The Ruckus Rant: Medical Patients Matter

By 4 months ago

As the weather starts to cool down, I stay hot! A few things that have been sticking in my craw lately? Now that we have recreational use and everyone over 21 can buy and consume, can we get rid of the ridiculous conceal carry provisions in the medical marijuana program? Anyone can go buy all […]

When Food Really is Medicine

By 5 months ago

We all heard him whistling from the bathroom. A mindless melody so pleasant it reminded me of the orchestra of birds that sing and chirp each morning outside my bedroom. But it wasn’t morning, rather it was dusk. Mother had just walked in bearing a bottle of red wine, Aliya was sitting on the full sized bed we had moved to the living room weeks prior. It now served as the couch. His new bed was one of those rented hospital versions. It served his needs better now. Aliya sat cross-legged, her head down, knitting yet another hat for him. He was always cold. I stood in the small kitchen waiting for the grapeseed oil I had just poured into the cast iron skillet to shimmer indicating it was hot enough.

Interview With the One and Only DoobieDuck

By 8 months ago

Photo By: DoobieDuck This month we feature California grower and photographer DoobieDuck.  We had a chance to chat with DoobieDuck to find out what inspires some of his most sought after photos. VEGAS CANNABIS MAGAZINE: How long have you been photographing cannabis? JEFF SCHEETZ: I have been serious about cannabis photography since the early 70’s […]

Is a Cannabis Shortage Coming to Nevada

By 8 months ago

I don’t want to cause any panic, but let’s look at some numbers. Nevada has approximately 2.9 million residents. Of those residents, 27,953 hold medical marijuana identification cards. That’s almost ten people-per-thousand who have medical access to cannabis. To be honest, I thought this number would be larger. In November 2016, 1.1 million Nevadans turned […]

Focus on HIV: Medical Cannabis Drug Interactions

By 9 months ago

Over 1.2 million individuals in the United States are estimated to be living with HIV. Each year, 50,000 new cases of HIV infection are diagnosed in the U.S. Many patients that have been diagnosed with HIV are receiving treatment with combinations of medications, collectively called antiretrovirals, which target the specific type of virus that causes […]