I was never a fan of marijuana. By the time I was in junior high, I thought I was. I tried to be, because ‘ya gotta’ be cool, right? At age 12, my older brother forced me to smoke a joint with him. I was scared to try it, but at 16 years old, bossy [...]
Today I am elated to be able to share the news that I am going to Amsterdam next month to check out a variety of things for my “other” job. I was afforded a last minute opportunity to be able to go to “Marijuana's Mecca” by my boss, who wants me to attend a big [...]
Recently I was introduced to the world of meditation. I, like many of you, thought that meditation was some sort of hippy garbage derived from the far off land of India and was generally not useful in any context other than having people sit and stare at absolute nothingness. I could not have been more [...]
Shortly after making the decision to use medical marijuana to treat my probable diagnosis of Primary Lateral Sclerosis, I decided to keep my cards close to my chest. In order to avoid causing problems with neighbors, or law enforcement, I opted to keep my decision to use medical marijuana a private decision. I am not [...]
I was diagnosed with clinical depression at the age of 27. I suffered for many, many years from panic attacks and debilitating anxiety. Unable to hold a job or a relationship with anyone, I feared that I would eventually get to a point where I never left my house or became suicidal. I started smoking [...]
Suffering from chronic pain since a car accident a few years back had left me unable to hold a job and enjoy life. I was taking seven different prescription painkillers every day, all riddled with side effects. My bowels stopped working for long periods of time, which led to even more pills and more problems. [...]
One time while we were out Ronnie told me that he wanted to move to another state that allowed use of medical marijuana to treat PTSD. He knew he had a problem, and the pills that he was taking were not helping. Smoking pot helped him; he knew this. When he smoked, he was relaxed.