Cannabis laws and guidelines are driving us to drink 

According to Dana Larsen, one of the country’s most vocal marijuana-legalization activist, there appears to be a double standard. Canada’s health and addiction organizations have released new guidelines for cannabis users. Unfortunately their advice is biased against cannabis, and will promote heavier use of the more dangerous drug alcohol. Canada’s …

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Mexico Legalizes MMJ

By Lisa Rough A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress. First reported by Jon Hiltz at Marijuana.com, the decree arrived after months of speculation. Peña Nieto was once a vehement opponent …

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Ganja Growers Go Green

An industry long haunted by negative connotations and a lack of sound research finds new opportunities in sustainability. VIEW IMAGES Marijuana plants are harvested for sale in states that have legalized medicinal and/or recreational use. PHOTOGRAPH BY LYNN JOHNSON, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE By Austa Somvichian-Clausen In the U.S., one square foot …

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