Congress has long debated the issue of giving veterans access to medical marijuana. Wrangling over different versions of government funding legislation, one bill presently on the table in the Senate would finally allow Veterans Affairs doctors to give vets the certifications they need to access medical marijuana in cannabis-legal states without risking their government benefits, […]
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Throughout the nation, the 2018 midterm elections are being scrutinized under the proverbial microscope, as Democrats try to take back Congress in opposition to the policies enforced by the Trump administration. Candidates in highly contested districts are looking for a silver bullet that will help them reach victory — and there are indications that having […]
The laundry list of cannabis cultivation slights against the environment is long and growing. With many stories in the media criticizing cannabis growers for needing too much water to irrigate their plants or too much energy to light and cool their grow ops, one could be forgiven for starting to believe that maybe the marijuana […]
As things currently stand, different states that have legalized adult-use cannabis have different requirements for how marijuana products must be labeled. A large part of the debate over labeling is related to portion control, with many policymakers and cannabis critics complaining that more potent marijuana products can cause people to be overly inebriated if they […]
Growing cannabis in the great outdoors or in a greenhouse? Then your electricity consumption will be low compared to those who are cultivating indoors and using grow lights, air conditioning and water pumps. Many people within the cannabis community like to grow indoors because they can control the environment, while in some urban places there […]
It’s no secret that currently, despite the burgeoning legalization of marijuana in a majority of states, for legitimate cannabis companies it’s still difficult to advertise their products compared to other kinds of business sectors. That’s because advertising outlets — including the largest, most visible ones, like Facebook and Google — don’t allow drug-related businesses (unless […]
Ever since the 1980s, there has been heated debate about certain US cities and states that offer sanctuary status to undocumented immigrants. So, what is a sanctuary city exactly? It’s an unofficial term given to municipalities that offer and provide shelter to illegal immigrants in opposition to the national government’s enforcement of immigration laws. States […]
Eight states plus the District of Columbia have fully legalized recreational cannabis in the United States, but one simple question remains unanswered: Where can people smoke in public? None of those states currently allow for public consumption. However, a solution to this problem may be right around the corner, with several legal states considering opening […]
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