Smoking Cannabis

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The 4 Benefits of Storing Your Cannabis in a Jar

Many marijuana users with varying degrees of experience don't know how to properly store and maintain their stash. It is crucial to store the weed properly because doing so will assist you avoid potential bud-destroying mold, moisture buildup, and floral damage. Preventing these problems can increase the weed's lifespan while also maintaining its quality, flavor, and strength. Given that cannabis doesn't have a set best-by date, you should take care of your stash and avoid leaving it exposed to the elements. …
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Where and how cannabis is grown will alter due to climate change.

Shifting weather patterns and climate change are a problem that cannabis growers are dealing with, as they also pose a danger to the wine industry and other agricultural-based industries. Cannabis farmers are being compelled by these changes to reconsider how they raise their plants.One method shorter growing cycles can help is by ensuring that growers can sell their plants as soon as they are ready from seed before a disaster like an early freeze, fire, or flood strikes. As the earth heats …
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37,000 people apply for 56 adult-use marijuana licenses in Connecticut.

In Connecticut, a total of 56 adult-use marijuana licenses have been distributed after receiving more than 37,000 applications, including 23,487 for 28 social equity permits. According to Michelle Bodian, a cannabis lawyer with Vicente Sederberg's Boston and New York offices, "At the end of the day, it's a high number of lottery balls submitted without a lot of licenses available." Dates for the lottery have not yet been disclosed. The final application window closed on Wednesday night after several staggered windows. According to state …
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Thailand Cannabis: From a war on drugs to weed cultivators

Thailand legalised cultivating and consuming cannabis this month, reversing a hard-line approach of long prison sentences or even the death penalty for drug offences. Twenty-one years ago, I had one of the more searing experiences of my journalistic career. We were invited to watch, and film, the execution of five prisoners, four of them convicted drug traffickers, by firing squad in Bangkok's Bangkwan prison. The look on those men's faces, as they were walked, leg-chains clinking, to the pavilion where the …
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Is weed the Chosen People’s drug of choice? These artifacts suggest it may be

NEW YORK — I’ve been to my fair share of events at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, but this was the first time where a guy milling about outside had a Grateful Dead patch on his jacket. It was immediately clear that the opening night discussion and celebration for the exhibit “Am Yisrael High: The Story of Jews and Cannabis” was going to be a little different. Others gathering at the Center for Jewish History in Lower Manhattan — the Smithsonian-affiliated five-headed hydra …
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‘My pain levels have completely dropped’: how medical marijuana changed my life

Andrea Wright, 39, from Bristol, was diagnosed in 2013 with psoriatic arthritis and fibromyalgia, a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body. She was in such severe constant pain, and unable to sleep for more than two continuous hours a night, that she was retired on ill health from her job at National Grid “at the grand old age of 33”. She says: “I had to stop work because the pain was too much. It’s been very depressing; I …
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Top Federal Drug Official Says There’s ‘No Evidence’ That Occasional Marijuana Use Is Harmful For Adults

The head of the nation’s top federal drug research agency says that she’s yet to see evidence that occasional marijuana use by adults is harmful. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Director Nora Volkow made the remarks in an interview with FiveThirtyEight that was published on Tuesday. It’s a notable admission given that the agency has historically gone to great lengths to highlight the potential risks of cannabis consumption. “There’s no evidence to my knowledge that occasional [adult] marijuana use has harmful …