Category: National News

Cannabis Amnesty Boxes Now In Chicago Airports

Two Chicago airports, O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, have set up “Cannabis Amnesty Boxes” for travelers to dispose of their recreational marijuana and other related cannabis products before hopping on their flights. Each of the Cannabis Amnesty Boxes, which were placed in both airports last week to be consistent with the Jan. 1 legalization of marijuana in […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Decriminalizing Psychedelics

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) called for decriminalizing the use of and research on psychedelics, as well as comprehensive marijuana legalization, in a video message played for a drug policy reform conference on Thursday. At the opening plenary of the International Drug Policy Reform Conference, organizers played the video, in which the congresswoman offered a welcome […]

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Federal Cannabis Farmer Says 8% THC Extremely Potent

The head of the nation’s only federally authorized marijuana farm said he’s baffled by why consumers would want marijuana containing 15 percent or more THC when, according to him, even eight percent is too high. During a podcast interview published last month, federal cannabis farmer Mahmoud ElSohly described how demand for higher potency research-grade cannabis […]

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