Flashback Friday: Psychedelic Cacti

Peyote/ Mel Brown For this edition of Flashback Friday, we’ve got Robert Lemmo’s concise primer on the varieties of mind-altering succulents from the June, 1977 issue of High Times. Which cacti will get you high? That depends on your definition of “high,” your metabolism, your culture and mind set and a thousand other factors. An…

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Newsflash: New York Decriminalization and FBI Probe Into the Industry

The cannabis industry faces unique challenges and opportunities in terms of growth and legalization. As states continue to reform outdated marijuana laws, increased availability of pot has led to unintended consequences affecting public health and market earnings. Not all is bad news. The cannabis industry continues to grow and provide users with enormous job opportunities,…

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Cannabis Flavonoid Shows ‘Significant’ Potential as Pancreatic Cancer Therapy

Researchers at Harvard University’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have found a cannabis flavonoid to have “significant therapy potential” for treating pancreatic cancer, according to a CBS Local (New York) report. In studies, the flavonoid derivative – FBL-03G – killed tumor cells in 70 percent of mice with pancreatic cancer. Flavonoids, which are non-psychoactive, are naturally occurring…

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