Category «Cannabis»

The Weed Parties Around Coachella 2017 Offer a Happy High For Weekend 2

EXPAND What a lovely day for a (cannabis) tea party Mary Carreon Orange County and Long Beach brought the party to the desert this year in terms of weed. Last weekend Irvine-based ganja-monolith, Weedmaps, held their private Marijuana-Oasis party where flower-crowns strewn with nugs and pre-packed joints were given away. This weekend Irvine-based Culinary & …

Marijuana legalization support at all-time high

By Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus, Kabir Khanna and Anthony Salvanto A recent CBS News poll shows support for legalizing marijuana is higher than ever. Sixty-one percent of Americans think marijuana use should be legal, a five-point increase from last year and the highest percentage ever recorded in this poll. Eighty-eight percent favor medical marijuana …

Sheriffs Say Marijuana Legalization Should Be Overturned Because It Makes Them Uncomfortable Colorado

Today six Colorado sheriffs filed a federal lawsuit that seeks to reverse marijuanalegalization in their state, which they say should be overturned because it makes them uncomfortable. Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith and his counterparts in five other counties say Amendment 64, the marijuana legalization measure that is now part of Colorado’s constitution, has made …

In Portugal, Drug Use Is Treated As A Medical Issue, Not A Crime Listen·

Gandelina Damião, 78, lost three children to heroin in the 1990s. She says she wishes methadone clinics and other government-sponsored drug treatment had been available to her children before they died. Lauren Frayer for NPR Gandelina Damião, 78, is permanently hunched, carrying her sorrow. She lost three children to heroin in the 1990s. A quarter …

Jeff Sessions says he’s ‘surprised’ Americans aren’t embracing his anti-marijuana stance

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday said he’s “surprised” Americans aren’t overwhelmingly embracing his widely reported stance against marijuana, all the while recent polling reveals a majority of voters do in fact support legal pot. Mr. Sessions briefly weighed in on marijuana legalization during a wide-ranging discussion held Tuesday at Luke Air Force Base near …

Sheriffs Say Marijuana Legalization Should Be Overturned Because It Makes Them Uncomfortable

Today six Colorado sheriffs filed a federal lawsuit that seeks to reverse marijuanalegalization in their state, which they say should be overturned because it makes them uncomfortable. Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith and his counterparts in five other counties say Amendment 64, the marijuana legalization measure that is now part of Colorado’s constitution, has made …