cannabinoid

When Is It Okay to Be Stoned?

When Is It Okay to Be Stoned?

I have been using cannabis for the better part of eight years. As a teenage stoner in South Carolina during the late aughts, marijuana was relatively hard to come by, highly illegal, and not of great quality, so I was limited to using it privately and only for occasions that I believed it would be […]

The Art of Cannabis: An Excerpt from Mitch Shenassa’s “The Cannabis Aficianado’s Handbook”

The Art of Cannabis: An Excerpt from Mitch Shenassa’s “The Cannabis Aficianado’s Handbook”

While high grade sinsemillia cannabis has been available for decades, the craft has entered a renaissance in recent years. With legislative positions on cannabis progressing nationwide, a blossoming industry has attracted artisan horticulturalists who produce exquisite flowers as labors of love. The goal of the cannabis aficionado isn’t to identify her favorites—though, certainly, she should […]

Call It What It Is: Why Diction Matters In Cannabis Law

Call It What It Is: Why Diction Matters In Cannabis Law

Utah is now one of 11 states with a “medical marijuana” law which is not all inclusive, but rather exclusive. Utah’s CBD-only law went into effect July 1, 2014, however it is designed to treat one illness/disease with one specific strain of high CBD/low THC cannabis (Charlotte’s Web) and does not provide for any in-state […]

REVIEW: Cheeba Chews, Medicated Candies

REVIEW: Cheeba Chews, Medicated Candies

UPDATE: Cheeba Chews has had some legal issues, but has rebounded. On 7/21/2014 The Denver Post ran an article saying that Cheeba Chews were no longer in production, the company’s license was denied, and they would be out of the market for at least a year as part of the agreement reached with the state. […]

Acupuncture and My High Horse

Acupuncture and My High Horse

I was skeptical about acupuncture for most of my life. I’d never had a serious injury or illness, and therefore hadn’t experienced the shortcomings of western medicine firsthand. Somehow acupuncture was something I considered quackery, matter-of-factly filed away in my mind along with chiropractic and reflexology and homeopathy. My reluctance to accept it as legitimate […]

Ticket to Ride: 2014 is the Year of Cannabis

Ticket to Ride: 2014 is the Year of Cannabis

This past year was one of the greatest years ever for the Cannabis Movement. Many people think that 2012 with two states legalizing was the greatest year, and those were indeed big battles won in a long war but 2013 boasted some amazing events that have forever and positively changed the movement. I cannot think […]

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

My Dad’s Dabble With Dabs

There’s been a lot of hype in the popular press lately about the use of butane hash oil (BHO), also referred to as “dabs.” Reports suggesting that dabs can lead to wild and immediate addiction or that the process of extracting the oil is going to blow up your house, AND YOUR ENTIRE NEIGHBORHOOD!!! are […]