Monthly Archives: September 2017

Climbers Rescued From Mountain After Smoking Too Much Weed

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Four hikers had to call for help from search and rescue over the weekend when they got a little too high on top of England’s tallest mountain. The group was eventually brought down to safety, but the debacle has stirred up local controversy. Getting Too High On Saturday evening around 6:30 p.m., Cumbria police were…

Study: 25 Percent Of Cancer Patients Use Medical Marijuana

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According to researchers, a new study finds that 25 percent of all cancer patients use medical marijuana. “All cancer patients” in this case refers to the over 900 cancer patients who participated in the research. The other findings of this study confirm two things: cancer patients may find relief from medical cannabis. And they want to…

Former Colombian Magistrate Gets Prison Time in Corruption Scandal

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Francisco Javier Ricaurte Gómez, one of the most powerful men in Colombia’s justice system for the past 15 years, recently became the first former chief magistrate of the country’s Supreme Court to go to prison. As reported by Bogotá daily El Tiempo on Sept. 20, Ricuarte faces four charges related to the corruption scandal now unfolding in Colombia’s…

Canopy Growth moves into Danish medical marijuana market

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Canopy Growth signed a strategic partnership to expand into Denmark and will invest 10 million Canadian dollars ($8.12 million) in the joint venture, continuing the flurry of activity in Europe by Canadian marijuana companies. Canopy Growth will form a joint venture with Danish Cannabis ApS, to be called Spectrum Denmark, to serve the needs of Danish medical…

Pennsylvania support for legal recreational marijuana nears 60%

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Nearly six in 10 Pennsylvanians support recreational marijuana legalization, a dramatic upturn over the past decade, a new poll shows. According to the poll by Franklin & Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research, 59% of the roughly 400 voters surveyed approve of adult-use legalization, The Inquirer reported. That’s up from the 22% who supported legalization in…

Chart: Medical marijuana patient counts keep rising in Canada

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By Eli McVey Canada’s medical marijuana program continues to surge, with over 30,000 patients enrolling last quarter to bring the total count over 200,000. That marks three straight years of quarter-over-quarter patient growth for the program and a 168% increase from just one year ago. To put these figures in perspective, the number of registered…

Snoop Dogg Releases Smokable Songbook

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When it comes to the pantheon of cannabis culture pop icons, Snoop Dogg reigns supreme. Not only does the man smoke pretty much non-stop, but he also raps about weed, advocates for weed and to top it all off, he’s also a cannabis entrepreneur. In fact, he’s one of the most innovative weed businesspeople around.…

Pot Jobs: 5 Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door of the Weed Industry

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Looking for a career move to greener pastures? Here are five steps to getting your foot in the door of the marijuana industry. 1. Create a Cannabis-Specific Résumé Regardless of whether you have cannabis-specific experience, create a résumé that details your relevant skills. If you have management training and you’re applying to run a dispensary,…

LinkedIn for Weed? 24-Year-Old Brings Pot Jobs to the Masses

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Are you in the market for a career in a billion dollar industry, but have absolutely no job experience and couldn’t pass a drug test if your life depended on it? Well, ironically enough, what once seemed like an impossible task is now a certified reality, thanks to a brand-new job network focusing directly on…

Good People Smoke Marijuana: Meet Shelly Wahweotten

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I know he said it more than a year ago, but I just can’t let it go. The fact that the attorney general of the United States, Jeff Sessions—the chief law enforcement officer for the country—suggested that cannabis consumers are “bad people,” is beyond infuriating. And it’s simply not true. Maya Angelou consumed cannabis. Was she a…