Dude, you slapped a fish. You punched it. Why would you hit it?
Rock and Roll's great innovator stops by the BBC to melt some faces.
Prince Ea, aka Richard Williams president and founder of Make Smart Cool, breaks down how shady dealings by our own government led to its prohibition. You're guaranteed to learn a thing or three about the hypocritical legal and political legacy of cannabis—probably more than the Congress that banned it in the first place. Help support Ea's efforts over at Indigogo. [BoingBoing]
Turns out that CBD, the "anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-epileptic, anti-cancer, bone-stimulating" chemical compound present in cannabis is even safer than we already thought. Results published in the journal Current Pharmaceutical Design from a recent randomized, double-blind, crossover clinical trial found that though 10mg THC pills produce physiological effects, a 600mg CBD pill produced nothing. "There were no differences between CBD and placebo on any symptomatic, physiological variable." wrote the research team. "In healthy volunteers, THC has marked acute behavioral and physiological effects, whereas CBD has proven to be safe and well tolerated." WSo much for cannabis having no recognized medical applications. [Norml]
Who says she doesn't already? I mean, who else carries a stash of candy on them at all times and likes to give away money and kisses?[The 420 Times]