28 Search Results for "marijuana"

 · 6 min read

Judge denies defendant’s use of medical marijuana, suggests Xanax instead

In a recent incident in Tampa, Florida, Pinellas County Judge Dorothy Vaccaro advised a 21-year-old defendant in a misdemeanor DUI case against using medical marijuana to alleviate her anxiety. Vaccaro argued that the defendant, who claimed to suffer from anxiety, did not have sufficient grounds to use the drug. Stating that the woman should instead […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

Marijuana vending machine opens in Colorado

Have you got an ACE marijuana vending machine in your neighborhood? A company called Terrapin from Boulder, Colorado, has done something pretty useful. They’ve installed ACE – Automated Cannabis Experience vending machines in Aurora, Colorado. The device is found at its Aurora store at 11091 E. Mississippi Ave., near East Mississippi Avenue and South Havana […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

Scientist: Cannabis-Based Antibiotics Could Be Available Within Five Years

Researchers are finding more and more uses for medical cannabis. The latest of these is cannabis-based antibiotics that have the ability to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria. (1, 2) Cannabis-Based Antibiotics At the beginning of last year, separate studies at McMaster University in Canada and the University of Queensland found that cannabis-based antibiotics might just be what […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

New community to require “Patriots” to fly US flags on all homes

1776 Gastonia, a new 55+ housing development located in Gastonia, North Carolina, is set to make a unique requirement for its homeowners: flying the American flag outside their homes at all times.1 As the founder of Great American Homes, Brock Fankhauser sees 1776 Gastonia as a community that places the American dream at its core. […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 5 min read

10 Problematic Halloween Costumes That We Need to Stop Wearing

It’s that time of year again: Spooky Season. The time when kids and adults alike get dressed up in costumes and either go trick-or-treating through the neighborhood or go to Halloween parties. While the candy was always great, the most fun part of Halloween has always been the costumes. You can dress up in something […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

He visited his mother’s grave for the first time after spending 43 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit

Imagine living nearly your entire adult life behind bars because of a false accusation. This is what happened to Kevin Strickland. After 43-years in prison for a triple murder that he didn’t commit, the court has finally exonerated him. He was then finally able to visit his mother’s grave who died while he was locked […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

Freelance Writer