Given the increasing prevalence of hypertension at a time when states are liberalizing cannabis laws, people want to know: what are the effects of cannabis on blood pressure? Does it lower blood pressure? The answers largely depend on who you ask or what study you read. One in three adults in the U.S. has high […]

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While it’s a maxim that “national days” (recently: hot dogs, cheesecake) are mostly ridiculous, at least with this Thursday’s National IPA Day, you have an excuse to drink beer while whining about it. And why shouldn’t IPA be celebrated? Despite a love-it or hate-it flavor profile that many find off-puttingly bitter, IPA is today’s most popular style of craft beer. IPA […]

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When people ask me why I am against the legalization of marijuana, I need to take a deep breath and compose my thoughts, for I consistently struggle knowing where to begin. My biggest concern is that by legalizing this increasingly potent psychoactive drug we are creating the next “Big Tobacco.” At the height of tobacco […]

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By now, you may have heard someone go on about how much better sex was for them while high. Cannabis and sex have been studied together for centuries in the U.S. many users report enhanced sexual experiences when high but in some studies, nearly half say it does little or nothing to improve their sex […]

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I don’t consider myself a stoner. Okay fine, I’ve never smoked weed in my life. My mom’s freaky stories of getting high in the ’70s have always haunted me, so I’ve never been interested in drugs of any kind. Which is exactly how I ended up in a Cooking with Cannabis class at The Brooklyn Kitchen. The […]

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Tweet Deliciousness has been missing from the edibles industry for far too long, according to Diana Isaiou, who opened Seattle’s American Baked Co. in December 2015. “I’ve never tried an edible and said, ‘This tastes good,’” she said. For Isaiou, 52, a cannabis concoction should go beyond the stereotypical pot brownie. In a pocket-size kitchen […]

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ATLANTA – Hundreds of physicians have signed up for Georgia’s one-year-old medical cannabis program. Good luck finding any of them. The name and location of doctors authorized to sign off on a patient’s eligibility to use cannabis oil are kept confidential. Lawmakers gave physicians that privacy amid concerns that people seeking cannabis treatments would shop […]

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