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45th Hash Bash: A weed winter wonderland

Thousands gathered on Saturday April, 2 in Ann Arbor to celebrate the annual Hash Bash and Monroe Street Fair. The event occurs on the first Saturday of April every year [...]

April 4, 2016

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Government Hypocrisy and Cannabis

The federal government of the United States of America has rights to patent number 6630507, for the use of “Cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants,” yet [...]

February 11, 2016

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How to Outlaw a Plant

How absolutely absurd is it that the cannabis plant is illegal?! Consider another plant that actually causes all sorts of trouble for mankind. A common garden flower that has [...]

January 2, 2016

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Understanding Medical Marijuana Locally

Medical marijuana: Does it work? What’s in it? And where do I start? How do I support a family member that uses it? I’ve heard these questions hundreds of times. [...]

December 25, 2015

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The Green Report: Better options

I started my series of City Pulse dispensary reviews in February with a local shop called Pure Options. So much has changed there, so that I thought I would end the year by [...]

December 23, 2015

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Don’t Panic; It Could Be Organic.

In a 6-1 vote Thursday, December 17, Detroit City Council passed a restrictive zoning ordinance for medical marijuana establishments within the city. Councilman Scott Benson [...]

December 21, 2015

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DEA Needs New Leadership, New Approach

In a previous article, titled Marijuana Movement, I mentioned the acting Drug Enforcement Agency’s leader, Chuck Rosenberg, and his unfounded remarks about how marijuana is [...]

November 14, 2015

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Cannabis Tourism

Now that recreational marijuana has finally been legalized in several states, new industries are beginning to develop, and are reshaping both tourism and local economies. [...]

November 13, 2015

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Marijuana Movement

The movement toward ending cannabis prohibition seems to be growing by the day lately. Just in the last few weeks, a federal court in California has ordered the DEA to stop [...]

November 7, 2015

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