Cannabis Baby Boomers

Lawmakers, however, have signaled in the last few years that they have had enough. Congress included a provision in the 2015 spending bill prohibiting the DOJ from using any funds to prevent states that have legalized the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical marijuana from implementing these laws. Reps. Sam Farr, Democrat of California, […]

Natasha Lennard is a British-born, Brooklyn-based writer focusing on how power works. She writes regularly for The Intercept, Fusion, The New York Times’ philosophy blog, “the Stone”, and The Nation. Her work has appeared at Vice News, The New York Times, The New Inquiry and Salon. … read more at: http://www.hightimes.com/read/bud-and-breakfast-lodging-caters-cosmopolitan-smoker

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Menstruation has been in the news a lot lately. There’s the ongoing movement to eliminate the sales tax on tampons and sanitary pads, based on the argument that these products are essential to women’s health. So far, eight states — including Minnesota — and the District of Columbia have agreed and repealed the tax. A […]

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The term “millennial” comes with many different connotations. They like socialism. They don’t eat breakfast cereal. They save more money than previous generations. They enjoy a work-life balance, and they often don’t think they’re millennials. Now, they’re the largest living generation in the United States. Pew Research Center broke down population estimates released earlier this […]

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In writing last week about the challenges facing Pueblo, I used the example of Old Timers baseball as a program for youths that was wonderful, but replaced with a youth baseball system in which costs of participating, uniforms and equipment is high. Old Timers, on the other hand, had sponsors; fees were low; and kids […]

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A Match.com survey weeds out pot use among different generations. Gen-Xers aren’t feeling the burn. Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” generation is less likely to smoke pot than either Baby Boomers or Millennials, according to Match’s latest “Singles in America” survey pegged to the 4/20 toking holiday. Boomers, born between 1946 to 1964, are 57% […]

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National Cannabis Festival WTOP/Dick Uliano | April 23, 2016 5:38 pm http://wtop.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2-FESTIVAL-dul.mp3 Download audio WASHINGTON — Marijuana lovers gathered at an RFK Stadium parking lot on Saturday to hear music, shop and celebrate marijuana. The National Cannabis Festival unfolded to a strikingly diverse crowd of people —  black and white, millennials and baby boomers. Music […]

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Down in the hunter green seats of the theater, which are hardly full, two old school hippies are nodding their heads to Tory Lanez, the current artist on stage. Linda and Jeff Wise aren’t here to see Tory, but are enjoying him all the same. The two Colorado-natives, with greying hair tucked behind baseball caps, […]

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My Life-Changing Visit to a Cannabis Clinic Image courtesy of Keith Spencer I was never a pothead. Even during the psychedelic ’70s in Madison, Wisconsin, my poison of choice was bourbon. Or beer on Badger game days. While many of my friends were stoners, I stayed firmly in the Tequila Sunrise/Singapore Sling camp, sorority girl […]

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Criticwire’s Daily Reads brings today’s essential news stories and critical pieces to you.1. On “The Good Wife’s” Lame-Duck Years: How Alicia Florrick Lost Her Audience When She Found Herself. In just a few short weeks, the beloved CBS legal drama “The Good Wife” will air its final episode. The L.A. Weekly’s Sophia Ngyuen examines the […]

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Down in the hunter green seats of the theater, which are hardly full, two old school hippies are nodding their heads to Tory Lanez, the current artist on stage. Linda and Jeff Wise aren’t here to see Tory, but are enjoying him all the same. The two Colorado-natives, with greying hair tucked behind baseball caps, […]

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