Pots’ Stinky Terpenes Give A Heads Up On High

Follow the alluring scent of the terpenes. Ask the budtender to crack those jars and allow you to smell the volatile molecules that evaporate easily after announcing themselves to your Olfactory. Remember - your nose, knows!

NETHERLANDS: Step foot any well-stocked dispensary and one of the first things you’ll observe is the vast array of chronic cannabis varieties waiting to be tested out – hundreds of glass filled Mason jars sparkling with well cured, tightly trimmed nugs.

Marijuana Cuts Lung Cancer Tumor Growth In Half, Harvard Study Shows

Delta-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), inhibits EGF-induced growth and migration in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) expressing non-small cell lung cancer cell lines. Lung cancers that over-express EGFR are usually highly aggressive and resistant to chemotherapy.

MASSACHUSETTS: A Harvard study from 2007 which remains the most comprehensive ever released on THC’s potential to combat tumors found that in just three weeks doses of THC were able to cut lung cancer tumor growth in half in mice subjects, and were able to reduce cancer lesions by even more.

Is the Future Of Marijuana Legalization a Pot Patch?

A medical marijuana patient wears a paper bag over her head and carries placards during a protest against alleged state government security breaches, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013. Protesters asked Colorado health authorities to completely dismantle the state’s 107,000-person marijuana patient registry because of what they call breaches of private medical information.

Today, in 20 states and the District of Columbia, your grandparents, former high school teachers, or sweet 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock can buy legal medical marijuana (with a patient ID card). The resounding praise of medical marijuana has grown recently, especially with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s support and the release of his documentary Weed.

Is the Future Of Marijuana Legalization a Pot Patch?

A medical marijuana patient wears a paper bag over her head and carries placards during a protest against alleged state government security breaches, in Denver, Wednesday Aug. 21, 2013. Protesters asked Colorado health authorities to completely dismantle the state’s 107,000-person marijuana patient registry because of what they call breaches of private medical information.

Today, in 20 states and the District of Columbia, your grandparents, former high school teachers, or sweet 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock can buy legal medical marijuana (with a patient ID card). The resounding praise of medical marijuana has grown recently, especially with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s support and the release of his documentary Weed.

Israel Embraces the Miracle of Marijuana

Israel embraces marijuana

ISRAEL: It may come as a surprise that the THC — the active element in cannabis — that has been used for investigations by the National Institutes of Health in Washington, DC, was imported from Israel at a time when no American scientist could hope to receive funding for research involving marijuana.

Israel Embraces the Miracle of Marijuana

ISRAEL: It may come as a surprise that the THC — the active element in cannabis — that has been used for investigations by the National Institutes of Health in Washington, DC, was imported from Israel at a time when no American scientist could hope to receive funding for research involving marijuana.

PhD in Weed: Meet Israel’s cannabis scientist

Israel

ISRAEL: An award-winning professor of medicinal chemistry and natural products at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Raphael Mechoulam is a trim gentleman who wears tweed jackets and silk scarves.

Could marijuana be Good for mental health? Breakthrough study claims the drug could be used to help treat depression

Smoke it, toke it, vape it, eat it — marijuana in Canada, it seems, is going mainstream.

NETHERLANDS: It’s well-known that marijuana will get you high, but a lesser known side-effect is that it can alter our response to negative emotions and images.

The Marijuana Industry's Latest 'It Product': 'Dabs'

The July 2013 cover of High Times featured dabs, a concentrated form of marijuana

CALIFORNIA: It’s become a daily occurrence. Customers visit Hugs Alternative Care, a medical-marijuana dispensary in Sacramento, Calif., and ask for “dabs.” They are referring to butane hash oil, an especially potent form of marijuana, also known as “honey,” “honey oil,” “wax” or “earwax” because of its sticky, amber-colored appearance.