Oregon Votes To Decriminalize Hard Drugs

On Tuesday, Oregon became the first state in the United States to decriminalize the possession of hard drugs and legalize the use of hallucinogenic mushrooms for therapeutic purposes. The new laws were approved by public vote, as reported by BBC News. According to the current state law, people caught in possession of hard drugs, such […]

Dad Who Lost Daughter To Drug Addiction Opens A Rehab Facility In Her Name

The Today Show recently shared a story about a man named Kevin Simmers that is warming many people’s hearts. Simmers was able to use his heartbreak and turn it into something good. After he lost his daughter Brooke in 2015 to opioid addiction, he opened a rehab facility for women to help others overcome drug […]

WWE News: Former Champion Says ’90 Percent Of Locker Room’ Uses Marijuana

Over the years, WWE has really created a serious wellness policy. No matter what level a person lands on the roster, competitors will be suspended and punishments will be handed down if the plan is not followed. However, as the world changes its stance on marijuana use, certain companies are in agreement. In fact, one […]

Joe Biden Won’t Legalize Marijuana If Elected, Questions Whether Or Not It’s A ‘Gateway Drug’

At a Las Vegas, Nevada town hall event on Saturday, former vice president and current 2020 Democratic hopeful Joe Biden told a crowd of supporters that he’s still not ready to legalize marijuana on a federal level, citing the lack of sufficient evidence to prove that it’s not a gateway drug. According to Business Insider, […]

Joe Biden’s Viral Quote About Marijuana Is From 2010

With former Vice President Joseph Biden entering the presidential race this week, there’s been much scrutiny on his older statements. Some of them, on issues related to crime especially, Biden’s previous positions are somewhat at odds with current Democratic views on some issues. On Friday, an old quote of Biden’s, in which he referred to […]

Attorney General William Barr Said He Prefers Making Marijuana Illegal Nationwide

Attorney General William Barr may have just thrown a wrench in movements to legalize marijuana on a federal level, saying during a Senate hearing that he supports a nationwide ban on the drug. Barr’s statement comes as an increasing number of states have moved to legalize marijuana in various forms, from medical marijuana to recreational. […]

San Francisco To Expunge Over 9,000 Old Marijuana Convictions Now That It’s Legal There

According to an article in HuffPost, the city of San Francisco is on track to expunge over 9,000 convictions for past marijuana offenses as part of the 2016 state law that legalized the plant’s use for recreational purposes. Under California’s Proposition 64, which made marijuana made legal for adult recreational consumption, legal authorities were also […]

Senate Bill 420 Would Decriminalize Marijuana Nationally

A bill has been introduced in the United States Senate to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, while also taxing and regulating the drug. And yes, the bill is called “S. 420.” Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, who is the leading Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, introduced the bill Friday. It’s also known as […]

Doctor Loses Medical License For Prescribing Pot Cookies To 4-Year-Old To Stop Temper Tantrums

A California doctor had his medical license revoked after misdiagnosing a 4-year-old and prescribing marijuana to help stop his temper tantrums. Dr. William Eidelman, who calls himself a consultant in natural approaches to healing, inaccurately diagnosed a young boy with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and bipolar disorder before recommending a treatment regime that involved a […]

Doctors Struggling To Determine How Much Marijuana Impairs Driving Ability

With marijuana being legalized in more and more states as a result of voters across the country, controlling the use and abuse of the substance has quickly become a priority for lawmakers in the U.S. This includes, of course, determining how much is too much to be operating heavy machinery. As with alcohol, a legal […]

Mike Tyson Going Green With Plans To Open Marijuana Farm And Resort Focusing On High-Quality Strains

Former boxing heavyweight champ Mike Tyson jumped into the cannabis business by breaking ground on a brand new farm and resort he is building. According to an SF Gate report, Tyson’s 40-acre marijuana farm is in California City near Edwards Air Force Base. The small city boasts a population of only 15,000. The State of […]

Californians Are Outraged By ‘Dead Skunk’ Stench From Marijuana Farms

The New York Times reported that California locals are getting a bit testy over the smell of marijuana from the surrounding marijuana farms. They are saying the stench is similar to a freshly deceased skunk, or at least the smell of skunk spray. Some are stating that the stink is so pungent that having to […]

Budweiser Cannabis Drinks Could Be On The Way, As Beer Giant Researches Pot-Infused Beverages

