Ars Gratia Artis – Art For The Sake of Art

Sorry to go all Latin on you, but we just couldn’t resist. For those of you who aren’t quite fluent in ancient languages, Ars gratis artis means “art for the sake of art.” It means creating something unique, something authentic, something meaningful simply because you can.   Not only is it one of the noblest sentiments ever expressed, it’s also the time-honored motto of MGM Studios. For 91 years, Ars Gratia Artis has appeared on the circular scroll in the company’s logo that precedes almost every MGM movie ever made. And when the famous MGM lion roars, it’s like he’s commanding all ...


July 31st, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Colorado Medical Marijuana Proposal Rejected

While Oregon allows the medicinal use of marijuana for treating PTSD, several states do not. Colorado recently declined to make cannabis an approved treatment option for PTSD sufferers. Using Medical Marijuana for Treating PTSD Every state has its own laws concerning marijuana, and even those states that allow for the medicinal or recreational use of marijuana must continue to define their rules. Portland residents might know that medical cannabis is approved for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Oregon, but the Colorado Board of Health declined to add PTSD to the list of conditions that the state's medical marijuana program treats. The ...


July 28th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Oregon Travelers Can Now Bring Marijuana on Planes

According to a newly implemented policy by Portland International Airport, passengers can now legally carry marijuana on flights. This rule only applies to those traveling within the state and carrying the amounts allowed by law. New Policy Allows Oregon Flyers to Bring Marijuana on Plane A policy recently implemented by Portland International Airport will allow those flying within the state to carry marijuana on the plane. There are some rules regarding how much you can bring and limits as to where you can travel, but whether it's newly legalized recreational marijuana or medical marijuana in Portland, travelers can bring their pot along ...


July 23rd, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Common Varieties of Medical Marijuana

This is a concise and understandable overview of a few of the most common types of marijuana. Most strains that you will encounter fall into one of these basic varieties. The Most Important Types of Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana has become less of a controversial topic lately, and the state of Oregon has recently decriminalized it almost completely. This means more and more people will be able to take advantage of its astounding healing properties. There is a number of different strains that affect the patient differently. Depression, menstrual cramps, anxiety, chronic pain, insomnia, and severe epilepsy can all be treated successfully ...


July 21st, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Medical Marijuana Reduces Auto Accidents

For years, there have been debates about whether medical marijuana should be legalized in the United States. Colorado was one of the pioneers in the medical marijuana industry, and automobile accidents are lower than they have been in recent years. Does Marijuana Improve a Person's Driving Abilities? Colorado was one of the first states in the country to legalize medical marijuana back in 2001. One of the biggest marijuana debates around the country is that marijuana is just as bad as alcohol, so people would be more likely to be involved in automobile accidents while they're under the influence. According to a ...


July 14th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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The Long History of Medical Marijuana

The use of cannabis in medicine is something that has recently reemerged in popularity. However, for millennia, mankind has been using marijuana in medicine. Exploring the History of Medicine and Marijuana The use of cannabis as medicine has only found its way into the national debate in the United States and other Western countries within the past decade. However, cannabis has a long and illustrious history as a medicinal aid. Medical Cannabis in China Cannabis has been used in central Asia for thousands of years. Archaeological research proves that it was being cultivated in China in 4000 B.C. and Turkestan in 3000 B.C. People ...


July 9th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Why Not All Cannabis is Created Equal

Now that cannabis has been widely regarded as a respected drug with health benefits for certain people, it's become more important than ever to carefully consider who you purchase from. The Different Types of Cannabis There are three main types of specialties that you should be familiar with -- flower, concentrated and cannabis-infused specialty products. Each of these products serves a different purpose, and knowing when to choose one type over the other can make your overall experience more beneficial. Shango flower is good when you want a complex flavor and aroma, with a careful cultivation and production techniques. Concentrates are useful ...


July 7th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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