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Medical Marijuana

DEA’s proposal to move weed to Schedule III has gotten over 20,000 comments

In May, the DEA finally made its decision on whether or not to agree with the Department of Health and Human Services and move marijuana from Schedule I in the Controlled Substances Act to Schedule III, where it would...

Republican Congressman Agrees Marijuana Users can own guns

It was all over the news, but last week Hunter Biden was convicted for lying on a form for buying a gun. He claimed he was not using drugs, and that was later revealed to be false.Many, including his...

Japan Moves Ahead With Cannabis Reform, First Real Steps For Legalization On The Island Nation

Japan has officially commenced a public comment period for its landmark cannabis reform bill, offering a detailed glimpse into the future of its nascent cannabis industry. Announced on May 30, the government is now accepting input from interested parties...

Martha’s Vineyard is running out of weed

Massachusetts legalized marijuana way back in 2016, but you wouldn’t be able to tell if you spend most of your time on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. There was one medical dispensary (which just recently closed) and one recreational...

Nearly 70% of Americans Support Cannabis Legalization

In a new Fox News poll, nearly seven in 10 voters, including a majority of Republicans, expressed support for the legalization of marijuana. This survey, released shortly after President Joe Biden’s announcement about rescheduling cannabis, shows 69 percent of...

Biden is trying to win the election by getting more people high, Senator says

A Republican Senator from Oklahoma gave an interview with Ask a Pol last week, and his assessment of Biden’s strategy is interesting to say the least, and alarmingly reductive at worst.“It’s amazing to me the number of stories I’ve...

Cannabis Use Now Surpasses Alcohol Use According to new Study

In a historic shift, the number of Americans who use marijuana daily or near-daily has surpassed the number who drink that often, according to a new study. This change, over 40 years in the making, reflects the growing mainstream...

Hospital Visits for Cannabis Poisoning Triple After Canada’s Legalization

The number of older adults hospitalized for cannabis poisoning has tripled since Canada legalized the retail sale of marijuana, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. The research highlights the increasing calls about cannabis-related side effects,...

Inside Thailand’s Sudden Marijuana Reversal

Two years ago, Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha decided to decriminalize marijuana in order to bolster tourism in the country. The results were swift, with weed cafes sprouting up all over Bangkok and the notorious smell of the plant...

Can smoking weed reduce risk of cognitive decline?

A study out of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University (maybe they should consider consolidating that title…) found that consuming marijuana can lower the risk of cognitive decline by 96%.That’s a gigantic number and right away...
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DEA’s proposal to move weed to Schedule III has gotten over 20,000 comments

In May, the DEA finally made its decision on whether or not to agree with the Department of Health...
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