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Re: “Strain review: Gorilla Cookies

I have to COMPLETELY disagree with most of this review. The smell is phenomenal and tastes phenomenal. Idk where you get this vomit smell and taste from. This sounds like one of those food critics that say the worst things to get their reviews noticed. Do you even smoke weed?

Posted by BobsChili321 on 08/02/2019 at 8:44 PM

Re: “Legal-ish marijuana is creating new business opportunities in these industries

Superior post, keep up with this exceptional work. It's nice to know that this topic is being also covered on this web site so cheers for taking the time to discuss this! Thanks again and again!

Posted by MyFloridaGreen on 08/01/2019 at 1:24 AM

Re: “Legal-ish marijuana is creating new business opportunities in these industries

After the legalization of marijuana, packaging companies have flooded in the market with their custom marijuana boxes to achieve their high sales.

Posted by Jason Alden on 07/25/2019 at 2:26 PM

Re: “What will marijuana legalization mean for road safety?

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Posted by jenniferT on 07/08/2019 at 1:44 AM

Re: “Legal-ish marijuana is creating new business opportunities in these industries

This is a wonderful, informative post! I have often been questioned about whether hemp products I use such as hemp seed oil and hemp milk are safe and how they relate to the marijuana plant. I never knew the answer to these questions except to say that they are a different part of the plant that doesnt contain THC. No, I truly understand the difference! Thank you

Posted by MyFloridaGreen on 07/02/2019 at 9:26 PM

Re: “Legal-ish marijuana is creating new business opportunities in these industries

i said in 2012 that we would have legal weed nation wide by 2020........its looking good if i do say so myself!!

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 06/29/2019 at 3:04 AM

Re: “Strain review: Chem4 OG x The White

Please change you name in the reviews to Baynard "The Viking" Woods.. it somehow just feels right :)

Nice reviews btw..

Posted by Icetech3 on 05/24/2019 at 8:07 AM

Re: “Strain review: Canna TSU x Timewreck

I LOVED this strain, to death. I think it's more interesting that we have a CBD rich strain paired with an incredible, mind-bending, psychadelic ride of a profile in TimeWreck. it produces this incredible yet potent and brilliant high, thatis barely functional (my fav) but doesn't give the extreme paranoia assicated with one of it's chief parental figures who donate the massive psychadelics!
so we get the bark with no bite...

Posted by Brandon Scott on 05/02/2019 at 5:38 AM

Re: “Things to do in the Steel City when you're stoned (or not)

Dont forget to try Puff Puffette Pass a waffle and ice cream food truck.

Posted by Cooper Watts on 04/23/2019 at 7:14 AM

Re: “Things to do in the Steel City when you're stoned (or not)

Thank you Regan! Here is a link to the alley walking tour you mention: https://www.facebook.com/PuebloARTery/

Posted by Catherine Valenzuela on 04/22/2019 at 4:17 PM

Re: “What will marijuana legalization mean for road safety?

Marijuana use by drivers, particularly those arrested and involved in crashes, including fatal ones, is an emerging safety issue. A new guide that examines the potential road safety ramifications of the drugs use was released to assist states considering changing their laws.

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Posted by Adam Lopez on 04/02/2019 at 2:22 AM

Re: “Strain review: Goji OG

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Posted by Miller Moore on 03/15/2019 at 5:55 PM

Re: “Strain review: Phantom OG

OMG!! This is certainly a shocking and a genuine Testimony..I visited a forum here on the internet on the 20TH OF JUNE 2014, And i saw a marvelous testimony of this heard nor learnt anything about magic before.. Not a soul would have been able to influence me about magical spells, not until DR OSAUYI did it for me and restored my marriage of 8 years back to me and brought my spouse back to me in the same 24 hours just as i read on the internet..i was truly astonished and shocked when my husband knelt down begging for forgiveness and for me to accept him back.. I am really short of expressions, and i don't know how much to convey my appreciation to you DR OSAUYI you are a God sent to me and my entire family for any help should contact Dr Osauyi

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Posted by Miller Moore on 03/15/2019 at 5:55 PM

Re: “Medical marijuana card renewal system isn’t working for patients

You rise up a good point. I have read many articles. Medical marijuana legal for many States of US. Those people used medical marijuana, without a card they should face a problem because it is very essential for the patient

Posted by Jeff Parker on 02/26/2019 at 5:14 AM

Re: “Medical marijuana card renewal system isn’t working for patients

I have read out many articles, You rise up a good point. It is legalized in many states of US. If you are capable for Marijuana card you can get your Florida Medical Marijuana Card Melbourne.

Posted by Zoey Fernandaz on 02/01/2019 at 4:25 AM

Re: “What will marijuana legalization mean for road safety?

Cannabis-impaired driving is often raised as a concern to impede the legalization of cannabis. No one should drive impaired, but actual impairment should be measured, and the level of impairment from cannabis that is criminalized should be the same as the level of impairment for the blood alcohol limit. I have developed a new public health app that is an objective measure of impairment from cannabis or any source--anything that impairs reaction time, hand-eye coordination, balance and the ability to perform divided attention tasks--it is called DRUID (an acronym for DRiving Under the Influence of Drugs) available now in the App Store and in Google Play. DRUID statistically integrates hundreds of data points into an overall impairment score and takes just 2 minutes.

