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Chilean Housewife: Latin America’s 1st Legal Marijuana Patient

Chilean Housewife: Latin America’s 1st Legal Marijuana Patient

Greener Culture August 12, 2014 0

“Out of 10, when I smoke the pain is four. When I don’t, it is 14,” says Cecilia Heyder, a Chilean housewife with breast cancer and lupus who is likely the first person to

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Medical Marijuana Research Hits Wall of U.S. Law

Medical Marijuana Research Hits Wall of U.S. Law

Greener Culture August 10, 2014 0

Nearly four years ago, Dr. Sue Sisley, a psychiatrist at the University of Arizona, sought federal approval to study marijuana’s effectiveness in treating military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. She had no idea how

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Where Americans smoke marijuana the most

Where Americans smoke marijuana the most

Greener Culture August 6, 2014 0

Forget Colorado or Washington — tiny Rhode Island is the marijuana capital of the United States, at least as measured by the percent of state residents who regularly use marijuana. State-level statistics from the

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Marijuana Tech Startup Weekend coming to Denver this fall

Marijuana Tech Startup Weekend coming to Denver this fall

Greener Culture August 3, 2014 0

It was just a matter time before Denver’s budding tech startup community publicly hooked up with Colorado’s nascent marijuana industry. The founders of a pair of self-described pot tech firms in Denver are organizing

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Uruguay opens bidding for cannabis plots

Uruguay opens bidding for cannabis plots

Greener Culture August 3, 2014 0

Uruguay, the first country to fully legalize the production, sale and distribution of marijuana, has called for bids from private growers who want to farm cannabis in a public field. Open until August 18,

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Why Cannabis Company Leafly Bought A Full Page Ad in the New York Times

Why Cannabis Company Leafly Bought A Full Page Ad in the New York Times

Greener Culture August 3, 2014 0

Newspapers are having a tough time wooing advertisers these days, but there could be a new category of marketer emerging in the marijuana industry. Leafly, a website and mobile app that lets users research

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A Gourmet Weed Dinner At Hunter S. Thompson’s House

A Gourmet Weed Dinner At Hunter S. Thompson’s House

Greener Culture July 30, 2014 0

To celebrate marijuana legalization in Colorado, MUNCHIES columnist David Bienenstock recently traveled to Aspen, Colorado to attend a legal seminar hosted by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws—America’s oldest and largest

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Poll: Florida overwhelmingly supports medical marijuana

Poll: Florida overwhelmingly supports medical marijuana

Greener Culture July 29, 2014 0

Any way you look at it — age, gender or party registration — Florida voters overwhelmingly support the idea of legalizing medical marijuana, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. The poll found

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U.S. sees profound cultural shift on marijuana legalization

U.S. sees profound cultural shift on marijuana legalization

Greener Culture July 28, 2014 0

More than a third of adults have smoked it — including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it. Marijuana is no longer whispered about, nor hidden in

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3 More Jurisdictions That Could Legalize Marijuana By The End Of The Year

3 More Jurisdictions That Could Legalize Marijuana By The End Of The Year

Greener Culture July 25, 2014 0

This week a marijuana legalization initiative officially qualified for the ballot in Oregon. Voters will also consider legalization measures in Alaska and (probably) the District of Columbia this fall, so by the end of

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