'No more fear': In Mexico's 'cannabis garden', users welcome decriminalisation

In a park just steps away from the Mexican Senate, people openly light up joints and inhale from bong and attend to flourishing #cannabis plants. Called Plantón 420, the area was created by activists last year as a safe space for people to enjoy #marijuana. Now, following a landmark Supreme…

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New Study Confirms that Cannabis Users Are Not Lazy Stoners After All

The age-old stereotype of the lazy stoner simply isn’t true anymore. The reefer madness-fueled cliché of stoners being couch potatoes, eating chips and watching television for hours was once what everyone thought of people who enjoyed smoking pot. But with the medicinal benefits of cannabis becoming more widespread, and as…

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How Legalization Still Criminalizes Users – Is Weed Really Legal Then?

Often you’ll hear media outlets report that countries like “Canada has legalized cannabis” since 2018 and “Mexico is poised to legalize cannabis” and for the most part folks cheer these efforts. And we should; the illegality of cannabis has created a situation that pitted the “government” against the people. I’m…

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First Time Cannabis Users Over the Age of 60 Skyrocket Says News Senior Study

A new study from University of California San Diego found that 15% of older cannabis consumers use it for fight the ‘symptoms of aging’. If this wasn’t the best reason to smoke cannabis, I don’t know what is. What are the symptoms of aging you may ask? According to researchers…

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Report Shows Almost Half of Cannabis Users are Over 40

A new study reveals that almost half of those who currently use cannabis in North America are over 40, a surprising number given the narrative that most cannabis users are in younger demographics. This insight came alongside many other interesting data points about the industry.  This information comes from Akerna,…

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New Study Looks at Cannabis Users’ Pain Tolerance

A study by University of British Columbia Okanagan campus shows that regular cannabis use, unlike opiate use, does not make pain sensitivity worse, the way opiates do.  Due to the alarming opiate crisis in the country, coupled with an increased interest in medical cannabis, there has been an uptick in…

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Gateway Drug Bombshell – Cannabis Could Reduce Brain Damage in Crystal Meth Users

Could Cannabis Reduce Brain Damage in Meth Users? Even though there is no clear consensus that cannabis and meth should be used together, there is a silver lining around the cloud. Some studies show that the adult brain could be protected by marijuana, but not the same could be said…

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