California cannabis festivals will be different in 2018, but many freedoms remain

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 7:01 pm By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Some 25,000 people are expected to head to San Bernardino this weekend to watch hip-hop shows, sample marijuana products and celebrate cannabis culture during Tommy Chong’s Blazers Cup. The festival is…

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Louisiana Will Remain Just Shy Of A Workable Medical Marijuana Program For Another Year

I received the following alert out of Louisiana: I am sorry to report that the Louisiana Legislature continues to repeat its mistakes. For nearly 40 years, flawed legislative drafting has prevented the establishment of a workable medical marijuana program. Yesterday, the House took another step forward by passing S.B. 180,…

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Anthony Wile: Post-UNGASS 2016, Questions Remain As Countries Forge Individual Paths

The UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem, UNGASS 2016, wrapped up last week with what Human Rights Watch referred to as “a missed opportunity to end the war on drugs.” Rather than replacing the longstanding strategy of drug eradication through criminalization with a sensible public health…

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