Cannabis Baby Boomers

It might not be as hazy as we think. A KVNU news report caught my attention this week, when they mentioned an earlier interview with Utah State Sen. Lyle Hillyard. Reportedly, Sen. Hillyard said that there are some issues from the 2016 legislative session that he would like to carry forward in discussions with his […]

If you enjoy weed, but live in a country or state where cannabis remains illegal, then observing the firing up of a lucrative legal marijuana market – the fastest growing industry in the US – may have left you a tad bemused, if not green with envy. The transformation of cannabis culture from being an […]

By every metric available, public opinion appears to favor marijuana legalization, and by wider margins with each passing year. (David Zalubowski/AP) If there’s one thing that Massachusetts public officials — Democrat and Republican, urban and suburban, local and state — seem to agree on lately, it’s that the voters should not legalize marijuana at the polls this […]

A bill to reduce youth access to vapor products passed the Washington State House of Representatives Tuesday. The state Senate approved the legislation earlier. Senate Bill 6328 now goes to the governor’s desk. It’s expected to be signed into law, said Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who offered a bill on vaping. “This bill […]

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It’s no secret: America’s baby boomers are aging, and one of the most common ailments in older populations is arthritis. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 53 million Americans have arthritis, with women making up 60 percent of the arthritis diagnoses. But what exactly is arthritis, and how can cannabis […]

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(ScienceNewsJournal) A recent study conducted by an international team of researchers revealed that habituated cannabis users, who smoked pot regularly over a longer period of time, fared worse at midlife compared to their parents. The research was aimed at examining the economic and social consequences of cannabis usage over a prolonged duration of time. According […]

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By every metric available, public opinion appears to favor marijuana legalization, and by wider margins with each passing year. (David Zalubowski/AP) If there’s one thing that Massachusetts public officials — Democrat and Republican, urban and suburban, local and state — seem to agree on lately, it’s that the voters should not legalize marijuana at the polls this […]

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EYE OPENERS: Kendra Sprinkling produced and sang in the recent 14th-annual Motown Meltdown concert that reportedly raised $40,000 for the eyesight-restoring Seva Canada organization. Twenty-four singers from Alexander A-Train Boynton Jr. to Garfield Wilson entertained Commodore Ballroom attendees. Justifying her “next Joan Jett†… read more at: http://www.thestarphoenix.com/news/local+news/town+talk+motown+concert+raises+2440+2c000+sight/11809511/story.html

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In a converted gas station by an enormous stone Buddha in Mendocino County, Calif., Tim Blake stands in front of a mound of cannabis “trichomes.” These crystalline hairs, collected from dried marijuana buds, are rich in THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis responsible for getting a person high. One of Blake’s male, twentysomething employees pours […]

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