THCFinder - Marijuana Blog http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog Blog about medical marijuana dispensaries, politics and legal weed Release the Kraken! http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/release-the-kraken-2 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="https://s23.postimg.org/cpuix8zwr/Release_the_Kraken.jpg"><img alt="" src="https://s23.postimg.org/cpuix8zwr/Release_the_Kraken.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 450px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> 7 Reasons President Trump Is Unlikely to Fight Legal Marijuana http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/7-reasons-president-trump-is-unlikely-to-fight-legal-marijuana <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/dsc00583.jpg?quality=85&amp;w=1100"><img alt="" src="https://timedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/dsc00583.jpg?quality=85&amp;w=1100" style="width: 450px; height: 300px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <h2 class="article-excerpt" itemprop="alternativeHeadline" style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; letter-spacing: -0.03em; font-family: franklin-gothic-urw, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; margin: 0.83em 0px; font-size: 1.2em; color: rgb(40, 40, 40); line-height: 1.1; max-width: 640px;"> A look at why it would be hard to stop what the states have started</h2> <div class="article-content" style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; color: rgb(40, 40, 40); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 19.2px;"> <p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; margin: 0px 0px 1em; max-width: 640px;"> With Donald Trump nominating Cabinet members who have&nbsp;<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/29/john-kelly-war-on-drugs_n_5234833.html" style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(24, 12, 12, 0.247059); text-decoration: none; color: rgb(12, 151, 210);" target="_blank">spoken</a>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ibtimes.com/jeff-sessions-marijuana-donald-trumps-attorney-general-pick-against-legal-weed-2455061" style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(24, 12, 12, 0.247059); text-decoration: none; color: rgb(12, 151, 210);" target="_blank">out</a>&nbsp;against legal marijuana,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/12/jeff-sessions-coming-war-on-legal-marijuana-214501" style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(24, 12, 12, 0.247059); text-decoration: none; color: rgb(12, 151, 210);" target="_blank">some are arguing</a>&nbsp;that the war on drugs may make a comeback. But while there&rsquo;s reason for anxiety among those selling recreational marijuana legally in states like Colorado and Washington, an all-out war remains unlikely.</p> <p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; margin: 1em 0px; max-width: 640px;"> Experts say that trying to undo legalization at this point would come with serious economic and political hurdles.</p> <p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; box-sizing: border-box; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; margin: 1em 0px; max-width: 640px;"> Read More:<a href="http://time.com/4594445/legal-marijuana-trump-sessions-policy/">http://time.com/4594445/legal-marijuana-trump-sessions-policy/</a></p> </div> Top 10 Stoner Songs http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/top-10-stoner-songs-1 <p style="text-align: center;"> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="244" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/akPmOus6A0w" width="433"></iframe></p> Mr Nice (Hybrid) http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/mr-nice-hybrid-9 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/49369_3536_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/49369_3536_0.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 338px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/57730_3536_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/57730_3536_0.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 113px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a><a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/57730_3536_1.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/57730_3536_1.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 113px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/hybrid/mr_nice"><strong>Mr Nice (Hybrid)</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/hybrid/mr_nice"><span style="color: rgb(125, 125, 125); font-family: &quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;, sans-serif;">Mr. Nice is a cross between the legendary G13 strain and the Hash Plant. Previously unavailable since the &#39;80s, Sensi Seed Bank has put this hybrid on the market again. He is named in honor of Howard Marks, the Oxford graduate who became one of the biggest Marijuana smugglers of our time. After his time in federal prison Howard released his autobiography entitled &quot;Mr. Nice.&quot;</span></a></p> Canada Eases Hemp Restrictions http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/canada-eases-hemp-restrictions <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/theweedblog/wp-content/uploads/20161206203521/hemp1.jpg"><img alt="" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/theweedblog/wp-content/uploads/20161206203521/hemp1.jpg" style="width: 400px; height: 300px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 1.0769em; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(58, 65, 73);"> Although it&rsquo;s going slowly, Canada is in the process of legalizing cannabis; newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it a campaign promise, with lawmakers fast at work drafting legislation (that will be available for public comment later this month). With this in mind, Health Canada has announced that it has drastically eased the process in which someone in the country can grow hemp, cannabis&rsquo; non-psychoactive cousin.