Emily Cotter

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US House of Reps Makes History, Votes to Deschedule Marijuana
December 4, 2019 No Commentby

US House of Reps Makes History, Votes to Deschedule Marijuana

On November 20, the US House Judiciary Committee took a huge step toward ending the prohibition of marijuana when they ...

Pot Politics: Who should have the final say in RI cannabis regulations?
October 31, 2019 No Commentby

Pot Politics: Who should have the final say in RI cannabis regulations?

There were significant changes made to RI cannabis policy in last year’s budget submitted by Governor Gina Raimondo, involving both ...

Mixing up the Medicine: CBD in cocktails?
October 2, 2019 No Commentby

Mixing up the Medicine: CBD in cocktails?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: In my opinion, cannabis is WAY safer than alcohol. But what ...

On Cloud Nine-One-One?: Vaping safety
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

On Cloud Nine-One-One?: Vaping safety

Unless you’ve been avoiding the news (which is honestly understandable these days), you’ve probably heard recently about the dangers of ...

4/20: Do its origins appear in Lovecraft's writings?
August 14, 2019 No Commentby

4/20: Do its origins appear in Lovecraft’s writings?

H.P. Lovecraft wrote these words in 1936, describing a psychoactive plant that may sound familiar to some readers: “I had ...

It's Festival Season! Your guide to safe, secure and sensible cannabis use this summer
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

It’s Festival Season! Your guide to safe, secure and sensible cannabis use this summer

Let’s face it, smoking weed at music festivals is nothing new — 50 years ago Woodstock became the earth mother ...

Just Be Patient: Our expert offers step by step instructions on procuring a medical marijuana license
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

Just Be Patient: Our expert offers step by step instructions on procuring a medical marijuana license

Friends, family and complete strangers often express to me their interest in the benefits of medical marijuana, but hesitate when ...

Munchies: CBD in food remains a gray area
May 15, 2019 No Commentby

Munchies: CBD in food remains a gray area

The distinctions between food, drugs and medicine can be unclear and overlapping, and the lines separating them are often contrived ...

Equity Now: Cannabis Coalition demands justice through legalization
April 28, 2019 No Commentby

Equity Now: Cannabis Coalition demands justice through legalization

Most of us understand that the time to legalize cannabis for adult use in RI was like, yesterday. Year after ...

The Answer?: Medical marijuana could help solve the opioid addiction crisis
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

The Answer?: Medical marijuana could help solve the opioid addiction crisis

Despite having only 20% of the world’s population, the United States ingests 99% of the world supply of hydrocodone, a ...