Tag: Marijuana

New Hampshire Law Expanding Medical Marijuana Program Now In Effect

By Shane Trejo On August 16, a law expanding New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program went into effect. This will build on the already existing nullification of federal marijuana laws in the Live Free or Die state. Rep. Eric Schleien (R-Hillsborough) sponsored House Bill 157 (HB157) to add chronic pain to the list of qualifying conditions…

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Pot Grower Buys Entire US Town to Create ‘Cannabis-Friendly’ Off-Grid City

By Matt Agorist Nipton, CA — In an unprecedented and highly unusual move, American Green Inc., a cannabis grower and product maker, plans on attracting new customers in California — by buying an entire town. The tiny desert town of Nipton, California was acquired by the company for $5 million. According to the company, they plan…

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Open Marijuana Bars At Weddings Are The Latest Trend In The U.S.

By Amanda Froelich In states where marijuana is legal for recreational use, businesses are introducing weed into nuptials, receptions and even party favors. Some couples are even opting for weed bars. Now that marijuana — an herb that has killed 0 people in history and contains components proven to remedy cancer — is losing its stigma, weed weddings are popping…

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Congressman Asks a Question About Weed and Accidentally Exposes Tyrannical Drug War

By Matt Agorist During a meeting with the ONDCP, a Republican congressman asked a question that set off a conversation exposing the tyrannical nature of the drug war. The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) met with members of Congress this week to discuss multiple issues when a Republican congressman asked a question that would…

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Landmark Study Shows Legal Marijuana Sales Reduce Crime

By Matt Agorist “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” – Jeff Sessions, Attorney General “I reject the idea that America will be a better place if marijuana is sold in every corner store. And I am astonished to hear people suggest that we can solve our heroin crisis by legalizing marijuana—so people can trade one life-wrecking…

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Republicans & Democrats Join Together in Senate to Legalize Pot on Federal Level

Politicians are currently working on a bill for marijuana legalization. Senators from both political parties are going against Attorney Jeff Sessions and his ineffective war on cannabis, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Rand Paul (R-KY) have co-sponsored a bill that would work to legalize marijuana. “The fact is our marijuana laws…

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New Study Finds Marijuana Users Are Happier and More Successful in Life

By James Holbrooks Shattering the stereotype of the lazy pothead, new research suggests cannabis users are actually more satisfied, more successful, and even more likely to volunteer in their communities than their nonsmoking counterparts. Last week, the Independent described to its readers how the research was carried out: “The study, conducted by market researchers BDS…

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Sessions Is Using the Opiate Crisis as an Excuse to Disrupt Medical Marijuana

By Carey Wedler Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been vocal about his archaic opposition to cannabis. Before and after becoming the nation’s top cop, he expressed his ill-advised distaste for the plant, suggesting “good people don’t smoke marijuana” and bemoaning the possibility that cannabis shops could soon populate grocery stores around the country. Still, earlier…

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Willie Nelson Challenges Jeff Sessions to Smoke Some Pot

By Brandon Turbeville After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made his outrageous statement that marijuana is “only slightly less awful” than heroin, Willie Nelson is now responding with some advice for the clueless attorney general. “I wonder if he’s tried both of them. I don’t think you can really make a statement like that unless…

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