Are cannabis beverages shaping up to be the next big thing? On Wednesday, AB InBev, the makers of Budweiser, announced that they are teaming up with Canadian company Tilray to do research on creating cannabis-infused drinks. According to CNN Business, the two companies are poised to invest $100 million into this new project. The plan […]

Thomas Markle Claims That Meghan & Trevor Engelson Gave Wedding Guests A Baggy Of Marijuana, Per ‘Daily Mail’

Thomas Markle’s newest interview with the Daily Mail is anything but short and concise. The long-winded article describes many of the dad’s grievances and accusations, while also revealing more intimate details about his now-globally famous daughter. One of the “lies” that he set out to disprove was the rumor that Thomas didn’t attend Meghan’s first […]

Local Police Department Roasted Online For Underwhelming Drug Bust Photo

It’s not rare for a police department, the DEA, or the FBI, to make a drug bust and then pose for a social media photo, usually with the “dope on the table,” along with guns, money, and other paraphernalia seized in the bust. One such bust took place in Texas this week, and commenters on […]

Jets Fan Crashes Car While Intoxicated, Tells Police He ‘Drank Too Much Because The Jets Suck’

A man from New Jersey was so upset after the New York Jets loss on Sunday that he blames the NFL team for making him drink. Unfortunately, he got behind the wheel of his car after consuming too many alcoholic beverages and caused an accident. Christopher J. Greyshock was driving his automobile in the town […]

Marijuana-Laced Edibles Will Not Be In Your Kids’ Trick-Or-Treat Bags This Halloween, Don’t Believe The Hype

Halloween is tomorrow, which means that you’ve no doubt heard by now that marijuana-infused candies and cookies, referred to in the industry as “edibles,” will wind up in your kids’ Halloween candy, especially if you live in a state where pot is legal. Don’t believe it, though: It’s an urban legend with no basis in […]

Rhode Island Politician Spells Out N-Word On Stage As Audience Cheers

A Rhode Island politician yelled out the N-word on-stage, one letter at a time, at his opponent during a contentious debate, TMZ is reporting. Alan Gordon, representing the Compassion Party, is running against Peter Neronha in the race for Attorney General. Gordon is a pastor of a church that considers marijuana use a sacrament. And […]

Two-Thirds Of Americans Now In Favor Of Legalizing Marijuana

Two-thirds of Americans support legalizing marijuana in the United States, a record-high since Gallup started asking the question in 1969, according to a newly-released poll. Sixty-six percent of people in the country believe that pot should be made legal, marking a third consecutive year that support has grown. Gallup conducted a poll from October 1 […]

Two Days After Legalizing Marijuana, The Entire Nation Of Canada Is Running Out Of It

Canada has been smoking it up. The first industrialized nation in the world to have legalized recreational marijuana, Canada knew it would be a difficult task to meet the massive demand that would befall both brick-and-mortar and online stores of weed when it finally became purchasable. But no one could have quite expected that many […]

Canada’s First Cannabis-Related Citation Issued One Hour Into Legality By Winnipeg Police

The recreational use of marijuana was legalized in Canada on October 17, and only an hour into legalization, someone was caught violating one of the rules surrounding its use, CBC is reporting. According to the BBC, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised the country in 2015 that he would be working to legalize marijuana, and his […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana In Canada

On Wednesday, the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada went into effect, making it the second country in the world to do so. However, details of the legislation vary by province and can be a bit complicated, making it difficult to navigate the where, how, and if. Browse through the following frequently asked questions answered […]

Canada Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

On Wednesday Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, becoming the globe’s largest country where recreational marijuana can be legally purchased, as reported by the Associated Press. When the clock struck midnight in Newfoundland, Canada’s most eastern province, stores began to open and legal sales started being made. Among those […]

Here Are The Four States Considering Legalizing Marijuana At The Ballot This November

Of the 30 states that have legalized marijuana, either for medical or recreational purposes, many have legalized it through the regular legislative process, passing bills and/or constitutional amendments within the halls of state legislatures. Others have done so at the ballot box, putting the question to the voters. Such will be the case with four […]

A Michigan Cheerleader Allegedly Gave Her Classmates Pot Brownies In Exchange For Votes For Homecoming Queen

A Michigan cheerleader is in hot water after she allegedly tried to bribe her classmates with marijuana-infused brownies in exchange for votes for Homecoming Queen, WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) is reporting. Being named Homecoming Queen is a “high” honor, but the teenager, whose identity has not been revealed because she is a minor, is likely rethinking […]

Vancouver To Allow Cops To Smoke Pot (Off The Clock, Of Course)

