Posts Tagged ‘Marijuana’

Newport Introduces “Marijuana Cigarettes” That Will Go On Sale Worldwide Next Year

272K Shares Newport Cigarettes, one of the world’s most popular cigarette brands, announced today that they will join the marijuana legalization trend and start producing marijuana cigarettes. Marketed under the brand ‘Newport Nirvana’, the cigarettes will be made available for sale through marijuana-licensed outlets in the state of Colorado, and the state of Washington. Reynolds […]

Kansas City Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession Despite Federal Prohibition

Get the latest Waking Times articles delivered to your inbox. Sign up here. Michael Maharrey, Guest Waking Times Last week, the Kansas City City Council voted to decriminalize marijuana possession and eliminate all penalties in the city despite federal prohibition. Mayor Quinton Lucas (D), along with four members of the city council, filed the measure last […]

Kansas City Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession Despite Federal Prohibition

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Get the latest Waking Times articles delivered to your inbox. Sign up here. Michael Maharrey, Guest Waking Times Last week, the Kansas City City Council voted to decriminalize marijuana possession and eliminate all penalties in the city despite federal prohibition. Mayor Quinton Lucas (D), along with four members of the city council, filed the measure last […]

California Assembly Passes Bill to Allow People to Expunge Some Marijuana Charges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 5, 2018) – Last week, the California Assembly passed a bill that would create a process to expunge or reduce the sentences of people charged under the state’s marijuana laws before recreational cannabis was legalized this year. Passage into law would take another step toward nullifying federal marijuana prohibition in effect […]

Why Has Marijuana Been Outlawed? The Real Reasons Are Worse Than You Think…

Next Story To understand how cannabis became so stigmatized, you have to understand something about a plant that is very similar to cannabis but different enough that making it illegal would be preposterous: hemp. If I told you there was a plant available to us today that could be grown in pretty much any soil, could thrive without the […]

New York District Attorneys Disobey Immoral Law, Now Refusing to Prosecute Marijuana Arrests

By Matt Agorist New York, NY — As jails fill up, families get torn apart, and otherwise entirely innocent people have their lives ruined by the state, politicians are finally coming to terms with the immoral nature of kidnapping and caging people for possessing a plant. The libertine function of the war on […]

Could Psilocybin Mushrooms Be the Next Medical Marijuana?

For decades, thanks to misinformation courtesy of the federal war on marijuana, the plant was thought of as a gateway drug – something that made it more likely for users to transition to harder drugs like cocaine or heroin. This has been disproven, thanks to the hard work of scientists and […]

How Will the Monsanto-Bayer Merger Affect the Expanding Medical Marijuana Industry?

There are many reasons to be concerned about the Bayer-Monsanto merger, one of the most dangerous business deals in history. While the notion of these two gigantic corporations conjoining has been highly contested, the duo finally managed to sell off enough assets to garner anti-trust approval. by Vicki Batts, guest writer In a move that […]

Illinois Police Just Claimed if Marijuana is Legalized, They’ll Have to Kill Their Police Dogs

(Support Free Thought) – Chad Larner,  the training director of the K-9 Training Academy in Macon County, Illinois said in a recent interview that police departments throughout the state may have to euthanize drug dogs if marijuana is legalized. Larner said that it would be abusive to retrain the dogs and that it could […]

Big Pharma Synthetic Marijuana Leaves 2 Dead, 89 Hospitalized In Illinois

So far this month, 89 people have been hospitalized and 2 left dead after ingesting synthetic marijuana produced by Big Pharma, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The users ingested an FDA-approved version of synthetic cannabis known as K2 or Spice. Herb.co reports: Synthetic cannabis is a man-made chemical compound designed to act […]

Smoking marijuana found to have the same weakening effect on the blood vessels as cigarettes

(Natural News) Cannabis’s health benefits have helped it gain approval for medicinal use in several states, but it’s important to keep in mind that this does not mean that it’s perfectly healthy when smoked. In fact, if you’re smoking it, you might want to hear what researchers from the University of California, […]

72 Year Old Grandma Shot Dead As SWAT Raided Her Home To Arrest Her Son For Marijuana

Michael Anthony Livingston, 50, was suspected of selling a plant that is legal in some form in well over half the country. Because the other half of the country still violently and callously kidnaps, cages, and kills people for this plant, however, Livingston is in jail and his mother is now dead. Geraldine Townsend, 72, […]

Jeff Sessions Marijuana Rolling Papers Are A Thing

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A Spiritual Perspective On Smoking Marijuana That’s Important For The World To Consider

Next Story I was having a conversation yesterday about something that has always been a reflection point for me. Since I was a kid, I was never drawn to substances, even alcohol. I always felt great, high even, when just being. As I got older and I finally tried cannabis for the first time, and […]

Legal Marijuana Propelling Public Banking

Legal Marijuana Propelling Public Banking Above Photo: Courtesy LA City Council Things are moving fast in California. A Los Angeles City Council committee approved a resolution February 16 to support the recently introduced state bill that would create a Public Bank that could take deposits from legal marijuana businesses. California Senate Bill 930, introduced at the end of January, […]

