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An Industry Emerges: The Rise of Medical Marijuana

The market for medicinal cannabis was estimated to be $1.7 billion in 2011. Like health food and hip-hop, cannabis was going corporate. As a wave of newbies began to challenge the old guard, movement veterans recalled the days before Proposition 215. "A lot of people want to cash in but they don't have an appreciation of what it took to get here. They don't know the history."

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Architectural Myopia: Designing for Industry, Not People

A culture based upon an abstract, disconnected
conception of space is re-shaping our world for the worse. A
parallel reality is replacing the living one. Architects have been commissioned to
destroy historic buildings and urban spaces worldwide. Such interventions are
praised by their promoters but are disastrous for the urban fabric. 

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Hollywood: The Next Record Industry

To watch the AMPTP (movie and TV producers) disinformation campaign against the Writers Guild of America (screenwriters) is to watch a replay of the record industry's profit-motivated suicide of the 1990's.

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In Pursuit of Safer Highs: Harm Reduction with DanceSafe’s Rachel Clark

Since at least prohibition, anxiety has governed America’s disastrous relationship with substance use. As the 20th century increasingly saw anti-drug sentiment used to fuel moral crusades from “saving the children” to quashing perceived threats against whiteness, “Just Say No” became the mantra of a culture that neither understood addiction nor possessed the language to interrogate …

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Northern Nights 2022 Recap

Cannabis Takes Center Stage at Northern Nights Music Festival Northern Nights Music Festival located in the heart of Humboldt, California is widely recognized as one of the first cannabis-incorporated music festivals of its kind. Humboldt county is known for cannabis farming and the open and vast forest that growers use for their crop. Whether you …

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Can Psilocybin Reduce Fear of Death in Terminal Cancer Patients

Psilocybin, an active ingredient in magic mushrooms, has been a prodigious interest in the US with several clinical trials on its effectiveness to treat and reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. The results from these clinical trials have been impeccable, and a possible breakthrough treatment for various ailments in the pharmaceutical industry. …

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