Tag: marijuana laws

New Virginia Law Protects Students Using CBD

After a unanimous decision by Senate, students who use cannabidiol oil will be protected by legislation. As cited by WTKR News SB 1632, sponsored by Sen. Glen Sturtevant, R-Richmond, mandates that local school boards are to enforce policies that safeguard students from facing suspension or expulsion if they have “valid written certification” to use CBD […]

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Ottawa Cannabis Convictions May Be Expunged

OTTAWA— Ottawa will move to pardon those with past convictions for pot possession as Canadians began legal purchase and consumption of cannabis last month. As Canada becomes the second nation in the world to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, the federal government will announce Wednesday that it intends to move quickly to grant pardons to […]

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Truly Pure Rolls Out New Cartridge Design

An update offers up more of what we love. If it’s been a minute since you’ve picked up a Truly Pure cartridge, I highly suggest checking out their new cart design. On shelves now, Truly Pure took customer feedback and manufacturing advances and selected a better hitting cartridge and battery. The cartridge now has increased […]

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Cannabis Legalization in California Pt 1

With cannabis prohibition facing numerous challenges at the ballot box this November, there’s a lot for pro marijuana advocates to get excited about. Five states are considering cannabis legalization, while two more will potentially move to legalize medical use. But for the nation as a whole, there’s only one ballot measure that matters when it […]

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Denmark Thinking about Loosening Up Stoned Driving Laws

While marijuana isn’t legal yet in Denmark, lawmakers are considering a bill that would reduce penalties for motorists convicted of stoned driving, according to Merry Jane. According to the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet, Jan E Jorgensen of the Liberal Party has formally entered a piece of legislation focused on eradicating some of the more stern punishments and […]

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Justin Bieber Speaks Up about Big Pharma Opposing Medical Marijuana

Justin Bieber is using his extensive social media following to speak up and out against Big Pharma and other corporate pharmaceutical companies who oppose medical marijuana. In a Twitter post Justin Bieber wrote on Sunday night: “This is important. A friend showed me this,” Bieber (or someone with access to his account) wrote. “I’m going to be talking more about […]

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US Attorney General says Marijuana is not a gateway drug

High Times reports that U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch spoke to a group of high school students in Kentucky this week. During her discussion she said that marijuana is not a gateway drug, a noticeable challenge to one of the most leading arguments used by those opposing legalization. On a speaking tour as part of President Obama’s Prescription Opioid […]

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Stanford engineers creates marijuana test for impaired drivers

As the voting season is nearing and more states are considering marijuana legalization for the use of marijuana on the November ballot, Stanford University engineers are attempting to resolve one continued concern: how law enforcement can keep impaired drivers off the road. Is there an accurate marijuana test to show the level of intoxication of impaired drivers? […]

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