The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) questions the excessive use of force used by Pennsylvania law enforcement, whose pursuit of a man suspected of growing a small amount of marijuana outdoors ultimately led to his death. The body of a suspect in the case, Pennsylvania resident Gregory A. Longenecker, was found earlier this […]
On Monday, President Trump is expected to announce a plan for his administration’s response to opioid addiction and overdose. Instead of focusing on overdose response measures that are known to work, the administration is reportedly planning to call for the death penalty for people who sell drugs. The plan also calls for ramping up the already extremely […]
WASHINGTON, DC — Five sources within the Trump Administration indicate that the president regularly makes statements indicating he would like to emulate policies of China, the Philippines, and Singapore by executing drug sellers, according to a report by Axios. “Given Trump’s embrace of the Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte, who has overseen a large-scale campaign of state-sanctioned murder, it’s […]
Heavy Cannabis Use in Adolescence Linked to Premature Death
"This is the first study to show that mortality rate among heavy cannabis users in adolescence is significantly higher than that of individuals who never used cannabis," first author Edison Manrique-Garcia, MD, PhD, of the Karolinska Institutet …
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NDLEA arrests 60-year-old woman, others for farming cannabis in Edo
The NDLEA spokesperson, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, in a statement, said the suspects included 60 males and 13 females, were apprehended in Edo state with 10,094.75kgs of cannabis. Ofoyeju said the arrests were made between January and March 2016.
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There's a Cannabis Grow Kit for Kids Called 'My First Grow'
The UK-based company includes a message on its website assuring the weary that “hemp is part of the cannabis family but without the psychoactive properties; perfect for your child's first grow.” Founder Greg Lonsdale is aware the kits will inspire …
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