Fifty-Four Years Ago Today—The Beatles Insisted the UK Legalize Weed in Newspaper Ad

Paying for an expensive full-page ad to run in the London Times on July 24, 1967, The Beatles and band manager Brian Epstein joined a few dozen activists to urge lawmakers—insistently—to legalize pot in the U.K. All four band members smoked and liked cannabis—but especially Paul McCartney, who repeatedly describes…

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Missouri Man is Freed After Serving 11 Years for Cannabis Possession

A Missouri man is finally free after serving 11 years behind bars over one pound of marijuana. On Thursday, Robert Franklin was released from Moberly Correctional Center, located in Randolph County, Missouri—cutting short what had been a 22-year sentence. In May, Franklin’s sentence was officially commuted by Missouri Gov. Mike…

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Virginia Allows Adult-Use Pot, Although Retail Sales Are Years Away

When the clock struck midnight to mark the start of Thursday, history was made—marijuana legalization had finally arrived in the southern United States. As of July 1, adults 21 years and older in the Commonwealth of Virginia can legally use and possess marijuana. The new law stems from legislation that…

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Hemp Biofuel – The Answer to the Highest CO2 Readings in 4 Million Years on Earth

The world is dealing with a severe environmental crisis right now, and the sources of energy are at the center of this global challenge. We need the power to make things happen and to make industries thrive, but are we using sustainable energy sources? Are we relying on clean energy,…

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After Four Years, West Virginia Finally Opens Medical Cannabis Registration

It’s been four years since West Virginia legalized medical cannabis, and until now, they have not had an actual program in place for patients to get relief. Now, eligible patients can finally register and officially become a part of the program. While medical cannabis business permits started being awarded as…

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This year’s Hash Bash went virtual, but 500+ still showed up for a smoke-in

This year’s Hash Bash went virtual, but 500+ still showed up for a smoke-in | 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…

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This plumber was sentenced to 12 years for growing marijuana in a legal state. How is that possible?

This plumber was sentenced to 12 years for growing marijuana in a legal state. How is that possible? | 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…

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What if Sugarcane Was Outlawed 85 Years Ago Instead of the Marijuana Plant?

What is Nixon made sugar cane and its derivatives a Schedule 1 Drugs under the Controlled Substance Act. America has a diabetes problem. The problem is now a young person, old person, and even middle-aged person problem. Let us rewind the tape and while many articles have been written about…

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