DRUID was featured on the PBS News Hour (https://youtu.be/U_uq_9_M80E?t=10m9s) and in Wired magazine: https://www.wired.com/story/portable-field-sobriety-tests/ Cannabis researchers at Yale, Johns Hopkins, WSU and UC Boulder are using DRUID in their labs. After legalization in California, NORML of California added a link to DRUID on their website and encouraged cannabis users to download it. DRUID is the Gold Standard for Impairment Assessment. This recent report from the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at John Jay College lists DRUID as the only objective measure of impairment for the roadside: https://thecrimereport.org/2018/11/21/do-we-need-roadside-marijuana-tests/ Our website is www.druidapp.com

DRUID allows cannabis users (or others who drink alcohol, use prescription drugs, etc.) to self-assess their own level of impairment and (hopefully) decide against driving if they are impaired. Prior to DRUID, there was no way for an individual to accurately assess their own level of impairment.

After obtaining my Ph.D. at Harvard, I have been a professor of psychology at UMass/Boston for the past 40 years, specializing in research methods, measurement and statistics.

Michael Milburn, Professor (retired)
Department of Psychology
UMass/Boston

UNSOLICITED ENDORSEMENT OF DRUID:
https://www.leafly.com/news/politics/dui-101-why-per-se-laws-work-for-alcohol-but-not-cannabis
If we want to get serious about measuring impairment we will need to move to devices that gauge impairment by testing cognitive and physical functionality, along the lines of the DRUID app
Ian Mitchell--Ian Mitchell is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He is the qualified investigator for a randomized controlled trail of vaporized cannabis for PTSD and a contributing editor for the Using Medical Cannabis journal. Follow him on LinkedIn or on Twitter @travels2little.

Posted by drmike on 01/29/2019 at 6:31 PM

Re: “What will marijuana legalization mean for road safety?

without accurate tools to measure recent MJ use none of this data is worth a poop. what someone did 5 days ago has nothing to do with how they are driving today.

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Posted by happyfew on 01/29/2019 at 8:11 AM

Re: “What will marijuana legalization mean for road safety?

This is really simple guys......Same as with alcohol don't do it and drive!!

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Posted by Jay Whynotaskme on 01/28/2019 at 10:40 PM

Re: “What will marijuana legalization mean for road safety?

While driving is a concern, there is not enough data to conclude any effects of cannabis legalization. In Colorado vehicle miles traveled and population also increased, so has tourism (which includes more drivers unfamiliar with the roads and traffic patterns). Fatal accidents have risen throughout the U.S. in legal and non-legal cannabis states.

With an increase in cannabis usage in the general population, there will be a corresponding increase in detectable metabolite levels in drivers. These metabolites do not mean that drivers were high at the time of the crash, they can be detected days and weeks after cannabis usage. Also, drivers in accidents are being tested for cannabis metabolites more frequently, and testing has become more sensitive. Many reports mention this. Without published peer reviewed studies examining the data and controlling for the many confounders these statistics mean little in regard to causation.

The relative increase in crash risk for typical cannabis usage levels as estimated by the anti-drug federal organization NIDA [Hartman and Huestis. 2013] is less than that of:

-legal levels of blood alcohol (under 0.08% BAC which is about 2-3 drinks) [Zador et al. 2000]
-speeding by 6 mph [Kloeden et al. 1997]
-having under 5 hours of sleep [Connor et al. 2001]

and about equal to that of having two or more passengers in the vehicle [McEvoy et al. 2007].

Another federal organization, the NHTSA, found in a study involving over 9,000 cases and controls, that cannabis use while driving is not associated with significantly increased crash risk once adjusted for confounding variables such as age, race, gender, and the presence of other drugs, including alcohol: "the significant increased risk of crash involvement associated with THC and illegal drugs shown in Table 3 is not found after adjusting for these demographic variables." They did find that alcohol greatly increased crash risk by about 23 times at 0.20% BAC. [Compton and Berning 2015].

Regardless, increased risk of crash while DUI of any substance is not a valid reason to criminalize all adults for using or possessing the substance when not driving. Though it turns out that the increased crash risk from typical levels of DUI of cannabis is small, no more than that of having two or more passengers in the vehicle, probably less, maybe not even detectable.

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Posted by Devon Wallace on 01/27/2019 at 6:18 PM

Re: “What will marijuana legalization mean for road safety?

All traffic accidents with fatalities require full blood toxicology analysis for the driver at fault by law. Not a single police agency in the entire United States (I have checked thoroughly) even keeps a statistic on traffic fatalities caused solely by cannabis intoxication. Data from the NTSB shows that alcoholic beverages kill over 16,000 people in traffic every year due to drunk drivers. The NTSB publishes that over 5,000 traffic deaths are caused by those intoxicated on pharmaceutical drugs. The NTSB does not publish this statistic on traffic fatalities caused by drivers where cannabis is the only intoxicant because incidents are so rare. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows the exact same results. People in North America have been using cannabis regularly since the pilgrims landed. Accidents due to cannabis intoxicated drivers are rare. Cannabis is far safer than alcoholic beverages and should be legalized immediately Across the Nation!

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Posted by Ben James on 01/27/2019 at 5:35 PM

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