Back in 1976, Jamaican reggae superstar Peter Tosh released the hit song "Legalize It" from his sizzling album of the same name, setting ganja-lovers the world over ablaze with its insistent rhythms and forthright call to free the weed. Ever since, the tune has been a rallying cry for the global Cannabis Nation, providing the soundtrack to hazy dorm room bull sessions and blaring from festival loudspeakers and from Seattle to Sao Paulo, London to Lusaka, Amsterdam to Addis Ababa.
Currently 25 states and the District of Columbia have medical cannabis programs. On Nov. 8, Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota will vote on medical cannabis ballot initiatives, while Montana will vote on repealing limitations in its existing law.
Period cramps suck and can turn some women’s menstruation into a monthly encounter with severe and intense pain. According to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, at least half of all women who get their periods experience one or two days of cramping, and while women try lots of ways to relieve the issue, from Midol to acupuncture and beyond, not everything works for everyone, making almost any new proposed solution worth investigation. Enter Foria Relief, a THC-infused suppository that’s come to be known as the "weed tampon.” The company says it won’t get you—or your vagina—high, but it might be the cure for what menstrually ails you.
It can be hard to know exactly what your kids have a natural talent for or interest in without giving them the tools to develop their skills. Suspect you’ve got a musical prodigy on your hands? Enroll him in lessons and see where things go. Think you’re raising a budding choreographer? Dance classes it is! Believe your child has a green thumb? Find out just how green it is by gifting her with My First Grow, the cannabis grow kit for kids.
You’d better remember to cross your T’s and dot your I’s—and to use your spellcheck feature—before you attempt to submit a proposal to legalize marijuana in Arkansas. Otherwise, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will send it right back to you with a note suggesting you get your spelling game together.