Michigan Legalizes Recreational Weed on December 6 – Here’s What You Need To Know

Michigan Legalizes Recreational Weed on December 6: Here’s What You Need To Know The 2018 midterm elections yielded significant results for the cannabis industry. Michigan voters just legalized cannabis for recreational use, making it the 10th state in the country to do so. As the 10th most populous state, and…

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Here’s Why Israeli Pain Specialists Recommend Cannabis For Chronic Pain

Here’s Why Israeli Pain Specialists Recommend Cannabis For Chronic Pain TL;DR: Cannabis is safe and effective for pain. Brand-new survey data reveals that a majority of Israeli pain specialists find cannabis to be a safe and effective painkiller. The data, published in the Journal of Pain Research, was compiled by…

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Trump says he’ll support protections for legal marijuana. Here’s what politicians and cannabis insiders are saying.

Politicians and cannabis industry insiders, alike, were surprised Friday morning by Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s announcement that he has struck a deal with President Donald J. Trump that would protect states’ marijuana laws from federal interference. In a statement that summarized much of the reaction, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), the…

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New Belgium’s new hemp beer is on tap now. Except in Kansas. Here’s why.

Beer aficionados and hemp advocates across the country can now toast a pint of New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA. Except in Kansas, where the craft brew — like hemp — is banned. New Belgium announces The Hemperor HPA hemp beer. (photo provided by New Belgium Brewery) The “hemp pale ale” three…

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Here’s how much marijuana you’d need to be eligible for the death penalty under federal law

Last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo encouraging federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for certain drug trafficking offenses. Federal law allows for capital punishment in drug trafficking cases involving murder or homicide. But the attorney general also specifically called out one provision that allows for capital…

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