Modern Day Narcos: Legal Cannabis Cuts Cartels Power and Reduces Crime

Modern Day Narcos: Legal Cannabis Takes Power From Drug Cartels and Reduces Crime, Study Says Here’s a question for you, Jeff Sessions: is the truth a bitter pill to swallow? Because that’s what we’re about to give you. Contrary to Sessions’ claim that cannabis use increases violent crime, more evidence…

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Woman cuts off cop, parks in police chief’s spot while smoking weed and talking on phone

Published: Dec 7, 2017, 8:45 am • Updated: Dec 7, 2017, 8:45 am By The Associated Press NORTHPORT, N.Y. — Authorities say a woman arriving at a Long Island court to answer a marijuana possession summons was smoking pot when she parked her vehicle in the local police chief’s spot.…

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Nevada cuts off Las Vegas cannabis testing lab

Published: Sep 25, 2017, 1:30 pm • Updated: Sep 25, 2017, 1:30 pm By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Officials confirmed a Las Vegas marijuana testing laboratory has been suspended. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Saturday that Department of Taxation spokeswoman Stephanie Klapstein says the department on Aug. 24…

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Canadian vet on 750-mile walk to protest cuts to medical marijuana treatment

Published: Apr 14, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Apr 14, 2017, 12:12 pm By Mark Leger, Civilized Fabian Henry was walking on the side of the road one day in late March when a van pulled up alongside him. A Canadian military veteran on a 750-mile walk to protest cuts…

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Colorado budget proposal cuts teen survey on sex, drugs

Published: Mar 27, 2017, 3:22 pm • Updated: Mar 27, 2017, 3:24 pm By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado schoolchildren may not be asked about their drug use and sex habits in anonymous surveys anymore, under a bipartisan budget proposal moving through the Legislature. The budget draft…

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Embattled weed tech company MassRoots cuts jobs amid debt default

Published: Sep 27, 2016, 1:02 pm • Updated: Sep 27, 2016, 1:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc., the cannabis-centric technology and social media company, has cut more than 40 percent of its workforce and recently defaulted on debt payments, the Denver-based firm disclosed. MassRoots officials said…

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Legalized Marijuana Cuts Opiate Related Deaths, Period.

Opioid-related deaths are down in states that have legalized medical marijuana Medical marijuana has saved the day, yet again. Prescription painkillers are one of the leading causes of death in America, with 46 people dying each day from opioids such as as OxyContin and Vicodin. Thomas Frieden, CDC Director has said, “We…

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