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Connecticut marijuana dispensaries open today

Connecticut on Tuesday joined 20 states in allowing the use of recreational cannabis.

Eating Cannabis vs. Smoking It

When it comes to consuming cannabis, many people are familiar with the traditional method of smoking it. However, in recent years, the popularity of cannabis edibles has grown significantly. Edibles are food or drink products that have been infused with cannabis, allowing people to consume it in a more discreet and convenient way. One of the major differences between consuming edibles and smoking cannabis is the way in which the body processes the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). THC is the psychoactive compound in cannabis that is responsible for the plant's psychoactive effects. When cannabis is smoked, the THC is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream through the lungs, resulting in a rapid onset of effects. In contrast, when cannabis is consumed in the form of an edible, it must be digested and absorbed through the liver before it enters the bloodstream. This process takes longer, resulting in a slower onset of effects. Another difference between consuming edibles and smokin

What is ChatGPT's take on the weed prohibition in the US?

There is no justification for weed prohibition in the United States. The country’s outdated, ineffective prohibition policy has done more damage to communities than cannabis ever has. Despite the fact that marijuana is the most commonly used drug in the US, cannabis is still classified as a Schedule I drug – a classification that means that the US government believes that the drug has no acceptable medical use and has a high potential for abuse. This misguided classification has kept scientists from further studying the potential medical benefits of cannabis and it has hindered the development of safe, effective treatments for chronic pain, Crohn’s disease, and other medical conditions. For years, the US government has argued that cannabis is a Gateway Drug, paving the way for users to move on to more harmful substances. However, this assertion is not based in science. Surveys have not found that smoking cannabis leads to more use of other drugs, and research has shown that

Legal Weed Sales In Connecticut Begins Tomorrow

Legal weed sales start at 10am tomorrow in Connecticut! HEADS UP CONNECTICUT: Legal retail marijuana sales start tomorrow! Learn more: — NORML (@NORML) January 9, 2023

Minnesota Poised For Legal Recreational Cannabis

Congratulations to Minnesota as it seems like you are finally on your way to legalizing pot in your state. The citizens of this great country deserve faster progress to ending this embarrassing prohibition that has affected countless of American lives.  Minnesota’s Governor Wants People To Sign A Marijuana Petition Asking Lawmakers To Put Legalization On His Desk The ACLU of Minnesota supports legalizing marijuana use. Doing so would help address serious racial disparities – Black Minnesotans are 5.4 times more likely to be arrested for possession than white Minnesotans. — ACLU of Minnesota (@ACLUMN) January 6, 2023

Non-Violent Man Locked Up For 20 Years For Marijuana: Free Valon M. Vailes

On July 19, 2007, the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina Charlotte Division, the United States of America, found Mr. Vailes guilty with the conspiracy to possess marijuana with the intent to distribute and sentenced Mr. Vailes to a maximum of 20-years of imprisonment including 10-years of probation once released. He currently resides at the Otisville Correctional Facility, Otisville, New York, and is looking for support from advocates, friends, and family to support the petition of Valon Vailes clemency. Over the past 14-years of Mr. Vailes imprisonment, the recreational use of marijuana has become legalized in several states across America, such as the "Commonwealth" state of Massachusetts, Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. We live in a time where this same plant substance [marijuana] is a commodity in the pharmaceutical industry, with a high demand for medicinal use, pres