Category: Prohibition

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Dec2016
Marijuana Legalization Could Be Delayed in Three States This November, Voters in eight states approved legislation to legalize marijuana for medical or recreational purposes. Now, lawmakers in Maine, Massachusetts, and Arkansas are seeking to delay or prevent the implementation of marijuana legislation , according to the National Organization for the Reform ... Read More
December 1, 2016Daily Dose
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Nov2016
Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions For Attorney General, Puts Legalized Marijuana At Risk Possible new Attorney General thinks marijuana isn't for "good people"- Sen. Sessions, whom Trump has stated he plans to appoint as attorney general, has strong opposition to marijuana. "We need grown-ups in charge in Washington to say marijuana is not the ... Read More
November 21, 2016Daily Dose
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Nov2016
Specialty Court For First Time Marijuana Offenses On Texas Ballot Texas lawmakers change tune on marijuana laws- Less than a week after several other states approved measures weakening marijuana restrictions, some Texas lawmakers are looking to do the same. On Monday, the first day of bill filing for the 2017 legislative session, ... Read More
November 15, 2016Daily Dose
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Oct2016
Attorney General Meets With High School Students To Discuss Opioid Abuse Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, was attending an event for the Prescription Opioid Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week campaign. The Attorney General told a group of Kentucky high school students that marijuana in the national drug abuse debate has been mis-categorized as "A gateway drug". The opioid ... Read More
October 17, 2016Daily Dose
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Aug2016
Marijuana Faces Many Roadblocks To Be Removed As A Schedule 1 Drug. The Biggest ? Its classification as a Schedule 1 Drug  DEA Refuses To Declassify Marijuana As A Schedule 1 Drug. A statement released on July 16th 2016 from the Drug Enforcement Administration  denied a petition to initiate rulemaking  proceedings to reschedule marijuana. "Marijuana has no ... Read More
August 11, 2016Daily Dose
Epidiolex cannabis drug for epilepsy

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Jun2016
An experimental drug derived from marijuana just passed another critical hurdle toward being approved to treat certain kinds of epilepsy. A phase 3 trial reported Monday found that the drug, Epidiolex, was more effective at reducing the number of seizures in patients with a type of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. The ... Read More
June 27, 2016Chris Nazarenus
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May2016
A federal jury last year convicted Gregg of growing 50 to 100 marijuana plants and now faces prosecution. Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more than three years, arguing that the roughly 70 marijuana plants investigators found on their Washington property were for their own medicinal ... Read More
May 9, 2016Daily Dose
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May2016
Accidental overdoses are a cause of death so common in America but for some reason we are only reminded of them when celebrities make the news because of it.
May 4, 2016Sam Sabzehzar
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Apr2016
More insight on the health benefits of cannabis Marijuana was knows since ancient times to be medically useful, but became more and more stigmatized until the 20th century when it was outlawed in much of the world as a useless scourge. Finally, modern medical science is proving what our ancestors knew ... Read More
April 6, 2016Andrew Bohan