Posts Tagged ‘Marijuana’

Cops Acquire Smell Amplifier to Crackdown on Marijuana Users

(TFTP Op-Ed) — In case after infuriating case, the Free Thought Project has reported on instances of horrifying rights violations all stemming from a police officer claiming to smell a plant. We have seen both women and men sodomized and raped — often times in public — as cops search for this smell. We have […]

Now in Effect: Hawaii Law Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession, Expunges Some Criminal Records

By Michael Maharrey HONOLULU, Hawaii (Jan 13, 2020) – A new Hawaii law that decriminalizes marijuana possession and creates a process to expunge the records of certain marijuana offenders is now in effect. The new law takes another step toward nullifying federal cannabis prohibition in effect in the state. Twenty Democratic representatives sponsored House Bill […]

Happy New Year! Over 11,000 Pardoned for Cannabis Crimes as Illinois Legalizes Marijuana

(TMU) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Tuesday granted over 11,000 pardons to people convicted of low-level marijuana convictions in a move impacting residents from 92 counties across the state. The 11,017 pardons come just ahead of the state comprehensively legalizing cannabis beginning January 1, 2020. The state will become the 11th to legalize the […]

Illinois Prepares To Sell Recreational Marijuana Next Month

Mandy Froelich, Truth Theory Waking Times Believe it or not, Illinois is where you’ll want to be this New Year’s Eve. Once the ball drops, dispensaries in the state will open their doors and begin legally selling recreational marijuana. The controversial herb was legalized for recreational use mid-2019. When Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill into law, Illinois […]

Florida Man Arrested for Handing Out Marijuana on the Street “Because It Was Christmas”

(TMU) — A 67-year-old man was arrested Saturday in St. Petersburg, Florida, after police were informed that he had been handing out marijuana to passers-by “because it was Christmas,” authorities said. Richard Ellis Spurrier was stopped by police at 11:30 p.m. in downtown St. Petersburg just as he was dispensing the leafy green treats to […]

Gallup: Super-Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

NORML, Guest Waking Times A super-majority of Americans, including majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents support making marijuana use legal in the United States, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup, first reported by Forbes. Sixty-six percent of respondents endorse legalization, a total that is consistent with other recent polls and that is nearly 30 percent higher than 2012 […]

Los Angeles and Chicago Are Readying to Erase 68,000 Nonviolent Marijuana Convictions

Phillip Schneider, Staff Writer Waking Times The cities of Los Angeles and Chicago are taking a big step toward ending the damage caused from the war on drugs by getting ready to expunge nearly 70,000 non-violent marijuana convictions from citizen’s criminal records. Kim Foxx, Cook County’s State Attorney in Chicago, is preparing to eliminate misdemeanor […]

Illinois City To Fund Slavery ‘Reparations’ With Marijuana Sales Tax

A Democrat-run Illinois city has announced plans to introduce a new sales tax and use the revenue to pay slavery reparations to black residents of the city. The fund will simply require African-Americans to prove residency and will not require beneficiaries of the fund to prove slave ancestry. The fund currently has a 10-year cap […]

People with cancer may benefit from medical marijuana, so why aren’t oncologists recommending it?

(Natural News) Gone are the days when marijuana was viewed as nothing more than a dangerous, illicit drug. More than two thirds of U.S. states have now legalized its use, some for medicinal purposes, some for recreational use, and others for both. Thanks in large part to information dispensed by the independent […]

Weed Stocks Soar After House Committee Votes to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide

(TMU) — Cannabis industry shares are soaring after a key U.S. congressional committee overwhelmingly approved a bill that would comprehensively end the federal prohibition of cannabis, clearing the way for a full floor vote in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee passed HR 3884—the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act […]

Weed stocks rise after House committee votes to legalize marijuana nationwide

   Marijuana companies have climbed in value by anywhere from 8% to 15%. Cannabis industry shares are soaring after a key U.S. congressional committee overwhelmingly approved a bill that would comprehensively end the federal prohibition of cannabis, clearing the way for a full floor vote in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. On Wednesday, the House […]

Congress Will Vote This Week to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide and End Prohibition

(TMU) — A bill that could see marijuana comprehensively legalized on a federal level has been scheduled for a vote on Wednesday or shortly thereafter, marking the first-ever vote to put an end to federal cannabis prohibition. On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee posted a marked-up version of HR 3884—or the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and […]

In a Historic Move, Vote to Federally Legalize Marijuana to Take Place in Congress—This Week

Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project Waking Times Washington, D.C. — As countless individuals across the land of the free are rotting in cages for possessing a plant deemed illegal by the government, a historical bill is making its way through Congress that could change everything. A congressional committee reportedly plans to vote on a […]

Mexico is about to legalize marijuana, with huge implications for the USA

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Israeli-American jailed by Russia for 7.5 years for smuggling marijuana

Russia on Friday jailed an Israeli-American woman accused of smuggling marijuana for 7.5 years. Israel had reportedly rejected repeated Russian offers for a prisoner exchange that would have seen Moscow free Naama Issachar in exchange for the release of a Russian hacker who is due to be extradited from Israel to the United States. Israel’s […]

Hawaii Becomes 26th US State To Decriminalize Marijuana

Mandy Froelich, Truth Theory Waking Times Mid-2019, Hawaii became the 26th state to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. After the bill became law, Hawaii Governor David Ige cautioned that decriminalizing the herb doesn’t mean the state is prepared to legalize recreational use of cannabis. Under the new law, people caught with marijuana will no longer face a […]

Get Ready for Weed Checkpoints: The Marijuana Breathalyzer is Now a Reality

Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project Waking Times Ever since legalized recreational marijuana has become a reality in America, the powers that be have been brainstorming new ways in which to prosecute the legal marijuana user. Obviously, driving stoned is high on the list of no-nos, but the police state will exponentially increase now that […]

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes

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Illinois Issues First Licenses to Sell Recreational Marijuana as Legalization Draws Near

By Elias Marat As Illinois readies itself for the impending legalization of recreational cannabis, which is set to take effect next year, state regulators have awarded the very first licenses to five medical marijuana dispensaries. The five shops, which are dispersed throughout the state, will be allowed to sell limited quantities of recreational marijuana products […]

WATCH: FOX News Claims People are Laying on the Street ‘Having Just Shot Up Marijuana’

Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project Waking Times Fox News is no stranger to hating on weed. In fact, the Free Thought Project has reported on their insane reefer madness several times before. However, on this Thursday’s episode of Fox New’s Outnumbered, the propaganda and utter ignorance hit a new high—no pun intended—as David Avella, the […]

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