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


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


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


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

Cannabis Can Cause Psychotic Disorders and Other Debunked Arguments


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

Amendment 2 Opposition Releases Video Full of Misconceptions


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


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


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

Concentrates and Edibles Are Finally Going On Sale for Recreational Use in Oregon


After finally making a decision when it comes to the potency of marijuana edibles , Oregon will finally be allowing adults 21 and older to purchase edibles and concentrates this summer. Since the early start program began in October of 2015, adults 21+ have been able to purchase up to a q

Why Is It Called Pot?

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Just like with any other drug, there are many slang terms for cannabis. Some of them are accurately rooted in the plant’s etymology and some are not.  If you’ve ever wondered about cannabis etymology and some of its various slang terms, you’ve come to the right