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Do Not Share Edibles With Your Pets
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Do Not Share Edibles With Your Pets

Photo by Matthew Henry By Alexandria Austin With the legal use of marijuana well under way in Arizona, there is a real concern with who you share your goodies with. With that said, please do not take the advice of the pizza delivery guy on what is safe for your pet! This incident actually happened in California, where one can have their edibles and herb selection delivered right to your door. A young pizza delivery guy had a separate collection specifically for pets.  When you visit the dispensary, there may be an array of pet friendly treats to share with your furry friend as well. The question is, who decided these were safe? Some questions may come up in your enjoyment of newly legalized cannabis. What do I do if my dog ate my joint? Or gummy edible? Or cannabi...
Legal Treats, Cramped Streets
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Legal Treats, Cramped Streets

By Kevin Murphy Proposition 207 was passed last November, legalizing the use and sale of recreational marijuana in Arizona.  Under the new law, people 21 and older can grow up to six plants, with a maximum of 12 plants in homes with more than one adult, and possess up to an ounce (28 grams) of marijuana, with no more than 5 grams of concentrates.  Once licensed by AZDHS, medical marijuana dispensaries can sell recreational marijuana. Recreational marijuana sales have the usual state and local taxes applied as well as an additional excise tax of 16 percent.  After administrative costs, the remaining excise tax revenues are split mainly between community colleges (33%), police and fire departments (31.4%), state and local transportation programs (25.4%), public health and criminal justice ...
Will Marijuana be the future of Medicine?
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Will Marijuana be the future of Medicine?

By DANIEL VELASCO If you’ve been to any smoke shop, vitamin store or mall lately, chances are you’ve come across CBD oil.  Often packaged in old-fashioned, red-tinted medicine bottles reminiscent of 19th Century medicine, CBD oil comes in many different brand names and with different claims.  CBD, or “cannibidiol” oil, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid. Cannabinoids are chemical compounds extracted from, found in, or made within marijuana. Recently, cannabinoids have received a lot of criticism due to the advent of K2 and Spice.  However as new cannabinoids are being tested daily, these substances are not reflective of the potential surrounding these chemicals. In fact, cannabinoids have yielded plentiful pharmaceutical value. In a study conducted by The Hebrew University of Jerusa...