Cannabis Legalization in Massachusetts: a review of top policymaker opinions.
Two weeks ago, Safe and Healthy Massachusetts, a campaign funded by anti-legalization advocates was launched with the support of the Governor of Massachusetts Charlie Baker, Attorney General Maura Healy, and the Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh. The three formally came out against proposition 4 in an op-ed in the Boston Globe on March 4th. However, after reading the article, there are issues with their argument to keep marijuana illegal. Many assumptions are made in the op-ed that are contested or not supported strongly by the evidence. Those looking for alternative care should not be frightened or turned away because of misconstrued facts around marijuana. To make it simple, I’ve listed five ...
When referring to cannabis there are different strains described as indica, sativa and hybrid. Differences in sativa and indica were first noted in the 18th century when differences between their resin production and structure were realized. Genetic mixing from location to location began later when selective breeding and cross pollination was discovered and produced hybrids.
The most popular strain. It is dried, cooked and consumed as well as vaporized or smoked. It's effects can vary depending on the strain and active ingredients. Sativa is known for it's uplifting and energizing effects and make you feel happier. It has a high ratio of THC and is often used for medicinal purposes. It is a very large plant ranging from 6.5-19.5 feet in ...
Question #1: Is marijuana illegal?
Answer: Every state, and furthermore every county within each state, has different laws that pertain to marijuana possession and use. Beyond that, there are various laws that apply to strictly use and the amount you can grow, so check your specific county's laws to verify your area's specific laws.
Question #2: Is marijuana use bad for your health?
Answer: Although it's virtually impossible to overdose on marijuana, excessive use of marijuana (in the form of traditional non-filtered smoking of the plant's flower) can be harmful to the throat and lungs. This is why most experts recommend vaporizing or utilizing filters that minimize the harshness of marijuana smoke.
Question #3: Are hemp and marijuana ...
Why is Hemp Illegal In The United States?
Hemp is illegal in the United States of America, but legal almost everywhere else in the world. Hemp is illegal because of it's close association with cannabis. Industrial Hemp doesn't contain enough THC to get you high and therefore should not be treated like a drug. The many uses of the plant are still unknown to most Americans and because of the controversies surrounding marijuana, most choose not to pay attention to the massive benefits of this plant. In this article we'll go into many ways this plant is an all around better alternative.
The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper. The plant is naturally acid-free which prevents it from becoming yellow or brittle over time which can happen to paper. Hemp can ...
Mental Health Disorders and Medical Marijuana, by Cannabis Training University.
Studies have shown numerous benefits to the medical use of marijuana. Over 20 states have legalized medical marijuana and with legalization comes the opportunity for researchers to take an even closer look at the plant that has been known for it's many benefits since the beginning of recorded history. Archeologists have discovered evidence of cannabis use all over the world.
Cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC) are two active chemicals in marijuana that researchers believe can help relieve pain. There are a wide range of studies and patient testimonies supporting it's health benefits. Many patients say marijuana has helped relieve their pain and is far better than the prescription drug ...
Cannabis jobs are increasing everyday in the Unites States. More and more people are looking to get into the exciting and explosive marijuana industry.
Most cannabis jobs can be found at this time in: Washington, Montana, Oregon, Colorado, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Hawaii, Michigan, Rhode Island, Maine, Massachusetts, Washington DC, New Jersey, and Nevada.
Other states expected to soon have more cannabis jobs are: Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Illinois, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Ohio, New York, and Vermont.
Some US states are on the cusp, about to most likely get on board and become cannabis states. These states include:
North Dakota, Texas, Florida, and North Carolina.
The most popular cannabis jobs are that of: cannabis grower, budtender, dispensary ...
Nanobeak: A breathalyzer for cannabis driving
A small company in partnership with NASA and the Scripps Translational Science Institute are currently developing a breathalyzer that will have various applications including early lung cancer detection. The company, Nanobeak Inc hopes that their breathalyzer will be able to prevent lung cancer by analyzing a patient’s breath for specific chemicals and volatile organic compounds associated with lung cancer. The company hopes that their device will detect cancer in its early stages, as lung cancer in its first stage is cured in 57% of cases compared to 2.5% in its last stage. It is a product that can save lives as well as give consumers more information about their state of health.
A breathalyzer for cannabis driving is a new concept. ...
Cannabis Job salaries for the top 6 cannabis jobs.
There are many great cannabis jobs available in todays booming cannabis industry.
When comparing cannabis job salaries it is important to look at some of the most popular positions available.
Top 6 Cannabis Jobs:
Marijuana growers earn on average $50,000 to over $1 million annually.
These figures vary greatly based on which state the grow is located in, how many plants are grown, and how the laws are as far as legally selling cannabis that is cultivated.
Some of the best states to make a good living growing marijuana in are:
California, Oregon, Arizona, Colorado, Maine, Michigan, and Massachusetts.
When looking at cannabis job salaries being a marijuana grower is the most sought after ...
November marijuana ballots are a big issue this year.
As the acceptance of cannabis continues to grow across the United States, so do the amount of states that want in on the cannabis boom.
At least nine states will vote on marijuana initiatives on ballots in November , 2016.
Despite the federal government’s decision not to loosen restrictions on the drug, however ridiculous their reasons are.
In five states — California, Arizona, Nevada, Massachusetts and Maine — voters will be asked whether they want to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Recreational use when looked at through the Colorado model is when anyone in the state over the age of 21 can purchase cannabis legally, even those that are visiting.
On the other hand, in states such as Florida, Arkansas and ...