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JUST IN: Sessions Evades Firm Answer on State Marijuana Laws, Leaves Door Open for Federal Enforcement

NORML Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 20:35

During his confirmation for the position of Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions failed to give a straight answer with regard to how the Justice Department should respond to states that have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use.

The Alabama Senator was questioned by both Sens. Leahy (D-VT) and Lee (R-UT) with respect to whether the principles of federalism ought to apply to state marijuana laws.

Senator Leahy: “Would you use our federal resources to investigate and prosecute sick people using marijuana in accordance with state law even though it might violate federal law?”

Senator Sessions: “I won’t commit to never enforcing federal law, Senator Leahy, but absolutely it is a problem of resources for the federal government. The Department of Justice under Lynch and Holder set forth some policies that they thought were appropriate to define what cases should be prosecuted in states that have legalized, at least in some fashion marijuana, some parts of marijuana.”

Senator Leahy: “Do you agree with those guidelines?”

Senator Sessions: “I think some of them are truly valuable in evaluating cases, but fundamentally the criticism I think that is legitimate is that they may not have been followed. Using good judgment on how to handle these cases will be a responsibility of mine I know it wont be an easy decision but i will try to do my duty in a fair and just way.”

Senator Leahy: “The reason I mention this, is because you have some very strong views, you even mandated the death penalty for second offense on drug trafficking, including marijuana, even though mandatory death penalties are of course unconstitutional.”

Senator Sessions: “Well I’m not sure under what circumstances i said that, but I don’t think…”

Senator Leahy: “Would you say it‘s not your view today?”

Senator Sessions: “(laughs) It is not my view today.”

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) followed up with questions regarding how marijuana policy factors into federalism and asked if the way the Obama Administration has handled marijuana laws created any issues with separation of powers and states rights. Sessions replied that, “One obvious concern is the United States Congress has made the possession in every state and distribution an illegal act. If that’s something that’s not desired any longer Congress should pass a law to change the rule, it is not the Attorney General’s job to decide what laws to enforce.”

So, after finally being put on the spot and questioned on the issue, we are no closer to clarity in regards to Sessions plans for how to treat state marijuana laws than we were yesterday. If anything, his comments are a cause for concern and can be interpreted as leaving the door open for enforcing federal law in legalized states. If Sessions wants to be an Attorney General for ALL Americans, he must bring his views in line with the majority of the population and support allowing states to set their own marijuana policies without fear of federal intervention.

Clearly, the battle is just beginning to protect state legalization and medical marijuana laws. Can you contribute today to help us keep up our federal political actions and advance our efforts for state-level law reform?

South Carolina: Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced In General Assembly

Toke Signals - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 19:43

A bipartisan group of state lawmakers on Tuesday introduced comprehensive medical cannabis legislation in both chambers of the South Carolina General Assembly. The South Carolina Compassionate Care Act will allow patients suffering from debilitating medical conditions to access medical cannabis if their doctors recommend it. “This legislation will establish a comprehensive and tightly regulated medical cannabis program,” […]

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Norman Reedus Helps CannaKids Raise Thousands of Dollars

The Joint Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 17:57
Norman Reedus, known for playing Daryl on the wildly popular TV series The Walking Dead, has joined forces with CannaKids in a fundraiser that has already raised over $13,000.

CannaKids is an organization out of California that uses cannabis oil therapy to treat patients with serious diseases, with a focus on pediatrics. The goal of their current fundraiser is $15,000 by January 11th. At the time of publication they’ve raised $13,253 from 798 donors.

“Norman Reedus typically spends his days entertaining his fans slaying zombies as Daryl Dixon on the hit TV show The Walking Dead, but now he’s asking those same fans to help him give back this holiday season!”, CannaKids says on their fundraising page. “For every $5 you donate you’ll get 1 entry into this raffle for a chance to win 1 of 10 amazing prizes chosen & autographed by Norman himself!!!  Once the campaign ends on January 11th, 2017, the 10 lucky winners will be chosen at random, and Norman will announce them on his Facebook page that week.”

