Author: TroyFlowers

Is Recreational Marijuana Legalization Dead in Australia?

Australia’s Minister of Health is knocking down hopes that a Green Party plan to legalize cannabis for adult use in Australia could see the light of day, saying the government would oppose any such plan. “Our job is to protect the health of Australians,” Hunt said. “This action by the Greens risks the health of Australians.” Hunt, like many people who haven’t really looked into the cannabis issue, believes marijuana is a gateway to other drugs, an assertion that has been debunked time and time again. In a statement accompanying the announcement earlier this week, Richard Di Natale of...

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04-17-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses how hard President Trump’s actions are to predict, a new poll on how Americans feel about cannabis and Maine’s Governor threatening to delay legalization regulations even more. 04-17-2018 – Ep. 117 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/colorado-senator-says-trump-pledged-to-leave-state-legal-cannabis-alone/ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bds-analytics-finds-americans-changing-views-on-cannabis-mirror-john-boehners-own-evolution-300629062.html https://www.pressherald.com/2018/04/16/lepage-said-he-intends-to-veto-retail-pot-bill/ Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Project Juice Adds the Chill to Organic Goodies with New CBD Products

Joining other trailblazers, Project Juice announces a new Wellness Shot, Chocolate and Boost SAN FRANCISCO – (APRIL 17, 2018) – Project Juice, the West Coast’s renowned organic cold-pressed juice and clean eating company, is proud to announce its adding CBD products to its stash of organic goodies, with the addition of a CBD Chill Tonic Wellness Shot, CBD Chill Chocolates and the CBD Chill Boost, all debuting April 20. More and more studies are showing CBD – the non-psychoactive naturally occurring cannabinoid found in the hemp plant – to have strong health benefits, including helping the body maintain homeostasis, relieve...

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Colorado Senator Says Trump Pledged to Leave State-Legal Cannabis Alone

In January of this year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, which discouraged prosecutors from pursuing cases involving marijuana in states that had legalized it. Sessions got more than a little backlash – everyone from activists to politicians and industry officials in various states, among others – for this move. It also prompted Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado to decide to withhold his nominees for the Department of Justice until a resolution on this issue was reached. Nearly four months later, Senator Gardner has recently announced that he has confirmation from President Trump that the Department...

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04-16-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses reactions to John Boehner’s entry into the cannabis industry, a novel excuse some cops came up with to account for missing marijuana, the latest on the medical marijuana program in Maryland and a big giveaway announcement for Youtube subscribers. 04-16-2018 – Ep. 116 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/reactions-to-john-boehner-joining-the-cannabis-industry-are-mixed/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-43738022 http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-marijuana-dispensaries-20180412-story.html Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Reactions to John Boehner Joining the Cannabis Industry are Mixed

On Episode #113 of “Cannabis News,” I discussed the news that former Speaker of The U.S. House of Representatives – John Boehner – has decided to enter the cannabis industry as a member of the board of advisers of Acreage Holdings, a marijuana company that operates in 11 states. During the episode I alluded to some of the early reactions to the news and opined that I can see both sides of the issue; while it would have been super-helpful if Boehner hadn’t spent his time in Congress denigrating cannabis only to “evolve” on the issue when he no...

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