Posts Tagged ‘Marijuana’

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates. Source

Thailand to RECRIMINALIZE recreational marijuana following spike in cannabis-related hospitalizations and criminal incidents

(NaturalNews) Thailand is set to recriminalize recreational marijuana use just 18 months after the country decriminalized it.The major reversal in government… Source

Broken promises: How marijuana legalization failed communities hit hardest by the drug war

In the long and contentious fight for marijuana legalization, lawmakers across the country won over skeptical colleagues by promising social justice: The economic benefits of cannabis sales would be targeted at communities marred by decades of racist drug enforcement policies. New York’s plan would be “transformative” for afflicted communities, said Majority Leader Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes […]

Government Uses Propaganda to Argue Against Guns For Marijuana Users

On Wednesday, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a briefing in a case challenging the prohibition of marijuana users owning firearms out of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The case, United States v. Erik Matthew Harris, is one of many court cases challenging the federal prohibition on marijuana users possessing guns. Erik […]

Exclusive: Ramaswamy Eyes Enabling Access to Marijuana, DMT, MDMA for PTSD Treatment in Veterans Policy Plan

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy’s veteran policy platform includes taking “a holistic approach” to aid veterans during and after their time in service, including making marijuana, ayahuasca, and MDMA accessible for veterans as part of the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  Source

Secret Service admits it found marijuana twice at the White House in 2022

The Secret Service has confirmed that, apart from its recent discovery of cocaine, it also found marijuana twice at the White House in 2022. This is according to a classified Secret Service briefing to members of the House Oversight Committee during an investigation into the recent discovery of cocaine in the White House’s West Wing […]

Kamala Harris Visits Brittney Griner To Lock Her Up On Marijuana Charges

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Vice President Kamala Harris recently visited the home of WNBA star Brittney Griner to welcome her back to the US after her release from a Russian prison. After greeting Griner with a hug, Harris slapped handcuffs on her and tossed her into the back of a waiting police cruiser. Source

HUGE MESSAGE TO AMERICAN POTHEADS: Legalized marijuana makes it very easy to abuse

Russian court upholds Britney Griner sentence READ HERE: Jailed women’s basketball star appealed against her nine-year prison sentence on Tuesday   Source

Why are the US and Europe Legalizing Marijuana?

Recently, there have been increasing reports in the American and Western media about the legalization of marijuana in various countries. Although using marijuana is illegal in many countries, in the US the process has been very active in recent years, giving a major boost to an entire industry. The process of drug legalization in violation […]

US Open: Nick Kyrgios can smell ‘f***ing marijuana’ from crowd during match

Greek Australian tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has sensationally complained to the umpire that he had ‘breathed in”marijuana coming from the crowd during his US Open match against World No. 50 Benjamin Bonzi on Thursday morning in New York. According to media reports,  during the second set Kyrgios told the chair umpire he could smell marijuana […]

Decriminalized Marijuana Reinvents Racism and Poisoning

by Don Fitz and Susan Armstrong The change in marijuana laws across the US raises issues far beyond, “Hey, dude, we can blow a joint now without getting busted.”  The racism that permeated the age of criminalization now lurks throughout the phase of decriminalization.  The burgeoning business of growing pot raises the specter of corporate […]

4-Yr-Old Found with Marijuana, Human Smuggling Group near Border in Texas

Border Patrol agents and state police in Texas found a four-year-old boy and his mother as they interdicted a smuggling operation involving migrants and marijuana. The group of 15 people brought 116 pounds of marijuana into the U.S.

Quebec to Ban Unvaccinated From Buying Marijuana and Hard Liquor

Quebec to Ban Unvaccinated From Buying Marijuana and Hard Liquor Date: January 5, 2022Author: Nwo Report This will surely stop the spread. Source: Paul Joseph WatsonIn what surely will be a massive step in reducing the spread of COVID-19, authorities in Quebec will ban the unvaccinated from being able to purchase marijuana or hard liquor.Yes, […]

India Police Charge Amazon Execs in Alleged Marijuana Smuggling Case

LUCKNOW, India—Indian police said on Saturday they had charged senior executives of Amazon.com’s local unit under narcotics laws in a case of alleged marijuana smuggling via the online retailer. Police in the central Madhya Pradesh state arrested two men with 20 kg (44 lb) of marijuana on Nov. 14 and found they were using the […]

