12-year-old Texas native sues Sessions

12-year-old Texas native sues Sessions

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under National/Worldwide, News, The EverGreen Scene

Most 12-year-olds spend their days in school, playing video games or hanging with their peers outside during extra-curricular activities. For Alexis Bortell, however, she’s spent the last few months fighting Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions for federal marijuana rights. Bortell gr...

Marijuana ads leave the scene

Marijuana ads leave the scene

Hanson Lee, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Prior to July of this year, you may have seen your local marijuana retailer advertising their products and marijuana plants in forms such as sign waving and other means. If so, then you may have also noticed these retailers dramatically shift their advertising campaigns over the summer. Back in Jul...

Sessions vs. the green states

Sessions vs. the green states

Eric Rosane, News Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Over the summer, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made several false accusations against the states of Washington and Colorado on the basis of the way the state is managing its marijuana distribution and operations. His statistics were later proved false by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Attorn...

Nevada “goes green” on rec pot

Nevada “goes green” on rec pot

Eric Rosane, News Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

On July 1, recreational marijuana shops all across Nevada opened their doors for the first time to publicly sell marijuana and become the fifth US state to legalize the selling of recreational marijuana. Under the new legislation, anyone over the age of 21 with a valid ID can purchase up to an ounce...

‘The Reefer Madness’ Survey shows marijuana safer than most drugs

‘The Reefer Madness’ Survey shows marijuana safer than most drugs

Miles King, News Reporter

June 1, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

The results of a recent Global Drug Survey (GDS) suggest that cannabis is one of the safest drugs with a low number of users requiring emergency medical attention. The survey polled roughly 115 thousand people living in 50 different countries. The GDS asked if users required emergency medical assistance ...

The Miracles of CBD: Study shows increase of memory and learning in older mice

The Miracles of CBD: Study shows increase of memory and learning in older mice

Miles King, News Reporter

May 25, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Recent studies done by researchers at Bonn University in Germany suggest that small amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can restore memory and learning functions in the brains of older subjects, similar to the levels of younger subjects. Previous studies have shown that THC exposure in younger and ...

‘Elevating Yourself’: Colorado church houses unique group

‘Elevating Yourself’: Colorado church houses unique group

Miles King, News Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

The International Church of Cannabis opened its doors on perhaps the most appropriate date of the year April 20, 2017 (also known as “4/20”). Located in Denver, Colorado, the church is home to a group that call themselves Elevationists. “Through ritual, guided by spiritual practice, church...

Cannabis as a Schedule III drug

Cannabis as a Schedule III drug

Miles King, News Reporter

May 4, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Florida House of Representatives members, Matt Gaetz and Darren Soto, proposed a bill in mid-April to move marijuana from a Schedule I substance to a Schedule III substance. In 1970, President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act, that classified  marijuana as a schedule I substance....

Pills versus Marijuana: NFL players consider alternative pain relief

Pills versus Marijuana: NFL players consider alternative pain relief

Miles King, News Reporter

May 1, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Current and former  NFL players have recently come out in support of marijuana use for pain relief. With pot becoming more socially accepted, in addition to becoming legalized in certain states, prescription pills may no longer be the safest remedy for the chronic pain some athletes suffer from.   One...

Happy 4/20 to all: Ellensburg events roundup

Happy 4/20 to all: Ellensburg events roundup

Miles King

April 20, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

April 20, 2017 will be just like any other Thursday this year for many people. For those who use marijuana, it has become a day of celebration and relaxation. Many myths about the true origin of 420 exist. “It was the police code for cannabis consumption,” said Brittany Choyce, owner of The Green...

No trail to Oregon: Senate passes information bill

No trail to Oregon: Senate passes information bill

Miles King

April 12, 2017


Filed under The EverGreen Scene

Oregon Senate Bill 863, a bill concerning policies of identification record keeping in marijuana dispensaries, has reached the Oregon State House and has been passed. Oregon will follow Washington, Alaska and Colorado, who already have similar laws in place.   Although not yet passed due to...

The results are in: Underage use not getting higher

The results are in: Underage use not getting higher

Ryan Kinker, News Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under The EverGreen Scene

The argument against the legalization of marijuana has taken another blow with the release of new survey results in Washington. The Washington State Healthy Youth Survey, which is a biennial survey which polls the health behavior and habits of sixth, eighth, tenth and twelfth graders from all 39 counties...

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