Tag: War On Drugs

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New Jersey's recreational marijuana legislation has become law and the Virginia recreational marijuana bill makes it the first southern state to legalize.
March 2, 2021Lane Trachy
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2020 has been one of the most eventful years in most American’s entire lives. Because of the chaos occurring on a daily basis, it can be easy for some important stories to fly under the radar. One such story that was frighteningly under-reported is that of Sean Worsley. Worsley, a ... Read More
December 18, 2020Lane Trachy
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As more states vote to legalize marijuana, it is imperative that we as a country remain vigilant in trying to put an end to unjust criminal convictions for non-violent drug users in states where cannabis and other drugs are not legal. The Drug Policy Alliance or DPA, a highly-regarded organization ... Read More
November 15, 2020Lane Trachy
Senior cannabis use nearly doubles


A recently released study reports that cannabis use among those aged 65 and older nearly doubled from 2.4% to 4.2% between 2015 and 2018.
February 27, 2020Lane Trachy
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In an effort to rectify some of the evils of the past, Los Angeles County will soon dismiss nearly 66,000 cannabis convictions.
February 19, 2020Lane Trachy


The state of Illinois recently legalized recreational cannabis. Sales reached a gaudy $3.2 million on the very first day alone. 
January 7, 2020Lane Trachy
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On Wednesday, November 20th, a House cannabis bill passed in committee. The bill would decriminalize cannabis and grant states rights to determine laws.
November 25, 2019Lane Trachy


Presidential candidate Joe Biden recently rehashed one of the most common cannabis myths. He called cannabis a "gateway drug" during a campaign event.
November 20, 2019Lane Trachy
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Recently, a Democratic representative introduced a bill that would completely legalize cannabis in the state of Florida. Medical cannabis use has been legal in Florida since 2016 but patients are still barred from smoking cannabis to treat their conditions. State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith introduced the bill to further Florida’s ... Read More
February 28, 2019Rich