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Leaders in Dallas, Texas Pursue Cannabis Decriminalization

The city of Dallas, Texas will soon discuss whether or not to add a measure on the November ballot that would decriminalize small amounts of cannabis. Recently in a news release, Dallas Councilmember Chad West announced that the Dallas Freedom Act will be proposed on June 26. “Voters in our city and across the country… Keep Reading

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‘Cannabis Factories’ in U.K. To Be Cleared for Student Housing

Three years ago, police in a British city found that a pair of old buildings had been used as a massive cannabis growhouse. Now, those same facilities will be leveled to make way for housing for students.  When life gives you lemons, right?  BBC News reports that the “Southampton City Council approved plans for a… Keep Reading

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Atlanta Lawmaker Pushes City To Study Psilocybin, Ketamine Treatments

A city councilmember in Atlanta has proposed a measure that could open the door for both psilocybin and ketamine treatments. The councilmember, Liliana Bakhtiari, believes that health plans for city workers should include the treatments, which research has shown to be effective in combating mental health disorders such as PTSD. “We should be offering our… Keep Reading

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Psychedelic Plants Found in Ancient Mayan Ballcourt

Archaeologists studying the ruins of an Ancient Mayan city of Yaxnohcah, on the Yucatán Peninsula in southeastern Mexico, found evidence of at least four psychedelic or medicinal plants that were used in a ritual some 2,000 years ago during the Late Preclassic period. It’s well known that psychedelic plants and fungi played a significant role… Keep Reading

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From the Archives: A Tale of Bales (2019)

I arrived in New York City in 1976 to become an actor. But after five years of pounding the pavement and a moderate amount of success, I considered my odds and decided that stardom wasn’t in my stars. I landed in the fitness industry, which coincided with the fitness boom back when Jane Fonda was… Keep Reading

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Pot Pride

More than any big city in America, San Francisco has always been on the cutting edge of cannabis consumption––from the beats and poets smoking “mezz” while inhabiting the 1950s North Beach “beat scene” to the openly stoned hippies of 1960s Haight-Ashbury. Cannabis consumption in the “City by the Bay” continued with the groundbreaking use of… Keep Reading

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Seed Synergy

Upon exhaling a deep drag from a joint of Blueberry Cookies grown by City Farmers BCN the smoke from my hit travels upward into the rafters of a 16th century modernist palace in the heart of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. As the smoke rises, I contemplate the significance of the moment and celebrate the freedom of… Keep Reading

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UNI and The Urchins Are More Than Music—They’re an Art Collective

New York City is home to many artists, and among those who live under its gloriously creative umbrella is glam rock group UNI and The Urchins. The band—comprised of vocalist/bassist Charlotte Kemp Muhl (who goes by Kemp), frontman/vocalist Jack James, guitarist David Strange, and drummer Andrew Oakley—has recently celebrated the drop of their debut album… Keep Reading

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