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How to Get Ready for Your First Dispensary Visit

Whether you’re living in a state where cannabis is legal or just visiting, the first visit to a dispensary can be a little intimidating. To help you have a good first experience, we partnered with our friends at The+Source, who service hundreds of customers every day at their two stores in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada. The awesome team members at The+Source—you can call them Sourcerors—are pros...Read More

Doctor Sues State Over Medical Marijuana Laws

An Oklahoma doctor is suing the state over medical marijuana rules he claims are blocking patient access to the drug. Dr. Scott Evans says the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority is denying his patients’ medical cannabis applications, deeming Evans’ recommendations invalid. Evans’ lawyer, Chad Moody, says the denials are hurting his client’s reputation and causing him to lose business. At the roo...Read More

Struggling Pumpkin Farmers Turn to the Cannabis Industry

For many people living in Half Moon Bay, California, the city is the “pumpkin capital of the world.” Even so, growing pumpkins and selling them for a couple months each year may not be enough activity to support the local economy. That’s why the city is looking at expanding cannabis cultivation in the area. Now, if a new measure passes next month, pumpkin farmers would be able to make a smooth tra...Read More

Scientists Confirm Cannabis Has Been Helping Society for 10,000 Years

Cannabis has been around for a long, long time. We know this much is true. But as Marijuana Moment recently reported, a scientific study examining its history shows cannabis has been helping society for 10,000 years. The fifteen-page scientific review in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology traces society’s Cannabis sativa L’s use from 8,000 BC to the present day. We’ve rounded up some of the most pro...Read More

Ohio Now Considers CBD to be Medical Marijuana, Will Only Allow it in Dispensaries

For years, medical cannabis advocates have struggled to make lawmakers acknowledge the medicinal and therapeutic benefits not just of the marijuana plant as a whole, but also of its active components: cannabinoids like THC and the non-psychoactive CBD (cannabidiol). CBD especially has been stranded in a legal grey area, with products sourced from hemp enjoying broad legality while marijuana-derive...Read More

About Six-in-Ten Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

About six-in-ten Americans (62%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The share of U.S. adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from about a year ago – when 61% favored it – but it is double what it was in 2000 (31%). As in the past, there are wide generational and partisa...Read More

5 Tips For Talking To Your Doctor About Marijuana

Are you one of nearly 200 million Americans living in one of the 29 states (plus the District of Columbia) that have a medical marijuana program? As more states climb aboard the cannabis treatment train, more Americans are starting to have the conversation with their doctors about marijuana and whether it is right for them. Here are five tips to consider when discussing marijuana with your doctor:...Read More

How To: Dab, An Easy Step by Step Guide

How to: Dab, A Step by Step Guide #dabbing #dab #dabs #howto #howtodab #stepbystep #guidetodabbing #dabbingsupplies #dabrig #concentrates #wax #shatter #cannabis #marijuana #weed #flower #legalcannabis #legalizecannabis You might have heard of dabbing – but if you’re new to the world of cannabis concentrates then you might wonder, how does one dab? In this step by step guide to dabbing we’re going...Read More

FDA Advised DEA To Eliminate CBD From Drug Category

When the DEA moved last week to put GW Pharmaceuticals new cannabidiol (CBD) derived drug Epidiolex into a Schedule V, the listing did not include any other products containing the CBD compound. But this was not the initial recommendation of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which advised the agency to eliminate CBD from the restrictions of a controlled substance on the basis that it is...Read More

5 Proven Reasons Why You Should Consume Cannabis Before Bed

It’s common for people to use marijuana before bed time, whether out of habit or necessity. Now, research on marijuana and sleep helps explain why. Besides easing insomnia, marijuana seems to have a wide range of effects on sleep. This is because chemicals in marijuana, known as cannabinoids, actually mimic the activity of chemicals found naturally in the brain. These chemicals and their biologica...Read More

Smoking Marijuana And Fighting Lung Cancer: Here Are The Facts

It’s no secret that smoking cigarettes is the leading cause of lung cancer. But what about smoking cannabis? Well, not all smoke is created equal. A study from researchers at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine showed that “heavy cannabis smoking” did not increase cancer risk. The study compared 611 lung cancer patients and 601 patients with cancers of the head and neck (throat, brain, etc) wit...Read More

Knowing Your Cannabis Social Etiquette

One of the great things about stoners, both pot professionals and occasional users, is that they’re generally amiable people. They may have their social quirks like anyone else, but if need be, those quirks and tendencies can be quelled with a little lesson on the etiquette of cannabis use. It is definitely a thing. First things first, don’t bogart that joint, my friend. We all know the rule of pu...Read More