To help Democrats survive 2022, Biden should legalize marijuana right now

marijuana close up Medical marijuana is already available in 36 states. Recreational marijuana is legal in 18, while 27 states have decriminalized its use. In states where recreational marijuana is legal, things are going well. Tax revenue has surpassed expectations in many places, opioid deaths are down, and teenagers are actually using marijuana less.  With […]

New Study Puts the Nail in the Coffin of the Myth that ‘Marijuana is a Gateway Drug’

New Study Puts the Nail in the Coffin of the Myth that ‘Marijuana is a Gateway Drug’ Waking Times RSS Feed / WakingTimesBrad Polumbo, FEEWaking Times Politicians defending the criminalization of recreational marijuana use have long riled up voters with dire warnings that the substance acts as a “gateway drug.” They insist that even if deaths […]

Cunningham announcing plan to legalize marijuana in SC

Joe Cunningham — the former one-term Democratic congressman now running to unseat South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster — is pushing for medicinal and recreational legalization of marijuana, changes he says would offer health care options and spin off millions in tax revenue for state coffers. “This is going to be a game changer in […]

‘Joints for Jabs’: Washington States Bribes Residents With Free Marijuana To Encourage Innoculation

‘Joints for Jabs’: Washington States Bribes Residents With Free Marijuana To Encourage InnoculationDate: June 10, 2021Author: Nwo Report   Source: NworeportIn yet another desperate move by the government to encourage more vaccination, Washington State has introduced a new program called “Joints for Jabs.”The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board announced this week that it grant state-licensed cannabis […]

Matt Gaetz trip to Bahamas with marijuana entrepreneur under investigation, report claims

Federal investigators are reportedly probing whether Congressman Matt Gaetz travelled to the Bahamas as part of a broader inquiry into allegations of sex trafficking, according to CBS News. The outlet reports that the Florida congressman travelled with an Orlando hand surgeon who is also co-founder and chair of the Medical Marijuana Physicians Association. Dr Jason […]

Protection or Pain Treatment: Choosing Between Your Gun and Medical Marijuana

If you’ve ever filled out a Form 4473, you’re familiar with the Question 11e: “Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or other controlled substance?” In case you thought there was any ambiguity with regard to medical marijuana, you were wrong. Indeed, there is a warning in bold […]

Out of puff: Amsterdam mayor pushes for ban on marijuana-loving tourists visiting coffee shops

Tourists could soon be barred from Amsterdam’s famous cannabis-dealing coffee shops as Mayor Femke Halsema, continues her battle to rid the city of its image as a drug and prostitution haven. The patronage of coffee shops would be limited to Dutch residents only, according to the plan submitted by Halsema to Amsterdam’s city council on […]

US House Passes Legislation to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

Photo Credit: Martjin Baudoin/Unsplash (Fox News) — The House of Representatives voted 228-164 to pass the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act on Friday, the first time either chamber of Congress has ever voted to decriminalize marijuana. Marijuana legislation has been largely stagnant on the federal level, but more states have moved toward legalization in […]

United Nations Removes Marijuana From List Of Most Dangerous Drugs

By Zack Budryk, The Hill. December 4, 2020 Above photo: A factory worker processes cannabis flowers to make them ready for export on November 10 in Kasese, Uganda. CNN. A United Nations panel has voted to remove medical cannabis from a list of dangerous drugs. In the Wednesday vote, the Commission for Narcotic Drugs voted […]

Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine police last week seized two pots of marijuana plants from the courtyard of a historic synagogue in Medanos, a small village in the Buenos Aires province. Medanos, once the rural home of about 100 Argentine Jews, is in the Villarino district. Villarino Mayor Carlos Bevillacua said the synagogue was not […]

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but marijuana not likely to pass

New Zealand voted to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in a referendum vote on Friday. People voted 65% in favour of supporting an End of Life Choice Act that gives people with a terminal illness the option of requesting assisted dying, according to the government’s election results website. Meanwhile, the marijuana vote, though closer, appeared […]

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 […]

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