Category: Politics

Raid of Cannabis Oil Laboratory Prompts Peru Cannabis Legalization


Peru’s conservative Congress recently voted to legalize medicinal cannabis oil. The raid on a production facility is what led to Peru cannabis legalization.
October 24, 2017Lane Trachy
Dianne Feinstein canabis challenger


Will incumbent California Senator Dianne Feinstein cannabis policies hurt her against challenger Kevin de León in her bid for reelection?
October 19, 2017Lane Trachy
marijuana related arrests 2016


Although legalization of marijuana in the U.S. has gained significant traction, marijuana related arrests increased substantially in 2016. Learn more here.
October 3, 2017Lane Trachy


Michigan Medical Marijuana Board votes on September 12, 2017 on whether to close all marijuana dispensaries for the rest of 2017. Read more about the impact.
September 12, 2017Lane Trachy
house passes cannabis bill


Since his confirmation as Attorney General on February 9th, 2017, rumors have swirled about Jeff Sessions and his justice department’s expected treatment of marijuana and the states where it is legal. Justice Department Confused About Jeff Sessions Marijuana Views It is well known that the federal government does not view marijuana favorably ... Read More
July 27, 2017Lane Trachy
Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health- Shines Light on Substance Abuse


How Can Marijuana Help In Our Countries Drug Abuse Problem Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health- Shines light on substance abuse, and Rhode Island U.S Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is taking a stand. In the report, according to Whitehouse's office, the Surgeon General finds that “Alcohol and drug misuse and related disorders are ... Read More
November 19, 2016Daily Dose
Where Do The Four Presidential Nominees Stand On Marijuana Policy?


An In-depth Look At What the Presidential Nominees Are Saying About Marijuana Legalization Where do the four presidential nominees stand on marijuana policy? Information and quotes from the Marijuana Policy Project. "The MPP believes that the greatest harm associated with marijuana is prison, we focus on removing criminal penalties for marijuana use, with ... Read More
November 5, 2016Daily Dose
Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, A Campaign of Lies


Colorado Representatives Set The Record Straight After Inflammatory Arizona Ads Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, A Campaign of Lies, that prompted Colorado policy makers to respond.  Colorado has sent a letter to the leaders of the anti-Proposition 205 group, Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, calling attention to the outright lies the group has used ... Read More
November 2, 2016Daily Dose
Alabama Leni's Law


Alabama continues to sign laws to allow legal use of medical marijuana. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has signed legislation into law to legalize the possession of medicinal marijuana oil. Bentley on Wednesday signed the bill to allow people to bring cannabidiol into the state for medical purposes. Bentley says ... Read More
May 5, 2016Daily Dose