The 70's — Crazy On You

By Little Sweetwater

I recently watched the induction of Cheech and Chong into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During this, I reminisced about the first time I was introduced to marijuana. I didn’t know it was illegal, because I didn’t know what it was. I came from a Wyoming family that didn’t drink or dance, and since drugs were a part of the “other side of world.”  We’d never had a discussion on drugs.

After college, I got a job in Houston. The “other side of the world” for three years. That first summer in Houston was a revelation into the brilliant lights that were going to always be a part of my life. I discovered Reggae and Marijuana, what a combo, and I played my first game of pool. [Read more…]

Pharmaceutical Companies Don’t Want Marijuana Legalized

I can see why pharmaceutical companies don’t want marijuana legalized. Take a $4 blood pressure pill with a glass of grapefruit juice, and you might get the effects of $1.75 of that medicine. Wow, with a whopping 47% of medicine ineffectiveness, it seems like a giant waste of money for a product that won’t do you any good if you eat certain foods or drink some juices. [Read more…]

Pharmaceutical Companies Don’t Want Marijuana Legalized

I can see why pharmaceutical companies don’t want marijuana legalized. Take a $4 blood pressure pill with a glass of grapefruit juice, and you might get the effects of $1.75 of that medicine. Wow, with a whopping 47% of medicine ineffectiveness, it seems like a giant waste of money for a product that won’t do you any good if you eat certain foods or drink some juices. [Read more…]

I Don't Want Alzheimer's Disease

Well my goodness, I do learn something new every day. Did you know the cannabinoid HU 210 has been shown to prevent amyloid beta-promoted inflammation? The endocannabinoids anandamide and noladin ether have also been shown the be neuroprotective against amyloid beta in vitro. That means blocking amyloids in early Alzheimer’s has a profound effect on slowing the disease progression of Alzheimer’s! [Read more…]

Beets to Cannabis

My mentor, the Queen of Weed, taught me more in 5 days than I had learned in my off and on passion with marijuana in 30 years. More off than on, because of the unavailability. After being in Seattle and seeing her garden, I now daydream of being a pot farmer. [Read more…]