Spiritual Marijuana

Could marijuana knock wine off its throne? As pot use – medicinal but especially recreational – is legalized in more jurisdictions, an unusual relationship is becoming increasingly apparent between the wine and cannabis industries. There’s symbiosis but also competition, often with a whiff of humor. Earlier this month, M. Shanken Communications, publisher since 1979 of […]

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Officials announced seizing a significant amount of marijuana products and tens of thousands in cash on Friday from dispensaries accused of illegally operating in Hemet and Jurupa Valley under the name “Vault Church.” The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office said its Cannabis Regulation Task Force served search warrants at three locations: 291 N. Yale St. […]

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A man smokes marijuana during the a 4/20 rally this year on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. (LARS HAGBERG/AFP/Getty Images) Dave McIntyre September 14 at 12:00 PM Is weed the new wine? Or at least, wine’s new competitor? As marijuana use — medicinal but especially recreational — becomes legal in more jurisdictions, an unusual relationship […]

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By, Kate Robertson With recreational cannabis legalization on its way to Canada on Oct. 17, 2018, many post-secondary institutions across the country have inked partnerships with licensed marijuana producers, funded research initiatives, and even launched new courses for students interested in joining the burgeoning industry. But so far, very few campuses north of the border […]

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On today’s Stateside, we answer your questions about what happens if Michigan voters legalize recreational marijuana. And, the story of broadcast executive and former Detroit Tigers owner John Fetzer’s exploration of new-age spiritual movements. Hear the full show above or find individual stories below.  Schuette shifts on Healthy Michigan, Whitmer says “no tax” pledge foolish […]

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On the rooftop of a condominium in downtown Toronto recently, Lu Pancini led more than two dozen students through a series of poses, from seated twists to downward dog. The yoga class was like most others except for the setting—wind blew through participants’ hair as they moved from one pose to another—and the cannabis. In […]

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Hemp plant, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. On Thursday, a general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed the Church’s official position against Proposition 2, a medical marijuana initiative that’s scheduled to be on the ballot in Utah in November. I’ve been watching this issue for months, ever since the Church’s May […]

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Hemp plant, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. On Thursday, a general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed the Church’s official position against Proposition 2, a medical marijuana initiative that’s scheduled to be on the ballot in Utah in November. I’ve been watching this issue for months, ever since the Church’s May […]

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Katie Guinn is a multidisciplinary creative: a writer, fashion designer, visual artist, and educator. We asked her some questions recently about her artistic process, creativity, spirituality, and her connection to cannabis. In The Stoner Babes Coloring Book, Portland, Oregon author and illustrator Katie Guinn examines stoner-culture by centering on women and non-binary people. Guinn’s babes are racially diverse, […]

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