-duty cannabis use. Mixed martial arts promoter Ultimate Fighting Championship and the United States Anti-Doping Agency announced on Thursday that marijuana would no longer be banned for fighters in most cases. UFC and USADA officials said that they have made significant changes ‘in the handling of cannabis and …

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Broccoli Report – The Weed Books Are Coming

“Back in 2018, Broccoli talked to a literary agent about making a weed book. That particular agent said that she didn’t see a market for it. Now, everyone reading this newsletter would’ve known in 2018 that the aforementioned literary agent was wrong, and an ever-expanding list of genre-spanning titles is quietly demonstrating that the market for cannabis-themed books may be broader …

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WeedWeek – Legalization “Might really be here”

“With Democrats set to control both houses of Congress, the cannabis world is giddy at the prospect of federal reform. But even with strong support from Democrats, and a smattering of Republicans, huge questions remain about what, if anything, will be accomplished in the legislatively. The first and most important question involves what’s possible. Is federal legalization on the table …