Monday, August 18th, 2014

 

No Matter How You Look At It, The Facts On Pot, Alcohol, And Tobacco Just Don’t Add Up

No Matter How You Look At It, The Facts On Pot, Alcohol, And Tobacco Just Don’t Add Up He knows he’s probably going to get attacked for saying this, but someone has to get real about drugs in America. This straight-up truth is provided courtesy of Dr. Aaron Carroll and his excellent YouTube series, Healthcare Triage. Here he is on Twitter, and here he is on “The Colbert Report.” For more Healthcare Triage goodness, have a look at these. Thumbnail image uploaded to Flickr by user Rachel Elaine, used underRead More


Recreational Marijuana: A Guide for Local Governments

Recreational Marijuana: A Guide for Local Governments With Initiative 502 passed, the feds giving the green light, and new regulations effective November 16th, it’s time for local governments across Washington State to get serious about a regulated recreational marijuana industry! To help, MRSC has put together a comprehensive guide for local governments on how to implement recreational marijuana on the municipal level. In the following web pages you find basic information about implementation, regulatory documents, sample ordinances, and more. Using this information we hope that your municipality can develop theRead More


Far Out! Hemp Could Power Better Super-Batteries

Far Out! Hemp Could Power Better Super-Batteries NBC News.com August 12, 2014 Industrial hemp, the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana, can play a role in manufacturing super-powerful super capacitors for energy storage at a cost that’s far cheaper than graphene, researchers report. The hemp-based technology took center stage Tuesday at the American Chemical Society’s national meeting in San Francisco. A team led by David Mitlin, an engineering professor at Clarkson University, heated up hemp fibers to create carbon nanosheets that can be used as electrodes for supercapacitors. Compared with graphene, theRead More