Supreme Court Justice Slams US Federal Marijuana Policy, Is Legalization Next?

Clarence Thomas, a conservative Supreme Court Justice, may have just dropped the mother of all bombs on the Federal government about their “half in, half out” Federal marijuana policy.  As NBC news reported, Thomas is not a fan of the Federal government’s marijuana policy and wrote: “A prohibition on interstate…

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UN Drug Body Slams Recreational Cannabis Legalization

UN Drug Body Slams Recreational Cannabis Legalization International drug reform is the one thing that can make a huge impact on cannabis legalization beyond the shores of the United States. Yet the drug treaties we have been mandated to follow are extremely archaic and backwards. A month following the World…

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Google Medic Update Slams Cannabis Websites and Health Sites in General

Google Medic Update Slams Cannabis Websites and Health Sites in General   Where did all my Google traffic go? That is a big question coming from cannabis website owners right about now as a massive rolling Google update nicknamed Medic (no pun intended) did a number on cannabis sites and the…

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Patrick Kennedy slams Trump as “all talk” after new opioid overdose figures released

Published: Dec 21, 2017, 10:47 am • Updated: Dec 21, 2017, 10:55 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post The national opioid epidemic escalated in 2016, driven by an unprecedented surge in deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opiates, according to new data released Thursday by the Centers for Disease…

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Florida congressman slams Gov. Chris Christie for “outrageous” medical marijuana position

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 2:59 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 4:10 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A freshman Republican congressman on Thursday condemned New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for “outrageous” statements he made comparing medical cannabis legalization efforts to the origins of the current opioid epidemic. “It…

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Auditor slams California sheriff’s use of funds from cannabis permits to bust illegal grows

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 11:17 am • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 11:17 am By Paul Elias, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A California county auditor is accusing a sheriff of improperly spending some of the $ 1 million his department received in fees from legal pot growers to go…

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Mexico’s former president slams Trump and Sessions in keynote at Cannabis Summit

Published: Jun 14, 2017, 11:07 am • Updated: Jun 14, 2017, 11:50 am By Annie Sciacca, Bay Area News Group OAKLAND — There was an air of political resistance at the Oakland Marriott City Center on Tuesday, where the fourth annual Cannabis Summit & Expo was being held just after…

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