Sunday Weed: Weekly Digest, Number Fifty-One
We hope that you enjoy this fall. To cheer you up and give you heads up for an upcoming week, we gathered seven articles and blog posts from the web. Don’t forget to grab your favorite cannabis product. Enjoy your read!
For many businesses in northern California, it will take years to rebuild from the wildfires that have decimated the region. For many legal cannabis growers, the destruction could be insurmountable.
2. MPs join medical marijuana protest outside Parliament, with activists smoking joints and demanding legalization
Despite the possession of cannabis currently carrying a maximum prison sentence of five years, activists smoked joints at the tea party just yards away from the House of Commons. MPs and activists gathered outside Parliament for a “cannabis tea party” demanding the legalization of the drug for medicinal purposes.
Vaping is one of the most popular ways to consume cannabis. E-cigarette culture has helped vaporizers go mainstream, making vaping devices more accessible to cannabis users. Vaping weed is both portable and discrete. This raises an important question: does vaping cannabis make a user less likely to be caught?
Twelve-year-old Alexis Bortell uses a cannabis oil called Haleigh’s Hope to prevent life-threatening epileptic seizures. She takes the oil orally by syringe twice a day, and always keeps a THC spray on hand in case she experiences an aura or pre-seizure event. The auras happen maybe once every three to four weeks – far less often now that she moved to Colorado than when she lived in Texas. When doctors in Texas suggested an experimental lobotomy, her parents moved to Colorado. Cannabis had to be better than removing a portion of Bortell’s brain.
Cannabis smells because it is full of terpenes, chemicals designed to attract pollinators and ward off predators. While the smell of fresh bud may be enjoyable to you, it may not be the same for people around. No matter what’s your reason to consume weed, you may still want to keep your habit secret or be courteous to your neighbors who are not that fond of a cannabis user behind the wall. Here’s a list of tricks that will help you to get rid of cannabis smell at your place.
Jane West is all about Mary Jane. The former corporate-event planner from the suburbs of Denver, Colorado founded an eponymous cannabis lifestyle brand and a pot-party planning company, Edible Events, in 2014. She believes women should be flooding the legal weed business. Now. Before men lock it down.
A cannabis experiment of galactic proportions took place over Phoenix, Arizona, in a daring and unusual feat to answer the age-old question: What happens when you send cannabis into space?
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