6 September at 10:54

Coca Leaves, Much Maligned but What’s the Truth?

Coca is a sadly maligned drug, and it being illegal is as heinous as marijuana still being illegal in many jurisdictions. Coca for thousands of years was chewed by the inhabitants of the Andean mountains. Chewing coca leaves, with lime or baking soda releases small amounts of cocaine and other alkaloids. This gives the chewer [...]

23 August at 10:37

Cannabis and Schizophrenia- Does Cannabis Cause Schizophrenia?

Is there a connection between cannabis and schizophrenia? Are you afraid of trying medical marijuana or cannabis products, because you've heard that it could cause you to “go crazy”? A lot of experts on the subject, including mental health professionals have alleged that cannabis causes schizophrenia. Let's look at the facts. Cannabis and Schizophrenia- The [...]

18 August at 9:17

Charlotte’s Web CBD Oil

The story of “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White is an American story of overcoming obstacles through innovation and creativity. This story rings even more true when you hear about the story of little Charlotte in Colorado. Charlotte Figi is a young American girl with all the aspirations of any other little girl. She paints and [...]

15 August at 10:01

Accessing MMJ in New York and the High Cost of Doing So

High Cost of Medical Marijuana in New York State New York State finally legalized marijuana in 2016. It should be great news. But it isn’t. Any form of marijuana that can be smoked is illegal in New York. Medical marijuana is extremely expensive. The state has just a handful of dispensaries, so there’s not much [...]

7 August at 9:58

Lawyer Declares War on Florida’s Medical Pot Smoking Ban

Two attempts, three years and $11m later, Florida finally decided to give the green light to medical marijuana. Patients and campaigners across the country rejoiced when it became clear that Amendment 2 had passed, laying the groundwork for the state’s first genuinely accessible medical cannabis legislation. The only problem being that laying the groundwork was [...]

3 August at 9:36

Oregon’s Decriminalizes Drugs as DC Considers Bill to Legalize Cannabis

House Bill 2355 has passed both houses of the state legislature in Oregon and is expected to be signed into law by Governor Kate Brown. This decriminalizes heroin, cocaine, crystal meth, LSD, oxycodone, and MDMA. Possession of these in usable amounts is only a felony if someone has a prior felony conviction. While this is [...]

2 August at 10:06

Prohibition Related Violence Is Behind Mexico’s Legalization of Cannabis

The cartel related violence has again exploded this year in Mexico. Clearly the war on drugs is a war the Mexican government cannot win. Just as other governments have failed to eradicate drug use, including the American government, the government in Mexico is attempting to battle the cartels militarily, this ultimately escalated the conflict further. [...]

20 June at 4:18

Mexico Legalizes Medical Cannabis

In December 2016, the Mexican Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of passing medical cannabis laws. This was achieved with a yes vote wining by a margin of 98-7. On April 28th, 2017 legalization moved a step closer when the lower house voted 374-7 in favour of legalization. This just left the Mexican president to officially sign [...]

26 May at 12:38

Five Reasons Why Connecticut Should (and Probably Will) Legalize Pot

There’s much debate right now about which North American states will be the next to legalize recreational cannabis. The one thing that everybody knows for sure is that it is absolutely a case of when it happens, at opposed to if. There are already several potential proposals and measures being discussed behind closed doors and [...]

16 May at 1:00

Theresa May Won’t Legalise Because Cannabis is a Gateway Drug

British Prime Minister Theresa May, yesterday said that she will not be legalizing cannabis in the UK because she believes that cannabis can lead to mental health problems and acts as a gateway to Heroin use. This comes hot on the heels of the Liberal Democrats pledge to legalise cannabis if elected. Yesterday on a Facebook [...]

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