• October 19, 2020

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Medical Marijuana by Caveman Chuck Coker, via Creative Commons

PA Judge Rules Fired Worker Can Sue After Failing Marijuana Drug Test

Earlier this month a judge for the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled a medical marijuana patient

Psilocybin - or shrooms - are now being used for mental health therapy. Photo by Lizzy Oakley (Photagraphy)

Oregon’s Answer to Mental Health Problems? Psilocybin – or Psychedelic Mushroom – Therapy

Addiction. By Kazarelth, via Creative Commons

Even as the Opioid Epidemic Rages, There’s Hope

Veterans continue to suffer under the nation's opioid epidemic. Many say they want to use marijuana instead of addictive pills for treatment. Original image to TNS by Glendy Beatriz

Veteran Groups Split on Democrat’s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Sinaloa man cleans guns. Photograph by Nick Quested, via National Geographic

Migration and Narcotics Meet in Blood on the Wall – a Grippingly Bleak Documentary

Early in “Blood on the Wall,” Nick Quested and Sebastian Junger’s dissection of the Mexican narco-state, a cartel soldier in

Autumn Brands gives proceeds to Breast Cancer Awareness month

Marijuana Company Autumn Brands Pledges Proceeds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Judge Amy Coney Barrett leaves her Supreme Court nomination hearing during a break this week. Photo by Matt Laslo

Amy Coney Barrett Faces Heat on Marijuana, Guns, and Voting Rights

Philly Clark Park stand NO Proud Boys fascists here By joepiette2 via Creative Commons

Don’t Meme the Proud Boys into Existence

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Initial studies show promise for giving pets CBD. Photo by Lizzy Oakley Photography

Is CBD A Safe Treatment for Dogs?

There seems to be good news for puppies: Initial studies show promise for giving pets CBD.  CBD has entered plenty

A meeting of the European Commission from early 2020. Photo via the European Commission

CBD’s Future in Europe Rests on Upcoming Decisions

Autumn Brands gives proceeds to Breast Cancer Awareness month

Marijuana Company Autumn Brands Pledges Proceeds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Medical Marijuana by Caveman Chuck Coker, via Creative Commons

PA Judge Rules Fired Worker Can Sue After Failing Marijuana Drug Test

A meeting of the European Commission from early 2020. Photo via the European Commission

CBD’s Future in Europe Rests on Upcoming Decisions

Major decisions by the European Commission and the World Health Organization loom over the European CBD market, but advocates remain

Autumn Brands gives proceeds to Breast Cancer Awareness month

Marijuana Company Autumn Brands Pledges Proceeds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Medical Marijuana by Caveman Chuck Coker, via Creative Commons

PA Judge Rules Fired Worker Can Sue After Failing Marijuana Drug Test

Psilocybin to treat depression in cancer patients

New Study Launched on Psilocybin Therapy for Depression in Cancer Patients

Politics

Psilocybin - or shrooms - are now being used for mental health therapy. Photo by Lizzy Oakley (Photagraphy)

Oregon’s Answer to Mental Health Problems? Psilocybin – or Psychedelic

Oregon might become the first state to sanction psilocybin – i.e. “magic mushrooms” – for mental health treatment.  Thanks to Ballot Measure 109, Oregonian mental health patients could soon have legal access to psilocybin therapy. Patients suffering from conditions like depression or anxiety would be allowed to seek treatment at tightly regulated shroom service centers.  […]

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Photo courtesy of his office

Colorado Governor Pardons Thousands of Marijuana Convictions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, is pardoning 2,732 people convicted for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana, an act that’s been legal in that state since 2012. “It’s ridiculous how being written up for smoking a joint in the 1970s has followed some Coloradans throughout their lives and gotten in the way […]

The United States Capitol the night the SAFE Banking Act passed for the 3rd time

Democrats Pass Marijuana Banking, Leave DC with No Deal

House Democrats did it again: For the third time this session of Congress they passed the SAFE Banking Act, which would allow the nation’s financial institutions to finally service the locally legal marijuana companies operating in 33 states and the nation’s capital. That doesn’t mean it’s expected to become law anytime soon, and even some […]

Trump and Amy Barrett Rose Garden White House

Progressives fear SCOTUS Nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Civil Rights

Liberals and progressives were frightened after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Now they’re terrified that President Donald Trump tapped Amy Coney Barrett to replace the Notorious RBG even before she was laid to rest (and after becoming the first female in American history to lie in state). Even before President Trump officially nominated […]

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