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Cannabytes: A Pot-umentary on NORML

Have you heard? Marijuana activism is all the rage these days. At least two shows explore the medical marijuana industry on cable TV. And last year, a documentary focusing on the National Organization for the...

Cannabytes: Stoned Paddy’s Day

Ah, Saint Patrick's Day--the day when we're all a little Irish, when we celebrate Saint Patrick chasing the snakes out of Ireland or... Drinking, or something. Everyone's excited to don "Kiss Me, I'm Irish"...

Cannabytes: Dark Days for MMJ

The medical marijuana movement in America isn't going away, but the fruits of its labor may be on the decline. The Obama administration seems dead set on stomping out states' rights on the issue of medicinal...

Cannabytes: Is Medical Marijuana a Fraud?

It's a claim that's been made against the medical marijuana industry since before the laws were passed: the "medical" use of pot is just a front for selling drugs legally. Prohibitionists and others against...

Cannabytes: Marijuana Doesn’t Harm Lungs

According to a new government-funded study, smoking weed--even for years on end--"does not impair lung function," the New York Times reports. Researchers followed over 5,000 people through the course of twenty...

Cannabytes: Can Cannabis Cure Cancer?

Chemotheraphy, the standard treatment for most forms of cancer, is a rough process. It attacks cells that divide rapidly, which is how cancer cells behave. However, a side effect of this is the death of other...

Cannabytes: 2011 Highs & Lows

For many of us, 2011 will end the same way it began: in a puff of green smoke. I've spent this year writing about medical marijuana and have seen changes to law, breakthroughs in knowledge about cannabis, and...

Cannabytes Vaporizes with a WISPR

Vaporizers: They're big, they're noisy, and they often look like medical equipment for serious asthmatics. They're great, sure, but wouldn't it be nice to have one you could use discreetly? Try fitting a...