A new Gallup poll shows 60% of respondents supporting the legalization of marijuana, the highest percentage ever in a Gallup legalization poll. Just a mere 11 years ago that number was 35%.
Sixty percent is a clear majority. It can no longer be said that most people don’t agree with the notion of legalization.
Few things in life go together better than marijuana and food. Whether ingested together or separately, they are a match made in heaven.
So much in pop culture – movies, TV shows, books, radio and Internet shows – has used the “stoner stereotype” of the “munchies” to great effect. Pot brownies have been used as hilarious comedy devices for decades.
But in reality, because of the prohibition of cannabis, it’s not something that has been talked about all the much out in the “real world” as opposed to the “underground” where marijuana users have been forced to dwell.
When Oregon voters decided to legalize marijuana for all adults in 2014, activists and cannabis business owners were understandably elated. But one of the stipulations of Oregon’s Measure 91 was that counties and towns the ability to ban marijuana businesses if they so chose. And many jurisdictions decided to do just that.
A major find in the northwest Chinese desert may shed more light on how prevalent cannabis use was thousands of years ago. About 2,400 to 2,800 years ago, to be more “exact.”
Archaeologists recently uncovered what appears to be a well-preserved cannabis “burial shroud” covering a roughly 35-year-old man with Caucasian features in China's Turpan Basin.