Category Archives: June 2018 Issue

Ask Dr. Mitch: All About the Power of Pot

Dr. Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D, author of Understanding Marijuana and The Parents’ Guide to Marijuana and member of NORML’s advisory board, answers your questions about cannabis hangovers, astrology, and hallucinating while high. Is a weed hangover a thing? Is there any way to prevent it? BZ Morning Hi BZ, Back in the 1980s, a Stanford researcher got a few guys […]

A Mother’s Courage in Peru: Facing Prison for Giving Her Son Medical Marijuana

In the working-class Lima district of Pueblo Libre, I make my way to an apartment complex and up to the flat of Ana Álvarez—the unlikely woman almost singlehandedly responsible for Peru’s groundbreaking new medical-marijuana law. In a bedroom, 18-year-old Anthony, Álvarez’s son, watches a noisy Spider-Man movie, occasionally interrupting through the open door as I […]

High Five: Smoke-Free Ways to Use Medical Marijuana

3-D Printed Inhalers High Times Archive Syqe Medical, a startup company out of Tel Aviv, has developed a pocket-size inhaler that can be 3-D printed, allowing doctors to precisely prescribe the proper dose of medical marijuana to patients. This delivery method is currently in use at Rambam Hospital in Haifa. The gadget is loaded with […]