March 2016

Here’s your afternoon Fireball fifth of politics, from Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe at the Massachusetts State House. SENATE UNVEILS CHARTER BILL, via David Scharfenberg on BostonGlobe.com: “… The bill would require charter teachers to be certified and move to rein in the schools’ sometimes strict discipline practices, which have come under sharp criticism […]

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Alex Grey is more than a visionary artist – he’s delved into the deconstruction of the ego—a realm that can only be explored with the guidance from entheogens like cannabis. Grey has risen beyond the role of an artist—he’s a spiritual leader, teacher and keeper of the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors. As a child, Alex […]

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Whoopi Goldberg understands the endless suffering of being a woman, and she’s here to help.  Goldberg’s latest sister act is a line of marijuana-infused products, under the brand name Whoopi Maya, to reduce menstrual pain and cramps with “canna-businesswoman” Maya Elisabeth.  SEE ALSO: Menstruation-inspired wall hangings show your period pride “I want to go nice […]

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A skeptical Ohio Ballot Board today gave supporters of a medical marijuana constitutional amendment the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures for the fall election. The board, with only three members present, voted 3-0 to approve the proposal by the Marijuana Policy Project, a national organization working with Ohioans for Medical Marijuana, a state affiliate. The […]

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As I thought about the legalization of marijuana I asked myself about the benefits. One is that limited possession and use would no longer be a crime. In most instances there would be no criminal record and there should be a decreased workload in the criminal justice system and in jail use. It may reduce […]

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Stephen Layton displays one edible product currently sold by Dr. Jolly’s dispensary in Bend. The new law now allows dispensaries to sell edibles to recreational as well as medical marijuana users. Amanda Peacher/OPB Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill into law Tuesday that integrates Oregon’s medical and recreational marijuana programs. The legislation allows dispensaries to sell edible […]

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Ballot Board to review proposed medical marijuana amendment: The latest hurdle for a proposed medical marijuana legalization ballot measure is set to take place at 2 p.m., when the Ohio Ballot Board is scheduled to consider whether the proposal contains one or multiple amendments. Medical Marijuana Task Force to meet: Meanwhile, the Ohio House’s Medicinal Marijuana […]

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Whoopi Goldberg is the latest entrepreneur to join the medical marijuana game: The actor and comedian has started a line of products for women suffering from menstrual cramps. The line, called Maya Whoopi and co-founded with Maya Elisabeth of Om Edibles, will offer a balm, a tincture, a bath soak and an edible product. “For […]

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Yonkers Mayor Michael Spano presided over the opening of Etaine, a medical marijuana dispensary located on Main Street, near the Yonkers waterfront. (Video by Seth Harrison/The Journal News) Buy Photo Yonkers Mayor Michael Spano holds a spray canister of medical marijuana during a ceremony to mark the opening of Etain LLC medical marijuana dispensary on […]

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