(TMU) — Cannabis was recently legalized for recreational use in the state of California, but one of the largest music festivals in the state just announced that the changing laws would not affect their policy on the substance, and that cannabis use will be prohibited at this year’s event. A notice on the FAQ portion of their […]
(COMMONDREAMS) — Though a key argument for legalizing marijuana in the United States is that it would put a tremendous and necessary dent in the domestic and global failure known as “the War on Drugs,” a new analysis out Wednesday reveals that federal legalization could also raise more than $130 billion in tax revenue by 2025 while […]
Sessions’ rescinding of protection for citizens unable to pay fines from debtors’ prisons and his new crusade on marijuana will surely help to swell the ranks of new “serfs” within the private prison system.
(RPI) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions kicked off the New Year by reversing the Obama-era guidance for federal prosecutors to limit their enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use. In what is almost certainly not a coincidence, Sessions’ announcement came days after California’s law legalizing recreational marijuana sales […]
(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) — The National Rifle Association (NRA), which fancies itself a champion of the Second Amendment and gun rights, is nowhere to be found as state governments are moving to confiscate firearms from medical marijuana patients. Police in Honolulu, Hawaii, recently sent out a letter to 30 medical cannabis patients warning them they had 30 days to hand […]
(ANTIMEDIA) Lebanon, Oregon— As the opioid crisis continues to plague the country, one cannabis company in Oregon is proposing a new solution. Kaya Holdings Inc. (KAYS), the first publicly traded company to open and operate a medical cannabis dispensary, is planning to set up an opioid-for-weed swap program where addicts can trade in their pills for the plant. […]
By: Carey Wedler/ANTIMEDIA This week the news cycle was flooded with mainstream headlines suggesting doctors were claiming have discovered the first marijuana overdose. “Doctors claim baby’s 2015 death was caused by marijuana overdose,” a Fox News headline claimed. “Baby boy is first marijuana overdose death, doctors claim,” wrote AOL and the New York Daily News. Local Colorado NBC affiliate 9 News headlined their article “Colorado doctors claim first marijuana […]
By: Carey Wedler / Wake Up World Archaeologists in China recently discovered evidence indicating humans have been using cannabis as medicine and employing it in spiritual rituals for over 2,400 years. According to a research paper entitled “Ancient Cannabis Burial Shroud in a Central Eurasian Cemetery”, published in Economic Botany late last month, “[a]n extraordinary cache of ancient, well-preserved […]
By: Justin Gardner/The Free Thought Project “I would look outside my window just scared to death I would see a police officer and CPS here to take my kid.” It’s a nightmare made entirely by the State. A little girl would be snatched away from caring parents for doing nothing more than healing their daughter’s debilitating condition […]
By: Matt Agorist / The Free Thought Project Madison County, GA – In spite of their best and most tyrannical intentions, the police state is losing the information war in regards to the war on drugs. No longer do the majority of Americans buy into the reefer madness that was used for decades to wage a racist […]
By: Aaron Kesel/Activist Post Attorney General Jeff Sessions suggested that the Department of Justice may crack down on people who grow and sell marijuana, even in the 29 states that legalized the plant, echoing the drawn-out argument that it is still against federal law. Sessions made the non-surprising comments on conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt’s show after Hewitt asked whether the […]
By: Carey Wedler/ANTIMEDIA Every Halloween, warnings to parents sound the alarm on cannabis and other drugs ending up in their children’s candy. While these advisories rarely come to fruition, another dangerous substance is guaranteed to be in kids’ treats: sugar. Though the link between sugar consumption and cancer has been increasingly established in recent years, researchers at KU […]
By: Carey Wedler/ANTIMEDIA A police department in Charlotte County, Florida, felt the wrath of the Internet’s opposition to the drug war after posting a picture of an apple fashioned into a pipe. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office in Punta Gorda, Florida, shared an image Wednesday of a burned apple, attempting to joke about the Notice to Appear in […]
(ANTIMEDIA) — Colorado’s marijuana industry continues to flourish, with pot sales for 2017 already exceeding $1 billion, up 21% from last year, according to state tax revenue data released this week. The Cannabist reports: “Colorado’s marijuana retailers logged upward of $1.02 billion in collective medical and recreational sales through August, according to The Cannabist’s extrapolations of state tax data released […]
(ANTIMEDIA) — According to the latest FBI data, drug arrests in the United States increased from 2015 to 2016. Though the federal agency used to provide breakdowns on the details of these arrests in its annual “Crime in the United States” report — including which drugs were in question and whether the arrests were made over possession […]
(ANTIMEDIA) — Drug warrior cops are having a rough week on social media. Police departments have taken to Facebook and other platforms to boast about drug busts, and in turn, they’re receiving strong pushback from internet users, particularly when cannabis is concerned. From North Carolina and Ohio to Indiana, Missouri, and Texas, cops have been […]
(ANTIMEDIA) — Last week, officers from the Missouri’s Jasper Police Department celebrated a marijuana bust they deemed worth roughly $100,000. In a now-deleted Facebook post, they disclosed their satisfaction with their operation, which took ten cops and sheriff’s deputies and a National Guard helicopter to conduct. As the Riverfront Times noted (grabbing screenshots before the post was taken down): […]
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