Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Politics

No Prisoners were released from Biden’s Sweeping Marijuana Pardon

The more you look into Biden’s big step forward in marijuana normalcy, the more hollow it seems. Biden’s pardons only affected those who were charged with possession of marijuana at small amounts. It also only affected legal US citizens, to...

Urgent Action Needed for Marijuana Legalization

There are less than two weeks left until Election Day when voters in five states – Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota – will decide on statewide ballot measures to legalize the use of marijuana by adults.  Let’s be...

NORML Op-Ed: Cannabis Must Be Removed From the Controlled Substances Act

President Joe Biden’s recent directive asking the secretary of Health and Human Services and the attorney general “to initiate the administrative process to review expeditiously how marijuana is scheduled under federal law” shines a spotlight on the federal government’s ‘flat Earth’ cannabis...

Major League Baseball Signs Sponsorship Deal With CBD Producer Charlotte’s Web

Major League Baseball just got a new sponsor, and it might surprise you who they’ve partnered with. The new sponsor is Charlotte’s Web, a major CBD company who promotes and sells their product as a pain and stress reliever. This...

Poll: Legalizing Marijuana Enjoys Bipartisan Support Among the Public

Nearly seven in ten Americans — including majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents — say that marijuana ought to be legal for personal use, and most perceive it to be less dangerous than alcohol, according to nationwide polling provided...

NAACP Calls for the “Immediate Passage” of SAFE Banking Legislation

Members of the NAACP’s Board of Directors have approved a resolution calling upon Congress to enact legislation that explicitly allows banks to provide financial services to state-licensed cannabis businesses. Federal law discourages banks and other financial institutions from maintaining relationships with marijuana-related businesses because the plant remains classified...

Australia’s Capital Decriminalizes Drugs

Huge step in a rather progressive area in Australia (they had decriminalized marijuana in the early 1990’s) was taken when the ACT, the Australian Capital Territory, just passed legislation that would make small possessions of illicit drugs only punishable...

More Weed Workers Speak Out Against Poor Working Conditions

We reported on a story a couple weeks ago about the first marijuana employee dying from exposure to dust emanating from pre-rolls. Well that story, which occurred earlier this year but didn’t hit the press until this month, has...

Marijuana, coming to a Circle K Near You

When a product hits the shelf of a gas station, you know it’s gotten to a level of success and normalcy in our culture. And it looks like weed is about to reach this milestone. Circle K, a national convenience...

Circle K Gas Stations Will Start Selling Marijuana As Early As 2023

Circle K gas stations will begin to sell cannabis at their stores as early as next year. In legal states across the US, these prominent gas stations will move on to a greener type of product, cannabis. This news...
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Rats keep eating all the seized marijuana in India

When the police of Mathura in India were asked to provide about 850 pounds of marijuana as evidence for...
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