Category Archives: Education

Short Documentary Offers Gripping Look At Racial Targeting And Cannabis

As more states continue to legalize, a disproportionate number of black Americans are still being arrested and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. It’s a maddening dichotomy addressed in a gripping new short film “Not Just Another Day,” set to receive a virtual world premiere at the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival this March. The […]

2020: A Record Year For Cannabis Studies

The cannabis plant is arguably the most dynamic plant on earth. It can be used for medical purposes, it can be converted into fuel, and it can be made into countless types of textiles. In many ways it would be easier to come up with a list of things that the cannabis plant cannot do […]

Gateway Community College Offers Courses In Cannabis Business Training

If you want to get into the pot business, a Phoenix college is making it a little easier. Gateway Community College launched a program to teach the business side of the bud. “It’s an industry that can bring dollars into Arizona,” said Jeanne Ratliff, Director of Non-Credit Training Programs for GateWay Community College. Gateway Community […]

How Do I Change Someone’s Mind About Cannabis?

My cousin chose to medicate his terminal cancer with cannabis. In response, his mother chose to call the police. Despite medical cannabis not yet having been enacted in New York at the time, the officers left soon after they arrived without taking any further action. They had observed the critical nature of his condition and […]

Smoking Marijuana For The First Time: A Beginner’s Guide

There’s no predicting how you’ll first react to the herb, so the best way to go is to start slow and know what you’re smoking or otherwise ingesting.While the scales of prohibition propaganda fall from the eyes of many, cannabis loses its stigma and becomes more of a curiosity than a mound of devil’s lettuce. […]

Can You Smoke Your Leftover Weed Stems? What Can You Even Do With Them? Here’s What You Should Know.

It’s happened to us all: you underestimate the amount of marijuana at your disposal and it’s late at night, so you can’t buy more. You look through your ashtray and your weed baggie and there’s nothing useful in sight. Then you spot the stems. Should you smoke them? Sadly, it appears that weed stems are […]

CCSF Expands Menu with Cannabis Culinary Courses

A trio of non-credit classes taught by notable chefs will be offered this spring. When it comes to learning about cannabis, the options for a higher education have long been few and far between. That’s why, earlier this year, City College of San Francisco made headlines when it announced details for the nation’s first Cannabis […]

Greenhouse Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Northbrook With Store Designed To Help Educate Consumers

A new marijuana dispensary is now open in Northbrook, with a focus on educating customers, both new and experienced, about the use of cannabis. Greenhouse Northbrook, 755 Skokie Boulevard, opened Oct. 1 after a ribbon cutting with the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce. Greenhouse Group was founded in 2014 and operates five other locations, including one […]

How Does Cannabis Get You High?

How do marijuana’s psychoactive properties work? Have you ever looked at your hands? I mean really looked at your hands? You might think you have, but as the above classic Doonesbury cartoon implies, people who are high on cannabis may perceive mundane objects to be far more fascinating than usual. How is it that a […]