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Why Jeff Sessions Is Threatening to Crack Down on Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, March 2, 2017. (Photo: Doug Mills / …

Marijuana

Should Your Insurance Company Pay for Medical Marijuana? Judges Are Starting to Rule That Way

Recent court rulings in Canada and the U.S. could set a new precedent for insurance companies to pay for doctor-prescribed medical marijuana. In the …

Marijuana

Jamaica 2014 The 20 dollar Bag of Buds

Here's What $20 Worth of Marijuana Looks Like—In Jamaica

Ah, Jamaica. Just a hop, skip, and jump from Miami, the Caribbean island nation is a prime tourist destination. It's got gorgeous beaches, …

Cannabis

How pot is infiltrating New York’s most elite social circles

When 62-year-old Jeri hosts her weekly canasta game at her posh Madison Avenue pad, she puts out a spread. There are salads, sushi, cookies, vodka …

Medical Marijuana for PTSD? Here Are the 23 States Where You Can Get It

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is not rare. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, about eight million adults suffer from it in any …

Marijuana

Why Leading Beatnik Poet Allen Ginsberg Was a Crusader for Legalizing LSD

<i>The following essay, “Ginsberg in Washington: Lobbying for Tenderness” by Don McNeill, originally published in 1966 in the Village Voice, is included</i> …

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Alcohol Industry Franticly Lobbies Against Legal Weed as Beer Sales Predict $2 Billion Drop

Some new cannabis statistics are undoubtedly causing the alcohol industry in the US to shake in their boots.<p>With over half of the country’s states …

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A Republican is trying to get weed removed from controlled substance list

During Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing in January, the former Alabama senator said if lawmakers and citizens wanted federal …

Marijuana

WATCH: 10 Marijuana Myths You Should Quit Believing

Select additional lists by selecting the checkboxes below before clicking Subscribe:<p>Rights & …

Liberal POV

Houston Defies State Law, Refuses to Arrest People for Pot, State GOP Furious

On March 1, Harris County and the city of Houston will take an historic step toward freedom and common sense. District Attorney Kim Ogg is rolling …

Liberal POV

Coincidence: The same day Spicer says there will be "greater enforcement" on recreational marijuana, AG Sessions got of rid of a ban on private prisons.

Spicer on Thursday, however, linked marijuana use with the widespread abuse of painkillers, suggesting that allowing recreational use of marijuana …

Marijuana Industry Angered by White House Reversal - Bloomberg

The cannabis industry was rattled after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he expects the Department of Justice to increase enforcement of …

Marijuana

Getting high in Trump’s America

The Trump administration’s indication that it will crack down on states with legal recreational marijuana is already facing opposition. After leading …

Liberal POV

Here’s how Trump’s anti-weed crackdown puts cops in danger — according to a former police officer

On Thursday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer indicated the federal government would start cracking down on recreational marijuana. Spicer’s …

Liberal POV

WATCH: How Attorney General Sessions Could Deal the Legal Marijuana Industry a Death Blow

Mark Kleiman may not be marijuana legalizers' favorite academic—he's a bit too public health-oriented and willing to explore notions like licensing …

Marijuana

Does habitual drug use have a genetic, biochemical basis?

Nature versus nurture is an age-old question about how human traits and personalities are formed. But is drug addiction a result of genetics, life …

University of British Columbia

Nixon Advisor Admitted War on Drugs Invented to Crush Anti-War and Black Movements

In 1994, a former Nixon policy adviser admitted the War on Drugs was waged not to keep Americans safe, but to crush dissent. According to John …

A Neuroscientist Explains Why Donald Trump Needs LSD

Click here for reuse options! The president's biggest enemy is his ego. But what if he could temporarily dismantle it?It’s no secret that Donald …

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Trump Goes Full Nixon on Law-and-Order Executive Orders, Vows 'Ruthless' War on Drugs and Crime

Click here for reuse options! "We have no choice" but to double down on failed crime-fighting strategies, the president claims.In a sharp break with …

Criminal Justice

Cuomo Opposes Legal Weed, While Helping His Alcohol Industry Donors

Click here for reuse options! The New York governor may be eyeing a 2020 presidential bid, but if he is, he'll find himself on the wrong side of most …

Cannabis

Why Republicans in Congress Are Suddenly at the Epicenter of Marijuana Reform

Click here for reuse options! Capitol Hill still has a major role to play in advancing—or retarding—further advances toward legalization.While the …

Marijuana

'Pot Sasquatch' is real and it's here to get stoned and interrupt the local news

While you may have heard of Sasquatch, the large and hairy humanoid creature that walks on its hind legs, a new breed of Bigfoot has been discovered in Western Massachusetts: Pot Sasquatch.<p>A person dressed as a ginormous nugget of weed had a great time trolling WWLP meteorologist Jennifer Pagliei …

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Republican congressman introduces legislation that would take marijuana out of the hands of the federal government

The Respect State Marijuana Laws Act would allow states to determine their own marijuana policies.<p>Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher of California is proposing a law that would only allow states to determine marijuana policies, resolving the current conflict between state and federal marijuana …

Marijuana

The world's first aphrodisiac edible is here, thanks to fancy cannabis chocolatier 1906

You'll be flying high in love after indulging in these unique Valentine's Day chocolates.<p>1906, the upscale cannabis chocolatier launched in 2016 by …

Marijuana supplier hid pesticide from inspectors, former worker says

A federally licensed medical-marijuana company recently caught selling cannabis that contained a banned pesticide had used the dangerous chemical on its plants as far back as 2014, which it hid from Health Canada, says a former employee of Mettrum Ltd.<p>Thomas McConville, who worked as a grower at …

Cannabis

Why the Legalized Marijuana Industry Is Suddenly Worried

The prospect of Senator Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general has cast uncertainty over the country's nascent legalized marijuana industry, souring …

Cannabis

Police chiefs reject proposal for homegrown marijuana

Canada’s police chiefs are calling on Ottawa to reject some of the key recommendations in a federal report on the legalization of marijuana, stating the proposals by former Liberal minister Anne McLellan will be impossible to enforce.<p>In a new discussion paper, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of …

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Customs agents seize 3,947 pounds of weed disguised as limes

Despite it becoming easier and easier for Americans to legally consume cannabis, thousands of pounds of of weed still comes across the border.<p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Texas discovered 3,947 pounds of "alleged marijuana" inside a shipment of key limes. Even a quick glance at …

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