UFC Will No Longer Suspend Athletes for Recreational Cannabis Use

Getty Images The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) confirmed Thursday that it will no longer penalize fighters who use cannabis recreationally, joining many other athletic organizations that have significantly altered their drug policies in the last year. Under the new policy, a positive THC test will no longer automatically lead to suspension from the UFC, as…

Why leaf pre-rolled cones obtain the cleanest, tobacco-free blunts

All-natural products are in vogue right now, but if you want a really clean smoke, look beyond the hype. Pre-rolled King Palm wraps have just one ingredient: Cordia leaf, plucked directly from the tree in farms neighboring their Southeast Asian factory. Hand rolled leaf cones offer more value than any pre-rolled cones for sale.The included…

Why You Can’t Smoke Cannabis in Public (Even in States Where Marijuana is Legal)

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If you’ve never visited a state where cannabis is legal (and you’ve never been to Canada), you might imagine the fully-legal corners of the world as hash heaven – people picnicking with joints in hand, basking in Bob Ross-like golden rays of sunshine and the sweet freedom that comes from being able to light up whenever you please.
We hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, but that’s not the reality – like, at all.
Smoking or vaping cannabis in public is still illegal in every part of the United States, including states where recreational marijuana is legal. Though laws on using tinctures and edibles outdoors vary, state laws on smoking or vaping cannabis tend to mirror laws on alcohol – i.e., if you’re in a space where you can’t crack open a beer, you probably can’t whip out a joint.
The only thing that makes cannabis law different than the laws on alcohol in these states? There are no marijuana bars. While Colorado and California may award cannabis licenses to business..

The Best High Scenes in Film: A Guide for Canna-Film Enthusiasts

Ally Sheedy and Molly Ringwald in a scene from the film ‘The Breakfast Club’, 1985. (Photo by Universal Pictures/Getty Images)
If you’re one of the millions of Americans waiting for your COVID-19 vaccination right now, odds are you’ve been doing one of two things: binging all the movies you’ve had on your quarantine bucket list, or smoking the last of your quarantine hash stash. And, of course, there’s the lucky few of you doing both (no judgment.)
2021’s already been a tough year, so let us help you disassociate one step further: What if you watched people high, while high?
We compiled the best high scenes from films throughout the ages to bring you approximately half an hour of quality, cannabis-infused cinema. Pop an edible and unwind with these hilarious clips next time you need a break from reality – so, probably tonight.
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Disclaimer: Kristen Wiig is, in fact, lighting up with an al..

The Handiest High Scenes in Movie: A Book for Canna-Movie Followers

Ally Sheedy and Molly Ringwald in a scene from the film ‘The Breakfast Club’, 1985. (Photo by Universal Pictures/Getty Images) If you’re one of the millions of Americans waiting for your COVID-19 vaccination right now, odds are you’ve been doing one of two things: binging all the movies you’ve had on your quarantine bucket list,…

7 weed lines for cold climate hibernation

The weather’s cold and it’s officially time to get all nice and cozy inside. Good thing that of the many benefits of consuming cannabis, feeling nice and cozy inside is at the top of the list.  It’s OK to be lazy this time of year, so here are seven weed strains great for feeling relaxed,…

New Study Suggests Toxins in Marijuana Smoke Are Harmful to Your Health

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We all know that smoking cigarettes can cause cancer, but a new study suggests that smoking marijuana might be similarly harmful. As CNN reports, the study – which was published on Monday in the EClinicalMedicine journal – found that smoking weed can expose you to many of the same toxins found in tobacco smoke.
The study found that people who only smoked marijuana had higher blood and urine levels of several smoke-related toxins – including naphthalene, acrylamide and acrylonitrile – than nonsmokers had. As CNN notes, “Naphthalene is associated with anemia, liver and neurological damage, while acrylamide and acrylonitrile have been associated with cancer and other health issues.”
“Marijuana use is on the rise in the United States with a growing number of states legalizing it for medical and nonmedical purposes – including five additional states in the 2020 election,” senior author Dr. Dana Gabuzda, a principal investigator in cancer immunology and virology at the Dana-F..

Niche growers supply high-end marijuana market in Arizona

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PHOENIX (AP) – Inside a nondescript block building near Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, workers pack hundreds of vacuum-sealed glass jars with high-end marijuana. They will sell for a steep premium at medical dispensaries across the state.
Nearby, thousands of marijuana plants are meticulously hand-watered, hand-trimmed, and nurtured in a series of growing rooms.
The Grow Sciences cultivation business, like a few others in Arizona, has found a niche producing high-end marijuana that sells for about double the price of other products on the market, the Arizona Republic reported.
The company doesn’t have a dispensary license from the state. Instead, it “rents” one from another company that does. Leasing licenses to grow marijuana allows entrepreneurs to break into the cannabis industry without also having to run a retail dispensary.
The operators of some of these farms say the arrangement allows them to focus on growing high-end marijuana that is in heavy d..