Those wanting to be involved int his fundraiser can do so by clicking here.

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Pineapple Express Marijuana Strain Overview

The Joint Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 17:25
Pineapple Express is easily one of the most popularity marijuana strains in the U.S.; this is thanks in large part to the popularity of the Seth Rogan film of the same name.

Although this sativa-dominant strain can thank a lot of its current popularity to the 2008 film, those who were consuming cannabis before it came out know that even prior to its release Pineapple Express was widely known and respected in the cannabis community.

The beautiful cross between Trainwreck and Hawaiian earns its name with a delicious taste and aroma. The flavor is often described as pineapple mixed with cedar. The high is energetic and longer lasting than many other sativa strains. Perfect for daytime use.

The top effects of the Pineapple Express marijuana strain are:
  • An energetic head and body high
  • Happiness
  • Increase in appetite and also
  • Creativity

 

Medical properties: Some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Nausea and also
  • Headaches/migraines

 

Growing information: Pineapple Express is a moderately difficult strain to grow with a typically high yield. Its flowering time is normally around two months Click here for a beginner’s guide to growing this strain as well as others.

 

Where to find it

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder; this uses your location to find the closet cannabis store/dispensary to you that is currently carrying the Pineapple Express marijuana strain. Click here for the strain finder.

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#TakeAction – Call the Judiciary Committee Today to Protect Marijuana Progress

NORML Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 15:08

On January 10th and 11th, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings on the nomination of Jeff Sessions to become the next Attorney General. Over the course of these two days, marijuana reformers and citizens alike from around the country will be calling members of the committee to have them ask a simple question: Does Sen. Sessions intend to respect the will of the voters in the majority of US states that have enacted to pursue alternative marijuana policies?

The stakes are high.

Senator Sessions is a militant opponent of any efforts to reform marijuana policy who once notoriously remarked that the Ku Klux Klan “was okay until I found out they smoked pot.” He is a staunch proponent of the long-discredited ‘gateway theory,’ and has called on federal officials to return to the ‘Just Say No’ rhetoric of the 1980s. In fact, he was one of only 16 US Senators to receive a failing grade from NORML in our 2016 Congressional Report Card because of statements like these:

“We need grown-ups in charge in Washington to say marijuana is not the kind of thing that ought to be legalized, it ought not to be minimized, that it’s in fact a very real danger.”

“[Marijuana] cannot be played with, it is not funny, it’s not something to laugh about, and trying to send that message with clarity, that good people don’t smoke marijuana.”

Please take a few minutes and call the following offices using this simple script. All in it should only take less than 10 minutes to call either the DC or home offices of these members and you will make an outsized impact on the future of marijuana policy in America.

“Hello, my name _______ and I am calling regarding the nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. Senator Sessions views on marijuana are completely out of step with those of the majority of the American public. They also conflict with the stated views of President-Elect Trump, who said on the campaign trail that questions regarding marijuana policy are best left up to the states, not the federal government.  For these reasons, I urge you to ask Sen. Sessions whether he intends to respect the will of the voters in the majority of US states that have enacted to pursue alternative marijuana policies. If his answers are unsatisfactory, I urge you to reject his nomination.”

Committee Chairman
Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
DC Office (202) 224-3744
Des Moines Office (515) 288-1145

Ranking Member
Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
DC Office (202) 224-3841
San Diego Office  (619) 231-9712

Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
DC Office (202) 224-5251
Salt Lake City Office (801) 524-4380

Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
DC Office (202) 224-5972
Florence Office (843) 669-1505

John Cornyn (R-TX)
DC Office0 (202) 224-2934
Dallas Office (972) 239-1310

Mike Lee (R-UT)
DC Office (202) 224-5444
Salt Lake City Office (801) 524-5933

Ted Cruz (R-T)
DC Office (202) 224-5922
Austin Office (512) 916-5834

Ben Sasse (R-NE)
DC Office (202) 224-4224
Omaha Office (402) 550-8040

Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
DC Office (202) 224-4521
Phoenix Office (602) 840-1891

