The legal cannabis market in Connecticut is under serious threat from the high taxes that are being placed on the product. It’s only a matter of time before the current tax structure on cannabis in Connecticut kills the legal market like a savage with a knife in his teeth. State lawmakers have a tax rate of up to 20 percent on retail cannabis sales, which would make it one … [Read more...] about CT Cannabis Taxes Are Like A Savage With A Knife In His Teeth
Marijuana Can Help Treat PTSD: Here's HowMarijuana is often thought of as a recreational drug, but new research suggests that it may also have therapeutic benefits for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to a study published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, marijuana may help reduce symptoms of PTSD in some patients.What is PTSD?PTSD is an acronym … [Read more...] about PTSD… There’s Hope.
It's no secret that the potency of marijuana can vary significantly from one strain to the next. But what does this mean for the user? How does the strength of the pot affect the user's perception?There are a variety of pot strengths to choose from when you are purchasing cannabis. Each pot strength has a different effect on the user. Some people prefer to use a lower pot … [Read more...] about The Influence of Pot Strength on User Perception
Narcan is a lifesaving drug used to reverse opioid overdoses, but it won't work on a cannabis overdose. Narcan is an opioid antagonist, meaning that it binds to opioid receptors in the brain and reverses the overdose. Since cannabis is not an opioid, Narcan has no effect on an "overdose" of cannabis.What is Narcan?If you don't know what this is, you are blessed. The U.S. has a … [Read more...] about Why Narcan Won’t Work on Cannabis Overdoses
Cannabis Terminology Guide: A Comprehensive List of Definitions and Cannabis TermsAs cannabis becomes more popular and mainstream, the terminology around it becomes more important to understand. Here is a comprehensive list of definitions for cannabis-related terms for all of the new comes to the cannabis world.What is cannabis?Cannabis is a plant that has been used for medical … [Read more...] about Cannabis Terminology Guide.
It’s official: the cannabis culture is now a thing of the past. We can all thank the big MSOs for that.For those of you who don’t know, MSOs are multi-state operators. They’re the bigwigs of the cannabis industry, the ones who control the majority of the market. And they’ve killed any chances of small businesses or mom-and-pop shops of ever getting into the game.The thing is, … [Read more...] about CT Killed Cannabis Culture
Image Source: FreeImages With weed laws changing all over the world, it's important to know the truth about cannabis. Legal marijuana is no longer a forbidden topic of conversation, and it’s increasingly important to be able to distinguish fact from fiction. Busting myths about legal marijuana is a great way to start understanding the truth about cannabis. There are … [Read more...] about Busting Myths About Legal Marijuana – Separating Fact from Fiction
It was early morning, and I had a ride ahead of me. I was off to meet with the Wildebeest himself, Dabbin-Dad. We had a couple of invites to a private event, and we had every intention of showing up in true Dabbin-Dad fashion, with multiple cases of small arson along the way."FREE DABS!" screams in the back of my mind.I hadn’t been out in the wyld for quite some time. I look … [Read more...] about The Flight Of The Wildebeest And The Jog Of The Juggernaut
Why would one be disturbed, you ask? To start…The lottery for this whole process has been nothing less than a cash grab. Any local "little guys" never stood a chance at the purchasing power of the MSOs (Multi State Operators) to enter multiple submissions. That table was sloped!All in the name of getting as much money as they could. It didn’t matter how they got it, so … [Read more...] about Rec kick off in CT is disturbing to say the least.
One winter at a time, we enter the future, which is essentially positive. One winter at a time, things improve. We step into the cold to move forward out of the past. The world is, generally speaking anyway, a better place to live this year than it was last year. Right? So if you're going to celebrate something, then have a drink to that. For example, last year I didn't have … [Read more...] about Step Into The Cold, It’ll Be Warm Soon.