• Grower’s Circle

    Harvest means you’re almost home By Uncle Ron The days are growing shorter and visions of buds dance in our heads. Our thoughts turn to the flowers we have toiled so long to bring to this stage.

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  • By the Numbers

    Number of U.S. states that saw tax revenue decline in first quarter 2009: 47 (Source: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute). Number of U.S. cities that tax medical-cannabis sales: 1

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  • By the Numbers

    Average prison sentence for first-degree marijuana possession (involving a prior conviction or first offense with 2.2 pounds or more) in Alabama: 8.4 years. Average prison sentence for felony DUI

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  • Culture’s Idea of a Five-Course Meal

    Ed. Note: A traditional five-course meal involves soup, an appetizer, salad, an entrée, and dessert. While any one of these courses can be a dish containing cannabis, remember that too much of a

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  • News Nuggets

    Compiled by David Burton and Jasen T. Davis CALIFORNIA L.A. seeks to close dispensary loophole Responding to an exponential rise in the number of cannabis dispensaries in the city, the Los Angeles

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  • Letter from the Editor

    By David Burton My mother has crippling rheumatoid arthritis in both hands and her right shoulder. Her gnarled fingers have recently begun to resemble claws, and she’s taken to walking with a

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  • Legal Corner

    Rights of Patients: Access to Marijuana and Dispensaries By Bruce M. Margolin, attorney at law Proposition 215 requires that the State of California render and make available medical cannabis to

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  • Healthy Living

    Can Marijuana Prevent Cancer? By Lanny Swerdlow, RN Dr. Donald Tashkin is a widely published pulmonologist who for three decades has conducted investigations for the National Institute of Drug

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