Why Big Pharma Would Love Cannabis Being a Schedule 2 Drug

How to Magically give Cannabis Medical Value according to the Federal Government For decades now the Federal government has been very clear about cannabis – “It has a high potential for abuse and NO ACCEPTED MEDICAL VALUE”. Obviously, people have become aware that this statement is not just inherently inaccurate,…

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Rate of transit workers who fail federal drug tests soars by 77 percent

Published: Feb 8, 2018, 10:39 am • Updated: Feb 8, 2018, 10:53 am By The Washington Post, The Cannabist Staff WASHINGTON – As the opioid crisis has mushroomed into a national epidemic, the number of truck and bus drivers, commercial pilots, railroad operators and pipeline workers who failed federal drug…

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Why FDA Approving A Marijuana Epilepsy Drug Is Game Over For Cannabis Prohibition

Why FDA Approving A Marijuana Epilepsy Drug Is Game Over For Cannabis Prohibition How can the USA government argue that cannabis has no medical value, when they just approved a cannabis-based drug with evident medical value? Cannabis-based epilepsy medicines under the name Epidiolex, manufactured by GW Pharmaceuticals, are now pending…

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Trump’s 24-year-old drug policy appointee will step down amid controversy

Published: Jan 25, 2018, 7:29 am • Updated: Jan 25, 2018, 7:29 am By Robert O’Harrow Jr., The Washington Post A 24-year-old former Trump campaign worker who rose rapidly to a senior post in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy will step down by the end of…

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Meet the 24-year-old Trump campaign worker appointed to help lead the government’s drug policy office

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 1:58 pm • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 1:58 pm By Robert O’Harrow Jr., The Washington Post (Dalton Bennett/The Washington Post) In May 2016, Taylor Weyeneth was an undergraduate at St. John’s University in New York, a legal studies student and fraternity member who organized a golf…

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Anti-marijuana Kansas lawmaker: African Americans more susceptible to drug abuse because of “genetics”

Published: Jan 8, 2018, 5:11 pm • Updated: Jan 8, 2018, 5:13 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives is facing criticism this week after arguing that illicit drugs are illegal in part because of “the African Americans” and their predisposition to drug…

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