Tag Archives: Marijuana

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...
Nevada Judge Grants Liquor Wholesalers Exclusive Rights To Pot Distribution By
CARSON CITY, Nev. — A state judge has ruled that liquor wholesalers have the exclusive right to be distributors for the first 18 months of Nevada’s new recreational-marijuana industry, with sales set to begin July 1 under a stepped-up program. Carson City Judge James...
Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Claims Smell Of Pot Made Him Fear For His Life By
A transcript released Tuesday by Minnesota’s Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reveals that former officer Jeronimo Yanez originally told investigators he shot Philando Castile seven times because the smell of marijuana made him fear for his life. The shooting death of...
Department Of Homeland Security Sued Over Deadly Pot Sting By
SAN DIEGO – The parents of a young man shot to death last year during a federal drug sting claim in court the Homeland Security agent who killed their son shot him in the head when he was already on the ground. In a complaint filed in the Southern District of California...
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,”...
Lobbyists Lining Up To Influence Marijuana Laws In Maine By
AUGUSTA — Retail sales of marijuana may still be a year away, but cannabis-related cash is already flowing at the Maine State House as businesses jockey to influence the policies that will govern the lucrative recreational market. Between Dec. 1 and March 31, clients...
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...
Opioid Overdose Deaths Plummet In States Which Legalized Medical Marijuana By
As Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to lament what he views as a blight on society, a new study is showing that states with medical marijuana programs are seeing drastic reductions in opioid-related hospitalizations and overdoses. From a Reuters article published...