Category: Marijuana/Cannabis

The First Time Medical Marijuana Dispensary In Texas Open For Business

Compassionate Cultivation, the first medical marijuana dispensary in Texas, has officially opened its doors. The first medical marijuana dispensary in Texas is open for business. This has been a long time coming for the small group of patients who qualify for participation under the state’s medical marijuana program. In 2015, Cannabidiol (CBD) was legalized for specific conditions. […]

New Mexico Introduces Marijuana Legalization Bill

Public Opinion, Economic Opportunity and Racially Discriminatory Arrests Push Legislators to Fix Broken Marijuana Policies Nine States Offer Sensible Models and Precedent for Reform Santa Fe, NM — Today, New Mexico State Representative Javier Martinez introduced House Bill 312 to tax and regulate marijuana. Rep. Martinez envisions an industry that will support economic growth and […]

Marijuana Legalization: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Opposes Pot Legalization On Safety Grounds, Promotes Alcohol

Governor Andrew Cuomo celebrates the completion of the Second Avenue Subway and New Year’s Eve inaugural ride in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., January 1, 2017. Photo: REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo waded into the national debate over drug policy, declaring his opposition to legalizing cannabis and asserting (despite research to the contrary) that […]

Jeff Sessions isn’t hurting the marijuana legalization campaign — he’s helping it

The Trump administration has taken a tougher approach to the use of marijuana compared with former President Barack Obama. But Attorney General Jeff Sessions hasn’t been as aggressive as the pundits predicted. That’s because that the coalition in support of marijuana legalization is too strong. His actions, ultimately, will ironically bring about federal legalization sooner […]

This Couple’s Marijuana Wedding Included $8,000 Worth Of Cannabis

Josh Long Dani Geen and Zak Walton celebrate their nuptuals. Dani Geen’s family was lounging around the living room after a dinner of smoked brisket and baked beans when she broke the news: She planned to include marijuana in every part of her wedding. Her mother, Aura, practically jumped off the shabby-chic sofa. “You can’t […]

Marijuana Legalization Bill Has N.H. House Hearing Today

When it comes to marijuana policy, New Hampshire legislators continue to comb through a slew of what-if scenarios. The review, and debate, comes on a couple of fronts: The House Ways and Means Committee holds a public hearing today on a bill to legalize recreational pot – which the full House endorsed last month. Though only a […]

Jeff Sessions Is Steamed Over Senator’s Cannabis Blockade

  After Jeff Sessions stepped up his attack on state-legal cannabis, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner decided to retaliate by freezing the Trump administration’s Justice Department nominees. It’s now a month into the blockade, and Sessions is steaming. “It’s just getting to be frustrating!” the attorney general said in a speech to the National Sheriffs Association […]

The FDA Just Outlawed CBDs and Hemp Oil Extracts by Claiming all Plant Molecules Now Belong Exclusively to Big Pharma

Hemp oil extracts containing CBDs (cannibidiols) are such a threat to the pharmaceutical industry that the FDA is now invoking totally insane justifications for outlawing them. CBDs are non-psychoactive compounds found naturally in hemp plants. They work so well as powerful natural medicine that people everywhere are realizing CBDs work better than pharmaceuticals for treating epilepsy, seizures, […]