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Above The Ignorance

Above The Ignorance
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Alcohol, Cigarettes Riskier Than Marijuana Americans view alcohol and cigarettes as more dangerous than marijuana. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that just 17% of Adults rate use of marijuana as riskier than drinking alcohol. Fifty percent (50%) say alcohol is more dangerous, while 26% rate the two as equally risky. These findings are consistent with a survey last August. Even a majority of adults who drink alcohol rate it as more dangerous than marijuana. Similarly, 46% say smoking cigarettes is more dangerous than smoking pot. Twenty-six percent (26%) of adults say smoking cigarettes should be outlawed, while 42% think marijuana should remain an illegal drug. (Want a free daily e-mail update? The survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on July 21-22, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. Men feel more strongly than women that both alcohol and cigarettes are more dangerous than marijuana. Forty percent (40%) of Adults say they have smoked marijuana at some point in their lives. Men drink more heavily than women.

To Dab Or Not To Dab? With each passing month, the popularity – and controversy – of butane hash oil (BHO) and the phenomenon surrounding it (known as “dabbing”) continues to grow in the cannabis community. Some hail it as a miracle medicine, a quantum leap forward in stoner evolution. Others criticize it, pointing to the potential dangers involved in both making and ingesting it, as well as possible negative effects on the public’s increasingly favorable attitude toward marijuana. Here at HIGH TIMES, it’s our duty to cover this issue as honestly and responsibly as we can – addressing any genuine concerns and dispelling unwarranted fears. To that end, we consulted some of the industry’s most knowledgeable experts on the subject of cannabis extracts and their effect on the human body. Here’s what they had to say. Solvent vs Nonsolvent Extraction The first question to be addressed is: What’s the difference between solvent extracts and traditional hash? So which is better, butane or solventless? Blasting Flowers

Stop the federal pot raids A months-long crackdown on medical marijuana by federal prosecutors has reached new heights with this week's raids on Oakland dispensaries. It's time to call off the overboard tactics and deal sensibly with regulating a drug that increasing numbers of Americans feel poses little harm. The latest incident only furthers the tone-deaf image of the U.S. Department of Justice, whose agents stormed well-known medical pot dispensaries in Oakland, the de facto center of efforts to expand marijuana cultivation and use. Since last fall, federal officials have sent warning letters to landlords of outlets and served notice that Washington won't tolerate medical marijuana sales. It's a ridiculous stance that mocks a serious issue. But Prohibition Era-style sweeps won't work. Second, easing the availability of medical marijuana also has lowered the public's fear factor of the drug. To be sure, court rulings and legal obstacles make change difficult.

Cannabis (drug) Cannabis is often consumed for its psychoactive and physiological effects, which can include heightened mood or euphoria, relaxation,[10] and an increase in appetite.[11] Unwanted side-effects can sometimes include a decrease in short-term memory, dry mouth, impaired motor skills, reddening of the eyes,[10] and feelings of paranoia or anxiety.[12] Effects Main short-term physical effects of cannabis A 2013 literature review said that exposure to marijuana had biologically-based physical, mental, behavioral and social health consequences and was "associated with diseases of the liver (particularly with co-existing hepatitis C), lungs, heart, and vasculature".[21] The medicinal value of cannabis is disputed. Neurological Gateway drug Another gateway hypothesis covers that a gateway effect may be caused by the "common factors" involved in using any illegal drug. Safety Varieties and strains Types of cannabis Cannabis indica may have a CBD:THC ratio four to five times that of Cannabis sativa. Kief

A tradition of terror Four generations of war and drug war profiteers are at the heart of America's power structure. PART ONE: THE DEATH MERCHANT AND THE NAZI BANKER "If the people were to ever find out what we have done, we would be chased down the streets and lynched." ? George H W Bush, cited in the June 1992 Sarah McClendon Newsletter. 1907-1918: Merchant of death The story of the Bush clan's rise to power begins in 1908, when Samuel Prescott Bush (Dubya's great-grandfather) was elected President of Buckeye Steel Castings Company. In 1917, Prescott Sheldon Bush (Sam's son and Dubya's grandfather) joined the influential Skull and Bones secret society at Yale. In 1918, Samuel Prescott Bush was made director of the facilities division of the US War Industries Board under its chairman, Bernard Baruch and his assistant, the banker Clarence Dillon. Samuel Bush was labeled a "Merchant of Death" in the years following the Great War as investigations determined that the German army was largely armed by him. "Mr. ?

Get Higher with Mangoes Unlike the rumor smoking banana peels will produce a high, mangoes do contribute to increasing a stoners' weed high. Marijuana contains a chemical called Myrcene. High grade marijuana bud generally contains a comparatively higher concentration of myrcene than low grade cannabis bud. Mangoes, Lemon grass, and other less-common plants also contain high amounts of this chemical. Myrcene is believed to aid the potency of the marijuana high by allowing the psychoactive chemicals found in cannabis, namely THC, to cross the blood-brain barrier more efficiently. The following method does work, however there are some variables. I've determined when smoking high grade marijuana bud, you are less likely to feel any difference because the bud already contains a high amount of myrcene. To discover the effect mangoes have on your weed high, smoke lower grade marijuana. Purchase a small amount of schwaggy marijuana. Click here for more detailed info on: Haze Cannabis Seeds Some stoners report getting ripped.

Who will be controlling the 30,000 Drones that Taxpayers pay for? The end to privacy as we know it! ~ Liberty Bell Press Is this a mosquito? No. It represents an insect spy drone. These machines are already in production, funded by the US Government. How do they tell wrong from right? So my question is who controls these drones? Why do drones come weapon ready if they are for public use? If an attack by Al Qaeda is imminent why are we arming them openly to fight in Syria? Windows 8 Beta - Consumer Preview (32 Bit) Windows 8 in der finalen Version kostenlos runterladen und ausprobieren, das können Sie mit der Enterprise Edition. Microsoft hat bis zur Finalversion allerdings nur Kleinigkeiten geändert: So können Sie inzwischen aus mehr Farben für den Startscreen-Hintergrund auswählen und auf neue Lockscreen-Motive zurückgreifen. Außerdem wurde bei bestehenden Apps nachgebessert. Der RTM-Version von Windows 8 ist außerdem mit Adobes Flash Player ausgestattet. Fazit: Fazit: Windows 8 bleibt Geschmackssache - trotzdem ist das neue Sytem einen Blick wert. Zur Installation wird kein Produkt-Schlüssel benötigt. Hinweis: Der Download verweist auf die offiziellen Microsoft-Server. Die Hardware-Voraussetzungen sind identisch mit denen von Windows Vista und Windows 7. - Puff or Pass? Vapor Genie The Vapor Genie is the most affordable vaporizer on the market, but the low cost is not the only factor that lures users into buying and using the product. There are many other distinct and outstanding features. Vapor Genie is known in the market as the pioneering portable vaporizer that is lighter-powered. A ceramic filter facilitates efficient transferring of heat from the lighter to the blend. Outstanding features make Vapor Genie stand out. The level of safety provided is assuring. Vapor Genie is intended to facilitate superior vaporizing experience to all sorts of users.