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. Cannabis Enhancing plant South African Bushmen have been chewing kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) for hundreds of years to reduce stress, relieve hunger and elevate their moods. Now there are plans to market the exotic plant worldwide as a new over-the-counter drug, according to PhysOrg.com. The first license ever issued to market kanna was given to the South African company HGH Pharmaceutical, who intend to sell it as a dietary supplement. "We're positioning [the product] for everyday people who are having a stressful time in the office, feeling a bit of social anxiety, tension or in a low mood," said Nigel Gericke, director of research at HGH. Though the company intends to produce their kanna product in pill form, the plant is traditionally chewed, smoked or made into a tea. When it is consumed, users are said to receive a head rush similar to the effect of smoking a cigarette, but without the risk of chemical addiction or health concerns.
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.
Marijuana Production: Comparison with other Cash Crops At an estimated $35.8 billion marijuana is by far the largest cash crop in the United States when compared to the average production values of other crops from 2003 to 2005. (Production values for other crops were obtained from the Department of Agriculture. ) Table 7. 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.
How WeedMaps Makes More Than $400,000 a Month For most of the U.S., marijuana is an illicit pleasure. But in some states--California, Colorado, and Washington, to name a few--it's a legal vice, provided you have a medical marijuana card. The marijuana network can be daunting for the uninitiated, with offerings like Blue Dream, Strawberry Cough, and Green Crack on dispensary menus. How are patients supposed to navigate?
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. Record-High 50% of Americans Favor Legalizing Marijuana Use PRINCETON, NJ -- A record-high 50% of Americans now say the use of marijuana should be made legal, up from 46% last year. Forty-six percent say marijuana use should remain illegal. When Gallup first asked about legalizing marijuana, in 1969, 12% of Americans favored it, while 84% were opposed. 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.
Drink Marijuana Tea for a healthy heart Tea is a popular drink, and it can soothe the soul, help you sleep, and some kinds of tea are even good for a healthy heart. The popularity of tea has really risen over the last decade or so, with a lot of people choosing to drink it over things like soda, juice, or coffee. Many people may not realize that there is such a thing called marijuana tea. It is made from, you guessed it, marijuana!