Colo. gov considering pardons for nearly 40 people with marijuana convictions

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 11:50 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 11:51 am By John Frank, The Denver Post Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is exploring whether to release nearly 40 inmates convicted of nonviolent marijuana offenses. The desire to commute the sentences is a policy statement on marijuana from the…

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Op-ed: We got into medical marijuana to help people – now we’re under siege

Published: Jan 19, 2018, 10:36 am • Updated: Jan 19, 2018, 10:36 am By Amy Weiss and Lou Weiss, Special To The Washington Post We’re deeply unhip 60-year-olds. One of us, Lou, has never smoked pot in his life. The other, Amy, hasn’t tried it since high school. But we’re…

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Opioid Deaths Up 21% In 2016, Killing More People Than AIDS Epidemic

Opioid Deaths Up 21% In 2016, Killing More People Than AIDS Epidemic A new report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention revealed our worst fears: deaths from opioid overdoses increased 26% in 2016, translating to 63,600 lost lives. According to an article in the Washington Post, the United…

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“Show some compassion for people that are suffering”: Cannabiz CEO Mason Walker asks Jeff Sessions

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 3:20 pm • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 3:20 pm By James McClure, Civilized Life Mason Walker is CEO of East Fork Cultivars, an Oregon craft cannabis farm. He recently sat down with Civilized to talk about his work, the future of the cannabis industry, and what…

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5 Most Common Reasons Cannabis Sends People To Emergency Rooms

Study Reveals 5 Most Common Reasons Cannabis Sends People To Emergency Rooms There’s nothing else on earth that helps humanity more than cannabis. It reduces opioid dependence and overdose, creates jobs, cures cancer, saves lives, saves the planet, and so much more. I’ll give you a month’s worth of my…

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Dr. Oz Is Proven Right as Study Shows Cannabis Gets People Off Opioids

Dr. Oz Cannabis Opiates Five-Year Study Says: Cannabis Is An Opioid Exit Drug, Not A Gateway Drug There are many myths and lies about cannabis that prohibitionists love to spread.  Some of these include: cannabis is addictive, it makes you lazy and unmotivated, and everyone’s favorite –  using cannabis leads…

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