While the distance between consent and approval is fleeting, there is a proportion of opinion that is not objectified. A grey area, lacking the frigid disapproval that often accompanies that conceited heir of those opposed to marijuana use. However, full support is also absent. There are those who stand on the blurred lines in the sand. Perhaps we harbor resentment for the … [Read more...] about The Blurred Lines Between Consent and Approval
Explore the Cons of recreational marijuana, including scientific cannabis research and opinions on recreational marijuana use.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, roughly four million Americans met the clinical criteria for marijuana use disorder in 2015. Recent surveys indicate that nearly 50 million Americans identify themselves as current, regular marijuana users. As such, the number of people seeking specialized treatment for this addiction has more than doubled in the last … [Read more...] about Marijuana Use Disorder is Addiction
The best stories are believable; heartfelt and convincing. True or not, a great story makes an emotional connection, and guides the reader on a journey. Some have lasting effects, such as prompting a change in behavior. As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, so too do great stories and new trends that support the cause. Among the newest trends taking pot-friendly … [Read more...] about Micro-Dosing at Work is Micro-Productive
It has been 79 years since the Marijuana Tax Act was passed in 1937. Recent decades have shown some progress, and finally the facade of prohibition is starting to fall apart. The Canadian legalization process took decades, but was ultimately successful, and recent rulings in Mexico have opened up the road to nation-wide legalization. Success in the United States has mostly … [Read more...] about The Emerald Circle – “It’s not what we do, it’s why we do it.”
Take a moment to think of all the people you know. Think about their habits, how they live and what they settle for in life. Have you noticed that the really heavy pot smokers, the ones who smoke every single day, don’t really have a whole lot? These are the people who have been afflicted with the pot perception. The pot perception is a distorted view of the world and how … [Read more...] about The Pot Perception: Choosing Failure
One is either in the Joe Rogan or Ben Shapiro camp when it comes to the issue of marijuana. And I mean on every aspect of the marijuana debate; it may be a more black or white conversation than American politics. Where are the individuals who are in grey? Marijuana is either a gift from Zion itself, or is cultivated by Beelzebub. I am sure there is an existing marijuana … [Read more...] about The Ganja Gap: Where Is The Marijuana Middle Ground?
“This book could have been longer,” writes Alex Berenson in the epilogue of Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence. He’s right. For starters, he should have included endnotes. For the most part, however, Berenson clearly and vividly outlines the foundations of his controversial argument. In studies ranging in time and place from colonial … [Read more...] about Alex Berenson’s New Marijuana Book May Have Holes In Its Research
With the legalization of cannabis across the United States, cannabis companies are sprouting out on a daily basis. A whole new industry is making itself known, which means one thing: Advertisements. Much like the alcohol industry, the cannabis industry faces tons of rules that need to be worked around, which can prove to be increasingly difficult. The only difference: … [Read more...] about Social Media’s Complicated Relationship with Cannabis
"It's definitely worth doing every now and again or hell it's worth it every day if u can afford it and can function fine while high :)” — Post from Quora correspondent Here’s my confession: I’ve spent more than a decade writing about the wonders of smoking or vaping marijuana, and have yet to sniff the brew. I’ve cajoled United States Marines to vape it for their nerves, … [Read more...] about Confession: Why I Tell You To Smoke Marijuana While I Don’t