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November 8, 2019

The Roll-Up #113: Vitamin E oil and Honey Cut

Uncategorized Bruce BarcottNovember 8, 2019   Share   Print A jar of Honey Cut obtained on Craigslist for testing by SC Labs in Sept. 2019. The vape juice cutting agent consisted of 95% tocopheryl-acetate. Industrial chemicals manufacturers warn against inhaling the substance. (Courtesy of SC […]
November 8, 2019

PTSD-Related Suicides Among Veterans Are Rising. Experts Believe Cannabis Can Help.

Numerous organizations, parks, and college campuses across the country have announced they will display 22 U.S. flags this year for Veteran’s Day. Thousands will take up the 22 Push-Up Challenge or hang 22 dog tags on Witting Trees, named for the definition of witting: a […]
November 8, 2019

How Vietnam veterans expanded America’s cannabis strains

Alana ArmstrongNovember 8, 2019   Share   Print (AP) Veterans in the U.S. and Canada are becoming increasingly open to trying cannabis when first-line drugs aren’t working. But their governments aren’t making it easy. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs still refuses to prescribe it, […]
November 8, 2019

Vape injury update: CDC confirms vitamin E acetate as ‘very strong culprit’

HealthIndustry David DownsNovember 8, 2019   Share   Print On Nov. 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Aug. 30 Leafly findings of a new, toxic cutting agent in the illicit THC vape cart supply chain—vitamin E acetate. Above, a woman using a […]
November 7, 2019

Hash Hostage: Geopolitical Dispute Traps American Woman In Russian Prison

An American woman returning to her home in Israel from yoga training in India remains detained in a prison outside Moscow, facing a disproportionately harsh sentence on a trumped-up cannabis smuggling charge that many believe is politically motivated.  Naama Issachar, 26, a Fair Lawn, New […]
November 7, 2019

5 Facts Veterans Need to Know About the VA and Cannabis

Jeff Staker faced chronic pain after his service in the Persian Gulf in the 1990s. His doctors at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) relied on opioids to manage that pain. In a recent interview with Weedmaps News, Staker, an Indiana native, said he […]
November 7, 2019

Drake is launching a Canadian cannabis brand

Champagne Papi is venturing into the regulated cannabis business. Partnering with Canopy Growth, Drake’s More Life Growth Company joins the licensed producer’s roster of celebrity cannabis brands like Seth Rogen’s Houseplant, and Snoop Dogg’s Leafs By Snoop. “When we first began talks with Drake we […]
November 6, 2019

Unlicensed Psychologist Dr. Phil Claims Weed Makes You Violent and Lowers IQ

Unlicensed television psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw claimed on an episode of his talk show last week that cannabis use can make people violent and cause a drop in IQ scores. McGraw made his claims during a segment about an 11-year-old boy named JJ whose mother […]
November 6, 2019

Why ‘Good Girls Get High’ is a bad movie

Dante JordanNovember 6, 2019   Share   Print (Courtesy of Alloy Entertainment) Ever smoke a joint then purposely attempt to ruin your life? Me neither, but apparently the creators of Good Girls Get High think it’s a real thing. Opening November 8 in theaters and […]
November 6, 2019

Wisconsin Lawmakers File Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Wisconsin lawmakers filed a bill on Oct. 30, 2019, to decriminalize marijuana possession. The legislation, introduced by Reps. David Crowley (D) and Shelia Stubbs (D), would decriminalize possession of up to 28 grams, which amounts to about one ounce. Currently, possession is treated as a […]