FBI: Marijuana Arrests Outpace All Violent Crime

The Influence, Guest Waking Times Reminder: the war on drugs is still in full effect. It may be easy to forget with more and more states turning to legalized recreational and medical marijuana. It can get lost when we hear so many government officials responding to the opioid crisis with calls for compassionate treatment instead of […]

Marijuana laws in New Jersey are loosening restrictions in the wake of a young boy’s tragic death to rare cancer

(Natural News) Phil Murphy, New Jersey’s governor, has recently signed “an executive order for broader medical marijuana access.” Jake Honig, a seven-year-old boy who died last January due to a rare bone cancer, seems to have moved the governor to make this particular decision. Jake, who received the nickname “Jake the Tank” […]

Medical marijuana is causing a dip in alcohol sales: Researchers confirm a correlation

(Natural News) Have you ever wondered what legalizing medical marijuana in your state could do to alcohol sales? A group of researchers used that question as the basis of a new study that they conducted, and now they have an actual answer. According to the group of researchers, which hailed from two […]

Canadian Military to spend $170,000 so leaders can see what it’s like to be stoned on marijuana

The Canadian Forces is buying kits that will let its leaders experience what it’s like to be stoned on marijuana. The “marijuana simulation kits” will include “marijuana impairment goggles,” among other items. The Canadian Forces wants to acquire 26 of the kits by April 30 or sooner if possible. “The […]

Girl Scout sells 300 boxes of cookies in front of San Diego marijuana dispensary

     A young San Diego girl has found a novel way of bolstering sales of her Girl Scout Cookies – selling them outside a local marijuana dispensary. The Urbn Leaf center posted a picture of the innovative Girl Scout outside its store in the Mission Bay area of the city Friday. The cheeky post calls […]

Marijuana Adviser To Sessions Wants To Drug Test Everyone

“We want [drug screens] to be routine in all medicine…” It’s bad enough in 2018 that the war on drugs still exists in the deluded minds of government higher-ups, just as some states begin to legalize recreational marijuana. And just as they do, Attorney General Jeff Sessions dropped the bomb that the Federal Government ended its leniency toward […]

Pa. regulators reverse course; Medical marijuana won’t stop patient gun purchases

Pennsylvania will no longer provide the names of medical marijuana patients to law enforcement agencies. The state Department of Health made the announcement late Friday afternoon in the wake of an Inquirer and Daily News story that called attention to the fact that marijuana patients would not be able to buy firearms. […]

Movement Against Sessions On Marijuana Growing

Movement Against Sessions On Marijuana Growing There is still no one in Congress who has come out in support of Attorney General Jeff Sessions backward steps on marijuana in either chamber of Congress. He stands alone. In addition, support for positive congressional action is growing but it remains to be seen what US Attorneys will […]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Attacks Legalized Marijuana, Jeopardizes Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

January 9th, 2018 By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World Attorney General Jeff Sessions has begun the new year with an assault against state legalized cannabis, claiming it violates federal law and revoking an Obama-era memo that instructed state prosecutors to focus on illicit activity which specifically causes harm — like selling drugs to minors […]

Ron Paul calls on Jeff Sessions to resign over marijuana decision

Former Rep. Ron Paul hit out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Saturday over his decision to roll back an Obama-era policy that led to a hands-off approach when dealing with marijuana in states where it has been legalized, and called for Sessions to resign. The new policy allows federal prosecutors […]

Despite Legalization, Border Patrol Will Go After Marijuana at California Checkpoints

Marijuana possession still will be prohibited at eight Border Patrol checkpoints in California, a reminder that state and federal laws collide when it comes to pot. The U.S. government classifies marijuana as a controlled substance, like heroin and LSD. “Prior to Jan. 1, it’s going to be the same after Jan. 1, because nothing changed on our end,” said […]

SYNTHETIC MARIJUANA APPROVED BY DEA FOR MEDICINE WHILE THE REAL THING REMAINS ILLEGAL

CE| The DEA has just announced that the same manufacturer of the notorious fentanyl has produced a synthetic marijuana product they deem more medically valuable and safer than real cannabis. The announcement was made a few weeks ago in the Federal Register by the DEA that the drug Syndros, a liquid form of synthetic THC, will be now […]

Prosecuted Then, Prioritized Now: LA Brings Social Equity to Marijuana Sellers

LOS ANGELES – Beginning in January in Los Angeles, individuals who are low-income and/or have had a conviction for a marijuana-related offense will enjoy priority status when it comes to applying for a license to legally sell the herb. Cultivators or manufacturers will also have such status, thanks to the Los Angeles City Council.  On Wednesday […]

NRA Silent as States, Feds Ban Gun Sales to Medical Marijuana Patients

The National Rifle Association (NRA), which fancies itself a champion of the Second Amendment and gun rights, is nowhere to be found as state governments are moving to confiscate firearms from medical marijuana patients. Police in Honolulu, Hawaii, recently sent out a letter to 30 medical cannabis patients warning them they had 30 days to […]

CANNABIS legalization a gateway to gun confiscation? Medical marijuana users told to turn in their guns

(Natural News) The Founding Fathers made it very clear that the purpose of the Second Amendment is to allow the people to defend themselves should the federal government become tyrannical and oppressive in nature. It is quite literally one of the only things standing in between individual freedom and a massive authoritarian state – that […]

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