Home Tag "adult-use cannabis"
St. Louis, Mo., gynecologist Becky Kaufman Lynn faced a problem: her patients wanted her to explain how cannabis affected how they experienced sex, but she wasn’t sure how to answer. “Women would come in and say, ‘My sexual problems are so much better when I smoke marijuana,’ or, ‘My pain is better when I smoke marijuana.’” […]
Taxes, supply problems and lack of competition have pushed up the price of cannabis to $8.02 per gram The price of pot has risen more than 17 per cent since it became legal for recreational use, according to Statistics Canada. With more folks lighting up, and thorny supply issues in some provinces, the price has jumped […]
We dive into the science of weed and sleep to find answer the question: why does weed make you tired? Move over Ambien—there’s a better sleep remedy in town. Insomnia and struggles with sleep are among the biggest reasons why consumers turn to cannabis. After all, the herb is famous for its hypnotic and relaxing […]
We often hear cannabis advocates and prohibitionists alike compare weed to alcohol. “Why should cannabis be illegal when alcohol is more addictive and more dangerous?” advocates say. They compare the effects both substances have on adolescent brain development, fatal car crash rates, and our bodies, among other things. They also look at the history of […]
Flying just got a little more bearable for passengers traveling from British Colombia. The city’s primary airport, Vancouver International Airport (YVR), announced that passengers over the age of 19 traveling through the city are allowed to smoke or vape cannabis in designated outdoor areas, without any issues. All indoor areas of the airport remain smoke […]
Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada on Wednesday — but what does that mean in practice? On Wednesday, October 17th, Canada will become the second country in the world wheremarijuana is legal on a national level, as Bill C-45, approved by Parliament in June, goes into effect. Adults will be able to possess up to 30 grams of pot […]
We are proud San Franciscans and community activists in the South of Market. We have had the privilege of watching San Francisco grow and change over time. And one area that has changed tremendously is cannabis policy, both medical and soon adult use. In 1996, more than three quarters of San Francisco voters supported Proposition […]