News Analysis: Cannabis Proposal Focuses on Medical as Lead-In to Recreational

There is a famously sarcastic aphorism “Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made,” but the Rhode Island General Assembly despite all of the unpleasant grinding often fails even to produce sausage. While the legislature has dithered for nearly a decade about legalizing recreational use of cannabis, […]

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The Skinny on the Sticky: Our list of 2020 strain reviews

Stuck at home and running out of things to do? Head to your local essential shop and use our guide to try a new cannabis strain. More reviews can be found at Lemon OG:Details: This is a Indica dominate hybrid cross between Las Vegas Lemon Skunk and OG #18Smell/Taste: Fruity, PungentEffects: Relaxed, Happy, Euphoric, […]

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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 widely known for supporting patient rights and access to one dominated by money and politics. Recent proposed changes to the program would increase the number of compassion centers to nine from three, which is a […]

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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 destroy the stigma surrounding it — creates high-end, visually appealing cannabis accessories. Sweet is a designer by trade, which came in handy when she couldn’t find a cannabis product that met her needs for design […]

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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 voted to pass the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act. True to its name, the legislation would not only remove cannabis from the federal controlled substances list (where it currently sits at schedule 1, […]

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