Wisconsin Gubernatorial Candidate Vows to Push for Marijuana Legalization

In Wisconsin’s crowded 2018 gubernatorial race, candidates are pulling out all the stops in hope of securing a spot on the 2018 ballot. One Democrat not afraid to go against the grain in his home state is Matt Flynn, a retired attorney and former Democratic Party chairman who’s supporting marijuana legalization, if that’s what the voters want.

Flynn announced on Tuesday that if Wisconsin voters express an interest in legalizing marijuana, he would abide by that ...

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Are Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Fees Illegally High?

Attorney Sean Berberian believes that’s exactly the case.

Arizonans are charged an annual fee of $150 for their Arizona “green card” and Berberian wants the Court of Appeals to answer one lingering question: Why is the AZ Department of Health utilizing their medical marijuana program as a profit center?

On Monday, Sean Berberian argued the state’s medical marijuana program is unlawfully charging registered patients an excessive fee for access to medical marijuana.

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Quebec Cannabis Legislation Expected Thursday

On Thursday, another one of Canada’s provinces is expected to announce its plan for adult-use marijuana sales. This time it’s Quebec that will take center stage to reveal the future of pot in the country’s second-largest province.

Quebec’s Minister of Rehabilitation, Youth Protection, and Public Health, Lucie Charlebois, advised the legislature this morning to expect the plan tomorrow in the National Assembly.

Some of the juicier tidbits anticipated in Thursday’s announcement include the

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Grand Daddy Purple Marijuana Strain Review

Strain Overview

The Scoop: Grand Daddy Purple, otherwise known as GDP or Grand Daddy Purps, is an indigenous Indica-dominant strain from Northern California. A popular strain at Bay Area collectives, GDP’s influential terpene content and powerful compounds resulted in a second-place finish for “Best U.S. Indica” during a 2014 cannabis competition. A cross between Purple Urkle and Big Bud, GDP’s genetics are currently being cultivated by several marijuana brands.

The Result: A West Coast ...

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Medical Cannabis Finds Support in Lithuania

The Lithuanian Parliament voted almost unanimously Tuesday to consider a change in the country’s drug policy. The suggestion was put forth by MP Mykolas Majauskas on Nov. 9 and today’s vote determined if the subject would be debated in Parliament on Dec. 12.

This morning, 92 MPs voted in favor of debating the issue, with one abstention, and none opposed. After today’s results, Majauskas stated the amendment is “the first time that a decision on such a ...

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We Asked Rep. Cohen About Today’s Session with Sessions

During a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) grilled Attorney General Jeff Sessions about his stance on marijuana policy in the United States.

The brief exchange had Sessions facing questions from Cohen about past remarks he’s made about marijuana users, claiming “good people don’t smoke marijuana.” Cohen listed off a number of politicians who have openly admitted to smoking cannabis and inquired whether Sessions believed them to be bad ...

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Jeff Sessions Grilled on Marijuana Policy at Congressional Hearing by Rep. Cohen

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday where he was grilled on a number of marijuana policy issues.

After first asking Sessions what the Department of Justice (DOJ) has done to mitigate voter suppression for America’s disenfranchised minorities, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) shifted his remaining five-minute opportunity to put Sessions on the proverbial “hot seat.”

To the delight of cannabis consumers across the country, Rep. Cohen asked Sessions to ...

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Study: Marijuana or Alcohol, Which Causes More Fatal Automobile Accidents?

Results from a French study published Wednesday indicate drivers under the influence of alcohol are decidedly more likely to be involved in a fatal car accident than marijuana users.  

The recent PLOS One study found motorists in France under the influence of marijuana increase their probability of causing a fatal car accident by 1.65 times – while “drivers under the influence of alcohol are 17.8 times more likely to be responsible for a ...

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