“I have jumped into my MMJ Adventures with both feet. I am loving the relief that I have found using cannabis and I love that I am once again actually living, rather than just trying to survive living. “
Above and beyond the volatile, often times confusing and always maddening legal issues pertaining to cannabis and it’s use, there is another issue for many that is as strong, or even stronger than the law. That is the opinions of those around you. Your family and friends. Even if it is legal where you live if you are surrounded by people that are still holding on to one of the old “Stoner stereotypes” or folks that believe the warnings of it being a “gateway drug” then making the right decision for you (and your body) might not be easy.
Although changing minds may be a daunting task and may take time, one way you can be proactive is to learn as much as you can and help educate others about cannabis and it’s uses. There are a number of great resources now available that can begin to answer questions, disprove the myths and provide the science behind cannabis and how it can help.
Here is a list of the resources that I use as I continue to learn about this amazing plant! It is a work in progress. If you know of other sources that you think I should add – leave a comment and I will check it out!
a magazine about marijuana and hemp around the world. As of spring 2009, Cannabis Culture Magazine is no longer available as a printed publication. We are still recognized as one of the best sources for information due to our highest-standard journalism and news delivery about cannabis-related politics, activism, growing information, entertainment and more
The culture of cannabis, that’s what we’re here to talk about. The Cannabist is a place of ideas, people, art, food and news. In this space we’ll share stories of medical inspirations, basement hilarity, state house debates, earthy aromas, kitchen triumphs and more. As marijuana’s coming-out continues, we’ll report journalistically from our homebase in Denver, Colo. — the site of recreational marijuana’s first legal sale in the modern world on Jan. 1, 2014. But our reach will span the globe as we address cannabis’ ever-expanding role in our weekly lives via news coverage, pot-rooted recipes, arts features, strain and gear reviews, lifestyle profiles, business articles and more, more, more.
Canna Effect is the undercurrent of the legal cannabis movement! We are uniting the patients and advocates who share a love and respect for this plant!
A complete guide to the world of cannabis
…our mission is to help you learn everything about cannabis today. That’s why we work with the world’s top cannabis experts, help them package their knowledge into easy-to-understand courses, classes, videos, and articles, and then send them to you! So whether you’re interested in using cannabis as medicine, starting your own cannabis business, being a better activist, or growing your own cannabis at home, we’ve got you covered.
HealthMJ’s mission is to help patients improve their quality of life with cannabis.
At HERB our mission is to use technology to tackle the most exciting opportunities in the cannabis space, from curating the coolest products to growing the understanding of cannabis as a medicine and therapeutic herb. We want to abolish the stigma around cannabis and bring this amazing plant into the mainstream.
HIGH TIMES is the definitive resource for all things cannabis. From cultivation and legalization, to entertainment and culture, to hard-hitting news exposing the War on Drugs, HIGH TIMES has been the preeminent source for cannabis information since 1974.
My name is Robert Bergman and I wrote this blog just for you. For the past 25 years I have been growing marijuana in and around Amsterdam. Starting out in small home-based setups with just 5 plants, moving on to industrial sized indoor plantations. Those days of large scale growing are behind me. Now I am on a mission to share my knowledge about growing weed. In over two decades of growing I have tackled about every problem there is. From plant care, to security, from obtaining quality seeds, to harvesting and selling. Now the time has come to share.
Leafly is the world’s largest cannabis information resource. We make the process of finding the right strains and products for you fast, simple, and comfortable. Whether you’re new to cannabis, a medical marijuana patient, or a seasoned consumer, Leafly is the perfect destination for you! Not sure how to get started with Leafly? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Media brand dedicated to bringing you the most accurate information on cannabis on the web. As interest in all things cannabis spreads, our mission is to deliver the most scientific and trustworthy content to our readers.
the most trusted daily news source, exclusively written by professional journalists for the industry
MPP’s mission is to change federal law to allow states to determine their own marijuana policies without federal interference, as well as to regulate marijuana like alcohol in all 50 states, D.C., and the five territories. MPP has been responsible for changing most major state-level marijuana policy reforms since 2000.
We want patients to feel cared for, to be recognized as important members of society, and to feel empowered and inspired to be positive ambassadors for medical cannabis. Medical Jane provides free medical cannabis education and resources to suffering patients who deserve a better quality of life.
Founded in 2009, Medical Marijuana 411 is one of the first and most trusted online resources for patient-centric information on medical marijuana. We are a community of advocates, patients, researchers and believers in the healing qualities of marijuana. We are committed to bringing you stories and information from patients and insiders who are shaping a new generation of opinions and driving change in the cannabis industry
Our mission is to promote and support medical marijuana producers, patients, and doctors by providing information about the benefits of medicinal marijuana.
The leading source for Pros & Cons of Controversial issues – Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?
NORML’s mission is to move public opinion sufficiently to legalize the responsible use of marijuana by adults, and to serve as an advocate for consumers to assure they have access to high quality marijuana that is safe, convenient and affordable
Project CBD is a California-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting and publicizing research into the medical uses of cannabidiol (CBD) and other components of the cannabis plant. We provide educational services for physicians, patients, industry professionals, and the general public.
a cannabis news and information website.
