Beginner’s Guide to Growing Marijuana
Apr22

Beginner’s Guide to Growing Marijuana

Growing your own marijuana can be very rewarding in more ways than one, but it does involve a great deal of time, effort, and money. If you are really serious about growing quality weed, you will also need to learn about issues such as pH testing, soil preparation, nutrient planning, and so much more. It is all pretty involved stuff to be sure, but it could be one of the most rewarding experiences you can ever have. Because of the...

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Youthful MJ Use Could Cause Brain Damage
Apr21

Youthful MJ Use Could Cause Brain Damage

Occasional marijuana use by young people appears to cause abnormalities in key areas of the brain, leading to new concerns that underage toking could lead to permanent neurological damage. A study by researchers in Boston showed casual pot smoking by young adults caused abnormalities in two areas of the brain that moderate emotion, motivation, and decision-making. The scientists said the amount of damage increased with the amount of...

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Holder Optimistic About Legalization
Apr20

Holder Optimistic About Legalization

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he’s “cautiously optimistic” about the future of legalized marijuana in Washington State and Colorado. It was yet another sign of the rapid change in outlook, even at the federal level, toward pot policy in America. But Holder, who spoke to the Huffington Post in April, said he couldn’t predict where things would stand 10 years from now. “I’m not just saying that,” Holder said. “I think it’s hard...

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Legalization Group Targets Texas
Apr20

Legalization Group Targets Texas

Hope springs eternal. A group of marijuana activists in Texas are taking on the next-to-impossible: Turning the Lone Star State legal. Progress Texas is a non-profit organization created to study and sell the idea of legalization in the state. Right from the start, the odds aren’t in their favor. Texas is about as deep red as any state in the union, though that fact is slowly changing. Nationwide cannabis groups don’t give it much of...

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Does THC Hit Ovulating Women Harder?
Apr19

Does THC Hit Ovulating Women Harder?

Does marijuana affect men and women differently? That’s the question asked by a scientist at Washington State University, and the answer opens all kinds of fascinating doors for future research – if it’s ever allowed. As it turns out, cannabis has a different effect on female rats than on male rats. Though this doesn’t mean the same is true of humans, researcher Rebecca Craft said that’s a likely bet. Specifically, she found that...

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420, Meet Easter
Apr18

420, Meet Easter

For some, it’s a mystical alignment of faith and fun. For others, it’s a tortured choice between tradition and the rare chance to openly live a life they usually have to hide. This year, Easter will fall on April 20, the holiest day in the stoners’ calendar. This doesn’t happen very often. The last time was 11 years ago, but only by a quirk of mathematics; the last time before that was in 1931, when marijuana was still legal and 420...

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