Downtown Is Slowly Becoming a Green Light District
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By Launce Rake The voters have spoken. Not once, but three times, for cannabis in Nevada: once to allow medical marijuana, again a few years later to finally allow dispensaries to sell various forms of the drug as medicine and finally, in an affirmation of Nevada’s libertarian soul, to allow adults to use recreational marijuana. And where better to buy and sell … Read More

Kidney Failure Patient Removed from Transplant List Due to Medical Cannabis Use
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An American man suffering from renal failure has been removed from a transplant waiting list because his hospital discovered that he had been using medical cannabis to fight his disease. Garry Godfrey, who has lived in Maine his entire life, suffers from Alport Syndrome, a disease that causes renal failure, alongside debilitating pain, nausea and anxiety. He has used medical … Read More

“Why I choose Cannabis to Heal.”
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By Galen Fisher March 9th, 2017 There was a time when I was ashamed of my use of the plant(s) classified into “genus cannabis”. Part of my shame, I now have come to realize was based largely in part to my ignorance of this remarkable herbaceous plant. However, before I go any further it is extremely important for me to … Read More

Las Vegas, Nevada becoming “New Amsterdam”
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By Phil Good January 15, 2017 philgood@cannabislounge.co Las Vegas, Nevada Recreational cannabis use in Nevada along with 7 other States, has sparked interest, so to say among those interested in getting in on what is being called the “green rush”. For those not up to speed, the Cannabis industry is evolving from a counterculture plagued with negative stereotypes, to a fascinating, … Read More

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January 11, 2017   The murky legal situation between the federal government and states that have approved cannabis in some form was not made any clearer Tuesday when U.S. attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions dodged questions about his planned approach to the issue. During Day One of his confirmation hearing, Sessions – the Alabama senator who has been picked for … Read More

Marijuana May Alleviate America’s Opioid Crisis.
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 Written by- Chris D’Angelo Access to medical marijuana may be cutting down on the overall use of opioids, including prescription painkillers like OxyContin and Percocet, new research suggests. In a study, researchers from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health analyzed traffic fatality data from 1999-2013 for 18 U.S states. They found that most states that passed medical marijuana laws saw an … Read More