April 2019

Charles R. Broderick, an alumnus of MIT and Harvard University, has made gifts to both alma maters to support fundamental research into the effects of cannabis on the brain and behavior. The gifts, totaling $9 million, represent the largest donation to date to support independent research on the science of cannabinoids. The donation will allow […]

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With cannabis legal in Canada and ten US states and medical marijuana legal in 33, now is the time to assess where we are in cannabis culture. For that, look no further than Instagram. With the cannabis industry banned from traditional avenues for advertising, Instagram has become the place to help break the stigma around […]

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Plenty of folks don’t support cannabis legalization still in 2019 and that includes quite a few lawmakers from Trenton. But to qualify for this list, the who’s who of prohibition fetishists, you must be emphatically driven to preserve the War on Drugs status quo. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you Trenton’s pantheon of pot prohibitionists:   […]

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(Picture: Ella Blyworth) I thought University was going to be easy. A big drinker, up for a night out and generally quite easy in conversation, I couldn’t imagine struggling to make friends. And yet, by some combination of rubbish halls, mental health issues and prefering a nice Malbec to Sambucca, I struggled. For a long […]

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TALLAHASSEE — Fundraising appeared to slow last month as candidates seeking to replace Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam ramp up ads and appearances before the Aug. 28 primary election. And it would have been slower if the Florida Chamber of Commerce had not split $30,000 in contributions between political committees linked to three Republicans running for agriculture […]

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(Picture: Lowell Smokes) If you were too busy getting high with your partner to remember Valentine’s Day, we have the perfect gift for you. A company is offering mothers free childcare to encourage them to get their smear test Well, if you fancy heading over to Los Angeles, that is – because one cannabis growing […]

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TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis admits being worried that he asked for too much in his environmental funding request. But as the House and Senate move forward with their budget plans, maybe he should have gone bigger. “I’ve got to say I’m pretty pleased where they came in, particularly on this water quality,” DeSantis said […]

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Winter Haven is among three locations in Florida where Liberty Health Sciences is opening medical marijuana dispensaries this week. The other two are in Palm Harbor and Merritt Island. WINTER HAVEN — East Polk’s largest city officially has a medical marijuana business. According to a news release, Winter Haven is among three locations in Florida […]

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