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This week in make believe – Unlicensed cannabis is more dangerous to kids then licensed cannabis edibles

The lie of licensed cannabis Do unlicensed gummies look any different then licensed cannabis? Of course not, but if you read this CBC article https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-cannabis-edibles-children-er-vists-1.5756970 by Steve Bruce you might believe that. In a major effort to sell their lack luster 2.5 mg THC edibles the Cannabis Council of Canada, the organization that represents licensed […]

Medical Marijuana and Taxes

An obscure tax law, intended to prevent cocaine kingpins from deducting yachts and other necessities, may alter Boulder’s landscape. Experts say it may shutter dispensaries nationwide. Fourteen years before any medical marijuana laws existed, US Tax Code was amended because a convicted coke dealer had successfully deducted guns, boats, and bribes. Ever since, Section 280E […]

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Marijuana Has Come A Long Way Since Last 4/20

What a difference a year makes. From 4/20, 2013, to 4/20, 2014, marijuana has taken big steps out of the shadows of the black market and into the light of the mainstream — from record high popular support and the first legal recreational sales, to an entire country legalizing marijuana. Here’s a look at the […]

John Paul Stevens Thinks MJ Should Be Legalized

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens believes marijuana should be legalized by the federal government, predicting that the public will soon decide prohibiting the substance is “not worth the cost.” In a Thursday interview with NPR’s Scott Simon, the retired justice was asked if he believes the drug should be legal at the federal […]

How Bad Is Marijuana for Your Health?

The Journal of Neuroscience recently published a study linking recreational marijuana use to subtle changes in brain structure. The researchers, led by Jodi Gilman of Massachusetts General Hospital, identified increased gray matter density in the left nucleus accumbens and some bordering areas. The study was fine, but the media coverage was abysmal. Reporters overstated the […]

DEA Chief Says Marijuana-Trafficking Spiking

The Drug Enforcement Administration is concerned about a surge in the illegal shipment of marijuana from Colorado since the state legalized the drug, and is trying to crack down on minors’ use of the substance, the head of the agency said Wednesday. Administrator Michele Leonhart said the DEA is troubled by the increase in marijuana […]

Where The War on Pot Will Go To Die

In some states, there’s an untenable mismatch between the crime and the time, but does anyone think that pot—medical or recreational—will still be illegal in 10 years? Now that a majority of Americans—54% and climbing, according to Pew Research—believe that marijuana should be treated like beer, wine and liquor, it’s time to ask: where does […]

Federal Government Ordered 1000 Lbs Of Marijuana

The federal government just ordered all the marijuana it wants — something it would send most Americans to prison for doing. On Monday, the Drug Enforcement Administration issued a new rule that increases the U.S. government’s production quota for medical marijuana from an annual 21 kg to 650 kg. That’s about 1,433 pounds of pot […]