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Doctors Have a Cannabis Problem, and It’s Harming Patients

‘The Haymaker’ is Leafly Deputy Editor Bruce Barcott’s opinion column on cannabis politics and culture. It’s time to talk about the fact that American doctors have a cannabis problem. And it’s harming their patients. I know because I’m one of them. The latest evidence came yesterday from the Jour...

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Louisiana medical marijuana grower opens commercial facility

GB Sciences said it has opened its commercial cultivation center at Louisiana State University, which will enable the company to increase by fivefold its production capacity for the state’s medical cannabis program. The announcement comes a month after GB Sciences settled a dispute with the state o...

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¿Es la marihuana la nueva solución para el embarazo?

Con seis meses de embarazo, actualmente soy una de esas “pobres mujeres” cuya náuseas matutinas duran después del primer trimestre. Comenzó como un maremoto a las seis semanas y los poderes combinados de las pulseras de acupresión, la corteza de limón y el dulce de jengibre hicieron poco para ayuda...

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True OGs: Sunshine Johnston on Humboldt Cannabis Nostalgia

In True OGs, veteran cannabis journalist David Bienenstock tracks down legendary old-school growers and breeders of the outlaw era as they transition from life underground to being part of the new legal cannabis economy. Sunshine Johnston was a free-spirited child raised by back-to-the-lander pare...

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Florida bank, medical cannabis business association sever ties

SunTrust Bank and the Medical Marijuana Business Association of Florida officially ended their banking relationship, weeks after the financial institution gave notice it would terminate the account the group opened in 2014. “I spoke with the management at SunTrust several times and we were working o...

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New Mexico Decriminalizes Cannabis After Governor Signs Bill

New Mexico just advanced its cannabis laws. The state’s governor recently signed into law a new bill that effectively decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Although weed remains illegal in New Mexico, this could be a step toward more liberal policies. In particular, it could...

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Montana House Backs Major Medical Marijuana Law Reform

Montana continues to tweak its medical marijuana system, which was first written into law 15 years ago. On Monday, the state’s House passed Senate Bill 265, which makes important changes to the program including a temporary tax increase, the institution of doctor recommendations by phone, and the “...

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420 Vancouver Park Board Refuses: But Show Must Go On!

Despite everything you may have heard in the news lately, the 420 Vancouver show must go on! It will not be stopped, regardless of anything the Vancouver Parks Board does, which includes trying to block headliners Cypress Hill, the legendary hiphop group and cannabis connoisseurs, from performing a...

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What Does 4/20 Mean to You? We Asked 12 Cannabis Leaders

Every year, 4/20 grows into a larger spectacle of conspicuous cannabis consumption as legalization of herb brings this homegrown holiday into the mainstream. Originating as an in-joke amongst a group of high school kids in Marin County, CA, the idea of 4:20 as an official time to smoke in solidari...

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La guia High Times para viajar en avión con Marihuana

Sabemos que al igual que a la gran mayoría de personas,  a veces viajar en avión no es la experiencia más agradable para nadie, especialmente para mi. A medida que aumenta el número de estados que autorizan el uso de cannabis médico y recreativo, en el último conteo, 33 estados y el Distrito de Col...