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Jeff Sessions’s War On Weed Goes Up In Smoke In Nevada By
(Opinion) — Thousands lined up to purchase recreational marijuana legally at 12:01 a.m. on July 1. At Euphoria Wellness, with a location in southwest Las Vegas, a crowd of 400 to 500 people were lined up at midnight. Other...
Nevada’s Marijuana Legalization Gives Control To Newly Created ‘Cannabis Cartel’ By
On July 1, 2017, thousands of people in Nevada waited in line at dispensaries for hours to purchase marijuana — a plant that has been cultivated for thousands of years and has never killed anyone. The night before, parties raged in celebration of the ability to...
After Legalizing Marijuana, Unemployment Plummets In Colorado By
Colorado —Three years after legalizing cannabis, Colorado has the lowest unemployment rate in the country. “While the national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in May, the lowest since 2001, Colorado’s jobless rate is the nation’s lowest at 2.3 percent,”...
Congress Agrees To Give Jeff Sessions $0 To Wage War On Medical Marijuana By
The war on drugs is such an abysmal failure that even the lawmakers who have funded it for decades are drawing a line in the sand. Multiple bills in Congress have cropped up in recent months aiming to protect medical marijuana and reschedule cannabis, if not legalize it...
Canada Moves To Legalize Recreational Marijuana By
Canada officially moved to legalize recreational marijuana on Thursday when the government introduced legislation allowing the possession of small amounts of cannabis. The new law also sets regulations for the sale, growth, and purchase of the plant. USA Today reports: “Canada’s...
DEA Approves Synthetic Marijuana For Company That Spent $500K To Keep Weed Illegal By
Lobbying in the nation’s capitol is a billion dollar industry, but sometimes, companies dip their toes into state and local politics, as well. When giant corporations want to influence bills and national elections, they generally spread their money around, cozying up...
Proposed Congress Bill Would Legalize Cannabis On Federal Level By
Washington, D.C. (REPORT) – In an effort to push back against repressive federal control of marijuana policy, bipartisan legislation was introduced in Congress by representatives Tom Garrett (R-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) to exclude cannabis from the federal Controlled...
Landmark Court Ruling: THC In Blood Insufficient Grounds For DUI By
Phoenix (ANALYSIS) – A Court of Appeals in Phoenix delivered a ruling on Thursday that could set a precedent as legal systems grapple with the question of driving under the influence of cannabis. “Medical marijuana users cannot be convicted of driving while under the...
Former Cop Shocked After Treating Parkinson’s Symptoms With Cannabis By
(ANALYSIS) — Former police officer Larry Smith began seeing the effects of the Parkinson’s disease 20 years ago and his health has been declining ever since. After two decades of attempting a variety of treatments and seeing no substantial results, he turned to...
The DEA Isn’t Making CBD Oil Illegal — Yet By
AUSTIN, Texas — An administrative change by the Drug Enforcement Administration has left users of CBD oil, a popular tincture derived from agricultural hemp, fearful that they could lose access to this vital health remedy. CBD oil is currently considered legal in...