Marijuana Laws and Legislation
Starting today December 1st 2019 the people of Michigan will be able to purchase recreational marijuana. It has a taken a year since voters approved recreational marijuana for the program to be implemented, but the time has finally come. There are currently only 6 licensed stores that can legally sale recreational marijuana in the State of Michigan, and most of those are in Ann Arbor. Thirty-plus other locations have pending retail applications awaiting response from the state Marijuana Regulatory Agency. 3 of the stores that are ready to sell recreational marijuana are in Ann Arbor,..
The CDC has officially announced it's findings into the cause of vape related lung illnesses in the US. Their findings show that Vitamin E acetate is the culprit. Vitamin E acetate is used as an additive, most notably as a thickening agent in THC-containing e-cigarette, or vaping, products. Vitamin E is a vitamin found in many foods, including vegetable oils, cereals, meat, fruits, and vegetables. It is also available as a dietary supplement and in many cosmetic products, like skin creams. Vitamin E acetate usually does not cause harm when ingested as a vitamin supplement or applied t..
Denver is now the the first city in the US to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms. The problem is that the news spread far and wide, and by the time it got to the average Joe on the street there was a lot of confusion about what that really meant. First and foremost, mushrooms are NOT legal in Denver. Being decriminalized means that it is a low priority for Denver police, and that Denver police funds won't be used for the arrest and prosecution of psychedelic mushrooms for personal use by persons 21 years or older. But I thought they were legal? ..
Vaping has been in the headlines as of late due to concerns regarding the safety of vaping products. However, given the widespread coverage of this issue as well as the uninformed nature of many who are spreading and or vaping-related information, many misconceptions have begun to arise. Throughout this post I’ll be explaining the illness that many are associating with vape usage as well as letting you know how you may avoid experiencing such complications.VAPI in a NutshellVaping-associated pulmonary injury, or VAPI, is the official term for the respiratory illness tha..
On October 9th Washington state regulators voted to impose a temporary halt on the sale of flavored tobacco and marijuana vaporizer products. This makes it the second State to limit vape products after Massachusetts imposed similar rules. The Board of Health voted 7-1 to impose a 120 emergency ban which took effect October 10th. The impact on vape cartridge makers in the State of Washington could be huge, as some of the top selling companies are currently using flavorings that will now be outlawed. This ban is ..
With medical marijuana coming up on it's 1 year anniversary in Oklahoma, the High times Cannabis cup seemed to be the perfect way to celebrate the new found freedoms Oklahoman's have come to enjoy with the passing of state question 788. In 1 year almost 200,000 patients have applied for medical marijuana cards, and as well as thousands of business licenses. With one of the most pervasive medical marijuana systems ever in the United States, it seems that Oklahoman's have much to celebrate. ..
Although marijuana users have been stereotypically labeled lazy, unmotivated, and lacking any kind of productivity, the diversity of products in the legal cannabis industry have unveiled a plethora of unexpected benefits. While indica strains can certainly deliver a “stoned” effect creating relaxation, sedation, and pain relief, some sativa and sativa-hybrid strains can do just the opposite increasing alertness, creativity, and even boosting productivity. What’s in a strain name? Just as you..
The status of legal marijuana in any state has been on high alert since Donald Trump was voted into office. The king of flip-flop, has not yet been able to give a straight-forward response in regard to legal cannabis rights or the booming industry. However, the Trump administration keeps taking baby-steps for what appears to be bad news for everyone in the legal cannabis industry and corresponding ancillary businesses. A few of Trump’s Campaign Quotes In July of 2016 Trump said during a television interview with NBC reporter, Brandon Rittiman: "..
Defining Drugged Driving Imagine this fictional scenario… You’re driving into work at 7:00 in the morning. You’re a little drowsy, you had a late night, and you took your prescribed Ambien an hour later than normal. As you’re changing the radio station, looking for something a little more upbeat to fight off the morning grogginess, you absent-mindedly drift onto the shoulder briefly. Suddenly, you see the lights flash in your rearview mirror; you’re being pulled over. You quickly come to a stop thinking to yourself, “Was I speeding?” However, after the o..
Approximately 16.5 million people watched professional football games last year and football has been the favorite sport of Americans for over three decades now. We love our modern-day gladiators fighting for glory in the arena no differently than the ancient Romans did. We buy their jerseys and we wait for hours for their autographs. We admire their strength, their speed, and their stamina. Much like the first gladiators, these men are the toughest, strongest of our human species, so we revel in their talent by sending them into the ring, and paying them a king’..