Cannabis Corner

Now Oklahoma may vote on recreational pot (no kidding)

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Five weeks ago, Oklahoma voters passed a medical marijuana ballot initiative by a 122,000-vote margin. The initiative was cast as a state law instead...

CBD may help addicts, alcoholics stay on the wagon

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Good news. If you’re trying to kick an opioid, cocaine and/or alcohol addiction, a new study has found that the cannabidiol (aka CBD) in...

The price of pot in Colorado – wholesale edition

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Ever wonder what the pot you just bought went for wholesale? The Colorado Department of Revenue is out with the latest prices. As of April...

Marijuana heats up Texas Senate race

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Marijuana and drug legalization is turning into a red-hot issue in Texas’s red-hot U.S. Senate race between incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz and his...

Marijuana vs. Cancer: The evidence is growing

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Researchers at Amity University in India recently produced a literature survey of papers on the use of natural and synthetic cannabis...

Was King Solomon a stoner?

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Back in 2005, archeologists found evidence that the Oracles of Delphi (there were several) were glue junkies; it turned out the...

Could Trump get the money for the border wall from El...

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This week’s guessing game in Washington seems to be where will Trump get the money Congress won’t give him to build the border wall....

Marijuana legalization: Good news in the latest polls

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The latest polls on marijuana legalization are in, and they contain a lot of good news. In California, two polls show Proposition 64 passing, one...

Jeff Sessions and marijuana: Slouching toward reality

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Well I guess you could say this is progress of a sort. In remarks prepared for delivery at a meeting of federal, state and local...

Regulate alcohol like marijuana?

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The official name of Amendment 64, the ballot initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado, was the “Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol”. Amendment 64...

Trump and marijuana — the un-rosy scenario

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A few weeks ago I wrote a piece in this space (“Yikes! Sessions!,” Nov. 24, 2016) that listed some of the reasons why I thought...

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...