How Will Legalization Happen in Ohio and Will it Happen in 2016?

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Things are heating up in Ohio when it comes to determining the fate of medical marijuana within the state. It is clear at this point that the majority of Ohioans are ready to see medical marijuana (in one form or another) legalized and even the lawmakers are taking note as they try to get

POMC Neurons: The Science Behind What Gives You the Munchies

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Have you ever wondered what gives you the munchies while consuming cannabis? I know I have. Thanks to science, we’re starting to get a better understanding of how to answer that question.

POMC Neurons, also known as Pro-opiomelanocortin, are peptides found in the brain. Peptides are sma…

Strain Review: Blueberry Waltz

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Some strains are harder to find a background on than others, and Blueberry Waltz happens to be one of those. This surprises me, considering it took first place in the 2014 Denver Cannabis Cup for the Best Non-Solvent Hash. Blueberry Waltz is hybrid of Blueberry and Sour Waltz strains and

Are Male or Female Seeds Better for Industrial Hemp Growing?

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As we enter into a new era of hemp cultivation, there are several educational points that need to be taken into consideration. One of the least discussed, but one of the most important, is the difference between male and female seeds and how they affect a crop.

Unlike marijuana growing…

Cannabis Can Cause Psychotic Disorders and Other Debunked Arguments

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With increased cannabis legalization and widespread acceptance, those who favor its continued illegality will fight to grasp onto any last ditch scare tactics. That’s how you know the argument is being won.

One of these scare tactic arguments recently reared its ugly head again – with m

East Coast Unity Cypher Celebrates Marijuana Reform from Maine to Miami

Chloe Sommers is a cannajournalist reporting from the intersection of cannabis and politics in the Washington, D.C area. After receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Delaware, Chloe earned her Master's from The Newhouse School at Syracuse University and joined CNN…

Amendment 2 Opposition Releases Video Full of Misconceptions

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We’ve been waiting for it ever since John Morgan made his point loud and clear, and the Drug Free Florida Committee has made their first move in the form of a YouTube video. They released the video this past Monday and the half-truths and outright lies and omissions have begun.

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Why Lower Prices on Legal Cannabis is Great for the Industry

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It doesn’t take an expert economist to understand that when a product or service is banned, risks to provide customers with said products increase, therefore increasing profits dramatically. The U.S. saw this very thing happen in the 1920’s with alcohol prohibition. Alcohol prohibition wa

Strain Review: Pineapple Chunk

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A favorite among many, Pineapple Chunk is a hybrid between the Cheese (Cheese X Skunk #1) and Pineapple strains and is bred by Barney’s Farm. With a THC content generally around 20-25% and CBD at 1.1%, you get an excellent mixture of effects that make this strain a great choice for most a

How Public Opinion Towards Medical Cannabis Has Shifted

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Ever since as early as the 1960’s and 70’s, attitudes towards recreational cannabis have been shifting. Up until recently, however, the common societal consensus seemed to be that most medical cannabis patients were just looking for an excuse to get high. Alm