Tag: Marijuana

Marijuana Advisor to Sessions Wants to Drug Test Everyone

By Heather Callaghan, Editor “We want [drug screens] to be routine in all medicine…” It’s bad enough in 2018 that the war on drugs still exists in the deluded minds of government higher-ups, just as some states begin to legalize recreational marijuana. And just as they do, Attorney General Jeff Sessions dropped the bomb that the Federal Government…

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Sessions Goes After “Dangerous” Marijuana, Grants Opioid Maker Rights to Synthetic THC

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Here is a tragic joke: Why is synthetic THC deemed safe but natural marijuana is considered dangerous? Punchline: Because the government said so. It would be funny, if this new nightmare scenario weren’t true and if the “war on drugs” didn’t result in the death and imprisonment of innocent people. Or, the denial…

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Fed Govt Just Ended Lenient Policy Toward Marijuana Legalization

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Has a Pandora’s Box Been Opened Against “Legal” Marijuana Users? The later years of the Obama-era paved the way for marijuana legalization as an issue of states’ rights, with the federal government kept at a respectable distance by an invisible fence. Although marijuana has remained federally prohibited, the government practiced leniency in many…

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DEA Claims Synthetic THC is Safer Than Actual Marijuana. Seriously.

By Matt Agorist A company whose founder, CEO, and 6 executives have all been arrested for bribing doctors to prescribe opioids, was approved by DEA to sell synthetic THC. As the Free Thought Project previously reported, one of the manufacturers of a fentanyl drug was exposed for lobbying against marijuana, while simultaneously bribing doctors to push their dangerous…

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Hawaii Police Order Medical Marijuana Patients to Surrender Their Guns

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Federal law prohibits marijuana consumers from having firearms despite many states’ legalization or decriminalization of the plant, even for medial use. However, for perhaps the first time ever, a state has compiled a list of firearms owners who are also medical marijuana patients and has ordered them to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms, permits…

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Police Applaud Themselves on Drug Bust Until The Internet Noticed Something

Last week, officers from 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): “’What a…

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First Briton Prescribed Cannabis Now Free of Deadly Epilepsy and Seizures

By Heather Callaghan, Editor There are approximately 50 million people around the world who suffer from seizures. One of them was 11-year-old Billy Caldwell of Northern Ireland who was born with a particularly dangerous form of epilepsy. Intractable epilepsy is sometimes called uncontrolled epilepsy and doesn’t respond to typical treatments. Just one year ago, he suffered up to…

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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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