By Katie MacBride There’s still a long way to go for medical marijuana acceptance in the recovery community. Illustration by Ryan Casey “A recovery support group should never give medical advice – but in any group, attitudes about these subjects will bleed into the general consciousness. These attitudes are shaped by our existing knowledge, […]Read more.
By Curt Mills (JUANMONINO/GETTY IMAGES) More than two-thirds of United States’ police officers think marijuana should be legal for either personal or medical use, a new survey finds. Pew Research Center surveyed nearly 8,000 officers nationwide, finding that 32 percent think marijuana should be legal for medical and recreational use, 37 percent believe the […]Read more.
TMZ Great news for Nick Diaz … and other jocks who love weed — the Nevada Athletic Commission is FINALLY considering removing marijuana as a banned substance … TMZ Sports has learned. Full Article: http://www.tmz.com/2017/01/10/nevada-athletic-commission-marijuana-nick-diaz/Read more.
kspr.com The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission says it will allow 32 dispensaries to be evenly distributed among the state’s four congressional districts. Full Article: http://www.kspr.com/content/news/Arkansas-medical-marijuana-commission-to-allow-32-vendors-410404335.htmlRead more.
BY TOM ANGELL At least one branch of the U.S. military is about to become a lot more cannabis-friendly. In a policy memo issued Monday, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James wrote that going forward, prior marijuana use is “not disqualifying” for new recruits. Full Article: http://www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2017/01/air-force-loosens-marijuana-restrictions/Read more.
Bill Walton wants declassification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug and for President Obama to grant blanket amnesty to offenders so everyone can “move on to the future.”
Ron Dicker General Assignment Reporter, The Huffington Post NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton called for the declassification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug and for President Barack Obama to grant blanket amnesty to offenders so everyone could “move on to the future.” Full Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bill-walton-caught-in-a-marijuana-rant-after-football-commercial-break_us_5874d1c5e4b02b5f858af9b2Read more.
By The Associated Press Washington’s mayor says police won’t be looking to arrest people for smoking marijuana in public on Inauguration Day. Pro-cannabis activists are planning to give away 4,200 free joints during the inauguration, which is legal in the District of Columbia. They’ve also pledged to light up during President-elect Donald Trump’s inaugural […]Read more.
by Jan Hefler, Staff Writer TRACIE VAN AUKEN / FILE PHOTOGRAPH A NJ judge said medical marijuana should be covered by worker’s compensation insurance for an injured worker with neuropathic pain in his left hand. In what could be a precedent-setting decision, a New Jersey administrative law judge has ordered an insurance company to pay […]Read more.
by Crop Protection News Reports Kentuckians could see the production of nearly 13,000 acres of industrial hemp this year, thanks to the recent approval of such growth by the state’s agriculture department. Although industrial hemp is still labeled a controlled substance, more than 200 Kentucky growers are expected to plant up to 12,800 acres […]Read more.
BY LAUREN SHERMAN Alexander Wang, Autumn/Winter 2016 | Source: InDigital At a preview of their Pre-Fall 2017 collection, Creatures of the Wind designers Shane Gabier and Chris Peters had plenty to chat about — from new, waist-skimming silhouettes to a fabulous psychedelic print intarsia-ed onto a luxe fur coat — but they quickly homed […]Read more.
Hemp Can Save the Planet
- Why the Addiction Recovery Community Should Accept Medical Marijuana
- Survey: Majority of Police Think Marijuana Laws Should Be Relaxed
- Nevada Athletic Commission considering removing marijuana as a banned substance
- Arkansas medical marijuana commission to allow 32 vendors
- Air Force Loosens Marijuana Restrictions
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