Posts Tagged ‘Marijuana’

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 […]

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 […]

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