Utillian 720 Vaporizer Review

 Posted by on August 17, 2016  Opinion
Aug 172016
 August 17, 2016
Utillian 720 Vaporizer Review

Recently, I became one of a select, lucky few to get my hands on the new Utillian 720 vaporizer. This solid, box vaporizer has been attached to my person every since it arrived in the mail. The portability and ease of use is matched by the large container for holding your concentrates and dry herbs. It’s subtle yet powerful – and a perfect companion for any regular smoker. However, like any product, it is not without room or improvement. Below I’ve listed out our pros and cons for testing out the Utillian 720 at The Weed Blog. Pros Portability &

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Can Good Parents Use Marijuana?

 Posted by on July 19, 2016  Opinion
Jul 192016
 July 19, 2016
Can Good Parents Use Marijuana?

I was a good parent living in suburban NJ.  I had a classic life – two and a half kids, a dog, and a white picket fence.  I was a runner and avid yogi.  I had a respected career as a hospice nurse and belonged to the PTO/PTA.   I loved my kids more than life and strived to raise responsible, healthy humans that would positively impact the world.  I was a good parent. An injury while working as a hospice nurse altered my life.  I suffered a permanent spinal injury.  I tumbled into darkness.  I lost my career, my

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Jul 152016
 July 15, 2016
The Entire Medical Cannabis Movement Grew Out of the Deep Love of Two Gay Men

“The entire medical cannabis movement grew out of the deep love of 2 gay men for each other & the world. Pride!” We were hella shocked when Steve DeAngelo sent out that tweet recently. Not because we’re homophobes, dude. Or don’t believe the guy. Afterall the dude’s among the ten most prominent people in pot says Fortune magazine, he’s authored the popular Cannabis Manifesto that picks up where preeminent pot activist Jack Herer left off and he runs a couple of the largest and most successful medical marijuana dispensaries on the planet. He also fought the law. And guess what?

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Jul 012016
 July 1, 2016
Does Donald Trump Support Marijuana Legalization?

As with figuring out Donald Trump’s stance on anything, it’s difficult to nail down exactly how he feels about marijuana legalization. Not only are there a plethora of contradicting statements, but deciphering the context of his statements adds another layer to wade through. With legalization becoming more of a bipartisan issue by the day. With Congress allowing medical marijuana to be prescribed to veterans and no fines for banks working with the cannabis industry, the likelihood of any presidential nominee coming into office and dismantling the state laws already enacted seems incredibly unlikely. With that in mind, we look a

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Jun 052016
 June 5, 2016
Marijuana Consumers Need To Hold Cannabis Companies Accountable

The marijuana industry is one of the most popular things on the planet right now. Cannabis has gone from being entirely underground to becoming more mainstream every day. The cannabis industry is new, it is exciting, and it seems like the industry has almost unlimited potential. If you go to any cannabis event and talk to people that are in the industry, you can see on their faces how fired up they are to be pursuing their dream in one form or another. It’s also an exciting time to be a consumer. I remember a couple of decades ago having

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Jun 032016
 June 3, 2016
Book Review - The Newbie's Guide To Cannabis And The Industry

By Phillip Smith Legal marijuana is a big deal and it’s only getting bigger. It’s already a billion dollar-plus industry in the medical marijuana and legal states, and with California and a handful of other states poised to go legal in November, it’s only going to get bigger. With growing legality comes growing acceptance. Marijuana is insinuating itself deep within popular culture, and more and more people are getting interested. Pot use is on the increase among adults, especially seniors. In fact, it seems to be gaining popularity with just about everybody — except kids. Some folks have been pot

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May 312016
 May 31, 2016
What Would It Take To Reform Marijuana Rules In Professional Sports?

Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) both randomly drug test players for the presence of marijuana. The National Football League (NFL) does as well. All three professional sports leagues consider marijuana to be a ‘substance of abuse.’ The National Hockey League (NHL) on the other hand only tests for ‘performance enhancing substances,’ of which marijuana is not included. You don’t hear as many stories about baseball players getting overly harsh penalties for failing drug tests for marijuana, but the NBA and NFL are full of horror stories. The NFL and NBA are particularly harsh when it

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May 082016
 May 8, 2016
Happy Mother's Day 2016 From The Weed Blog!

Today is Mother’s Day, and I wanted to take a moment to thank all mothers out there. Being a cannabis consumer, or even a non-consuming cannabis reform supporter, is not always easy. It can be particularly difficult for moms. Moms have to deal with unfair stigma on a level that I can’t even fathom. Thank you to all moms that are responsible consumers and support responsible reform. Thank you for all that you do! HAPPY MOTHERS DAY 2016!

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Apr 202016
 April 20, 2016
The Evolution Of 420 - What Does 420 Mean To You?

Happy 420! I hope that your April 20th is full of good times with people that you like. Or if you don’t like anyone, then hopefully you at least have some really good cannabis to consume. I plan on heading up to Portland after work to hang out with some friends, and I’m very excited. I pulled out some cannabis smoking devices that I don’t use that often to take to the 420 fiesta I’m going to, in addition to about two cannabutter pounds worth of edibles of various kinds. Looking back on my first April 20th as a cannabis

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Apr 202016
 April 20, 2016
Do You Have A Favorite 420 Memory?

I first started consuming cannabis in the mid-90’s. I remember vividly the first time I was told about the concept of 420. I was hanging out with a classmate, and ‘420’ was etched on something. My friend, an avid cannabis consumer, asked me if I knew what that meant. I, being a total rookie, had no idea what it meant but did my best to play it off like I was ‘in the know.’ I would later go to my friend who was more knowledgeable and asked him what it meant, and he did his best to explain to me

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