Tag: alcohol

  • Timeless tinctures

    Timeless tinctures

    How to extract the essence of cannabis and keep it in a little glass bottle. A tincture is a medicinal extract in an alcohol solution. The alcohol is used to extract and preserve the resins and other soluble material from the plant. Cannabis tinctures are an excellent way to utilize the plant’s medicinal ingredients, and…

  • Welcome to Potopia – How Oakland, Calif., Became a Model for the Pro-Pot Movement

    October 16, 2009 – A nine-block section of downtown Oakland, Calif., has become a modern marijuana mecca—and a model for what a legalized-drug America could look like. Why the stars are aligning for the pro-weed movement. On the corner of Broadway and 17th Street in downtown Oakland, nudged between a Chinese restaurant and a hat…

  • Is it Time For Alcohol Detox?

    October 7, 2009 – Alcohol is nice within bounds, and in moderation it can be one of life’s pleasant things. Unfortunately, many folks nowadays are addicted to drinking copious volumes of alcohol, this is very damaging to both their physical and mental welfare. Those people around them, the relatives and friends, also feel these damaging…

  • Stiletto Stoners — Making the Safer Choice

    October 3, 2009 – Yesterday, on the Today show, Matt Lauer interviewed the editor of Marie Claire magazine and another woman about the use of marijuana among female professionals. This interview was inspired by an article on the same subject in the current issue of Marie Claire entitled, “Stiletto Stoners.” Neither the interview nor the…

  • Mary Jane's Soda-New Soft Drink Claims to Mimic the Effects of Marijuana

    Mary Jane's Soda-New Soft Drink Claims to Mimic the Effects of Marijuana

    September 30, 2009 – Mary Jane’s Soda, marketed as “a relaxing soft-drink that delivers euphoric relaxation and focus to a stress-filled life,” implicitly mimics the effects of marijuana. The drink’s website says that the effects of the drink are sometimes compared to that of alcohol, but without the “drowsiness, beer goggles, tough-guy syndrome, and hangovers.”…

  • Drug Prohibition Is A Failure – Here's Why

    This article reprinted in full with permission from the 3 Monkeys Guide to Health. The original article can be found here: September 15, 2009 – The politics and policies of drug prohibition are a failure primarily because they are not effective in actually prohibiting people from obtaining and using drugs, and also because the evidence…

  • Marijuana Use By The Numbers

    Marijuana Use By The Numbers

    September 10, 2009 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has once again released their annual survey on “drug use and health” — you know, the one where representatives of the federal government go door-to-door and ask Americans if they are presently breaking state and federal law by using illicit drugs. The same…

  • San Diego DUI Attorney Claims Marijuana Cannot Cause DUI

    September 6, 2009 – San Diego DUI lawyer Lawrence Taylor claims that California DUI laws should not be applied to marijuana usage. Unlike alcohol and many drugs, he says, marijuana probably does not impair driving. On the one hand, the California Department of Justice has found that marijuana impairs psychomotor abilities that are functionally related…

  • Report:Parents Prefer Pot to Alcohol – Alcohol More Dangerous than Marijuana

    Report:Parents Prefer Pot to Alcohol – Alcohol More Dangerous than Marijuana

    August 30, 2009 – The United States is torn on whether or not marijuana is harmful or actually could be used for a healing intervention. There are many studies, articles, and doctor’s perspectives on this issue. But, what are the true facts? According to a new Rasmussen Reports poll, Fifty-one percent (51%) of American adults…

  • Marijuana's New High Life-Cannabis is Moving into the Mainstream, with Fashion, Films, TV and Politicians Acknowledging it's 'Here to Stay'.

    August 29, 2009 – The new high life: marijuana is moving into the mainstream with fashion, films, TV and politicians acknowledging its here to stay. In June, an estimated 25,000 people attended the inaugural THC Expo hemp and art show in downtown Los Angeles, an event that pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars into the…