20 September at 11:53

California Legislature Calls For Federal Rescheduling of Cannabis

Read, adopted, and ordered to the Senate on September 14,2017, Senator Stone, Senator Scott Wiener, Senator John Moorlach, and Assembly member Tom Lackey have sponsored the Senate Joint Resolution, No. 5 (SJR-5). A request to the Congress of the United States to pass a law that reschedules marijuana or cannabis and its derivatives from a [...]

5 September at 11:42

10 Marijuana Myths Busted Wide Open

It’s probably fair to say that if the majority of cannabis critics knew the truth behind their misled assumptions, the whole legalization debate would be so much easier.  But this of course is not the way things go in the real world as while ever there are scare stories, there will be millions who believe [...]

7 August at 9:58

Lawyer Declares War on Florida’s Medical Pot Smoking Ban

Two attempts, three years and $11m later, Florida finally decided to give the green light to medical marijuana. Patients and campaigners across the country rejoiced when it became clear that Amendment 2 had passed, laying the groundwork for the state’s first genuinely accessible medical cannabis legislation. The only problem being that laying the groundwork was [...]

3 August at 9:36

Oregon’s Decriminalizes Drugs as DC Considers Bill to Legalize Cannabis

House Bill 2355 has passed both houses of the state legislature in Oregon and is expected to be signed into law by Governor Kate Brown. This decriminalizes heroin, cocaine, crystal meth, LSD, oxycodone, and MDMA. Possession of these in usable amounts is only a felony if someone has a prior felony conviction. While this is [...]

2 August at 10:06

Prohibition Related Violence Is Behind Mexico’s Legalization of Cannabis

The cartel related violence has again exploded this year in Mexico. Clearly the war on drugs is a war the Mexican government cannot win. Just as other governments have failed to eradicate drug use, including the American government, the government in Mexico is attempting to battle the cartels militarily, this ultimately escalated the conflict further. [...]

5 July at 9:52

Double Celebration for the International Church of Cannabis in Denver

For the most part, the Colorado cannabis community has had a lot to celebrate as of late. What’s been a figuratively religious experience for some, has recently become an actual religious experience – for the people of Denver, at least. This April brought about two more well justified reasons for celebration for the International Church [...]

20 June at 4:18

Mexico Legalizes Medical Cannabis

In December 2016, the Mexican Senate voted overwhelmingly in favour of passing medical cannabis laws. This was achieved with a yes vote wining by a margin of 98-7. On April 28th, 2017 legalization moved a step closer when the lower house voted 374-7 in favour of legalization. This just left the Mexican president to officially sign [...]

1 June at 3:12

Could Cannabis Cure Alzheimer’s? Study Suggests It Can

It’s becoming clear that when it comes to the incredible medicinal properties of cannabis, we’ve barely scratched the surface of what’s truly possible. Just when it seems as if scientists have made the most extraordinary breakthrough to date, along comes another handful to take things several steps further. Even in the instances of certain diseases [...]

16 May at 1:00

Theresa May Won’t Legalise Because Cannabis is a Gateway Drug

British Prime Minister Theresa May, yesterday said that she will not be legalizing cannabis in the UK because she believes that cannabis can lead to mental health problems and acts as a gateway to Heroin use. This comes hot on the heels of the Liberal Democrats pledge to legalise cannabis if elected. Yesterday on a Facebook [...]

12 May at 3:44

Liberal Democrats Pledge to Legalise Cannabis in UK if Elected

Julian Huppert of the Liberal Democrats in a recent interview with BuzzFeed News has said that his party manifesto will pledge to fully legalise cannabis in the UK. This comes after former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, last year said “British politicians need to open their eyes to what is happening in the rest of the world”. Now [...]

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