One of the biggest fears of cannabis advocates and opposers is teen drug abuse. Studies show no evidence of this.
A new batch of data shows that even if marijuana is legal in several U.S. states, teens aren’t having more access to the drug. This data adds to a growing body of evidence that suggests that legal marijuana has no connection ...Read more
The side effects of marijuana are usually predictable, but there are some exceptions.
Marijuana side effects are usually pretty low-key. While we all have likely have dealt with a couple of paranoid highs and the occasional bout of cottonmouth, these side effects are usually nothing too grave. For a small group of people, rare cannabis side ...Read more
Health care organization, such as hospitals and universities, are hesitant to get involved with the Joints for Jabs program as marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) recently garnered national attention for rolling out its “Joints for Jabs” promotion. The incentive program is...Read more
Cannabis seltzers and drinks are a good option for those who want to get high while steering clear of alcohol.
Weed drinks have been taking off, but they’re still not at the same level as other cannabis products. Vapes, edibles, and stronger batches of cannabis flower have been selling well for a variety of users, from newbies to ...Read more
In a statement made following the vote, Gov. Lamont said it was fitting that cannabis legalization should happen on the anniversary of the war on drugs.
By Jelena Martinovic
Connecticut is on the verge of becoming the 18th state to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes after lawmakers finally sent a cannabis reform bill to Gov. Ned ...Read more
The southeast Asian country continues to have the harshest cannabis laws in the world, including the death penalty for convicted drug traffickers.
By Nina Zdinjak
Life has a way of creating stranger-than-fiction scenarios like this one: first, you get cancer. Then you become strong enough to fight it off and survive. Then, after all ...Read more
Teens and substance abuse are a big cause of concern for many. A new study says poor sleep could be a predictor for behaviors like binge drinking and cannabis use.
Teens who don’t get a full night of sleep might have higher odds of binge drinking and smoking cannabis, at least according to data from a new report.
The data, published in the...Read more
Cannabis advocates believe the influence of the Mormon church in Utah has led to the creation of a recreational-proof cannabis model that conservative states might want to reference.
A handful of states across the nation still do not have any kind of marijuana program on the books. A lot of these areas of prohibition are in the conservatively...Read more
The approved proposal comes after state Senators heard feedback from advocates and municipalities harboring concerns over how many stores they would have to host.
By Andrew Ward
On Monday afternoon, Rhode Island‘s Senate Judiciary Committee approved an adult-use cannabis bill, marking the first time a cannabis proposal of its nature has ...Read more
The progressive language of the new bill takes an important step towards addressing the harms of the Drug War. But passing it is still a long shot. Here’s why.
By Janve Sobers
Second verse, same as the first, a whole lot louder and a lot MORE woke.
The House of Representatives passed the first version of the MORE Act, which would ...Read more
One of the most striking things about the entourage effect is that it reinforces the idea that cannabis has a lot of potential.
The term “entourage effect” is commonly used in cannabis news articles, and it doesn’t mean a group of people who love weed or those who are cannabis enthusiasts. The term is used to describe the synergy ...Read more
Cannadips, a company that makes hemp-derived CBD pouches to help people quit tobacco, is pulling back the Redwood curtain and inviting 10 lucky people to check out the upcoming cannabis harvest.
Have you ever wondered what a cannabis crop in one of the most legendary grow regions of the world looks like?
It’s probably like nothing you’ve...Read more
Chuck Schumer needs to sell McConnell on the concept of legal marijuana he expects to sidestep the filibuster and get the Republican majority on board.
There’s little doubt that Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is spinning his wheels trying to figure out how he will introduce a comprehensive marijuana reform bill “soon” and actually...Read more
There were 14,400 gun-related homicides in 2019 in the United States. Of course, there were no reported marijuana-related deaths. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article solely belong to the author and do not necessarily represent those of The Fresh Toast.
I am proud to report that the legislature of my home state of Texas has ...Read more
The threat of antibiotic resistance is one of the many global health challenges that will be solved with the chemical compound in the cannabis plant.
One of the most prevalent threats to human beings that have become a global health challenge is drug-resistant infections. This threat increases fears that there is a high possibility of our ...Read more
If you don’t have access to THC or prefer not to have such a “head trip” while getting high, then delta-8 is a great solution for you.
By now you have heard about delta-8 THC and the huge push to have it shipped and sold across state lines. You may be asking yourself questions such as what is delta-8 THC, does it get you high like ...Read more
In the run-up to last Sunday’s elections, the Senate backed away from its commitment on cannabis reform, apparently preferring to shift any political blowback to the Supreme Court.
Two months ago we posted to celebrate the passage by Mexico’s Lower Chamber of the Cannabis Law bill sent to it by the Mexican Senate last November. In that ...Read more
An ACLU poll shows that a large percentage of Americans believe the war on drugs was unsuccessful.
More than half, 60%, of Americans believe the War on Drugs should end, and support the decriminalization of illegal substances.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Drug Policy Allegiance (DPA) released the poll ahead of the 50-...Read more
The Senate Majority Leader didn’t count on conservative Democrats being the policy blocking forces that they have become.
It was just last year that Senator Chuck Schumer, optimistic about the outcome of the November 2020 election, swore up and down that if the Democrats seized majority rule on Capitol Hill, making him the new Majority ...Read more
It is unclear if the upper house will approve the law or not. What is clear, however, is that the Bolsonaro administration adamantly opposes any kind of use of cannabis.
On Tuesday, June 8, the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies’ Special Commission very narrowly approved a bill authorizing cannabis cultivation for medicinal, veterinary, ...Read more
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