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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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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