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(96, 101, 105);"> As part of the move Health Canada has&nbsp;<a href="http://www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2016/12/canadian-regulators-loosen-restrictions-on-industrial-hemp/" rel="nofollow" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: inherit; color: rgb(57, 142, 59); text-decoration: none; transition: all 0.4s ease-in-out;" target="_blank">issued an exemption</a>&nbsp;to the nation&rsquo;s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act for those involved in the cultivation of industrial hemp; this includes removing the minimum acreage requirement for hemp cultivation, allowing anyone with even a small field to grow the crop.</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Read More:<a href="https://www.theweedblog.com/canada-eases-hemp-restrictions/">https://www.theweedblog.com/canada-eases-hemp-restrictions/</a></div> Abusive OG (Sativa) http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/abusive-og-sativa-9 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/108997_3277_1.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/108997_3277_1.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 301px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3277_7.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3277_7.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 150px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a><a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3277_5.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3277_5.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 113px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/sativa/abusive_og"><strong>Abusive OG (Sativa)</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/sativa/abusive_og"><span style="color: rgb(125, 125, 125); font-family: &quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;, sans-serif;">Abusive OG is an indica strain. The high level of CBD in Abusive OG Kush supplys a nice body high, making this strain effective in the treatment of numerous medical conditions including anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia, muscle spasms and tremors. While the levels of CBD in Abusive OG may moderate the euphoric effects of the THC, they work well together to treat chronic pain.</span></a></p> Americans for Safe Access Legally Challenge DEA Misinformation about Pot http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/americans-for-safe-access-legally-challenge-dea-misinformation-about-pot <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/AmericanLegion-Marijuana-1024x640.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/AmericanLegion-Marijuana-1024x640.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 281px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> If&nbsp;<a href="http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/the-teen-agers-suing-over-climate-change" style="box-sizing: inherit; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: inherit; cursor: pointer; transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out, background-color 0.3s ease-in-out; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.298039);">teenagers can sue</a>&nbsp;the federal government over its insufficient action on climate change,&nbsp;why can&rsquo;t a non-profit petition the U.S. Justice Department to require the DEA to stop issuing false and misleading information about weed?</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <a href="http://www.safeaccessnow.org/" style="box-sizing: inherit; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: inherit; cursor: pointer; transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out, background-color 0.3s ease-in-out; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.298039);">Americans for Safe Access</a>&nbsp;(ASA), represented pro bono by the law firm Orrick, Herrington &amp; Sutcliffe, cites 25 alleged DEA violations against the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg_agency_info_quality_links" style="box-sizing: inherit; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: inherit; cursor: pointer; transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out, background-color 0.3s ease-in-out; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.298039);">Information Quality Act</a>&nbsp;(IQA).</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> The law, AKA&nbsp;the Data Quality Act, requires federal agencies to draft guidelines that ensure the &ldquo;quality, objectivity, utility and integrity of information&rdquo; they distribute and to provide a mechanism to correct any misinformation.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> In other words, stop using&nbsp;fake news to justify the existence of an already discredited agency.</p> <p style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> Read More:<a href="http://hightimes.com/news/americans-for-safe-access-legally-challenge-dea-misinformation-about-pot/">http://hightimes.com/news/americans-for-safe-access-legally-challenge-dea-misinformation-about-pot/</a></p> What strain are you smoking on today? http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/what-strain-are-you-smoking-on-today-369 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="https://s16.postimg.org/r8fedjpjp/tumblr_ndgg6ut_Ys_W1tcrgpso1_500.jpg"><img alt="" src="https://s16.postimg.org/r8fedjpjp/tumblr_ndgg6ut_Ys_W1tcrgpso1_500.