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Appreciating the Reefer Researchers of the past

In 1963, Raphael Mechoulam, along with a team of scientific researchers, identified the chemical structure of CBD, and he is often called the “Father of Cannabis” for his role in the discovery and isolation of delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in 1964. In 1992, Raphael Mechoulam along with NIMH researchers Dr. Lumir Hanus and William Devane were credited with the […]

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As Ontario celebrates switch to private cannabis retail, stores delayed until April 2019

Congratulations Ontario! It took awhile, but finally, common sense prevailed as the province announced it is completely scrapping the government’s planned monopoly on recreational cannabis in favour of private retail outlets – and all it took was for the Ontario Liberals to get completely annihilated in June’s election! With the Progressive Conservatives in power, leader […]

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Seattle Hempfest: 2018 Schedule & Insider’s Guide

It wouldn’t be August in Seattle without Hempfest. The annual celebration of cannabis, legalization, and marijuana culture parks its fragrant, fun-loving self down on Seattle’s waterfront this weekend and lets rip with one of the greatest parties of the summer.

For those hitting this year’s event, we have the full schedule plus some pro tips to help make your visit the smoothest, coolest, and happiest day of the season.

Know Before You Go

When: Friday, Aug 17, 12 noon to 8 pm

Saturday, Aug 18, 10 am to 8 pm

Sunday, Aug 19, 10 am to 8 pm

Where: Hempfest sprawls over three parks—Centennial, Myrtle Edwards, and Olympic Sculpture Parks, which connect along the Seattle waterfront, about one mile north of the Great Wheel.

Cost: Free, but it’d be cool if you ponied up the suggested $10 donation.

Age limit: None

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy with a high of 77°F on Friday, full sun with highs in the upper 70s/low 80s on Saturday and Sunday.

Ticket required: None

Can I bring my own food

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Why you should come to the “Fore20 Golf Tournament” Aug. 19

What are you doing this weekend? If you love sun, fun, golf, and dabs, then we’ve got the perfect event for you- the 3rd annual Fore20 Golf Tournament and Cannabis Cup, happening this Sunday, Aug. 19, at the beautiful Squamish Valley Golf Club. In just a few short years, the Fore20 Golf Tournament has quickly […]

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Calgary approves major grocers like Calgary Co-op and Superstore to sell cannabis

The City of Calgary recently released a list of addresses that were approved to sell cannabis which includes some big grocery chains such as Calgary Co-op and the Real Canadian Superstore. All in all, 12 Calgary Co-ops, 7 Real Canadian Superstores, and 1 Real Canadian Liquor Store have been approved by the city, and Calgary […]

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7 Good Alternatives To Prescription Painkillers

CBD Oil Instead of painkillers

Prescription painkillers have a higher dosage of active ingredients than over-the-counter pain medication. This is often prescribed for people with serious injuries, cancer, or any chronic illnesses that are extremely unbearable. Unfortunately, you can develop tolerance with prescription painkillers. That means you will need more painkillers in order to obtain the therapeutic effect. A higher dosage of painkiller can result in unfavorable side effects such as stomach upset, suppress respiratory system, suppressed cardiovascular system, and other more deadly and unwanted side effects.

 

The thing about prescription pain medication is that some people tend to develop an addiction to it. These pain meds have such a high dosage of active ingredients that it can release a higher amount of chemicals from your brain. These brain chemicals can result in instant gratification, pleasure, and a pleasant high. This can easily lead to an addiction to a constant need for these medications. This is why a lot of people would randomly go to a hospital to make a fake complaint in order to get their hands on these drugs. If they can’t

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The 7 Best Glass Smoking Pipes Of 2018

Investing in glass is always a good option. Why?  Glass smoking pipes offer thermal cooling properties and deliver a cleaner, more neutral-tasting hit than a ceramic or metal pipe. Purer and healthier than joints or blunts, the best glass pipes deliver a potent hit dense in dank flavor. And when it comes to the variety of glass smoking pipes, smokers can choose from glass blunts to the most impressive avant-garde pieces some would show in art galleries and value at $50,000. For the regular reefer smoker seeking to invest some of their chump retail therapy money in a new glass piece, consider these best glass smoking pipes of 2018.

Pyptek Prometheus Pocket Pipe

The 7 Best Glass Smoking Pipes Of 2018

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Looking to pack a bowl along for discreet smoking and still want one of the best glass pipes on the market? Try Pyptek’s Prometheus Pocket Pipe for $85.00 in a multitude of colors. It’s small enough to nestle in a pocket or a palm. Also, this pipe has a borosilicate glass smoke path but maintains a protective outer layer made of aerospace-grade aluminum.

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Up to 14% of cannabis users driving high according to Stats Canada

On Aug. 9, Stats Canada released the results of its quarterly National Cannabis Survey which found, among other things, that 1 in 7 cannabis users got behind the wheel within two hours of consuming and that approximately 1.4 million Canadians had gotten in a vehicle driven by someone who had used cannabis two hours prior. […]

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Not Welcome! Aurora Kicks Sensible BC Out Of Vancouver Pride

This weekend I decided to get away from it all and head over to Vancouver for the 40th Annual Pride Parade. My girlfriend Nicole manages a few dispensaries owned by Dana Larsen and told me that they would not be in the Pride Parade this year. In the past, Sensible BC has been a big […]

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CBD Hops to it

Cannabidiol, better known as CBD, has become a mainstream product these days. Studies have linked CBD to everything from helping people maintain youthful and radiant skin, to reducing anxiety and pain, to helping people kick cigarettes, and more. CBD commonly comes from cannabis and it’s present in hemp and in medical marijuana. However, cannabis isn’t […]

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