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Political & Historical Cannabis Issues

On a browse of cannabis stories, we happened on "Tough cannabis policies do not deter young people – study" - in sum, young people smoke pot regularly and are not afraid of getting in trouble for it. This should come as no surprise... it's been this way for decades (and the same is true for older people who have grown up with cannabis available "within 2 phone calls" - that is, it only takes 2 calls to score weed).

Which is why...

Only a moron would suggest Mike Bloomberg is a moron.

The man has built a media empire, has amassed a $38 Billion fortune, and by the way, has been a successful Mayor of a little town called New York City.

Rumor has it he's considering a run for President.

Until he said this

"“We have a different kind of problem in America, for example,” he said. “Last year, in 2017, 72,000 Americans OD’d on drugs. In 2018, more people than that...

The cannabis industry has a tasty solution to the Trump Shutdown: Free Medicinal Ganj for unpaid federal workers.

Ganjapreneur dropped this tasty nug in our Inbox this morning: "Website Offers Free Cannabis to Government Workers During Shutdown". The company offering the freebies is BudTraderwhich wants you to know it's the largest online cannabis marketplace, sorta like "Craig's List for Weed."

It seems this offer is onl...

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), part of the National Institutes of Health, plans to award $1.5 Million in grant money in 2019 to study the painkilling effects of cannabis components other than THC, it has been reported in the outstanding cannabis publication, Marijuana Moment.

Per the MM article, NCCIH is "seeking seeking applications from researchers to conduc...