Scientists confirm what you always suspected: Cannabis is the ultimate aphrodisiac

Published: Dec 29, 2016, 9:21 am • Updated: Dec 29, 2016, 9:21 am By Tess Allen, Civilized What do oysters, strawberries and cannabis have in common? According to a new report, all three may be considered powerful aphrodisiacs. A new study published in the Pharmacological Research journal is lending further…

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‘These towns have their head in the sand’: Moratoriums coming after Maine voters legalize marijuana

Published: Dec 28, 2016, 7:28 am • Updated: Dec 28, 2016, 7:31 am By Marina Villeneuve and Patrick Whittle, The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine — Towns and cities around the state are taking a cautious approach to the new Maine marijuana law that legalizes marijuana and are considering moratoriums on…

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Marijuana talk: Why words such as ‘indica’ and ‘sativa’ don’t mean what you think they mean

Published: Dec 28, 2016, 11:19 am • Updated: Dec 28, 2016, 11:19 am By The Cannabist Staff A long-running feature of The Cannabist Show involves Cannabist editor-in-chief Ricardo Baca asking his guests this question, “indica or sativa?” There might not necessarily be a simple answer to that for those who…

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Number of Colorado marijuana plants caregivers can grow will drastically drop in 2017

Published: Dec 28, 2016, 7:53 am • Updated: Dec 28, 2016, 7:57 am By Jakob Rodgers, The Gazette Caregivers’ ability to grow hundreds of Colorado marijuana plants – which some claim is supplying the black market in and outside of the state – is about to be uprooted. Beginning Jan.…

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It’s 2016, yet the DEA still refers to cannabis as ‘marihuana.’ Why is that?

Published: Dec 28, 2016, 9:27 am • Updated: Dec 28, 2016, 10:21 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post The Drug Enforcement Administration recently published a rule in the Federal Register clarifying that certain marijuana extracts — notably cannabidiol, or CBD — are indeed Schedule I controlled substances and just…

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Critical decisions about Massachusetts marijuana in hands of lawmakers

Published: Dec 27, 2016, 3:00 pm • Updated: Dec 27, 2016, 3:00 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — The new year means the start of a brand new two-year session for the Massachusetts Legislature with all signs pointing to a busy agenda for lawmakers in the months…

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