Posts by: NYLeaf

Summer! Yay! One of my favorite times of year to enjoy weed outdoors with my friends. I am not sure what I love the most…the backyard barbecues, the festivals, the street fairs, the outdoor concerts, the hiking, the swimming….I could go on! Regardless which one of those activities is your favorite, you can be certain […]
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Very often we hear on the News new medical studies that confirm what was already known for thousands of years among herbalists. Cannabis seems to have an underestimated medical value. Researchers at the University of Bonn have … Read more ›
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There was a hearing yesterday in the New Jersey State Legislature for SB (Senate Bill) 3195, which would legalize small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and older. This Bill is sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union). While we are generally supportive of bills such as this, and have reported on New Jersey cannabis policy before, […]
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When product designer Ed Kilduff’s Kickstarter campaign earned him ninety thousand dollars, he asked his supporters what they used the product for. “After coffee and tea, the most popular use was for weed,” says Kilduff. His invention, EVAK—the smell-proof, glass storage container that vacuum seals—was perfect for storing cannabis, and his next idea was born. […]
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Cannabis Season – Week 8 This week includes the Veterans BBQ on Sunday and the Memorial Day Sesh on Monday, both being held at the NW Cannabis Club. On Friday Ms. Jeni Wren is performing at Barrio on SE Foster, and Saturday finds me attending a social consumption dinner at a private residence, compliments of […]
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We have been following the proposed cannabis legislation in New Hampshire’s state Congress closely this session, and we are so glad that the decriminalization measure has passed through both the House and Senate! Now, we await the Governor’s decision on whether or not this will be signed into law. According to The Washington Times: Governor […]
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Nevada is nearing the expected July 1st start date for it’s newly passed recreational/adult-use marijuana program and regulations. Seemingly, cannabis advocates and consumers walked away from this year’s legislative session with more ups than downs, despite the social cannabis consumption bill not passing. A recent article from RJG goes over many of the new regulations, […]
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The amount of deaths caused every year by opioid overdoses could be prevented with the use of medical cannabis. This is a topic that The Weed Blog has been covering frequently as of late, as you can see here and here. We have an increasingly serious opioid abuse problem in the U.S. Drug addiction has […]
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As Mexico approaches full legalization of medical cannabis and research, one company has been a driving force. HempMeds Mexico helped tell the story of Raul Elizalde and his 11-year-old daughter Grace: A family in Mexico wins the right to import cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil to treat Grace’s severe epilepsy. The Elizalde family’s story spurred an […]
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In our previous article about potential legalization of marijuana in Minnesota, we mentioned that there were a few bills regarding marijuana policy that had been introduced to the State Legislature this session. One of these bills is HF 2714 and was filed by State Representative Tina Liebling. Rep. Liebling represents District 26A (Rochester) in Minnesota. You can […]
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