We are a small group of avid Vapers that came together to guide users when buying a new vaporizer and reduce the guesses you have to make when searching for the best vaporizer for your needs
We’re everything you need to know about marijuana – your #1 source of important marijuana-related information.
News, Medical, Cuture, Dispensaries, Growing, Legislation, Products, Global
United Patients Group (UPG) is an unparalleled resource and trusted leader in Medical Cannabis for Medical Institutions, Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Patients and Organizations. UPG acts as a virtual hand for patients, by helping them navigate through this ever-changing industry. Additionally, UPG offers CME education courses and one-on-one consulting for patients, physicians and medical institutions.
one of the premier Cannabis Culture blogs on the Internet. We believe that stoners can be productive and live happy, fulfilling lives, while still contributing to society in a meaningful way. Our goal is to set a model for cannabis users to look up to in our actions as well as our consistency and to inform them about various new products, innovations, events, and services available in the cannabis industry.
Jessie Gill, RN is a cannabis nurse and writer with a background in holistic health and hospice. After suffering a spinal injury, she reluctantly became a medical marijuana patient then quickly transitioned into an advocate. Her site, MarijuanaMommy.com educates about cannabis while challenging the stigma against marijuana use. She’s been featured on Viceland and her work has appeared on GoodHousekeeping, Cosmopolitan, MSN, and more.
We publish the latest news covering updated state laws, dispensaries and steps you need to take to get a medical marijuana card.
…in addition to my role as mother and wife, I am also an enthusiastic medical + recreational marijuana advocate. In plainer terms, I smoke a lot of pot. I created this website to help change the stigma that comes with cannabis use. I want to show the world that cannabis users are just people. Normal adults living normal adult lives.
COMMUNITIES & GROUPS
With over 100,000 active members in all 50 states, ASA is the largest national member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, scientists and concerned citizens promoting safe and legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research. ASA works to overcome political, social and legal barriers by creating policies that improve access to medical cannabis for patients and researchers through legislation, education, litigation, research, grassroots empowerment, advocacy and services for patients, governments, medical professionals, and medical cannabis providers.
newest tool for connecting like-minded people in the cannabis industry & community. Discover like minded people: Network, Hiking, Gaming, & more.
There are many different cannabis groups with different focuses. Search “Cannabis” “MMJ” and “Marijuana” to start looking at the options.
Whether you are a medical professional, a category expert, a newcomer to the space, or just generally curious about cannabis you’ll gain access to quality brands and a collective knowledge all designed to lift your wellbeing.
There are plenty of cannabis based accounts to follow: search #cannabis #mmj #marijuana to find a wide variety of accounts
Forums on a number of topics
This app is a “powerful global community of nearly one million cannabis enthusiasts! Our goal is to provide you with an engaging experience that will connect you with cannabis products and strains you will love.”
search #cannabis, #MMJ and #marijuana to find a wide variety of accounts to follow. @CannabisNow,@HIGH_TIMES_Mag, @THEMMEXCHANGE, a@PodcastCannabis, @MaryJaneBiz, @LeaflyNews, @MarijuanaPolicy,@MedMarijuana, and @allweednews8 are some that I follow.
Weedmaps.com is a community where medical marijuana users connect with other users in their geographic region to freely discuss and review local cannabis co-operatives, storefronts, medical doctors and delivery services!
Cannabis Health Radio is a podcast with a purpose: to inform listeners of the many health benefits of medical cannabis. We do this through interviews with experts on medical cannabis, as well as by sharing powerful stories from people all over the world who have successfully dealt with health challenges by using medical cannabis. Helping people help themselves is our mission.
Cannabis Radio is the premier online/podcast radio destination for all things cannabis. If you are an activist, enthusiast, cannabusiness owner, politician or policy maker looking to keep your fingers on the pulse of what is important to all the major stakeholders of cannabis, then this is the radio network for you.
The Chong and Chong Show with Tommy Chong is an insightful and hilarious look at the world of marijuana focusing on both the impact it has had on culture and comedy.
a live daily 30-minute podcast of news, analysis, statistics, polls, science, and interviews concerning marijuana legalization worldwide
YOUTUBE & TV
I fell in love with cannabis near the end of high school and have enjoyed learning about this plant everyday since. I answer your cannabis questions for Stoney Sunday, share news stories on News Nug, and sneak in random videos in between
Medical cannabis cultivation and more.
On this channel, you will be receiving quality videos on everything from how to make a Bong, Pipe or Vaporizer, Product Reviews, Munchie of the week, Tips & Tricks, Sessions, Unboxing’s and a more.
Daily Cannabis Education & Entertainment: Strain Reviews, Smoke Sessions, and Weed Challenges
**This is my personal blog and all opinions are my own. I am not a doctor, nor do I play one here on my blog. The content here is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of medical professionals. Be sure to contact your doctor before trying any new medications/vitamins/supplements, physical activities or therapies **