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 636px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> Is This a Secret Loophole in the NBA and NFL’s Pot Bans? http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/is-this-a-secret-loophole-in-the-nba-and-nfls-pot-bans <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/DrugTesting-1024x640.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/DrugTesting-1024x640.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 281px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">Steve Kerr&rsquo;s tenure as Golden State Warriors head coach has been brief but extremely memorable. He won a championship in his first year, and the Warriors set an NBA record for wins in his second&mdash;and now in his third year, Kerr is making waves for his&nbsp;<a href="http://hightimes.com/culture/marijuana-in-the-nba-warriors-coach-admission-could-spark-dialogue/" style="box-sizing: inherit; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: inherit; cursor: pointer; transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out, background-color 0.3s ease-in-out; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.298039);">recent &ldquo;admission&rdquo; that he used marijuana</a>&nbsp;to deal with the pain from several back surgeries.</span></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">During a conversation on changing perceptions about cannabis use among professional athletes, Kerr expressed hope that pro sports would allow marijuana to be used as a pain treatment. He also told&nbsp;<a href="http://www.csnbayarea.com/warriors-insider-podcast" style="box-sizing: inherit; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: inherit; cursor: pointer; transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out, background-color 0.3s ease-in-out; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.298039);"><span class="s2" style="box-sizing: inherit;">CSN Bay Area&rsquo;s Monte Pool in a podcast on Friday</span></a>&nbsp;that he&rsquo;d tried the drug a couple of times over the preceding 18 months&mdash;and it didn&rsquo;t work.</span></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">&ldquo;I&rsquo;m not pot person. It did not agree with me. It did not agree with me at all,&rdquo; said Kerr, who said that he&rsquo;d tried in twice during the last &ldquo;year and a half.&rdquo;</span></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> Read More:<a href="http://hightimes.com/culture/is-this-a-secret-loophole-in-the-nba-and-nfls-pot-bans/">http://hightimes.com/culture/is-this-a-secret-loophole-in-the-nba-and-nfls-pot-bans/</a></p> Garfunkel & Oates - Weed Card http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/garfunkel-oates-weed-card- <p style="text-align: center;"> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="244" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/CRm1yqSmsGY" width="433"></iframe></p> Strawberry Diesel (Hybrid) http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/strawberry-diesel-hybrid-7 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3512_3.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3512_3.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 330px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/116357_3512_2.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/116357_3512_2.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 100px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a><a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3512_5.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3512_5.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 99px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/hybrid/strawberry_diesel"><strong>Strawberry Diesel (Hybrid)</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/hybrid/strawberry_diesel"><span style="color: rgb(125, 125, 125); font-family: &quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;, sans-serif;">A sativa-dominant hybrid covered in orange hairs with an intense odor and trichome-covered nugs. High is intense and long-lasting, not recommended for complex tasks.</span></a></p> Kansas City Decriminalization Measure Gathers Enough Signatures http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/kansas-city-decriminalization-measure-gathers-enough-signatures <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/theweedblog/wp-content/uploads/20161205195050/rsz_kcsky.jpg"><img alt="" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/theweedblog/wp-content/uploads/20161205195050/rsz_kcsky.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 301px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 1.0769em; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(58, 65, 73);"> It looks like Kansas City, Missouri could&nbsp;be voting to decriminalize marijuana possession during the city&rsquo;s next election cycle in April. This comes after enough signatures were gathered on a petition initiative seeking to do just that, according to a report from the Kansas City Star.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(96, 101, 105);"> The proposal aims to change the current law and treat 35 grams or less of marijuana as a city ordinance violation with a fine of $25. This would be similar to the decriminalization laws in both St. Louis and Columbia said NORML KC spokeswoman Jamie Kacz in the report.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(96, 101, 105);"> Read More:<a href="https://www.theweedblog.com/kansas-city-decriminalization-measure-gathers-signatures/">https://www.theweedblog.com/kansas-city-decriminalization-measure-gathers-signatures/</a></p> Orange Crush (Hybrid) http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/orange-crush-hybrid-9 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/47134_3310_2.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/47134_3310_2.