It is a point of contention for a lot of weed smokers: should we legalize marijuana in favor of a safer, more accessible market or keep operating in the black due to fears of Big Marijuana? I think most people would agree that being able to legally procure marijuana and its products is a far more favorable condition, even if we have trouble getting the wording right in the first go around.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will soon sign a decree that will legalize the therapeutic use of cannabis in the country. The new law will not allow any recreational possession, growing or selling, but may allow some sick people in Colombia to find relief. The law will also allow scientific research of the cannabis plant.
Today is Veterans Day. It is one of those national holidays you only really become aware of when you notice a lot of children running around with a random day off school, are trying to hit the post office to mail something (like, twenty years ago), or are forced to put some banking endeavors off until the following day.
A woman in Anchorage, Alaska, is taking a novel approach to what she sees as an epidemic of “Spice” addicts in her city. “Spice” is one of the variants of so-called “synthetic marijuana,” which is really just a man-made concoction of chemicals people smoke for a dangerous and possibly deadly high.
Some questions arise from that headline, the foremost being: who are these “experts?” Are there “dabbing experts?” Maybe, but I seriously doubt they were contacted for this news article out of South Carolina.
Calling wax a “more dangerous” form of cannabis consumption is how the article starts out, before dropping the “experts warn” line twice in a five-paragraph story. No mention of who these “experts” are, or where we can find them.