Canada becomes first industrialized nation to legalize cannabis | Reuters

Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, which will have no stores open. Weed enthusiasts in Newfoundland Continue reading Canada becomes first industrialized nation to legalize cannabis | Reuters

Deputy Who Failed to Engage Parkland Shooter Gets $104,000 Annual Pension for Life – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Scott Peterson, the Broward County sheriff’s deputy who failed to engage the Parkland high school shooter, is eligible to receive an annual pension in excess of six figures. The Sun Sentinel obtained records from the Florida Department of Management Services showing that Peterson, who retired in the Continue reading Deputy Who Failed to Engage Parkland Shooter Gets $104,000 Annual Pension for Life – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Unbelieveable: Schumer introduces measure to decriminalize marijuana – The Washington Post

The Senate’s top Democrat announced Friday that he is introducing legislation to decriminalize marijuana, the first time that a leader of either party in Congress has endorsed a rollback of one of the country’s oldest drug laws. More at Source: Continue reading Unbelieveable: Schumer introduces measure to decriminalize marijuana – The Washington Post

Libertarian “Right to Try” Triumph: Trump in State of the Union Address

Trump called on Congress to pass Right to Try legislation and give millions of terminally ill Americans the right to try investigational medicines that have not yet received full FDA approval. As the president said in his speech: “We also Continue reading Libertarian “Right to Try” Triumph: Trump in State of the Union Address