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 440px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/63458_3310_2.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/63458_3310_2.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 116px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a><a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/108997_3310_0.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/108997_3310_0.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 150px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/hybrid/orange_crush"><strong>Orange Crush (Hybrid)</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/hybrid/orange_crush"><span style="color: rgb(125, 125, 125); font-family: &quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;, sans-serif;">This Sativa-dominant hybrid comes from California Orange and the renowned Blueberry strain. Orange Crush comes in small, dense nugs that are absolutely caked with tri-chromes and long, lush orange pistils. It provides Sativa traits that overshadow the slight Indica effects. A powerful cerebral high gives patients uplifting feelings of happiness, hope and joy.</span></a></p> Researchers Concerned About Lack of Info on Pot Use by Older Adults http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/researchers-concerned-about-lack-of-info-on-pot-use-by-older-adults <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Screen-Shot-2016-12-06-at-4.57.41-PM-1024x552.png"><img alt="" src="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Screen-Shot-2016-12-06-at-4.57.41-PM-1024x552.png" style="width: 450px; height: 243px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">DENVER (AP) &mdash; Surveys show a small but growing number of older adults are using marijuana &ndash; a trend that worries researchers who say not enough information exists about how pot affects older users.</span></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">Abundant research has been done on how the drug impacts developing brains, but little is known about the potential consequences on older users &ndash; even as recreation pot has been legalized in a number of states.</span></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">Researchers at New York University say pot could pose health challenges to older users ranging from memory loss to risk of falling.</span></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> <span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">The researchers reviewed data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health and found a big increase in adults over 50 reporting they had used pot in the past year.</span></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> Read More:<a href="http://hightimes.com/medicinal/researchers-concerned-about-lack-of-info-on-pot-use-by-older-adults/">http://hightimes.com/medicinal/researchers-concerned-about-lack-of-info-on-pot-use-by-older-adults/</a></p> What strain are you smoking on today? http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/what-strain-are-you-smoking-on-today-368 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="https://s18.postimg.org/cr8ilxeex/10846434_776088525812161_4385825456353469598_n.jpg"><img alt="" src="https://s18.postimg.org/cr8ilxeex/10846434_776088525812161_4385825456353469598_n.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 645px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> New Study Maps Which Countries Are Smoking The Most Weed http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/new-study-maps-which-countries-are-smoking-the-most-weed <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/FedsDropCharges-OneGramWeed-1024x640.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://3ncb884ou5e49t9eb3fpeur1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/FedsDropCharges-OneGramWeed-1024x640.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 281px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p class="p1" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> A new study concludes that the British government should definitely legalize marijuana.</p> <p class="p2" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> The exhaustive research, titled &ldquo;<a href="http://www.west-info.eu/british-mps-say-yes-to-the-legalisation-of-cannabis/thetideeffectwebversion-2/" style="box-sizing: inherit; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: inherit; cursor: pointer; transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out, background-color 0.3s ease-in-out; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.298039);"><span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">The Tide Effect: How the World is Changing its Mind on Cannabis&nbsp;Cannabis Legalization</span></a>,&rdquo; brought about an alliance of British Parliament Members (from opposing parties) who all agree on the study&rsquo;s logic&mdash;the current prohibitionist approach to marijuana has failed miserably.</p> <p class="p3" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> The report, done by the the non-partisan&nbsp;<a href="https://www.adamsmith.org/" style="box-sizing: inherit; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: inherit; cursor: pointer; transition: color 0.3s ease-in-out, background-color 0.3s ease-in-out; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.298039);"><span class="s1" style="box-sizing: inherit;">Adam Smith Institute</span></a>, stated that current drug strategy &ldquo;has failed in its core aims to prevent people from using drugs, manufacturing drugs, and to put a stop to the crime, corruption and death that is taking place on an industrial scale around the world.