Category «Cannabis»

Challenging Congress, Trump Suggests He May Go After Medical Marijuana

As reported by Bloomberg, twenty-nine states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico allow medical marijuana use. In the budget that President Donald Trump signed on Friday, Congress provided no funds for federal enforcement against state medical marijuana laws. However, in a statement that Trump also signed on Friday, he indicated that he may ignore the …

WOW : Federal Study Will Pay You $3,000 Per Week to Consume Cannabis

The United States National Research Center (NRC) has been commissioned by the National Institute of Drug Abuse(NIDA) to conduct comprehensive research evaluating the effects of cannabis on the human body. The research, which will take part in seven facilities across the nation, is intended to determine whether or not cannabis can be used to relieve …

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 & …

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 marijuana legalization 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 countries say Amendment 64, the marijuana legalization measure that is now part of Colorado’s constitution, has …

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.   Gandelina Damião, 78, is permanently hunched, carrying her sorrow. She lost three children to heroin in the 1990s. A quarter century ago, her …