John Mayer gives up alcohol for cannabis, says “drinking is a fucking con”

by Amanda Siebert John Mayer has some choice words for alcohol. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the guitarist and singer-songwriter didn’t hold back when he was asked to clarify a comment he’d made during an earlier interview with the New York Times, when he said he was “entering cannabis life”. “I put [cannabis]…

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Cannabis laws and guidelines are driving us to drink 

According to Dana Larsen, one of the country’s most vocal marijuana-legalization activist, there appears to be a double standard. Canada’s health and addiction organizations have released new guidelines for cannabis users. Unfortunately their advice is biased against cannabis, and will promote heavier use of the more dangerous drug alcohol. Canada’s…

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Mexico Legalizes MMJ

By Lisa Rough A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress. First reported by Jon Hiltz at Marijuana.com, the decree arrived after months of speculation. Peña Nieto was once a vehement opponent…

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War On Cannabis Gets Hot

Illegal marijuana plants stand as a helicopter circles above in Midway, Kentucky, U.S. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg BY: Debra Borchardt ,  The war on drugs or at least the cannabis industry is heating up and certain to create even more nervousness among cannabis investors. While the Department of Justice has its hands…

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A California Plan on Cannabis Regulation Is Getting Props Worldwide

In his new gig heading the U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has kicked up plenty of dust over cannabis, from erroneously aligningthe plant with heroin to threatening to reignite our deadly drug war, which Sir Richard Branson called “a trillion-dollar failure.” But while Sessions was making headlines with ill-considered claims for the past few months, entrepreneurs and lawmakers in Los…

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