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Marijuana Legalization

Eight States Racing To Be The Last To Prohibit Marijuana

When we last checked in on the United States of America, it was comprised of 8 states and DC that had legalized adult-use and medical-use marijuana, another 20 states that had legalized medical-use marijuana, and another 14 that had legalized medical-use cannabidiol oil, leaving us just eight states – Alabama, Idaho, […]

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Cannabis Culture

It’s Illegal to Be a Stoner in Idaho

The Boise Hempfest is taking place on Saturday, April 15, at Julia Davis Park. I will be returning to the land of my birth for the third time to speak and present factual cannabis information to my fellow Idahoans. It’s always harrowing returning to Idaho. For 375 miles of road […]

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Opinion

One Plant, One People, One Fight, One Love

I continue to be perplexed by the hemp advocacy groups that still flee from any association with marijuana law reform advocacy. I understand having a group that focuses on a specific mission, like industrial hemp, medical cannabis, or spiritual ganja. What I don’t understand is excluding the group from any […]

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Opinion

Once Again, “Marijuana” Is Not A Racist Term

I was in an online conversation with a huge supporter of industrial hemp when that person explained to me that it is critical we stop using the word “marijuana.” *sigh* Here we go again. It was explained to me that “marijuana” is based on racism. I was told that “marijuana” […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Agent: Marijuana RICO Case “Possible” But “Unprecedented”

On today’s episode of The Russ Belville Show, Former Special Agent David Long of the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General responded to suggestions by talk show host Hugh Hewitt that the Department of Justice could put an end to legalized marijuana through the use of RICO prosecutions, calling such a […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Sessions on Cole Memo: “Much of it is valid”

As first reported by Tom Angell at MassRoots, Attorney General Jeff Sessions seemed favorable to ”some policies” set up under the Cole Memorandum, when asked by a reporter “will you be cracking down on any states that have legalized marijuana, recreational or medical?” But Sessions was coy about his support of the […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Sessions: Marijuana’s “Only Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Richmond, Virginia, this morning to members of law enforcement and the media, telling them in his prepared remarks that he is “astonished to hear people suggest that we can solve our heroin crisis by legalizing marijuana – so people can trade one life-wrecking dependency […]

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Hemp Industry

DEA Reiterates: Hemp CBD is Illegal

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has issued a new clarification about the coding of marijuana extracts that rebuts the claims by sellers of “hemp-derived CBD oil” that their product is “legal in all 50 states.” CBD, or cannabidiol, is the second-best known cannabinoid occurring in the cannabis plant. Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol, […]