Dec 222014
 December 22, 2014
Medical Marijuana Bill To Be Filled In Indiana

When it comes to medical marijuana reform, the State of Indiana is likely not the first state that comes to mind. However, emboldened by new federal policy that de-funded medical marijuana raids in states that have passed medical marijuana laws, Indiana appears to have a medical marijuana bill on the horizon. Per NUVO: Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Portage) has proposed bills in the past that would have simply made pot legal. In the 2015 legislative session, Tallian says she will take a medical approach to the issue. “My bills in the past have only addressed the decriminalization of marijuana, but I

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Dec 222014
 December 22, 2014
Seattle May Not Issue Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses After All

The State of Washington is in desperate need of solid, clear medical marijuana dispensary rules and regulations. Without clearer rules and regulations, medical marijuana dispensaries are left in a grey area at best, which leaves all of them vulnerable to being shut down at any minute. That of course is no way to live if you operate a medical marijuana dispensary in Washington, and is obviously bad for patients as well. The City of Seattle was mulling the idea to issue business licenses to dispensaries within city limits. However, that plan appears to be on the verge of being scrapped.

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Dec 222014
 December 22, 2014
Will Ohio Legalize Recreational And Medical Marijuana In 2015?

There are numerous states planning a 2016 marijuana legalization effort. There are also a few states targeting a 2015 effort via their State Legislatures. But there is one state that has it’s sights set on an initiative during the 2015 Election, and it’s not a state that most expected to see put forth such an effort. The State of Ohio is seeing marijuana activists organize for a 2015 effort, per Cleveland.Com: A campaign to legalize the medical and recreational use of marijuana in Ohio is quietly taking shape and includes plans to place an amendment to the Ohio Constitution before

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Dec 222014
 December 22, 2014
Oregon Legalization Leader Is Rooting For Missouri To Do The Same

I first met Anthony Johnson during the 2012 Oregon Attorney General primary. I was working on the anti-Dwight Holton campaign, and received an e-mail from a guy named Travis and a guy named Anthony asking if I wanted to meet up in Portland and discuss reform efforts. Little did I know that the meeting would turn into significant friendships with both men. At the time, they expressed their desire to legalize marijuana in Oregon in 2014 if/when the 2012 effort didn’t succeed. At the time there were two Oregon efforts underway, and I told them that if for some reason

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Weed Blog Award Winners 2014

 Posted by at 3:34 PM on December 21, 2014  Opinion
Dec 212014
 December 21, 2014
Weed Blog Award Winners 2014

The year 2014 saw a lot of things happen in the marijuana world. There are now more legalized states since last year, and people are more interested in all things marijuana than ever before. Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, and the marijuana reform movement has proven itself to be a force in politics. After reviewing people’s e-mails and social media messages, and talking things over with some of my friends and colleagues, I have compiled the official winners of the 2014 Weed Blog Awards. Below are the categories (in bold) and winners of this year’s awards. We don’t have prizes to

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Dec 212014
 December 21, 2014
Cannabis Expeditions The Green Giants Of California - By Jorge Cervantes

Jorge Cervantes is a legend in the cannabis world, and has been for a long time. He recently published an hour long video in which he explores marijuana gardens in Northern California. Some of the plants are well over ten feet tall. Come with Jorge Cervantes into his world of outdoor medical cannabis gardens. Pop a bag of popcorn and enjoy:

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Dec 212014
 December 21, 2014
What Were The Top Marijuana Moments Of 2014?

The year 2014 is almost over, and I have been seeing many lists of ‘top moments’ in the marijuana world from the past year. While I was at work this week I reviewed other people’s lists and and pondered what I thought the top moments were in 2014. Below is a list of what I came up with. The list is not in any particular order. If there is a moment you thought I missed, or something you disagree with, feel free to post your comments in the section below the article: Legalization Continues To Spread 2014 saw Oregon, Alaska,

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What Is The Difference Between THC And CBD?

 Posted by at 8:00 AM on December 21, 2014  Marijuana Science
Dec 212014
 December 21, 2014
What Is The Difference Between THC And CBD?

What Is The Difference Between Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) And Cannabidiol (CBD)? The cannabis plant contains dozens of cannabinoids. The most well known cannabinoid for a long time has been tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), but as more scientific research is conducted involving cannabis and its ability to be used as a medicine, more and more people are learning about other cannabinoids, expecially cannabidiol (CBD). The last couple of years interest in CBD has grown exponentially, as it’s been featured on numerous television episodes showing how well it works in treating people who suffer from severe epilepsy. One of the most common questions I get asked these days is

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Dec 202014
 December 20, 2014
States Ask Supreme Court To Find Colorado's Marijuana Legalization Unconstitutional

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director The states of Nebraska and Oklahoma have asked the United States Supreme Court to issue a declaratory judgment finding that Colorado’s laws regulating the state-licensed production and sale of marijuana to adults violates the US Constitution. The suit, filed today by Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and Oklahoma Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt, alleges that marijuana is being diverted into their states from Colorado, causing plaintiffs to suffer “irreparable injury.” The Attorney Generals contend in their suit: “Plaintiff States are suffering a direct and significant detrimental impact – namely the diversion of limited manpower

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Dec 202014
 December 20, 2014
WARNING - Before You Invest In LED Grow Lights...

Before you invest your hard earned money in LED grow lights do your homework and make sure you get a great light from a reputable company. Otherwise, you might get stuck in the middle of your grow with a ruined crop and light pocketed. There are a few critical things to look out for when shopping for LED grow lights. WARRANTY Be careful of companies that promise long warranty terms but have only been in business for a short time. I see companies offering warranty periods that are longer than the amount of time they have been in business. This should be taken as a serious

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