The NBA Won’t Test For Marijuana, Outbreak of Harmful Vapes More Present In Illegal States

A congressman said on Wednesday that he intends to help bring the psychedelics reform movement to Capitol Hill “this year.” Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), a longstanding champion of marijuana reform in Congress, made the comments at a symposium on psychedelics policy that was hosted by Harvard Law School’s newly established…

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Pennsylvania cannabis legalization advocates say ‘We’re next’—but it won’t be easy

Pennsylvania cannabis legalization advocates say ‘We’re next’—but it won’t be easy | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By accessing this…

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The NBA Won’t Be Testing Players for Cannabis This Year

It’s about time that the National Basketball Association (NBA) rethinks their stance on cannabis. Ask any NBA athlete, or athlete for that matter, and they will tell you that each season is as grueling as it gets. All basketball players have to follow a rigorous schedule of intense training, playing…

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Colorado won’t stop employers from firing workers for using weed off the clock

Colorado legislators decided Wednesday not to advance a bill that aimed to protect employees from being fired for using marijuana in their personal time. The 10 members of the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee voted unanimously against the bill, HB 20-1089, after nearly three hours of testimony from people…

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Legalized Cannabis will Boost the Economy but it won’t Solve the Debt Crisis

No, Cannabis won’t Solve the Economic Problem, but it will help! There is a common misconception being spread by a select few cannabis advocates that need to be toned down. It’s the idea that “Legalizing cannabis will save the economy”. The fact of the matter is that legalizing cannabis would…

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Marijuana legalization in Canada won’t change NHL — yet

As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Early on, marijuana was touted to the enforcer as a healing option. “I started noticing some therapeutic benefits,” Cote said. “It helped me sleep, helped with…

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Google and Facebook won’t advertise marijuana, even where it’s legal

As the cannabis industry grows, generating an estimated $ 10 billion in annual sales, states are increasingly approving medical marijuana programs and passing adult-use laws. But for marketing agencies, marijuana dispensaries and cannabis brands, advertising the pot brings its own hurdles. Online platforms with prime advertising space like Facebook and…

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Jeff Sessions: US prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases

Published: Mar 10, 2018, 10:01 am • Updated: Mar 10, 2018, 10:06 am By Sadie Gurman, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases, despite the Justice Department’s decision to lift an Obama-era policy that discouraged U.S. authorities from cracking down on the pot…

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Georgia medical marijuana advocate Rep. Allen Peake won’t run for re-election

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 10:09 am • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 10:09 am By The Associated Press ATLANTA — One of the Georgia legislature’s chief advocates for medical marijuana says he will not run for re-election this year. Republican Rep. Allen Peake of Macon said in a news release Thursday…

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