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University of Texas Study Shows Medical Marijuana Innocent Of Increasing Crime

  • Big Buddha
  • April 9, 2014
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The enactment of medicinal cannabis laws is not associated with any rise in statewide criminal activity and may even be related to reductions in incidences of violent crime, according to data published online in the journal PLoS ONE.

Minnesota Mom Rips Gov. Dayton: Stop Blocking Access to Medical Marijuana

  • Big Buddha
  • April 2, 2014
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It’s hard to watch, but should be impossible to ignore. In this YouTube video, a righteously fierce Minnesota mom lights up Gov. Mark Dayton for denying access to medicinal cannabis, and its valuable cannabinoids. Denying medical marijuana to the state’s sick and suffering; like her 5-year-old son.

Ace of Spades Cannabis Seed Strain Review

  • Blake Baked
  • March 21, 2014
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Much like Lemmy from Motorhead, this mostly Indica (60/40) strain of weed – known as Ace of Spades – hits loud, hard, and fast…leaving the patient bouncing between its Indica couch lock and Sativa creativity.

New Research Shows Inhaled Cannabis Mitigates Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

  • Big Buddha
  • March 17, 2014
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New Israeli research shows that inhaling (smoking or vaporizing) natural whole-plant cannabinoids can provide symptomatic relief in patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease or PD. Per the the journal Clinical Neuropharmacology, observational trial data released in the spring 2014 edition, shows that inhaled marijuana helped PD patients within minutes of ingesting natural cannabis.

Traveler Tips: Five CBD Strains That Calm Anxiety

  • Big Buddha
  • March 5, 2014
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How many anxious pot smokers have dreamt of traveling to that distant surf break, or visiting a long-lost relative only to have their plans changed at the last minute by an unrelenting anxiety over their fear of traveling? These deep-rooted anxieties can easily manifest themselves as a fear of flying; a subconscious angst over encountering the unknown. The anxious mind spins out of control, running plane crash scenarios witnessed on the News, keeping the would-be traveler in a tight grip of fear – they envision being captured in a “worst-case scenario.”

The Nation’s Capital Decriminalizes Adult Cannabis Possession

  • Blake Baked
  • March 4, 2014
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The District of Columbia Council approved a bill 10-1 Tuesday that decriminalizes possession of small amounts of cannabis in the nation’s capital. D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray has voiced support for the bill and is expected to sign it promptly.

Hidden Value: The High-rise View of America’s Pot Market

  • Blake Baked
  • February 21, 2014
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Blowing minds with financial data in the second edition of the state of legal marijuana markets report (LMMR), an estimated $1.43 billion worth of legal pot was sold in 2013, a figure which is expected to increase by nearly 64% over the next 12 months, to a coffer stuffing $2.34 billion. For comparison’s sake, the international data Corp. said that the smart phone market will increase 21.4% in the US from 2012 to 2013.

Cannabis Law Reform; 28 States are Considering It - Is Yours One Of Them?

  • Blake Bake
  • February 12, 2014
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Nearly 30 states, and the District of Columbia are considering marijuana law reform legislation this year, including bills that cover legalization for adults, decriminalization, medical marijuana and hemp.  Some states have a variety of reform bills simultaneously pending such as Arizona which is considering legalization and decriminalization, and Pennsylvania which is considering legalization as well as medical marijuana legislation.  Here’s a quick breakdown:

Super 'Buzz Kill' Bowl: Seahawks Crush Bronco's In 2014 NFL "Bud Bowl" Showdown

  • Big Buddha
  • February 3, 2014
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With blunts of Indica lit, Seattle's football fans went wild as they celebrated their chronic win over the Denver Bronco's in Super Bowl XXLVIII - firing up Seattle's first major sports championship in over three decades.

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