Making Cannabis Edibles

Hillary Clinton says that as president she would support decriminalizing marijuana.  The Democratic nominee released a statement Thursday saying that she would reschedule marijuana from a Schedule 1 drug to a Schedule 2 drug. The reclassification would remove major restrictions to academic research into the effects of marijuana use and reduce the criminal penalties associated with possessing […]

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Marijuana will remain a Schedule l controlled substance, which declares it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse,” the Drug Enforcement Administration said Thursday. This keeps the drug in the same category as heroin, LSD and Ecstasy. Edible marijuana offered at a quinceañera celebration is suspected of sickening 19 people […]

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History and propaganda has given us a pretty clear (and probably inaccurate) idea of who buys illegal weed. Popular culture is full of stoners, swingers, dead-heads, and deadbeats who wheeze out their words in a high-pitched croak while they hold down a lungful of smoke. That’s illegal weed, the buyers of which hide their activities […]

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Smoking weed and jogging have more in common than you think. For starters, they both get you high, and they can both make you very hungry. Biologically, the runner’s high and the cannabis high look much alike. The foundation of both lies in the body’s endocannabinoid system: a group of “endogenous,” or inherently occurring, receptors, […]

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At first glance, the treats seemed harmless enough: palm-sized bags of brightly colored candies resembling the popular Nerds brand, with “Prescribed Medibles by Dr. Greenbuds” in playful text on the front label. Packets of the candies began to circulate on Saturday morning among attendees at EST Fest, a two-day outdoor music festival in central Ohio. Concertgoers said someone had […]

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