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“Magic Mushrooms” for Psychological Health

Half a century ago, people began regularly using hallucinogens such as LSD and “magic mushrooms” recreationally. Almost immediately after, scientists started studying their effects and found clues that they may treat psychological problems including...
Florida Amendment 2

Amendment 2 is law. But most Floridians still have to wait to get medical...

The passage of Amendment 2 by an overwhelming margin in November changed Florida’s constitution to allow more people to use higher-strength medical marijuana as of Tuesday. But don’t expect to be able to ask...
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Transformer Tubes – 21st Century Bongmaking

You might have thought Plastic or Acrylics Bongs were a thing of old hippy tales. Well thanks to our friends at Transformer Tubes, the acrylic bong has made a comeback, but with a 21st...
Feds barred from prosecuting Medical Marijuana Patients

Court Bars Feds From Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Cases

A federal appeals court on Tuesday banned the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana cases if no state laws were broken.A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco...
Nashville Decriminalizes Marijuana

Nashville Metro Council approves marijuana decriminalization bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Metro Council on Tuesday passed a major change to marijuana ordinances. Tuesday night Metro Council approved the third vote to cut punishment for small pot possession. The vote was 35 yes,...
Is 2016 the year for medical marijuana legalization?

Will Ohio legalize medical marijuana in 2016?

COLUMBUS — After Ohio voters resoundingly defeated an ill-formed effort to legalize marijuana last fall, everyone started talking about "doing something" on medical marijuana.The idea was popular with voters: As many as 90 percent of Ohioans...
New Hampshire marijuana

Why some New Hampshire veterans can’t get medical marijuana

During a tour in Iraq, Infantryman Jeremy Sparks’s Army convoy was driving over a bridge when the entire structure collapsed. “We just dropped, it was like something out of a cartoon,” Sparks said. The 40-year-old...
Cannabis Church

Cannabis Church to hold first service, combats marijuana stigma

LANSING -- A non-denominational church eager to combat the stigma often associated with marijuana use plans to hold Sunday its first service that's welcome to all.The First Cannabis Church of Logic and Reason is scheduled to...
Tasmania Medical Marijuana

Tasmanian medicinal cannabis program opens

Tasmanians will have access to medicinal cannabis when the state government’s Controlled Access Scheme starts on Friday. From September 1 medical specialists will be able to prescribe medical cannabis products for patients where conventional treatments...
CanniMed Oil

CanniMed receives approval from Health Canada to sell cannabis oil

SASKATOON – CanniMed Ltd. announces Tuesday that Health Canada has given it the go ahead to begin selling edible cannabis oil. Registered patients can already start placing orders.The company, just east of Saskatoon, said...