When selecting a cannabis-infused product from the shelves of a medical marijuana dispensary or state-legal retail outlet, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer variety of what’s available. But don’t allow yourself to be swayed by clever marketing or a sales pitch at check-out. Do your homework instead, and you’ll have a much better experience—one that gets you nicely high, while leaving a good taste in your mouth. [Read more…]
When first smoking, feel free to giggle your ass off and gorge on Oreos. But please, if you continue, learn some dignity.
The decidedly uphill battle to legalize marijuana, medical or otherwise, is likely to be with us for decades to come. Legislating morality in our country (and in human societies down through the ages) has always been fraught. As we have seen, even if marijuana is legal in some localities, that doesn’t mean the feds won’t shut down licensed operations, as I discovered woefully when the owners of my own dear collective in Malibu, California, were forced to pack up and flee after receiving a threatening letter from Obama’s U.S. Attorney General’s office. (Has anyone looked into the reason for our seemingly liberal president’s hard line on pot? Do you think it has something to do with being a father of teenage daughters who attend a pricey prep school in Washington, D.C.? Everybody knows how hardy those rich preppies like to party.) [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…]