&rdquo;</p> <p class="p3" style="box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.6; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; color: rgb(34, 31, 32); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif; font-variant-ligatures: common-ligatures; background-color: rgb(254, 254, 254);"> Read More:<a href="http://hightimes.com/culture/new-study-maps-which-countries-are-smoking-the-most-weed/">http://hightimes.com/culture/new-study-maps-which-countries-are-smoking-the-most-weed/</a></p> Silicon Valley - Marijuana Garage Scene http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/silicon-valley-marijuana-garage-scene-1 <p style="text-align: center;"> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="244" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/W0w4013f4eM" width="433"></iframe></p> Venom OG (Indica) http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/venom-og-indica-7 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3557_3.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3557_3.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 450px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3557_5.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3557_5.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 85px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a><a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3557_6.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_3557_6.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 150px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/indica/venom_og"><strong>Venom OG (Indica)</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/indica/venom_og"><span style="color: rgb(125, 125, 125); font-family: &quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;, sans-serif;">While the buds that come from Venom OG are not particularly dense, they are chock-full of potent trichomes. Venom OG has exotic flavors of Kush, orange and freshly upturned soil, giving it quite a delicious flavor combination. The smell is of Kush and citrus. One of the things Venom OG has become most notorious for is its ability to cause couch lock in even the most seasoned of smokers. Venom OG was created by using a Rare Dankness #1 male to pollinate a Poison OG female that the breeder took over a year in selecting.</span></a></p> Minnesota Approves Medical Cannabis for PTSD http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/minnesota-approves-medical-cannabis-for-ptsd <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/theweedblog/wp-content/uploads/20161204203509/minn-385x336.png"><img alt="" src="https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/theweedblog/wp-content/uploads/20161204203509/minn-385x336.png" style="width: 450px; height: 393px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 1.0769em; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(58, 65, 73);"> Minnesota&rsquo;s Department of Health has announced that it&rsquo;s expanding the state&rsquo;s list of qualifying medical cannabis conditions to include post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(96, 101, 105);"> Minnesota now joins New Jersey, Michigan, California, Illinois, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Arizona, Washington, Rhode Island and Oregon as states that allow those with PTSD to legally use medical cannabis. Among those New Jersey is the most recent to add PTSD as a qualifying condition, with Governor Chris Christie signing legislation in September following a petition garnering nearly 20,000 signatures in a few weeks.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(96, 101, 105);"> The move to allow medical cannabis for PTSD is supported by a large amount of research, including,<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S107474271300186X" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(57, 142, 59); text-decoration: none; transition: all 0.4s ease-in-out;" target="_blank">&nbsp;a&nbsp;government-funded study</a>&nbsp;released in 2014 using human trials found that &ldquo;the cannabinoid system may serve as a promising target for innovative intervention strategies (e.g. pharmacological enhancement of exposure-based therapy) in PTSD and other fear learning-related disorders.&rdquo;</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.857em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-size: 13px; font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(96, 101, 105);"> Read More:<a href="https://www.theweedblog.com/minnesota-approves-medical-cannabis-ptsd/">https://www.theweedblog.com/minnesota-approves-medical-cannabis-ptsd/</a></p> Grape Krush (Indica) http://www.thcfinder.com/marijuana-blog//2016/12/grape-krush-indica-6 <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_5468_3.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_5468_3.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 320px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/85472_5468_1.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/85472_5468_1.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 97px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a><a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_5468_1.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://www.thcfinder.com/strainimg/3_5468_1.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 113px; border-width: 1px; border-style: solid;" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/indica/grape_krush"><strong>Grape Krush (Indica)</strong></a></p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <a href="http://www.thcfinder.com/strains/indica/grape_krush"><span style="color: rgb(125, 125, 125); font-family: &quot;Trebuchet MS&quot;, sans-serif;">Grape Krush, bred by the famed DJ Kush, is a potent indica-dominant strain and a member of the Blueberry family. Patients have reported that this strain takes a while to kick in, then it makes you sleepy, good for insomnia.</span></a></p>