Vancouver police will be able to smoke pot once marijuana becomes legal all across Canada in a few weeks – provided they do it off the clock and don’t show up for work high, The Star is reporting. Canada recently passed historic legislation legalizing cannabis nationwide, and the law is set to go into effect […]

Ontario Will Allow Pot Smoking Wherever Tobacco Smoking Is Legal

The Canadian province of Ontario will allow pot users to light up anywhere that tobacco smoking is also allowed — once cannabis becomes legal across the country on October 17. The United States’ neighbor to the north will soon have legal pot on just about every street corner, and the Great White North’s ten provinces […]

Maine Investigates Restaurant That Allegedly Gave Marijuana To Lobsters

Maine officials are currently investigating a restaurant that allegedly used an unusual technique to calm down lobsters before cooking them — by blowing marijuana smoke at them. According to the Portland Press Herald, Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound was allowed to remain open while being probed by the Maine Health Inspection Program but has decided not […]

Maine Restaurant Is Using Marijuana To Sedate Lobsters Before Boiling

As its name suggests, Charlotte’s Legendary Lobster Pound, in Seawall, Maine, is famous for its take on the popular crustacean. But in an effort to make the practice more humane, the restaurant is experimenting with using marijuana to sedate some of its lobsters before dropping them into the pot. The first lobster to undergo the […]

South Africa Officially Decriminalizes The Use Of Marijuana

The South African Constitutional Court has ruled that it is legal to cultivate and consume marijuana for personal use. As reported by News24, the decision was originally made in 2017 in the Western Cape High Court that the possession, use, and cultivation in small amounts is legal, but the state insisted on appealing the decision. […]

‘Last Man Standing’ Spoiler: One Character Dies Off-Screen Before Season 7 Begins

Later this month, Last Man Standing returns to television with brand-new episodes. The family sitcom spent six seasons on ABC, from 2011 to 2017, before it was canceled. After one year off the air and fan outrage, Fox is now bringing the series back to life. Star and executive producer Tim Allen will again play […]

Marijuana Consumption Amongst Baby Boomers Has Doubled In The Past Decade, Study Reveals

It looks as if cannabis consumption amongst the elder generations is on a meteoric rise, according to a report from NBC affiliate KOAA News 5. The latest research into the patterns of marijuana use amongst the age cohort ranging from 50 to 64 has delivered some novel results, indicating that the prevalence of cannabis consumption […]

Elon Musk Smokes Marijuana During Live Podcast With Joe Rogan

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk made quite a bold move when guesting on Joe Rogan’s podcast on Thursday, smoking marijuana as he and the comedian and mixed martial arts commentator talked about a variety of mostly tech-related topics. As recapped by BBC News and The Guardian, Rogan offered Musk a puff from his joint […]

Women Arrested After Viral Facebook Video Shows Them Forcing Toddlers To Smoke Marijuana

Two women were arrested on Tuesday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and charged with child abuse after they were apparently caught on a viral video encouraging multiple children, including an 18-month-old infant, to smoke marijuana. According to Fox 8, Michaela Pearson, 21, and Candice Little, 18, were both charged with felony child abuse and three counts […]

Director Kevin Smith Looks Almost Unrecognizable In Latest Weight-Loss Picture

Famous director and actor Kevin Smith — perhaps best known for his work on Clerks, Clerks 2, Mall Rats, and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back — recently took to Instagram in order to show the world the results of his miraculous weight loss. Wearing one of his trademark shirts that replicates the Batman logo […]

All Previous Marijuana Convictions Would Be Erased Under New California Law

The California state legislature approved bill AB 1793 on Wednesday that requires prosecutors to overturn or reduce tens of thousands of marijuana criminal convictions. Governor Jerry Brown is now set to sign the bill, which was introduced by Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D), and passed the state senate with a bi-partisan vote of 22-8. Bakersfield Now […]

Half Of New Jersey’s Citizens Don’t Want Legal Marijuana Sold In Their Towns According To New Survey

A survey conducted by Quinnipiac University found that about 62 percent of New Jersey residents support legalizing marijuana but only about 50 percent of them are comfortable with it actually being sold in their towns. The study also discovered that 66 percent of Democrats supported marijuana being sold legally in their community, while only about […]

Pet Pot Poisoning Cases Increase After Marijuana Legalization

After Oregon legalized marijuana for recreational use, the number of pets poisoned by pot has risen. Recently, the U.S. Federal Law has been looking into the health benefits marijuana can bring to pets suffering from seizures, anxiety, and other illnesses. Studies show that many pet owners have turned to marijuana to treat their lovable furries. […]

