Al Olson

Everything You Need To Know About Vaping Marijuana

Joints. Bongs. Pipes. Matches. Lighters. Forget about ’em. Let’s vape instead.

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How Safe Is It to Smoke Marijuana Every Day?

We hear a variation of this question a lot. “Am I an addict if I smoke marijuana every day?” As with most questions, answers will be all over the place. But the most important answer is how you answer it yourself.

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The Folks at Senior Centers Are Using a Lot of Marijuana

The rise of marijuana as a prevalent recreational substance of choice exploded when today’s senior citizens were becoming adults, so many Boomers grew up accustomed to the herb. But what is surprising is how many of today’s older Americans have embraced cannabis as a medicine.

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Science: Regular Consumption Of Marijuana Keeps You Fit And Active

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Here’s a new health-related adage to consider: Regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin and active.

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The $3,600 Blunt: Marijuana Goes High-End and Super Luxe

When Alejandro Canto opened up his luxury cannabis retail store in Seattle earlier this year, one of the products on the shelf was a $3.6K blunt that contained 28 grams of ground high-end marijuana and 7 grams of concentrate wrapped in cannabis leaves.

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Can Legal Marijuana Fix America’s Binge Drinking Problem?

There’s nothing wrong with sharing a cocktail or two with friends and family. But binge drinking is a different matter.

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Marijuana Legalization And Crime: The Only Facts You Need To Know

It’s been one of the primary claims made by the opponents of cannabis regulation for generations: Increased marijuana use will lead to more violent crime. Here are the facts about marijuana legalization and crime.

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Here Is Why Congress Believes Marijuana Is the Same as Heroin and Meth

Earlier this week, Congressman Tom Garrett, a Republican freshman from Virginia, introduced legislation aimed at federally decriminalizing marijuana. The bill — “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act of 2017” — would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list,  joining other industries such as alcohol and tobacco instead of heroin and meth.

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How Marijuana Can Help Opioid Addictions

Feeling a bit anxious and stressed these days? Read this. Researchers in Canada and the U.S. have found more evidence that marijuana can likely benefit people suffering from opioid addiction, depression, social anxiety and PTSD

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How Marijuana May Treat Aggressive Brain Cancer

In what is being heralded as a breakthrough for cancer research, GW Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday positive results from a study using a combination of cannabidiol and tetrahydrocannabinol to treat an aggressive form of brain cancer.

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