According to the Washington Post, “the number of live marijuana plants eradicated in outdoor and indoor grow operations has dropped in most states over the past three years, while the amount of bulk processed marijuana seized has doubled in that time.”
Nobody is exactly sure what has caused the significant drop in plant eradications. Some think that it may be because there’s less cannabis in general. ‘On a professional level, I like to believe that we’re pushing them out of the area,” said Washington state Patrol Lt. Mark Brogan.’Paul Armentano, deputy director of NORML, believes that the growers have simply shifted with the demand: “There seems to be greater preference for indoor grown versus outdoor grown. It could be simple market forces at work.”
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Uruguay is planning a new method of crime prevention in their country: selling marijuana.
The Wall Street Journal quotes Coletta Youngers, a member at the Washington Office on Latin America:
“There is a growing recognition in the region that marijuana needs to be treated differently than other drugs, because it is a clear case that the drug laws have a greater negative impact than the use of the drug itself,” Ms. Youngers said. “If Uruguay moved in this direction they would be challenging the international drug control system.”
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Come into BOTH and try our newest edible, Better Budder Bon Bons. These peanut butter bon bons have a crisp, soft center with a creamy coating and taste that trumps the rest (in our humble opinion). Try one for a suggested donation of just $5 each!
According to the Associated Press, momentum is rapidly gaining for cannabis legalization in several states, including the great state of Washington.
The article discussed the shifting mindset within our culture, and went on to interview a patient: ‘“I’m done being afraid,” she said. “People in this country are finally coming around and seeing that putting someone in jail for this doesn’t make sense. It’s just a changing of the time.”
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We’ve got so many new strains in, we almost can’t believe it!
Take a look at the Afghani (indica, $15), Middle Fork (indica), Pineapple (sativa), Cinex (sativa-dominant hybrid, $15) and Grunk (indica, pictured above).
We’ve also got some really fantastic strains back in stock, including the Super Lemon Haze (hybrid), Super Silver Haze (sativa), AK-48 (hybrid, $10) and Dutch Dragon (hybrid).
These strains are all wonderful, so be sure to try them while supplies last!
As The Toronto Star reports, a recent study by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine found that “smoking marijuana can relieve muscle tightness, spasticity (contractions) and pain often experienced by those with multiple sclerosis”.
Copyright: Jorge Dan Lopez for Reuters
While the pain relieving properties of cannabis are something that no one in the medical marijuana community would ever dispute, it is reassuring to see a study done by a reputable university published in a major medical journal. We at BOTH hope that this will aid in the mainstream acceptance of cannabis as a medical treatment!
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This Rick Simpson-type oil can be smoked, ingested orally, or used topically. Only a grain of rice sized amount is recommended, and they mean it — the newest strain of CannaHeal, Blueberry, tested at 68% THC and 2.0% CBD (holy cow!)!
Try it today for a suggested donation of $35 each.
Our top shelf is bursting with fresh meds, so we figured we’d make it a little easier for patients to access them today.
The UW Indica, a knockout strain bred for high CBDs, can be found for a suggested donation of $12 per gram all Sunday.
And don’t forget that it’s Sour OG Sunday, so that’s $12 per gram today, too!