With more states legalizing medical marijuana, businesses are exploring its potential for pain relief, including as a way to alleviate menstrual cramps. But there’s one potential issue with this approach: the pain-killing potential of pot may be weaker for women. A new analysis in Drug and Alcohol Dependence found that men are less sensitive to pain after smoking weed, but women aren’t. [Read more…]
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Whether you’re the “once in a while” type of smoker, who only indulges if and when the opportunity presents itself (like on 4/20 or before a Comedy Central roast) or a lifelong chiefer (with 20+ Phish shows under your belt) — it would be wrong to deny the positive effects of some good dank. Marijuana — historically cited as a natural aphrodisiac (or a substance known to enhance sexual desire) — might also be the “natural Viagra.” Here’s why. [Read more…]
Here are seven myths that you may or may not have heard about marijuana:
Myth: Driving while high on marijuana is as bad as driving while drunk
Fact: Driving while high on pot is not as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol. Time reported last year that researchers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have found no evidence to support claims that drivers under the influence of pot are significantly more likely to crash. [Read more…]
For the longest time, marijuana was an under-the-table commodity. It was talked about in hushed tones and exchanged discreetly so as to avoid detection. During those dark days, weed prices were largely dependent on the whims of the person doing the selling. There was no online infographic explaining what does weed cost. You paid what he asked because you didn’t know where else to go. [Read more…]
Zulu, a Maryland resident who calls himself the African Herbalist, sells marijuana on the black market. The 32-year-old is using a pseudonym to avoid being picked up for breaking the law in his home state and in the District of Columbia, where he delivers loose weed, edibles, oils and rubs to customers who call him. But Zulu says he’d much rather be in the business legally. [Read more…]