The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 2017 World Drug Report finds cannabis is the most consumed and widely cultivated drug but found zero deaths.
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A transcript released Tuesday revealed police officer Jeronimo Yanez told investigators the smell of marijuana from Philando Castile’s car was a major reason he considered the man a threat.
The CARERS Act would not legalize medical marijuana federally; it would officially allow states to set their own medical marijuana policies. Additionally, Veterans Affairs physicians would be able to recommend medical marijuana to their veteran patients, which they are currently banned from doing.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stated before the Senate Appropriations committee that marijuana is properly scheduled as a Schedule I drug.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said federal law prevents the department from implementing any potential benefits of medical marijuana for veterans.
A week ago, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed an omnibus marijuana bill, containing many changes to the regulations put in place in 2013, after Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana sales.
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who has built his career on talking tough on crime, drugs, and illegal immigration, says he’s accepted a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), The Associated Press has reported. Clarke said in an interview with WISN-AM on Wednesday that…
People in cities around the world will take to the streets on Saturday for the 2017 Global Marijuana March as a protest to end cannabis prohibition.
In a speech Tuesday, John Kelly promised that DHS, TSA, ICE and CBP would all take a hard-line stance on what he called a “potentially dangerous gateway drug.”
In a memo sent to the U.S. attorneys, Jeff Sessions indicated he created a task force to evaluate marijuana policy as part of a larger review of crime reduction and public safety.
Roger Stone caused a sensation last week when he wrote a blog post imploring the Trump administration not to interfere with marijuana legalization efforts.
The majority of U.S. states now have a medical marijuana law in place, but the laws don’t yet go far enough, says advocacy group Americans for Safe Access.
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- 2'Major milestone': Colorado hits half a billion in cannabis tax revenue
- 3Feds hold closed-doors meetings with Colorado officials known to have doubts about weed
- 4Feds visit Colorado to research marijuana regulation, black market, enforcement
- 5Jeff Sessions wants police to seize more cash from Americans