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The Women of Color Out to Reclaim Marijuana Culture Living 

The Women of Color Out to Reclaim Marijuana Culture

As marijuana gains some measure of mainstream acceptance as a medical and recreational drug, its industry is becoming more commercialized. And many users, especially in communities of color, want to reclaim its counter-culture significance. The group Women.Weed.Wifi. has started a movement to do just that. The women-led Seattle-based art collective celebrates the stories, lives, and creative endeavors of women of color, using cannabis as a mechanism to explore identity, community, and healing. Read the full article here

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Paradise in the Caribbean Living 

Paradise in the Caribbean

Beautiful tropical summer view of Puerto Rico with red flowers and a white beach When most people think of cannabis and a Caribbean island paradise, Jamaica is the likely spot that comes to mind. With its huge advertising budget and many established tourist hotels, the island known for Bob Marley, white sandy beaches and reggae has become synonymous with both cannabis and the Caribbean lifestyle. Read the full article here

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Alcohol Use, Not Cannabis, Associated With Changes in Brain Structure Living 

Alcohol Use, Not Cannabis, Associated With Changes in Brain Structure

BOULDER, CO — Alcohol consumption is associated with negative changes in gray matter volume and in white matter integrity, while cannabis use is not, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators from the University of Colorado, Boulder and the Oregon Health & Science University evaluated neuroimaging data among adults (ages 18 to 55) and adolescents (ages 14 to 18). Authors identified an association between alcohol use and negative changes in brain structure, but identified no such association with cannabis. Read the full article here

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EXPERT JOINTS LIVE!: KEEPIN’ IT 100 Living 

EXPERT JOINTS LIVE!: KEEPIN’ IT 100

This week Craig and Jen celebrate the 100th episode of “Expert Joints LIVE!”, in a very special way. Join Craig Ex aka ‘The Expert of Expert Joints’ & Loudonio Thursdays at 4:20pmPT for another episode of their weekly weed webcast! Guests include Jodie Emery, Jeremiah Vandermeer, Al The Alchemist, Freddie Pritchard, Colin from Weedmaps Canada, Tim McBride and more. They’ll also enjoy products from Temple of Calyx, Thompson Caribou and Smiling Buddah, to name a few. Plus… Baked Baking, Puff Puff Pass It Along, News, Updates, and a whole lot…

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Setting The Record Straight Living 

Setting The Record Straight

One of NORML’s primary missions is to move public opinion sufficiently to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults. One of the ways we successfully achieve this goal is by debunking marijuana myths and half-truths via the publication of timely op-eds in online and print media. Since the mainstream media seldom casts a critical eye toward many of the more over-the-top claims about cannabis, we take it upon ourselves to set the record straight. Read the full article here

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5 Women-Focused Cannabis Brands to Watch Living 

5 Women-Focused Cannabis Brands to Watch

Cannabis consumption has traditionally been a male dominated arena. For both elicit and legal cannabis use, advertising and events have focused on appealing to the young male demographic. But as legalization continues to normalize cannabis use, we are seeing more and more women join the marijuana movement.

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Marijuana Salves, Oils & Topicals for Healthier Skin Living 

Marijuana Salves, Oils & Topicals for Healthier Skin

Herbs have been used to treat skin problems for thousands of years. Five thousand years ago, Ayurvedic practitioners used marijuana preparations. Cannabis-enriched lotions, salves, and other topically applied products are still used today. Marijuana’s active ingredients — cannabinoids and terpenoid essential oils — are absorbed through the skin for direct therapeutic effect.

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America’s First July 4th, Courtesy of Hemp Living 

America’s First July 4th, Courtesy of Hemp

As we celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence, it’s important to remember one of the forgotten building blocks of America’s foundation — hemp. Around tax time, we reminded you that hemp was literally such a vital fiber of American culture during the 1700s that it was considered an acceptable form of payment for annual taxes. But hemp’s rich American heritage runs far deeper than the tax man’s pockets.

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4th of July Infused Condiments Recipe: Ketchup, Mustard, & BBQ Sauce Edibles & Infused Products Living 

4th of July Infused Condiments Recipe: Ketchup, Mustard, & BBQ Sauce

Summer is finally here and it’s time to get saucy! There’s nothing better than a barbecue by the lake on a hot July 4th weekend. But this holiday is notoriously family-friendly so many smokers feel out-of-place hotboxing their camping tent next to grandma. But here at Marijuana.com, we’ve got your back. Now you can medicate (or recreate) without the huge clouds of smoke. Introducing…infused condiments. You were going to use them anyway, why not make them medicated?! Read the full article here

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