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

Federal Government Exploring Marijuana As Alternative to Opioids: Improves Quality of Life

Medical marijuana advocates have claimed for years that cannabis is an effective and safe alternative to prescription opioids for the treatment of pain. But no one put up the money to prove it until last week. On Tuesday, the Albert Continue reading Federal Government Exploring Marijuana As Alternative to Opioids: Improves Quality of Life