Marijuana’s Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here’s Why

Credit: Yarygin/Shutterstock Marijuana’s popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys. The increase in popularity, along with more permissive attitudes toward marijuana use, may be due in part to its changing legalization status in many…

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Sen. Cory Booker’s New Marijuana Bill is the Answer to Curbing the Deadly Opioid Crisis 

With opioid-related deaths on the rise, members of the White House’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction have asked President Donald Trump to “declare a national emergency.” However, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker (D) has a plan that could help prevent more deaths from opioid addiction — and it comes in…

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5 Brilliant Marijuana Business Ideas Killed By Red Tape

Bureaucratic red tape and onerous rules are stifling innovation in cannabis industry. By: Hilary Bricken Photo by Image Source/Getty Images Though we very much want states  to follow the federal government’s “robust regulation” directives in the 2013 Cole Memo, we can’t help but bemoan when “robust” state cannabis regulations take the…

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The Senate Should Expand Veterans’ Access to Medical Cannabis Immediately

This Wednesday, July 12th, members of the Senate Appropriations Committee will convene to discuss the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. This legislative debate provides lawmakers with the opportunity to expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Presently, V.A. doctors in states where cannabis…

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