Mike Crapo (R-ID)
DC Office (202) 224-6142
Boise Office (208) 334-1776

Thom Tillis (R-NC)
DC Office (202) 224-6342
Charlotte Office (704) 509-9087

John Kennedy (R-LA)
DC Office (202) 224-4623
Baton Rouge (225) 930-9033

Senator Mazie Hirono (D – HI)
DC Office – (202) 224-6361
Honolulu Office – (808) 522-8970

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D – CT)
DC Office – (202) 224-2823
Hartford Office – (860) 258-6940

Senator Christopher A. Coons (D – DE)
DC Office – (202) 224-5042
Wilmington Office – (302) 573-6345

Senator Al Franken (D – MN)
DC Office – (202) 224-5641
Saint Paul Office – (651) 221-1016

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D – MN)
DC Office – 202-224-3244
Minneapolis Office – 612-727-5220

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D – RI)
DC Office – (202) 224-2921
Providence Office – (401) 453-5294

Senator Dick Durbin (D – IL)
DC Office – 202.224.2152
Chicago Office – 312.353.4952

Senator Patrick Leahy (D – VT)
DC Office – (202) 224-4242
Burlington Office – (802) 863-2525

 

Smoking Gun: How Vietnam Soldiers Got Stoned

The Weed Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 14:00

The year was 1970. The number of United States troops in Vietnam had fallen to around 280,000. This war had people asking questions. What was our purpose in fighting it? Is there even an end-result in sight? The good news is that the U.S was moving out of its combat role during this time, and [...]

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This Panel Event will Teach You How to get Involved in the Cannabis Business

The Weed Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 14:00

Cannabis advocates and cannapreneurs will talk about the emerging billion dollar cannabis business at a panel discussion covering the topic “The California Green Rush: How to Get Involved in the Billion Dollar Cannabis Business.” Presented by the networking organizations Women Abuv Ground (WAG) and Men Abuv Ground (MAG), the event takes place at 6 pm [...]

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Mississippi Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis

The Weed Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 13:00

Legislation that would legalize the medical use, possession and distribution of cannabis for medical purposes has been filed in Mississippi. State Representative Joel Bomgar (R-Madison) has filed House Bill 179, which would make it so that “qualifying patient who possesses a valid registry identification card” are not “subject to arrest, prosecution, or penalty in any [...]

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California: Victims of Inconsistent Marijuana Laws

NORML Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 03:17

Now that 29 states have legalized medical marijuana, eight have legalized adult-use, and several others are considering legislation to legalize either adult-use or medical marijuana during the 2017 legislative session, it’s obvious that the end of marijuana prohibition is near. But that doesn’t mean the ongoing conflict between local, state and federal laws has become any less confusing.

Unfortunately for Ted Hicks and Ryan Mears, two marijuana farmers from Sacramento, California, this confusion lead to a military style raid and both men being charged with illegally cultivating marijuana, a misdemeanor, and conspiracy for planning “to commit sales of marijuana,” a felony.

“I told my 2-year-old son to stay upstairs,” said Mears, 35. “When I opened the security door, there were 15 cops with assault rifles drawn, pointed, with their fingers on the trigger, in vests, ski masks. They grabbed me and pulled me out front, put me in handcuffs. There were 20 to 30 officers. My son walked downstairs and my wife had to grab him. They had guns pulled on them. It was real painful.”

Regardless of spending several months working with local regulators to establish what they thought was the legal framework for their business, Big Red Farms, and being considered “shinning stars” for their diligence related to local licensing, Hicks and Mears found themselves at the business end of automatic weapons. A clear sign that they had become victims of the patchwork of marijuana laws adopted by local and state officials across California prior to the passage of Proposition 64.

