Police chief says marijuana laws difficult and expensive to enforce

Published: Apr 19, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Apr 19, 2017, 1:24 pm By John Jackson, Special To The Denver Post The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the Sunday Perspective section…

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Nebraska medical marijuana advocates fight confirmation of anti-CBD chief medical officer

Published: Mar 7, 2017, 8:32 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2017, 8:32 am By Julia Shumway, The Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — Medical marijuana advocates are urging Nebraska state senators not to confirm a chief medical officer who opposes the use of marijuana or any of its byproducts. Dr. Thomas…

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2 men charged in connection with marijuana grow explosion that killed New York fire chief

Published: Oct 20, 2016, 7:36 am • Updated: Oct 20, 2016, 7:36 am NEW YORK — Prosecutors say two men have been indicted on assault charges in connection with an explosion at a marijuana grow house in the Bronx that killed a fire battalion chief. Thirty-two-year-old Garivaldi Castillo, of Manhattan,…

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Weed chief tours state to tout new California medical marijuana rules

Published: Oct 6, 2016, 9:20 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2016, 9:20 am By Lisa M. Krieger, Mercury News California medical marijuana is about to be tamed, on the eve of a historic vote that could greatly expand recreational use of cannabis. Just as labeling allows consumers to trust the…

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Cannabist Show: He’s Colorado’s chief medical officer; He oversees the state’s Marijuana Enforcement Division

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 2:31 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2016, 2:31 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Dr. Larry Wolk, executive director and chief medical officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and Ron Kammerzell, senior director of enforcement at the Colorado Department of Revenue.…

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DEA Chief Finally Admits That Heroin Is More Dangerous Than Marijuana

(image via wikipedia) According to the federal government’s controlled substance classification list, heroin and marijuana are the same. They are both Schedule I controlled substances according to the federal government. That is something that has defied logic for several decades now. Recently federal politicians have questioned the fact that heroin…

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