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

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

More Arrested in 2016 for Pot than All  Murder + Rape + Assault + Robbery

In 2016 more people were arrested for marijuana possession than for all crimes the FBI classifies as violent, according to 2016 crime data released by the agency on Monday. Marijuana possession arrests edged up slightly in 2016, a year in which voters in four states approved recreational Continue reading More Arrested in 2016 for Pot than All  Murder + Rape + Assault + Robbery

New Hampshire Decriminalizes Marijuana: Twenty-Eight More States to Go

A new state law loosening the penalties on marijuana possession officially took effect this weekend. Police departments around the state are worried some residents may not fully understand what the change means. Under the new law, people found with three-fourths Continue reading New Hampshire Decriminalizes Marijuana: Twenty-Eight More States to Go

Illegal Psychedelic “Ecstasy” FDA’s ‘Breakthrough’ Therapy for Soldiers, PTSD – The Washington Post 2017

For Jon Lubecky, the scars on his wrists are a reminder of the years he spent in mental purgatory. He returned from an Army deployment in Iraq a broken man. He heard mortar shells and helicopters where there were none. Continue reading Illegal Psychedelic “Ecstasy” FDA’s ‘Breakthrough’ Therapy for Soldiers, PTSD – The Washington Post 2017