Gum Billionaire William Wrigley Jr. Is Getting In On The Medical Marijuana Industry

Wrigley Field and chewing gum are likely to come to the forefront of someone’s mind when they hear the brand name Wrigley, but according to a report from West Palm Beach, the brand is about to get a new connotation with medical marijuana. William “Beau” Wrigley, Jr. will be joining countless other companies in starting […]

Heineken Unveiled Its First Beer Made By Using Marijuana Instead Of Alcohol

Marijuana has been legalized in several U.S. States, including California, and others continue to vote for the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis use. This has led to a new industry, generating more money into the United States economy via dispensaries selling varying strands of marijuana as well as edibles. In Canada, a brewery has […]

80-Year-Old Grandmother Delores Saltzman Arrested For Having An Eighth Of An Ounce Of Medical Marijuana

An 80-year-old grandmother was arrested for having less than an eighth of an ounce (about 3.5 grams) of marijuana and an expired medical marijuana card, WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) is reporting. Delores Saltzman never thought she would become the face of the excesses on the War on Drugs. But the elderly woman, who says medical cannabis […]

Company Creates ‘Pot Breathalyzer’ That Can Tell How Drunk Or High You Are

A company in California claims to have invented a marijuana breathalyzer test, according to MPR News. This new invention comes just as police are becoming more and more concerned about road safety in the wake of the growing legalization of recreational marijuana, fearing that people driving while under the influence of marijuana will go largely […]

Canadian Scientists Just Made An Important Breakthrough: The First Beer Brewed From Cannabis

While the market for legalized cannabis products expands by the day, a small Ontario laboratory is looking to finally create the perfect synthesis of marijuana and beer with testing enzymes and fermentation methods to make the best variant of the combination, effectively creating the first beer-product worldwide brewed directly from cannabis. Although the concept of […]

Man In Prison For Medical Marijuana Asking for Trump’s Help

Aaron Sandusky, 48, is a man stuck in a federal state penitentiary for medical marijuana. He is originally from Southern California and currently serving a 10-year federal drug sentence for running a state-legal medical marijuana business. In 2013 he was sentenced on federal charges of conspiracy and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana for […]

Fisherman Finds Marijuana Brick Off Florida Coast

CBS News reported Tuesday that Florida native Jorge Bustamente and his parents were fishing off the coast of Pompano Beach, Florida, to celebrate his birthday when he reeled in a brick of marijuana. Bustamente was enjoying his celebratory fishing trip when he first spotted an unidentified object floating in the weed line next to his […]

Police Find Nearly $1.3 Million Worth Of Weed Growing In An Upscale Georgia Home

A man who police were seeking to arrest on an unrelated charge was found to be growing marijuana inside a home in Georgia. On Friday, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office finally took Carlos Suarez-Diaz into custody after he escaped their clutches twice. Authorities discovered that Suarez-Diaz was running an extensive operation that has led to […]

Traffic Deaths Fall 10 Percent In Nevada Through First 11 Months Of Legal Recreational Marijuana

Newly released statistics from the Nevada Department of Public Safety show that traffic deaths in the state have gone down by about 10 percent in the one year since recreational marijuana was legalized. According to a report from Reno NBC affiliate KRNV, a total of 310 people were killed in car crashes in an 11-month […]

Support For Marijuana Legalization In The U.S. Is At An All-Time High, According To New Poll

Support for legalizing marijuana, pot, cannabis, whatever you want to call it, is at a record high, in the U.S., according to the results of a new survey provided by Marijuana Moment. The Center for American Progress (CAP), a liberal advocacy group based in Washington, D.C., teamed up GBA Strategies, a polling and research company, […]

Nick Young Says ‘Everybody Needs To Do Cocaine’ After Winning First NBA Title

Nick Young is calling for the legalization of cocaine. The Golden State Warriors player who is celebrating winning his first NBA title in 12 seasons, was stopped by TMZ Sports this week to talk about the legalization of Marijuana in Canada. However, 33-year-old Young wants the legalization of another recreational drug to be considered. “I […]

Canada Legalizes Marijuana, Becoming The Second Country Ever To Do So

Good news for Canadians that like marijuana: It’s going to be legal. This marks the end of 90 years of cannabis prohibition. Also, Canada is only the second country ever to legalize the plant, according to Vox. Adults over the age of 18 can possess up to 30 grams of marijuana, and adults can grow […]