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by LeafAlert - 2 days ago

If you Build it…They will Grow! by Subcool, The Weed Nerd

I started growing 40 years ago to save money because Cannabis was so expensive by the early 80’s. At 400 an ounce I wasn’t going to have anything in life if I had smoked my paycheck away! Now, 40 years later, some people ask me why I still have a personal garden. There are many reasons and I want t...

by LeafAlert - 2 days ago

Why You Must Watch Weed-Smoking, Gun-Toting Nuns in 'Breaking Habits'

The documentary “Breaking Habits” has been described as a documentary about weed-smoking nuns. Intriguing, right? But the film, it turns out, is so much weirder and more unexpected than the brief description lets on. We're talking betrayal, bigamy, meth addiction, a sheriff made for a casting in a...

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L.A. city attorney launches new crackdown on illegal marijuana shops

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feurer announced a new push against illegal cannabis shops, starting with a civil lawsuit filed against one illicit operator in south L.A. and several business associates. Legal marijuana businesses in California likely will take careful note as this clampdown effort p...

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Canopy’s Linton predicts ‘massive shakeout’ in CBD sector

As CBD’s popularity continues to surge, companies that invest in data, research and branding as key differentiators will be better positioned for long-term success, Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton said at a cannabis conference in Toronto. “Water’s free, and you can make a lot of money packaging and...

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Army warning for Soldiers: Even Where Marijuana Is Legal, Don’t Use It

Recreational marijuana use is now legal in ten states, but it remains off-limits to service members … and some military communities don’t want it to be sold anywhere near bases.  As more states legalize recreational marijuana, there’s at least one place where the rules haven’t changed: the military...

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Cheech and Chong to Help Tribal Cannabis Shop Celebrate Grand Opening

Pot icons Cheech and Chong will be on hand to celebrate the grand opening of the Puyallup Native American tribe’s new retail cannabis shop this weekend, according to media reports. The Commencement Bay Cannabis store in the Tacoma, Washington area made its debut on April 10 and will celebrate the g...

by LeafAlert - 3 days ago

Psychedelics & Cannabis Therapeutics

Although it may not be obvious during these Trump-rattled times, we’re in the midst of a psychedelic revival. There is more interest than ever before in experimenting with LSD, magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, ketamine, and other psychedelic drugs. This renaissance is happening without all the fanfare of...

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Is Marijuana Kosher? This Rabbi Might Clear Your Conscience.

Is marijuana kosher?  As Passover and 4/20 coincide in 2019, observant Jews want to know. In 2019, the second night of the Jewish holiday of Passover falls on 4/20. That makes it more fitting than ever to address a query that, if some cannabis fans had their way, would be an addition to the traditi...

by LeafAlert - 3 days ago

Weed+Grub Podcasters Laugh it Up, Eat it Up, and Light it Up in Alaska

Mike Glazer and Mary Jane Gibson are traveling from Alaska to California with their podcast Weed+Grub, sampling legal cannabis, snacking on local cuisine, doing live shows, and interviewing fascinating people along the way. They started their journey in Anchorage at the B4UDie Comedy Festival, whic...

by LeafAlert - 3 days ago

Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unlicensed marijuana dispensary sold cannabis sprayed with a dangerous pesticide, the city of Los Angeles said in a lawsuit Wednesday that’s part of a wide-ranging crackdown on illegal pot sales. Marijuana sold at Kush Club 20 contained paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently u...