Tag: cannabis

This TARDIS Grows Weed with Artificial Intelligence, PART 2

Editor’s Note: Richard Metzger is a connoisseur of cannabis, and recently started growing his own. He’s test-driving high-end rig good for small-scale grows from Cloudponics. This is not a sponsored post, Boing Boing is not getting anything from Cloudponics. Metzger’s just really *that* enthusiastic about weed, and so far he likes the Cloudponics setup. Here’s […]

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Where the (Legal) Weed At? More States Eye Cannabis Legalization

Photo: iStock It seems as though we are reaching the point where cannabis will eventually be legal all across the United States. In a complete departure from the person he is looking to replace, U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr said in his Senate testimony Tuesday that he would not […]

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This TARDIS Grows Weed With Artificial Intelligence

Editor’s Note: Richard Metzger is a connoisseur of cannabis, and recently started growing his own. He’s test-driving high-end rig good for small-scale grows from Cloudponics. This is not a sponsored post, Boing Boing is not getting anything from Cloudponics. Metzger’s just really *that* enthusiastic about weed, and spoiler alert, so far he likes the Cloudponics […]

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Marijuana Decriminalization in Maryland Has Not Stopped Implicit Bias nor Institutional Racism Against Black People

Photo: iStock Although marijuana has been decriminalized in the state of Maryland, black people in Baltimore are still disproportionately arrested for cannabis offenses according to an analysis of Baltimore Police Department data supplied by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Baltimore Fishbowl worked with the Baltimore Institute for Nonprofit Journalism and […]

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Marijuana Industry Gets High as Jeff Sessions Resigns

The cannabis industry is celebrating the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday afternoon. Sessions resigned at the request of President Donald Trump. Though his resignation had no connection to drug policy, Sessions was known favor strong enforcement of existing federal laws against marijuana, and Trump was said before the election to be preparing […]

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Liverworts contain psychoactive cannabinoid

A new molecular study shows that a compound called perrotetinene in certain species of liverworts is actually a psychoactive cannabanoid. From Science News: A group of Japanese scientists in 1994 discovered perrotetinene in liverworts, but the new study is the strongest evidence yet that the compound is a psychoactive cannabinoid. Previously, cannabis was the only […]

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Canadian government growers can’t keep up with Alberta’s demand for weed

While cannabis may now be legal to smoke, sell and possess across Canada, the demand for bammy is harshing the buzz of many an Albertan. According to the CBC, certified cannabis suppliers are having a hell of a time trying to keep up with demand. The problem is cropping up at a time when the […]

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I became a college marijuana activist to find friends who smoked weed, but got an education on social injustice instead

What My College Marijuana Activism Taught Me About Social Injustice – HelloGiggles I became a college marijuana activist to find friends who smoked weed, but got an education on social injustice instead

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WestJet Airlines says no to drugs as Canada prepares to decriminalize cannabis

Last month, the Canadian Armed Forces announced its strict but reasonable policy surrounding the use of cannabis by service personnel. With Canada’s decriminalization of cannabis nearly upon us, a lot of companies and organizations that deal with dangerous tasks or complicated hardware are following suit. Earlier this week, one of Canada’s most popular air carriers, […]

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Cypress Hill’s B Real Opens Cannabis Dispensary In Sylmar

SYLMAR (CBSLA) — Sylmar is going up in smoke thanks to Cypress Hill’s B Real. The hip-hop superstar on Wednesday attended the grand opening for Dr. Greenthumb Dispensary — the latest cannabis store to open in the Los Angeles area since marijuana became legal in California. The dispensary is named after a Cypress Hill song. B Real, […]

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California Could Reshape Pot Rules As Legal Market Struggles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s largest legal marijuana market is struggling. Illicit sales continue to thrive. A shaky supply chain has customers looking at barren shelves in some shops. There are testing problems. And a proposal to allow home marijuana deliveries in cities that have banned pot sales could lead to a courtroom fight. […]

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Plant People’s High-Quality, Full-Spectrum CBD Products

Like many states, New York has introduced medicinal marijuana for only what are deemed severe, debilitating or life-threatening conditions. But, as the state’s governor insinuated earlier in 2018, it’s not a matter of if New York legalizes recreational marijuana, it’s a matter of when. In the mean time, the number of upstart New York-based CBD—one […]

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Report: Adult Marijuana Use Increased By A Third Ahead Of CA Legalization

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) — A report out Thursday finds marijuana use among adults increased by over a third in the years leading up to the passage of California’s recreational cannabis law. The report from the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health found the percentage of adults over the age of 18 who reported using marijuana […]

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What Happens if You Refuse to Take a Drug Test for Work?

Earlier this summer Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize medical marijuana. That decision followed nine other states, plus Washington D.C., legalizing recreational use of marijuana for any reason. Considering the increasing liberalization of laws regarding use of the drug, and a marked trend in the number of Americans who say it should be legal—64-percent […]

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