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Jeff Sessions

This Session Is Over: What AG Sessions’ Ousting Means For The Cannabis Community

You may have already heard the news that Jeff “good people don’t smoke marijuana” Sessions is out as attorney general, to be replace as acting attorney general by his chief of staff Matthew Whitaker. According to ABC News, Sessions submitted his resignation on Wednesday, November 7, just a day after the midterm elections. He allegedly […]

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Brett Kavanaugh

Perhaps If Brett Kavanaugh Had Been A Teenage Stoner Rather Than A Binge Drinker, He Wouldn’t Be In This Mess

The current Brett Kavanaugh fiasco reminds us of the huge chasm between alcohol and cannabis culture. What we tend to forget is that while some people drink alcohol or consume cannabis a few times a month, others get drunk or stoned to excess every day, sometimes several times per day. Those hardcore users comprise two […]

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Florida Democratic Politician Hit By Wells Fargo, BB&T Discrimination For Accepting Cannabis Campaign Money

Florida Democratic Politician Hit By Wells Fargo, BB&T Discrimination For Accepting Cannabis Campaign Money

To fully understand why cannabis legalization will not be complete and legitimized until federal legalization happens, one only has to consider the case of Florida politician Nikki Fried. As a lobbyist and the Democratic candidate for the office of Florida agriculture commissioner, the state’s legal medical marijuana industry has been one of Fried’s most important […]

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The President Wants To Execute Drug Dealers. Will That Include Those Convicted Of Cannabis Crimes?

While Attorney “good-people-don’t-smoke-marijuana” Jeff Sessions wants to amplify the war on drugs, don’t forget who appointed him: Donald Trump. Although President Trump has, for the most part, stayed silent on drug policy, one of his alarming stances has recently been revealed, with five sources confirming to Axios that Trump has privately discussed being in favor […]

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marijuana pain relief

Marijuana Pain Relief: Cannabis Fights the Opioid Epidemic

I looked into medical marijuana pain relief because I was addicted to opioid painkillers. Those opioids made me weak, sleepy, constipated, depressed, off-balance… and they’re potentially fatal. Eventually, I was classified as addictively dependent on opioids. Friends advised me to use medical marijuana, but I’d never used marijuana before and was scared to try it […]

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Мedical marijuana

Senators Propose Federal Medical Marijuana Protections

Republican and Democratic senators have announced a bill called the CARERS Act that prioritizes state medical marijuana legalization instead of federal marijuana prohibition. The CARERS Act (introduced June, 2017), is fully known as the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act. Basically, this same bill has been introduced every year, starting in 2015. Its […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions revs up the drug war.

Jeff Sessions Revs Up Drug War & Mandatory Minimum Prosecutions

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions hates marijuana so much that he’s promoted the death penalty for small-time marijuana dealers. After Trump made him attorney general, Sessions threatened to unleash the DEA and other federal agencies on the legalized cannabis community. Congress responded in April 2017 by re-authorizing the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, which forbids the Department of Justice […]

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Jeff Sessions

Marijuana Hater Attorney General Jeff Sessions Likely Lied About Talks With Top Russian Spy

Marijuana hater Jeff Sessions, a fierce drug warrior and former Senator from Alabama who is now President Donald Trump’s attorney general, made news this week by threatening to attack the legalized marijuana industry. Now news of a different kind is threatening to get Sessions fired. Top Democrats such as Senator Elizabeth Warren are demanding that […]

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