Myths used as arguments against cannabis

Myths used as arguments against cannabis Although the last decade’s science has proven that Cannabis has tremendous environmental, economic and health benefits, the plant has an illegal status federally. Since the seventies the consumption and possession of cannabis is banned under federal law. Under to the Controlled Substances Act, cannabis is categorized as a Schedule [...]

Legalizing cannabis doesn’t increase marijuana use, but decriminalizing it does: New study

Marijuana News on Tue, 03/12/2019   Legalizing the sale of marijuana doesn't lead to an increase in cannabis consumption, but decriminalizing the use and possession of weed does, writes Calvin Hughes and James McClure. One common concern people have about introducing a regulated cannabis market is that allowing legal sales of marijuana will lead to more [...]

Cannabis drinks taste a lot like urine, but a Canadian company thinks it’s found a solution

Marijuana News on Tue, 03/12/2019   Infused-drinks are predicted to bring in some serious cash—$600 million in the U.S. by 2022, as estimated by Canaccord Genuity Group. That can only mean good news, considering the decline in beer consumption and legalization of cannabis in Canada and several U.S. states. But it’s not. That’s because infused [...]

Proposed cannabis production facility in Okanagan faces virulent local opposition

Marijuana News on Tue, 03/12/2019   Residents of the Regional District of North Okanagan have been protesting the creation of a cannabis production facility in Lumby, BC. Cannabis company Green Amber Corporation has submitted an application to construct the facility on Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), a “provincial zone in which agriculture is recognized as the [...]

Police Search Stage 4 Cancer Patients Hospital Room for Marijuana

By Nick Lindsey Published on 03/08/2019 A video uploaded to YouTube recently shows what appears to be cops in Missouri harassing a late-stage pancreatic cancer patient in his hospital room. In the video, the cops claim they’re looking for marijuana. After six minutes of searching, however, they fail to find anything. Despite this, at the [...]

The Narcosocialist Republic of California

In California, history, like everything else, repeats itself as farce. Governor Gavin Newsom came into office announcing that he was canceling high-speed rail to nowhere, doubling down on high-speed rail to nowhere, and pulling the National Guard from, what he called, Trump’s “manufactured crisis” at the border to deal with the greatest threat to California. [...]

Florida lawmakers file bill to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and over

by Marijuana News on Mon, 03/04/2019   HB 1117 was filed by Reps. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando, and Michael Grieco, D-Miami Beach, on Tuesday. The proposal allows people who are 21 years old and above to "use, possess and transport" up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana and have marijuana accessories. The bill would also lets [...]