Smoke Pot, Lose Weight?

“A regimen of regular pot use, in lieu of alcohol and combined with a healthy diet and exercise, may be the most effective weight loss program ever devised.”

In 2005, a team of medical researchers at the University of Florida published a small study which seemed to turn cannabis science on its head. Examining the charts of female adults who had been referred for obesity/weight management over a 12-month period, they found a clear inverse correlation between Body Mass Index (BMI, a common measure of Read the full article…

Pot Smoking Lottery Winner, Bob Erb Shows 420 Spirit – Leaves $10,000 Tip For Cooks Ailing Daughter

Who, but a compassionate (and financially secure) Stoner, would leave a $10,000 tip for a greasy burger and some fries? Not many… I’d be willing to guess.

Who, but a compassionate (and financially secure) Stoner, would leave a $10,000 tip for a greasy burger and some fries? Not many… I’d be willing to guess. Fortunately for Clifford Luther, the owner of a burger joint named Old West Express, Bob Erb is just that type of empathetic pothead. CANADA: On a recent road trip Read the full article…

How Green is Your Green? Pot’s Terrible Environmental Record

Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier By Emily Brady

By Emily Brady CALIFORNIA: You care about where your eggs and beef and lettuce comes from but what about your pot? Emily Brady on marijuana growers’ dismal environmental record—and why regulation can clean it up.

Stoner Sundae: How to Make Weed Ice Cream

A star pastry chef explains how to have your ice cream and get high too

Considering the end goal, making marijuana edible can be a comically precise process, often entrusted to industrious professionals or abandoned midway by stoned hobbyists. Pastry chef Katy Peetz, formerly of Roberta’s in Brooklyn, has developed a polished recipe for giggle-inducing, weed-infused ice cream. Her method requires a home ice cream machine and some patience. But if Read the full article…

Book studies 'Marijuana's Frontier'

will be asked if they approve of the state legislature's decision to revoke tax preferences for the newly legalized recreational pot industry, effectively raising prices for consumers.

By PATRICK GAVIN As several states around the country wrestle with issues regarding marijuana legalization, reporter and writer Emily Brady’s new book, “Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier,” could help educate Americans on what happens in a community based around marijuana. Brady spent a year living in Humboldt County in Northern California, which has subsisted largely Read the full article…

Book studies 'Marijuana's Frontier'

Wildflower Marijuana Inc. is applying to Health Canada to license its two medical marijuana production facilities in the Nanaimo region.

By PATRICK GAVIN As several states around the country wrestle with issues regarding marijuana legalization, reporter and writer Emily Brady’s new book, “Humboldt: Life on America’s Marijuana Frontier,” could help educate Americans on what happens in a community based around marijuana. Brady spent a year living in Humboldt County in Northern California, which has subsisted largely Read the full article…

Israeli Rabbi: Medical Marijuana Is Definitely Kosher

Israeli Rabbi: Medical Marijuana Is Definitely Kosher

ISRAEL: While pork may not be condoned by Orthodox rabbis, at least one has given the green light to cannabis. Israeli Rabbi Efraim Zalmanovich has confirmed that, in his holy scripture, consumption of cannabis medically is by all means “Kosher.” In fact, this rabbi (an Orthodox and the most conservative type of Jewish Rabbis) went Read the full article…

Israeli Rabbi: Medical Marijuana Is Definitely Kosher

Israeli Rabbi: Medical Marijuana Is Definitely Kosher

ISRAEL: While pork may not be condoned by Orthodox rabbis, at least one has given the green light to cannabis. Israeli Rabbi Efraim Zalmanovich has confirmed that, in his holy scripture, consumption of cannabis medically is by all means “Kosher.” In fact, this rabbi (an Orthodox and the most conservative type of Jewish Rabbis) went Read the full article…

Nigerian Actress Tonto Denies Writing Marijuana Tweet

Fear Grips Tonto, Denies Writing Marijuana Tweet

NIGERIA: Fear may have gripped controversial actress, Tonto Charity Dikeh after the NDLEA reportedly threatened to investigate her posts online on Thursday and possibly throw her in jail for at least 5 years for allegedly encouraging or using the banned narcotic. Apparently worried by the reactions the post and the NDLEA reported investigation created, the Read the full article…

Marijuana legalization: The blustery crosscurrents of change

With the 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature looming, advocates continue to push for measures that would loosen the restrictions on the use of marijuana or its derivatives in medical treatments.

COLORADO: Colorado Springs is among the cities debating whether to allow retail sales of marijuana for recreational use. New Hampshire may soon be the 19th state to support marijuana legalization for medical use.When it comes to marijuana legalization, the pot-scented winds of change are blustery. It’s sometimes hard to read the prevailing winds.