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Joe Klare has written about cannabis issues since 2009, penning thousands of articles. His comedic alter ego – Stoner Jesus – can be heard on stonerjesus.net!

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NJ Judge Rules Workers’ Compensation Must Pay for Man’s Medical Marijuana

NJ Judge Rules Workers’ Compensation Must Pay for Man’s Medical Marijuana

An Administration Law Judge in New Jersey has ruled that a man’s medical marijuana must be paid for by his employer’s workers’ compensation insurance.

Andrew Watson injured his hand while working at 84 Lumber in 2014. He qualified for the state’s very limited medical marijuana program that year but, after buying a little more than 2 ounces, he stopped using it due to it being prohibitively expensive (an ounce of medical marijuana in NJ costs, on average, almost $500).

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3D-Printed Marijuana Inhaler Gives Doctors New Tool to Help Patients

3D-Printed Marijuana Inhaler Gives Doctors New Tool to Help Patients

New technology has the power to amaze as well as the power to make people’s lives easier and of better quality. This is as true when it comes to the cannabis industry as it is with any other.

A new 3D-printed cannabis inhaler made by a startup in Israel is the type of technology that has the “amazing” and “helpful” factors covered. Syqe Medical has developed a marijuana inhaler that will allow doctors to prescribe and administer a precise dose of cannabis to patients remotely as well as allow health professionals to keep track of and study the results.

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Adult Use Marijuana Now Legal in Nevada

Adult Use Marijuana Now Legal in Nevada

On Election Night 2016 voters in Nevada approved Question 2, which allows adults 21 years of age and older who are not already part of the state’s medical marijuana program to possess up to an ounce of cannabis and/or up to 3.5 grams of concentrates. Adults are also allowed to grow up to 6 plants at home as long as they are more than 25 miles away from a marijuana retail shop. These things are now officially legal in NV.

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Former DEA Spokesperson Calls Marijuana Their “Cash Cow”

Former DEA Spokesperson Calls Marijuana Their “Cash Cow”

Former Drug Enforcement Administration spokesperson Belita Nelson recently spoke at the Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference in Denver, Colorado and she let some truth fly about why the DEA continues to fight to keep marijuana illegal.

“Marijuana is safe, we know it is safe. It’s our cash cow and we will never give up,” she said during her speech.

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Police in England Find Marijuana Plant Decorated Like a Christmas Tree

Police in England Find Marijuana Plant Decorated Like a Christmas Tree

You see the funny memes on social media networks around this time of year; marijuana plants, decorated like Christmas trees with the ornaments, lights, the whole nine yards. At some point someone had to actually decorate their tree like that in order to take the picture – I guess it could be photoshopped, but why go through the effort of that when you could create the real thing in your own living room?

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Homeless People Falling Prey to Synthetic Marijuana

Homeless People Falling Prey to Synthetic Marijuana

The use of so-called “synthetic marijuana” is an epidemic that shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Since the ingredients in these substances supposedly “mimic” the effects of cannabis it has been tagged with the unfortunate moniker of “synthetic marijuana.” But when you look at the list of effects, you find things like “K2” and “Spice” show very little relation to natural marijuana.