If found guilty, both men could face up to one year in jail, and pay thousands of dollars in fines and court costs.

Read more here: https://www.google.com/amp/www.latimes.com/local/abcarian/la-me-abcarian-pot-bust-20170106-story,amp.html?client=ms-android-verizon

Green Crack Marijuana Strain Overview

The Joint Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 01:05
Despite an unfortunate name that doesn’t do the cannabis movement any justice; Green Crack is one of the most popular and well-liked sativa strains out there.

Green Crack is known for its energetic and also uplifting high; in fact, it’s widely considered one of the most energetic sativa strains available. Its sweet, ofttimes citrusy flavor also make it a complete joy to consume.

Green Crack is said to have descended from Skunk #1. Although it’s most often a sativa-dominant strain, there are some lineages of the strain that can be indica-dominant.

The top effects of the Green Crack marijuana strain are:
  • Energy
  • A strong “head high” that is perfect for wake-and-bake sessions
  • Happiness
  • Focus and also
  • Creativity

 

Medical properties: Some of the top medical ailments it helps with are:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Pain and also
  • Lack of appetite

 

Growing information:

Green Crack is a relatively easy strain to grow and has a typically medium yield.

Below are a few growing tips specific to this strain courtesy of Leafly:

  • Best results with excellent air circulation
  • Clearing lower branches can improve circulation and air flow
  • Grows best in temperatures between 70 to 80°F (21 to 27°C) and at 50% humidity

 

Where to find it

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder; this uses your location to find the closet cannabis store/dispensary to you that is currently carrying the Green Crack marijuana strain. Click here for the strain finder.

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Legislation to Legalize Medical Cannabis Filed in Indiana

The Joint Blog - Tue, 01/10/2017 - 00:19
Indiana State Senator Karen Tallian (D) has filed a bill to legalize medical cannabis.

The proposal – Senate Bill 255 – would allow those who receive a recommendation from a physician to possess, cultivate and use cannabis for medical use (up to eight ounces and 12 plants). Qualifying conditions include migraines, glaucoma, anorexia, post traumatic stress disorder, arthritis and several others.

A system of regulated cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers could be authorized as a means of safe access to the medicine. The bill would create the Department of Marijuana Enforcement (DOME), which would oversee the program.

According to a recent WTHR Howey Politics Indiana Poll, 73% of Indiana residents support legalizing medical cannabis; just 25% are opposed, with 2% undecided.

Below is the digest of Senate Bill 255:

Establishes a medical marijuana program (program), and permits caregivers and patients who have received a physician recommendation to possess a certain quantity of marijuana for treatment of certain medical conditions. Establishes the department of marijuana enforcement (DOME) as a state agency to oversee the program, and creates the DOME advisory committee to review the effectiveness of the program and to consider recommendations from DOME. Authorizes DOME to grant research licenses to research facilities with a physical presence in Indiana. Repeals the controlled substance excise tax and the marijuana eradication program. Makes conforming amendments.

Click here for the full text of the measure.

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Advocates Urge Senate Judiciary Committee To Demand Jeff Sessions Clarify Marijuana Position

Toke Signals - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 21:52

DCMJ will begin line sitting at 4:20 a.m. Will Sessions Force Trump to Flip-Flop on his Legalization Position? On the eve of confirmation hearings for U.S. Attorney General-nominee Jeff Sessions, legalization advocates called on the Senate Judiciary Committee to press the Alabama senator to say clearly whether he would overturn the will of the voters by […]

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South Carolina Lawmakers To Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

Toke Signals - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 19:20

A bipartisan group of state lawmakers will introduce comprehensive medical cannabis legislation Tuesday, January 10, in the South Carolina General Assembly. At 10:30 a.m., several of the legislators will join patients and advocates in the First Floor Lobby of the State House for a news conference to discuss the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act, which […]

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Allen Wrench Marijuana Strain Overview

The Joint Blog - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 18:40
Although Allen Wrench isn’t an incredibly well-known marijuana strain, its popularity is rapidly increasing; and its reputation is through the roof.

