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How To Vaporize Marijuana

Vaporizing- definitely one of my preferrential ways of smoking medical marijuana. As an alternative to smoking a joint, vaporization avoids the production of irritating toxic and carcinogenic by-products by heating the material so its active compounds boil off into a vapor.  A very … Continue reading

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Wednesday Film Festival: This Week in Weed

If you aren’t already watching NORML’s weekly videocast, This Week in Weed, you should be, because it’s a great round-up of breaking medical marijuana news. Here’s the most recent episode:

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California Judge Says Cannabis is Not A Crop

“It grows in the ground, requires water and sunshine to blossom, and earns Californians an estimated $17 billion a year. But don’t call marijuana an agricultural crop in Tulare County.” Those words are the opening of a story from the … Continue reading

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DEA Denies Cannabis Reclassification – Says No Medical Benefits

41 years ago, when the U.S. Congress passed the Controlled Substances Act, and included marijuana on its list of “Schedule I” drugs – the most restrictive of the five drug “categories,” some officials questioned that classification. As early as 1972, … Continue reading

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Friday Film Strip: 40 Years Later

On June 17th, 1971, then-President Richard M. Nixon launched the drug war. Forty years later, it’s become one of our country’s most epic failures. It’s also the subject of this video from ReasonTV. Interesting stuff.

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Film Festival: Marijuana Does Not Kill Brain Cells

I know this week is really video-heavy, but I’m traveling out of the country, and I want to keep the content flowing. Today’s video? It’s a news bit from last November about a study out of Canada which shows that … Continue reading

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Vermont Considers Dispensaries

Like Hawaii, the state of Vermont has had medical marijuana laws on the books for several years, but has left patients to either grow their own cannabis or buy it from illegal sources. Also like Hawaii, Vermont is considering the … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: What if Cannabis Cured Cancer?

It’s been featured at the Sausalito film Festival, and featured in Whole Life Magazine. What is it? Why, the new film What if Cannabis Cured Cancer by Len Richmond, of course. This movie is an in-depth look at the medical … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: Cannabis and MS

This video from the UK really drives home the way cannabis can benefit multiple sclerosis patients. It’s a couple of years old, but still really relevant.

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MMJ and Kids

We don’t usually post videos on Wednesdays, but this one’s a personal issue for me. I have an eight-year-old nephew who lives in one of the fifteen states where medical marijuana is legal, and he’s been battling a very rare, … Continue reading

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