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    Floridians Went Through 22,000 Pounds of Marijuana Flower in Just Six Months

    That’s over 2.8 Million eights. Medical cannabis patients in Florida have embraced the addition of smokable products to their purchasing options, with more than 22,000 pounds of the product sold in less than six months. By comparison, that figure is more than three times the quantity of all medical marijuana sold in Ohio during the first 12 months of sales in that state. Florida lawmakers repealed the state’s ban on sales of smokable medical marijuana in March […] More

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    High Times Set to Open Dispensaries in 2020

    High Times, the storied 45-year-old publication that advocates for the legalization of cannabis, is hanging out its shingle and getting into the actual pot business. “Now we’re not talking about touching the plant, per se. But the last stages before it reaches a consumer, so delivery, retail, and of course just continuing to connect consumers to the great cannabis brands that are out there,” said the company’s CEO, Stormy Simon, in an interview with Yahoo […] More

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    Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Makes People Have More Sex

    Legalizing medical marijuana appears to encourage people to have more sex, according to a recent study. “We find that [medical marijuana laws] cause an increase in sexual activity,” researchers from the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University concluded. That’s not the only related effect, however, as the study also determined that there’s a decrease in the use of contraceptives and an increase in the number of births following the enactment of medical cannabis policies. […] More

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    A Schoolteacher Veteran in Florida is Losing His Job for Treating His Combat PTSD with Medical Marijuana

    A Florida teacher is in a battle to save his job because he uses medical marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. Michael Hickman is so highly regarded he was recently promoted to a dean at Belleview High School. But before his life as teacher, Hickman was a Marine who served in Desert Storm. Hickman’s attorney said his client suffers from PTSD and was “prescribed medical marijuana by a licensed physician according to the […] More

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    Carlos Guillermo Smith files House companion to legalize cannabis for adult-use

    Hours after Sen. Jeff Brandes filed an adult-use cannabis bill, a House Democrat filed his own. Story courtesy of Florida Politics and Janelle Irwin Taylor Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, an Orlando Democrat, filed his bill to legalize cannabis (HB 1389) late Monday. It’s nearly identical to Brandes’ bill (SB 1860.) Brandes is a Republican. Both bills would legalize cannabis for adults, regardless of medical status, to possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis with up […] More

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    New Bill Will Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana and Open Up Licensing for Small Business

    New bill would legalize adult-use marijuana, using current medical storefronts to make the sales. Sen. Jeff Brandes‘ bill (SB 1860) would allow adults, regardless of medical status, to possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis flower or marijuana products with up to 2 grams of THC. The bill also establishes new licenses for cultivation, transportation, processing and retailing while allowing for wholesale transactions between growers and retailers – essentially establishing a horizontal marketplace. “For me […] More

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    ‘Purple Haze’ From Medical Marijuana Grow Glows Over Snowflake

    Navajo County posted a surprising photo to their Facebook on Friday showing a bright purple sky over Snowflake, Arizona. The landscape, with shades of pink and purple across clouds in the sky and a blanket of white snow on the ground, looks more like a video game than real life. The hue is thanks to lights from nearby marijuana farm Copperstate Farms. It was visible for miles, according to the post. “The purple glow is […] More

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    Rolling a Joint Isn’t What It Used To Be

    Twisting one up may be giving way to packing a fatty. Cones are gaining in popularity among cannabis consumers. The reason is likely how easy they are to fill and smoke. It’s really hard to mess up a cone. No licking involved (sorry). You just grind, scoop and pack. But Nurse Colleen adds another little surprise. Some of us like a little more THC in our flower and the best way to add it is […] More

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    How Long Does Weed Stay In Your System?

    An age-old question for many cannabis consumers has been, how long does cannabis stay in my system? There are several different answers to this question, and no one answer is right or wrong.  How Long Does Weed stay in the System of an Athlete?The short answer for “how long does weed stay in my blood” is anywhere between 10 to 30 days. Many different factors determine how long cannabis will stay in your system. The More […] More

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    Drs. Lawrence Loh and Jasleen Grewal of the University of Toronto are calling on doctors to advise people against making their own edibles or using illicit products, over fears they may contain too much weed; individuals could be poisoned by pesticide residues; or accidentally consume other drugs, such as narcotics, that illicit products could be contaminated with.  Doctors Loh and Grewal are also concerned that some people may be unaware that it can take longer for the […] More

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    Elon Musk’s Got Jokes About Marijuana After Tesla’s Stock Hits $420

    The man who invented landing rockets and the electric car, Telsa CEO Elon Musk found it really amusing when his company’s stock hit $420 per share. First he replied to a Bloomberg Markets tweet showing the stock price like this… And then a few minutes later, this jem… Can someone please get this guy to build us a solar powered, smart, self-driving Tesla RV? It doesn’t have to fly Elon (but that would be cool), […] More

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