Allen Wrench from Artizen, a legal cannabis distributor in Washington.

Allen Wrench is a delicious strain that is known for its sweet, earthy flavor. It also has a wonderful smell that quickly fills that room with lovely scents of citrus and pine. The sativa-dominant strain is a mix of Trainwreck and NYC Diesel.

Some of its top effects are:
  • Relaxation
  • Happiness and also
  • Creativity

 

Medical properties:

Allen Wrench is an excellent medical cannabis strain. Below are the some of the top medical ailments it helps with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Pain and also
  • Lack of appetite

 

Growing information:

Allen Wrench is a moderately difficult strain to grow, and one that’s tough to master. It has a 10-11 week flowering window and has a typically moderate yield. Click here for a beginner’s guide to growing this strain as well as others.

Where to find it

If you live in a state where cannabis is legal for medical and/or recreational purposes, we suggest you check out Leafly’s strain finder; this uses your location to find the closet cannabis store/dispensary to you that is currently carrying the Allen Wrench marijuana strain. Click here for the strain finder.

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CALL NOW: NORML Day of Action #JustSayNoToSessions

NORML Blog - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 14:45

Senate lawmakers are only days away from deciding whether Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions will become the next Attorney General — the top law enforcement officer in the land.

Senator Sessions is a militant opponent of any efforts to reform marijuana policy who once notoriously remarked that the Ku Klux Klan “was okay until I found out they smoked pot.” He is a staunch proponent of the long-discredited ‘gateway theory,’ and has called on federal officials to return to the ‘Just Say No’ rhetoric of the 1980s. In fact, he was one of only 16 US Senators to receive a failing grade from NORML in our 2016 Congressional Report Card because of statements like these:

“We need grown-ups in charge in Washington to say marijuana is not the kind of thing that ought to be legalized, it ought not to be minimized, that it’s in fact a very real danger.”

“[Marijuana] cannot be played with, it is not funny, it’s not something to laugh about, and trying to send that message with clarity, that good people don’t smoke marijuana.”

Senator Sessions’ views are out of step with mainstream America and they are in conflict with the laws of over half of the states. We must demand that Senators ask this nominee whether he intends to respect the will of the voters in these states, and whether he truly believes that no “good people” have ever smoked pot.

If confirmed by the US Senate, Sen. Sessions will possess the power to roll back decades of hard-fought gains. He will have the authority to challenge the medical marijuana programs that now operate in 29 states and the adult use legalization laws that have been approved in eight states.

Call your Congressional Switchboard and ask to be patched through to your home state Senators at (202) 224-3121 to tell them to have Sessions clarify his intentions or be defeated.

If you don’t know who your Senators are you can click HERE to find out.

Use this script:

“Hello, my name ______. I am a constituent and I am calling regarding the nomination of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. Senator Sessions views on marijuana are completely out of step with those of the majority of the American public. They also conflict with the stated views of President-Elect Trump, who said on the campaign trail that questions regarding marijuana policy are best left up to the states, not the federal government. For these reasons, I urge you to ask Sen. Sessions whether he intends to respect the will of the voters in the majority of US states that have enacted to pursue alternative marijuana policies. If his answers are unsatisfactory, I urge you to reject his nomination.”

After you call your Senators, tell your friends and family to do the same by sharing this on Facebook and Twitter.

You can also email your Senators by clicking here.

Norman Reedus Supports CannaKids’ Pediatric Patients

The Weed Blog - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 14:00

When he’s not out fighting zombies, Norman Reedus, the famous Daryl Dixon from The Walking Dead is out showing is support for cannabis treatment access for children. The AMC star even put out a Tweet showing his support: The tweet comes as part of a charity raffle Reedus is participating in for CannaKid’s Pediatric Patients. According to [...]

