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Cannabis (/ˈkænəbɪs/) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

Billy Ray Cyrus was forced to cut marijuana lyric from ‘Old Town Road’ verse

Billy Ray Cyrus was forced to cut marijuana lyric from ‘Old Town Road’ verse. Unsurprisingly, rapper Lil Nas X has a pretty hilarious social media presence. A recent Tweet of his was...

Cannabis, Alzheimer’s And Hope Are On The Horizon

CBD is getting all of the attention these days, and with that comes intense scrutiny. Does it really work? Are its claims bogus? Will the FDA ever fully accept it? But one...

Key Congressional Chairman Sends Marijuana Email To NORML Activists

The chairman of the influential House Judiciary Committee authored a message to NORML's email list on Monday—a notable signal of how the cannabis legalization movement has entered the mainstream corridors of...

Has legal cannabis killed the bong?

 ‘To the fraternity of underground cannabis users, they were akin to sacred totems.’ Illustration: George Wylesol In the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant...

Here’s Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Plan to Legalize Weed

On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one)...

These Oklahoma Marijuana Dispensaries Are Suing Facebook

Seven Oklahoma dispensaries allege they’ve been placed in “Facebook jail” and are seeking reparations from the social media giant. Facebook can’t decide if it loves or loathes cannabis. Around this time last...

Marijuana arrests in Va. reach highest level in at least 20 years, spurring calls...

Marijuana arrests in Virginia hit their highest levels in at least 20 years in 2018, a climb that has sparked calls for overhauls and bucked trends in a number of other...

Robert Downey Jr. Was Once Busted For Smoking Weed At Disneyland

Robert Downey Jr. joins Andrew Garfield as Marvel superheroes who love getting high at Disneyland. Robert Downey Jr. has reinvented himself as a family-friendly, franchise-behemoth superstar over the past decade, thanks...

Here’s Every 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Plan to Legalize Weed

On Wednesday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to legalize weed by executive order if he were to become president. Like several other Democratic candidates (or all of them—except for one)...

Joe Biden Doesn’t Want to Legalize Weed. But He Doesn’t Want Anyone to Go...

Former Vice President Joe Biden is staking out a position to the political right of the 2020 field when it comes to marijuana policy. Biden would not legalize weed as president, but...

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