Cannabis Corner

Drug cartel gives food packages to the poor

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The coronavirus pandemic has prompted Mexico’s Gulf Cartel to get in touch with its inner Robin Hood. According to...

Half of nation’s pot users stocked up for the shutdown

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File under: “There ain’t no flies on the nation’s stoners.” According to a survey done by a group called...

Marijuana in the time of the virus

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Do bogart that joint, my friend. Don’t pass it over to me for the next 14 days. Erik Altieri,...

Social separating with Alice B. Toklas

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The 420 festival has been cancelled, you’re social distancing until The Virus blows over or until the media quits hyperventilating, you’ve...

Trump’s drug budget: More of the same

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The Trump administration’s drug budget is out — $35.7 billion worth of trying the same stuff over and over again and expecting...

Evolution in action in the Middle East

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A week before Israelis went to the polls for the third time in less than a year — the previous two elections failed...

If you’re high, Clark’s the guy

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"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too” is so 1840. For 2020 try, “If you get high, Clark’s your guy.”

Can marijuana help you lose weight?

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OK, full disclosure. The first time I smoked pot I went through the host’s party snacks, kitchen cabinets and...

Mayor Bloomberg and dumb and dumber

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File under “dumb” and “dumber.” This item via Tom Angell at Marijuana Moment: On Feb. 1, Michael Bloomberg...

Marijuana legalization 2020: The state of play in the USA

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According to a piece on The Motley Fool website, up to 11 states could end up having marijuana legalization measures on their...

Cannabis and cancer study: Bad news or fake news?

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There have been a number of studies that indicate marijuana’s active ingredients may block cancer. So what are we to make of...

Just how big a thing will the (legal) pot business be?

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Marijuana is becoming big business, but just how big is the marijuana business? New Frontier Data, a consultancy, produced some stats that...