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Over 85,000 People Sign Petition Calling on DEA to Stop Lying About Medical Cannabis

The Weed Blog - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 14:00

In less than a month, a Change.org petition calling on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to stop lying about medical cannabis has received over 85,000 signatures. The petition was started by Americans for Safe Access (ASA), a nonprofit organization working to increase access to medical cannabis across the United States. The petition was a response [...]

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Study: Cannabinoids May Treat Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction

The Joint Blog - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:49
Cannabinoids may provide a safe and effective treatment option for neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction.

This is according to a study published in the British Journal of Urology International (BJUI); it was published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

According to researchers, the study’s objective was; “To systematically review all available evidence on efficacy and safety of cannabinoids for treating neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction (NLUTD) in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).”

The review was performed according to the; “Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) statement.”

After screening 8469 articles, two randomized controlled trials and one open label study enrolling a total of 426 patients, were included.

“Cannabinoids relevantly decreased incontinence episodes in all three studies”, says researchers. “Pooling data showed mean difference in incontinence episodes per 24 hours to be -0.35 (95% confidence interval -0.46 to -0.24). Mild adverse events were frequent (38-100%), but only two patients (0.7%) reported a serious adverse event.”

The study concludes; “Preliminary data imply, that cannabinoids might be an effective and safe treatment option for NULTD in patients with MS.”

However, the study notes that :evidence base is poor and more high-quality, well-designed, adequately powered and sampled studies are urgently needed to reach definitive conclusions.”

Click here for the full text of the study. It was conducted by researchers at; the University of Zürich, Cantonal Hospital Lucern and Research Consultants, all in Switzerland, as well as; Sorbonne Universités in France and; the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCL Institute of Neurology in London.

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Marijuana Kiefs vs Marijuana Hash: What’s the Difference?

The Joint Blog - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:45
In the cannabis scene kief and hash are popular ways to enhance the power of a bowl, joint, blunt or edible. But what exactly are they, and how do they differ?

Marijuana kief and marijuana hash both serve a similar purpose, but are obtained/made in entirely different ways.

 

Marijuana kief:

Kief collected at the bottom of a grinder.

Kief is the resinous trichomes of cannabis. These trichomes, when bulked together, take on a light powdery consistency; this allows it to easily be added to bowls, joints, blunts and so forth.

The word kief derives from the Arabic word kayf, which fittingly means please or well-being.

When using a grinder with a screen, it will gradually collect at the bottom; eventually there will be enough that it can be collected for use. Cannabis buds can also be sifted to shake the kief off; this allows for large amounts to be collected, and is how cannabis outlets can sell it by the gram.

Click here for a guide on how to collect and use kief.

 

Marijuana hash:

Hashish, or hash for short, is the concentrated resin collected from cannabis. Given it’s highly concentrated, it tends to high much higher levels of cannabinoids compared to standard cannabis. This adds an extra kick to bowls and joints; this kick has allowed it to maintain a prestige reputation for hundreds of years.

Click here for a few different methods of making hash.

 

Marijuana oil:

Marijuana oil, although a concentrated form of cannabis like hash, is a different thing altogether. It’s typically made using a much more complex extraction method that typically requires the use of butane or alcohol.

Although making cannabis oil can often be dangerous; meaning you should probably leave it to professionals; when done correctly it packs a massive punch that is unrivaled in the cannabis scene.

Click here for a guide on how to make butane hash cannabis oil (BHO).

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US MA: Pot Dispensaries Hit By Hack Of Sales System

MAP - Cannabis - Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:00
Boston Globe, 09 Jan 2017 - [photo] MJ Freeway, a Denver company whose tracking software is used by hundreds of marijuana companies to comply with state regulations, said its main servers and backup system each went down Sunday morning and remained offline as of Monday afternoon. Marijuana shops across the country, including seven medical dispensaries in Massachusetts, are being affected by the apparent hack of a sales and inventory system widely used in the cannabis industry.
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