Cannabis

New Year, New Rules?: Oversight committee tackles issues in medical marijuana program
January 8, 2020 No Commentby

New Year, New Rules?: Oversight committee tackles issues in medical marijuana program

RI’s medical marijuana program has undergone several iterations since it was made into law in 2006, evolving from a program ...

Love+Destroy: Form meets function with locally made cannabis accessories
December 4, 2019 No Commentby

Love+Destroy: Form meets function with locally made cannabis accessories

Britni Sweet, founder of the 3-year-old cannabis company Love+Destroy — named for its founder’s love of weed and desire to ...

US House of Reps Makes History, Votes to Deschedule Marijuana
December 4, 2019 No Commentby

US House of Reps Makes History, Votes to Deschedule Marijuana

On November 20, the US House Judiciary Committee took a huge step toward ending the prohibition of marijuana when they ...

From Dakota with Love: Lessons on cannabis farming from Indigenous lands
November 13, 2019 No Commentby

From Dakota with Love: Lessons on cannabis farming from Indigenous lands

My cannabis journey began in the 1980s, and I always knew there was more that Indigenous people could teach others ...

Pot Politics: Who should have the final say in RI cannabis regulations?
October 31, 2019 No Commentby

Pot Politics: Who should have the final say in RI cannabis regulations?

There were significant changes made to RI cannabis policy in last year’s budget submitted by Governor Gina Raimondo, involving both ...

Mixing up the Medicine: CBD in cocktails?
October 2, 2019 No Commentby

Mixing up the Medicine: CBD in cocktails?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: In my opinion, cannabis is WAY safer than alcohol. But what ...

On Cloud Nine-One-One?: Vaping safety
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

On Cloud Nine-One-One?: Vaping safety

Unless you’ve been avoiding the news (which is honestly understandable these days), you’ve probably heard recently about the dangers of ...

Nature's Medicine Cabinet: Fight back against colds with cannabis
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Nature’s Medicine Cabinet: Fight back against colds with cannabis

Last week I felt it. That refreshing and distinctly cool breeze that whips in and out of the hot summer ...

4/20: Do its origins appear in Lovecraft's writings?
August 14, 2019 No Commentby

4/20: Do its origins appear in Lovecraft’s writings?

H.P. Lovecraft wrote these words in 1936, describing a psychoactive plant that may sound familiar to some readers: “I had ...

Lighter, Cannabis… Action! Toking with the stars
July 31, 2019 No Commentby

Lighter, Cannabis… Action! Toking with the stars

It is no secret that for centuries, we humans have been consuming cannabis to reduce stress levels and treat a ...