Due to new regulations passed Wednesday by the California State Legislature, researchers in the Golden State will now have access to the highest-grade medical marijuana.
Currently the only federally sanctioned marijuana research occurs at the government’s one-and-only research farm at the University of Mississippi. For anyone who’s ever scored weed in the south, I think we can all agree California’s grade-A greens will far surpass the quality of whatever shake they’re able to grow at Ole Miss.
With medical cannabis being legal in almost half of the country now, there are a lot of questions regarding how one obtains a prescription and is able to start using it. Luckily, we are well versed on the subject, and are here to help.
First, it is important to be familiar with the medical laws in your state. Once you know that you can legally purchase medical marijuana where you live, look up the specific laws that govern the industry so you can make sure that you always remain compliant.
Celebrities are famous for a reason, and whether it be good or bad, it’s almost always savvy. These 10 celebrities have signed on to marijuana projects and are trying to cash in on this $40 billion industry!
For decades (its origins still largely unconfirmed), 420 has been celebrated by millions as one of the world’s greatest unofficial holidays. It’s a time for all cultures, all personalities, all subspecies of stoner and cannabis enthusiast to come together as one in celebration of a plant that has gifted and improved the lives of so many, despite being shunned and misconstrued by even more.
Still today, entire sects of society are restricted (geographically, legally, or otherwise) from the festivities. Even those not technically restricted face alienation simply by a lack of understanding and exposure.
Upon exiting the new exhibit “Altered State: Marijuana in California” at the Oakland Museum of California, I sit down in the heart of Oakland, the city predominately featured in the exhibit, to reflect on what I just experienced. OPD choppers circle overhead as I watch children heading home from school, two key subjects in the marijuana discussion merging before my eyes. I could use some of the delectable buds they had on display right about now — that might help.