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Marijuana Tourism in Colorado

With the passage of Amendment 64, Colorado became the first state in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana for adults and to also provide a retail system for cannabis sales.  Many states followed soon after and are applying the model for themselves. Laws took effect January 1, 2014 and undoubtedly attracted marijuana enthusiasts eager to sample some of the best ... Read More »

Common Myths of Legal Marijuana

For decades, there has always been a negative stigma about cannabis. As the 1930 brought various “brainwashing” propaganda about marijuana and it’s evil ways, so did a long lasting negative stigma carry on all the way to the modern day; the stereotype that marijuana smokers are pot heads, stoners, dirty hippies, lazy, no job, stupid and unsavory. Today, the stigma still ... Read More »

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Legalized Marijuana Sales

Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts and Colorado: Recreational drug users and free market capitalists: rejoice! After years of red tape and bureaucratic feet-dragging, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska, Maine, Massachusetts and Colorado have taken important steps in loosening the reigns on the sale of recreational marijuana. Colorado and Washington were the first governments to give businesses the green light to begin ... Read More »

This is what the coffeeshop-culture in The Netherlands is like

Almost everyone associates The Netherlands, and Amsterdam in particular, with coffeeshops and marijuana. And while there are a lot of coffeeshops in Holland, the dutch don’t really share this view. In this article we’re exploring what the cannabis-culture is like in the Netherlands. Coffeeshops Coffeeshops, which sell coffee but also sell a wide array of THC-containing products, are pretty common ... Read More »

How Microsoft will help to track Legalized Marijuana Sales

Microsoft has teamed up with  Kind Financial, which helps businesses and government agencies track sales of legalized marijuana seeds. Kind has been selling its marijuana tracking software to businesses and governments for some three years. The start-up will now be able work on Microsoft’s government cloud. Microsoft is based in Washington where cannabis is legal. KIND Financial, the leader in ... Read More »

25 Years Ago: DEA’s Own Administrative Law Judge Ruled Cannabis Should Be Reclassified Under Federal Law

Friday, September 6, 2013 marks the 25-year anniversary of an administrative ruling which determined that cannabis possesses accepted medical utility and ought to be reclassified accordingly under federal law. The ruling, issued in 1988 by US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis Young “In the Matter of Marijuana Rescheduling,” determined: “Marijuana, in its natural form, is one ... Read More »

Marijuana Tourism Comes to Colorado as Recreational Pot Goes Legal

Cannabis Connoisseurs Planning Vacations Around Legal Denver Weed Shops Colorado company The Canna Concierge is one of the first to take the leap into the world of marijuana tourism, offering three-night packages in Denver as part of the Mile High Winter Break, January 17-20, 2014.  The travel packages aim to attract out-of-state visitors eager to be a part of history ... Read More »

Sanjay Gupta Apologizes For ‘Misleading’ Public About Cannabis

CNN’s chief medical expert Sanjay Gupta announced Wednesday night that he has reversed his blanket opposition to marijuana use. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reversed his position on marijuana’s health benefits and apologized for his previous stand against it in an article Thursday for CNN. In 2009, Gupta penned an op-ed advocating against marijuana, where he advised as a doctor that “marijuana ... Read More »

FDA Finally Admits Chicken Meat Contains Cancer-Causing Arsenic

Even worse, the FDA says its own research shows that the arsenic added to the chicken feed ends up in the chicken meat where it is consumed by humans. So for the last sixty years, American  consumers  who eat conventional chicken  have been swallowing arsenic, a known cancer-causing chemical. Until this new study, both the  poultry industry  and the FDA denied that arsenic fed to ... Read More »

Pro-Legalization Law Enforcement Group Screens Prop. 19 Documentary

Pro-Legalization Law Enforcement Group Screens Prop. 19 Documentary Special Preview and Panel Discussion Planned in Long Beach LOS ANGELES, Calif. – As debates over ballot measures to legalize marijuana heat up in Colorado, Oregon and Washington, a… Read More »

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