Barry Williams,Larry Hogan,Racial discrimination,Maryland
Medical Marijuana

Maryland Judge Blocks Medical Marijuana Producer Licensing

May 26, 2017, 10:23 am Keith Mansur

May 26, 2017—After Maryland failed to issue any licenses for the production of medical marijuana in their new system to racial minorities, a Baltimore judge put a halt on the licensing of any more processors until a hearing on June 2nd. The temporary restraining order, issued by Baltimore Circuit Court […]

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Hemp Industry

Arizona Governor Vetoes Hemp Bill

May 23, 2017, 9:09 am Keith Mansur

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey approved a whole bunch of new laws in the Grand Canyon state, but the Republican leader thought hemp farming would be too expensive, apparently. On Monday, May 22, he vetoed SB 1337 which passed with a overwhelming majority through the legislature. That was the only reason […]

Kennedy,Hyannis Port,Jackie,
Cannabis Culture

New Memoir: Secret Marijuana Secretly Grown at Kennedy Home

May 22, 2017, 9:54 am Keith Mansur

A new book claims that the Kennedys had marijuana growing at their famous Hyannis Port, MA, estate. The new book, Jackie’s Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family, is a memoir written by the former first lady Jackie Kennedy’s assistant. Kathy McKeon, who was employed from 1964 to 1977, explain […]

Michigan,Ballot Initiative,Recreational,Legalization
Marijuana Legalization

Michigan Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure Approved

May 21, 2017, 1:35 pm Keith Mansur

The Michigan State Board of Canvassers approved an adult cannabis use approved a ballot measure for signature gathering. On Thursday, May 18th, the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol was told they can now begin collecting the 252,523 signatures needed from registered Michigan voters. To get the measure on the […]

Willie Nelson,Jeff Sessions,Attorney General
Cannabis Activism

Willie Nelson Suggests Attorney General Try Marijuana

May 20, 2017, 7:17 pm Keith Mansur

By Jenny Bloom In response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling marijuana ‘slightly less awful’ than heroin, country legend Willie Nelson suggest he try it, to see if it were true. Don’t Knock It Until You Try It In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Nelson responded to questions about […]

Kevin Sabet,SAM,Tweet
Cannabis Activism

Kevin Sabet Pushes More Reefer Madness With Ignorant Tweet

May 19, 2017, 8:52 am Keith Mansur

The founder and director of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), the nations leading marijuana opposition group, made another ridiculous and ignorant statement on Twitter concerning cannabis use. It’s not the first time Kevin Sabet, the self-appointed, anti-marijuana, former George W. Bush drug war hack, has used over-reaching and inflammatory comments […]

Maryland,Commission,License,ForwardGro,discrimination,cultivation,grow
Marijuana Business

Maryland Licenses First Medical Marijuana Grow

May 18, 2017, 10:04 am Keith Mansur

After 4 years of delays, Maryland has finally issued one of the 15 licenses for production of medical marijuana. The company, ForwardGro, was first approved for a preliminary license in August, 2016, and hope to start production soon and have cannabis available by early fall. Gail Rand, the company CEO, […]

Nico Marley,Bob Marley,Grandson,Tulane,Redskins,signed,NFL
Cannabis Culture

I Sacked The Sheriff? Bob Marley’s Grandson Signs NFL Contract

May 17, 2017, 3:24 pm Keith Mansur

Reggae legend Bob Marley’s grandson, Nico Marley, signed a contract with the Washington Redskins NFL football team reports The Washington Times. Nico Marley played college football at Tulane University and was a star linebacker for the private school in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was first-team All-American Athletic Conference, as well, […]