Mar 29, 2023

Killer Weed

In the 1970s and 1980s, the federal government sprayed cannabis with paraquat, knowing that it might injure or kill pot consumers The story of paraquat, widely (and officially) considered to be the deadliest herbicide on the market, is in many ways a familiar one. Like the better-known glyphosate (the basis...
Mar 22, 2023


Mar 15, 2023

Snake Oil

Mar 8, 2023

Out of Joint

Mar 1, 2023

CBD and the GOP

The FDA has decided that folks like Majorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz are better suited to regulate cannabidiol  The legalization of hemp in the 2018 Farm Bill created vast new opportunities for fly-by-night hucksters across the land....
Feb 22, 2023

No Kidding

The fear mongering around teen cannabis use is pure BS In the years leading up to the first states legalizing cannabis in 2012, and in the years since, prohibitionists have warned that legalization would lead to a big...
Feb 15, 2023

Let’s Be Blunt

The day Montell Williams opened up about opioid addiction and the curative effects of cannabis There is good evidence that people with chronic pain and other health problems who use opioids for relief are often able to get...
Feb 8, 2023

Reefer Madness Redux

The insanity of spotty cannabis legalization is most apparent in interstate commerce  Since 2012, when Washington and Colorado became the first two states to legalize cannabis for adult use, the problems associated with the system's bifurcated treatment of...
Feb 1, 2023

The Boundaries in Bringing Bud

California is poised to lead the cannabis market, but illegality stops business across state lines There is a seemingly endless list of reasons why cannabis should be legalized at the federal level. At the top of that list,...
Jan 25, 2023

Chronic Relief

Though hindered by government prohibitions, research is showing that cannabis eases the pain When it comes to the health effects of cannabis, both positive and negative, everyone’s still largely in the dark. That's mainly thanks to the fact...
Jan 18, 2023

Guns and Ganja

Instead of cannabis legalization, the House of Representatives grandstands with a frivolous and misleading measure If one wants to get a sense of the prospects for meaningful cannabis legislation now that the House of Representatives is dominated by...
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