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Vice News – Cannabis Is Officially a Medicine, Following Historic UN Vote

“The vote to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is set to spark a rise in research and medical access. A historic vote at the United Nations today finally recognised the medicinal value of cannabis – a plant that has been used therapeutically for thousands of years. After a recommendation from experts at …

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Merry Jane – Puff Puff Pass: NFL Players Smoking Weed

“Puff, pass, score! With the NFL wising up and chilling out on their weed rules, here’s a look at some gridiron greats who strongly advocate going green — and why. People forget that football players love weed. In fact, so many pro-ballers use the plant — and are vocal about it — that NFL players have become pop culture’s newest …

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High Times – NORML Publishes Open Letter To Presidential Candidates To Pledge Marijuana Reform

“The leading cannabis advocacy group, NORML, is urging both presidential candidates to commit to legalization. The country has evolved on marijuana policy. Polls show large swaths of the country now favor legalization, an attitude that dovetails with a wave of states and cities that have either ended prohibition or embraced decriminalization. But despite a decade of progress, this year’s presidential election …

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Press Democrat – Cannabis sales soar during pandemic as purveyors scramble to adjust retail, delivery operations

“When Sonoma County’s initial stay-at-home order landed March 17, some local cannabis dispensaries were confused. The regulated industry has evolved a particular expertise operating within legal and legislative gray areas in its recent past, and here was one more knot to untangle. Gov. Gavin Newsom, in ordering Californians to adhere to a set of safety guidelines in an effort to …

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High Times – The Ultimate Stoner Convenience Store Guide

“Get overwhelmed when you enter a 7-Eleven or gas station? We created this for you. Perhaps this has happened to you: you’ve just finished off a joint. Maybe the edible has just hit. Or perhaps you’ve just put down your bong, or vape pen, or whatever other space-aged weed tech has just the shelves. There’s only one thing on your …

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Did The Founding Fathers Smoke Weed?

“America wouldn’t be America without the Founding Fathers, but did they have a little bit of fun on the side? America was founded in 1776 by a group of leaders who united and created a new form of government, that would then go on to initiate the revolutionary War and fight for America’s independence from the reigns of Great Britain. …

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Merry Jane: Cannabis Can Increase Intimacy and Reduce Anxiety During Sex, New Study Finds

“Several studies have found that cannabis can help increase intimacy during sex, but this is the first study to exclusively focus on LGBTQ+ subjects. Cannabis can increase intimacy during sex by reducing anxiety or feelings of shame, according to a new study recently published in the Culture, Health, & Sexuality journal. Over the past decade, a number of studies have found that cannabis can increase …

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COVID may slow down permitting process for cannabis business hopefuls

“Strong online sales are a bright spot for the industry While COVID-19 has slowed down countless industries and even put a few — such as the tourism industry — to a temporary grinding halt, it’s also slowed down the local cannabis industry, making the already sluggish permitting process even slower and making it difficult for new businesses to come to …

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MG Magazine: NBA Expected to Return in July without Cannabis Testing for Players

“As the National Basketball Association (NBA) prepares to resume its season after an abrupt pause due to COVID-19, testing for cannabis will remain on hiatus. All of the twenty-two teams returning (the eight worst performing teams this season will not be playing) will play their games in Orlando, Florida, at Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex in order to limit …