Cannabis Biotech has announced that the company has produced a transmucosal method for delivering cannabis into the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity. Yup you heard it right, marijuana nasal spray. Marijuana users that have been prescribed use of the herb for medicinal purposes can now inhale marijuana mist rather than being subjected to smoking weed.
Administering marijuana through the nasal cavity are similar to other popular inhalant type drugs used by patients to treat hay fever and allergies.
Finally for once in history the majority of American voters favor the legalization of marijuana. As you all may know now there are 20 states that have legalized marijuana for medicinal use and it is proving to be doing very well. 2 states have legalized for recreational use for 21 and up. Colorado and Washington are those that have it for recreational use.
58% of Americans in a recent poll have favored marijuana legalization which is up from 50 percent two years ago. Can't wait until it becomes legal federally. It is proving it self with scientific studies and is going on strong. Come on everybody lets get this legalized and stop the addictions and deaths caused by Big Pharmas pills.
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The babyboomer generation changed America, and still likes to alter reality.
If you were around 20 years old in 1967, you were at a prime age to enjoy the Summer of Love and all that came with it:. the “free love,” the freed minds, the freely flowing substances. Your age puts you at the front end of the babyboomer generation, that massive population that defined a new America with its anti-establishment principals. Oh, and here’s more good news: you’re now eligible for social security.
Casual relationships and passionate social activism may be well behind most babyboomers today, but some still enjoying altering their reality. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the number of adults over age 50 who smoke marijuana has been steadily rising for a decade.
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So many older people have come out as pot smokers, the “New York Times” reports, that one pro-marijuana group has launched Grannies For Grass, an affiliation of happy advocates with chapters in three Midwestern states.
Aging babyboomers helped coin a term and create an age-defying economy around the “midlife crisis,” but that’s not what boomer-toking is about. Quite the contrary, in fact: the crisis for them is over.
Retirement has liberated many members of the older generation from concerns about work performance, and as empty-nesters their parenting responsibilities are diminished as well. The easing of legal restrictions around marijuana possession and consumption also contribute to a social environment in which grandparents playing pinochle can spark up a joint nearly as casually as they might crack open a bottle of Pinot Grigio.
One interviewee in the NYT piece had no qualms at all about the possibility of bosses identifying her from the newspaper’s story. Pictured in her Ohio home next to a blanket with a giant pot leaf on it, Cher Neufer proudly proclaims, “I don’t care if they know!” Another couple now in their ‘80s is named by the grandson who occasionally catches a buzz with them.
Plus, we all know that increasing age can be accompanied by decreasing concern about the judgments of others. Said another way, toking babyboomers probably don’t give a damn what you think about what they smoke. It seems ironic, but the generation who sang along to the Who lyric “Hope I die before I get old” is recovering some of its rebellious spirit with age.
An amended bill to legalize industrial hemp production by Kentucky farmers -- if the federal government allows it -- was passed by the Kentucky Legislature in the final minutes of this year's regular session.
The Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission remains in the state Department of Agriculture, with only research functions of the bill assigned to the University of Kentucky, according to the terms of the compromise, reports Gregory A. Hall at the Louisville Courier-Journal. The last point of contention had been a try by House Majority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins (D-Sandy Hook) to put the Hemp Commission under the authority of the University.
That had proven to be a deal breaker for bill sponsor Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and its chief backer, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.
In fact, Comer had left the Capitol under the impression the hemp bill was dead. He returned late Tuesday when he learned Adkins wanted to continue the talks.
"We're very satisfied with the bill," Comer said. The next step, according to Comer, will be working with Kentucky's federal lawmakers to get a DEA waiver for a pilot project to grow industrial hemp in the state.
Public pressure to pass the hemp bill helped achieve the last-minute deal, according to Comer.
The bill passed the House as amended, 88-4, with Comer, a former House member, watching from the chamber floor. The Senate approved the compromise 35-1.
The bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Steve Beshear, who has said he "shares the concerns" of the Kentucky State Police, who oppose it. Beshear hasn't said whether he would veto the hemp bill.
State Police and some House leaders, including Speaker Greg Stumbo (D-Prestonsburg) questioned whether hemp would be economically viable and whether it would impact marijuana enforcement, since the plants look the same.
Comer agreed in the compromise to be removed as chairman of the hemp commission. He will now be vice chairman, and the chairman will be selected by members.
Federal law considers hemp identical to marijuana, even though industrial hemp typically contains very low levels of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. Industrial hemp often measures below 0.3 percent THC, while marijuana typically measures between 5 and 22 percent.