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September 21, 2017

American Legion’s National Commander Calls Out VA Secretary Shulkin

For more than a year, The American Legion has been calling on the federal government – and specifically the Veterans Affairs Department – to support research into the therapeutic benefits of cannabis in treating veterans with PTSD. Many veterans, especially Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans, have told both the Legion […]
September 20, 2017

More Marijuana Myths: Jeff Sessions Slams Legalization—Again

The progress of marijuana legalization is being threatened once more with the nations top law enforcer speaking out against it. Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues to do anything in his power to stop the progress of legalized marijuana. Sessions Claims “Legalization Results In Greater Use” “I’ve never felt that we […]
September 20, 2017

Kosher Weed Arrives Just in Time for Rosh Hashanah

For the first time in its history, Canada will be providing its Jewish community with some Kosher Kush—and we’re not talking about the strain. Kosher Canada Just in time for the Jewish New Year, better known as Rosh Hashanah, the Gatineau-based medical marijuana company Hydropothecary Corporation has received the first-ever […]
September 20, 2017

Kyrgyzstan Could Bring Legal Cannabis To Central Asia

The post-Soviet republics of Central Asia have emerged as a key smuggling route for hashish making its way from Afghanistan to European markets. At the same time, these countries are also developing their own local hashish and opium production. As ever, the illegal economy is breeding destructive gunplay throughout the region. But […]
September 20, 2017

Why Cannabis Is Still Outlawed at Universities in Weed-Legal States

If you’re a college student, the question of cannabis legalization is a pressing one—even if you’re going to school in a state where weed is legal. That’s because most universities in the U.S. still ban the possession and use of cannabis on their campuses, regardless of state and local laws. […]
September 20, 2017

The Loss of an Activist, the Passing of a Friend, James Bell

Awful News My friend Stephen Bradley called me on Friday, September 14th and asked if I was sitting down. I knew it couldn’t be good news, but when he told me our mutual friend James Bell had died suddenly, I experienced several moments of simple denial. This just can’t be […]