KANPUR, INDIA — Ethanol-based tinctures containing crushed cannabis leaves provide anti-bacterial effects against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to data published in the Journal of Integrative Medicine. Strains of the MRSA bacterium are often resistant to antibiotic treatment and can be associated with life-threatening infections, such as septic shock and severe pneumonia. A team of researchers from India […]
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) held a bipartisan special order on Wednesday, January 17th to address the implications surrounding Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind the Cole Memo. Simply put, a special order is a practice in Congress where a member is able to speak on any topic they wish after the House of Representatives […]
WASHINGTON, DC — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday rescinded the 2013 memo created by then Deputy Attorney General James Cole known as the Cole Memorandum, which highlighted eight priorities when it came to the federal enforcement of medical and recreational cannabis laws including preventing the distribution of marijuana to minors and preventing diversion. The […]
HARTFORD, CT — A federal district court judge has determined that marijuana’s illicit status under federal law does not preempt statewide protections explicitly prohibiting qualified medical cannabis patients from facing discrimination in the workplace. The defendant in the case, Bride Brook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, argued that marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I drug under the US Controlled […]
Supreme Court Denies Case Against Colorado's Marijuana Legalization
In 2012, Colorado voters amended the state's constitution to allow the legalization recreational marijuana to be legal. Colorado's neighboring states of Nebraska and Oklahoma claimed marijuana-related crime increased after this occurred. The two states …
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Marijuana Legalization: Did The Supreme Court Make Weed Legal Across America?
Marijuana legalization at the federal level has been the dream of many in the cannabis industry, but some say that the Supreme Court's neutral decision about the Oklahoma/Nebraska versus Colorado case on March 21 is not final. Instead, while they may …
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Vermont Marijuana Legalization 2016: Bernie Sanders' State Legislature May …
Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders' home state of Vermont may become the first state to use legislation to legalize marijuana recreationally without voter initiative if state legislators pass the bill, according to Reuters. In February, the state Senate …
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Don’t tell the police, but we’re growing cannabis in our garden!
However, it’s all accidental, as we haven’t planted it ourselves. Instead we reckon it must come in the packets of bird food that we put out on the bird table.
No wonder the birds are flying high! Sorry, awful pun!
1 Charge Dropped against Minnesota Mom Who Gave Son Cannabis Oil
A judge has dismissed one of two charges against a Minnesota woman who gave her son cannabis oil for chronic pain. Judge Thomas Van Hon tossed out a charge of child endangerment against Angela Brown of Madison. Brown still faces a charge of …
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