Advocacy

Michael J. Fox Foundation Supports Medical Cannabis Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), named after the actor who has Parkinson’s disease, reiterated its support for increased access to medical cannabis for research purposes. The foundation is also promoting three specific cannabis reform bills that would eliminate barriers to research. “Removing barriers for medical cannabis is one way in which Congress can help […]

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Advocacy

Two-Thirds of Americans Say Cannabis Should Be Legalized

As more states legalize cannabis and more research comes about regarding this plant, the paradigm of thought in the American people about this topic is continually evolving and changing (for the better!).  The most recent poll about this subject comes from the Pew Research Center, and is making headlines all over.   Some things to note […]

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Advocacy

Break the Glass Ceiling: Honoring Women in Cannabis

As we move towards normalization and ending the stigma that still surrounds the cannabis plant, it is critical that we recognize those who are working to do just that. Recently, High Times announced the High Times Female 50 honorees, and recognized them at an event in Los Angeles last month. Among those women was Jamie Pearson, […]

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Culture

How It Became A Day of Appreciation

Among the many holidays celebrated around the world, on April 20, abbreviated as 420, cannabis enthusiasts come together to appreciate cannabis. Aside from ingesting cannabis with loved ones or rocking out at canna-themed events, some use this day to fight for more accessible information and nationwide medical or recreational legalization of cannabis. For those unaccustomed […]

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Advocacy

Minnesota’s Cold Shoulder Towards Cannabis

The road to the legalization of Cannabis sativa in the United States has been a (very) long, intricate one. As more states establish the infrastructure for medical use, others, including Minnesota, are taking their next leap by considering legalizing cannabis for recreational use. In 2014, Minnesota passed a restrictive medical program that has since been […]

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