Marijuana Tips and Tricks

How 7/10 Became The National Hash Holiday

By Barry Bard What are Dabs? Fundamentally, “Dabs” are hash. Unlike traditional hashish, the term describes hash extracted with Butane, Carbon Dioxide, Nitrogen, or Solventless. Thus, “Dabs” are a more potent form of hash that comes in varying forms. Like traditional hash, extract artists use techniques that ultimately pull out resin, trichomes, and THC, binding […]

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Ending Marijuana Prohibition

Over a Year After Amendment 64 Passes, Voters Still Support Cannabis Legalization in Colorado

Courtesy The Joint Blog A new poll released this week shows that public opinion still favors cannabis legalization in Colorado, more than a year after Amendment 64 passed. Public Policy Polling surveyed almost 1,000 Colorado voters, asking the question “In general, do you think marijuana usage should be legal or illegal?”. The results found that 53% of voters remain in favor […]

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Medical Marijuana Policy

World’s Leading Experts Issue Standards On Cannabis, Restore Classification As Botanical Medicine

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia monograph lays scientific foundation for quality assurance and expanded research By Kris Hermes In an historic move, the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) released the first installation of a two-part Cannabis monograph yesterday that classifies cannabis (marijuana) as a botanical medicine, alongside many other widely accepted Complementary and Alternative Medicines. Written and reviewed by the world’s leading […]

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Ending Marijuana Prohibition

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced In New York Senate

Public Opinion, Wasted Tax Dollars and Racially Discriminatory Arrests Push Legislators to Fix Broken Marijuana Policies Colorado, Washington, and Now Uruguay Offer Sensible Models and Precedent for Reform New York — Today, New York State Senator Liz Krueger introduced a bill to tax and regulate marijuana for adult use. The bill would end the criminalization […]

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Medical Marijuana Policy

Illinois Becomes 20th Medical Marijuana State

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn this morning signed legislation (HB 01) into law making Illinois the 20th state to authorize the physician-recommended use of cannabis for qualified patients. (View numerous pictures of today’s bill signing ceremony from Illinois NORML here.) The new law establishes a statewide, four-year pilot program regulating the production, distribution, and possession […]

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Medical Marijuana Policy

DOJ Files Forfeiture Lawsuit Against One Of California’s Oldest Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Advocates, Berkeley officials Voice Opposition to Federal Intimidation at Noon Press Conference Today One of California’s oldest medical marijuana dispensaries, Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), was served with a lawsuit Friday in an attempt to seize the property in which it operates and to ultimately shut the facility down. In the forfeiture complaint, which is similar to one […]