The Sad Story of the Procks and Losing Your Toddler Over Having Cannabis Locked in Your Trunk

https://leaderpost.com/cannabis-news/a-familys-decision-to-cross-state-lines-with-marijuana-led-to-their-child-being-taken-away Cannabis Prohibition is Evil! There are probably a million different reasons I could give you as to ‘Why’, but today we’re going to talk about the Procks. Imagine that you’re traveling with your family, just you and your spouse and your 18-month-old baby to your in laws who lives…

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Governor Polis Gets Sued Over Colorado Cannabis Laws

Governor Polis is being faced with a lawsuit over House Bill 1317, a bill that negatively affected students who were meant to benefit from the law that allows cannabis use by medical patients in public schools.  Benjamin Wann, a cannabis patient, and his parents, Amber and Brad, supported Polis back…

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Sacha Baron Cohen Sues Dispensary for $9 Million Over Billboard Ad

Sacha Baron Cohen filed a lawsuit against Somerset, Massachusetts-based Solar Therapeutics—arguing that the dispensary is liable for copyright infringement and false advertising after using his image without his permission on a billboard ad. Baron Cohen denies any involvement with Solar Therapeutics and does not smoke cannabis, although it’s a topic…

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Sha’Carri Richardson Could Miss Tokyo Olympics Over Reported Failed Drug Test

Sha’Carri Richardson shocked the world and her fans today with the news that a failed drug test may keep her out of the Tokyo Olympics.  The American sprinter has been in the minds and hearts of the public these past few weeks, as the visibility of a queer, Black woman…

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Portugal Parliament Ignites Adult-Use Conversations All Over Europe

The timing of the consideration of full adult-use cannabis legislation on the “West Coast” of Europe is sparking a renewed conversation about reform elsewhere in the region—and standards just about everywhere, including Portugal. There will be, in retrospect, a great deal written about this period—generally and more specifically about cannabis…

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Texas Agriculture Commissioner Consultant, Todd Smith, Arrested Over Hemp License Scandal

Todd Smith, top political consultant to Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, was arrested earlier this week over allegations that he schemed to accept money in exchange for state hemp licenses.  The claims against him also alleged that he solicited campaign contributions. He allegedly took $ 55,000, according to an arrest…

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