Category: Culture

Volunteers Ingest Cannabis to Help California Police Identify Stoned Drivers

Legal cannabis comes with some things that most people might not think of. One of those things is how legalization potentially impacts the safety of our roadways. Up until very recently, smoking cannabis around cops would be a terrible idea. But that is precisely what a group of volunteers did in the Santa Ana, California area. The volunteers participated in what were called “green lab” field test experiments, with the goal of aiding police and other public servants in identifying drivers who are stoned. Volunteers agreed to take field sobriety tests at the beginning of the experiment, while they...

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02-15-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times

Joe Klare discusses marijuana in the mail in Colorado, marijuana sales in Aspen hitting a milestone and possible legal cannabis supply problems on the horizon in California. 02-15-2018 – Ep. 74 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/number-of-mail-packages-containing-marijuana-on-the-rise-in-colorado/ https://www.aspentimes.com/news/marijuana/aspen-marijuana-shops-sold-11-3-million-in-2017-topping-liquor-stores-for-first-time/ http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/california-weed/article198291569.html Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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The Court Case Against AG Sessions, the DOJ, and the DEA Began in NY This Week

Last July, news broke that a group of five plaintiffs had filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) claiming that keeping cannabis as a Schedule I drug was unconstitutional. Yesterday, on Valentine’s Day, the opening arguments were heard in the Federal District Court in Manhattan by U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein. A government attorney has filed a motion to dismiss the case, and after this first hearing the judge will take time to consider each side’s argument before determining if the case will be dismissed or move...

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02-14-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses recreational legalization poll numbers out of Florida, a press conference after a hearing on the marijuana prohibition lawsuit filed against Jeff Sessions and Senator Cory Gardner getting under the AG’s skin. 02-14-2018 – Ep. 73 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/florida-voters-likely-to-approve-recreational-cannabis-if-it-reaches-the-ballot/ https://youtu.be/DrnWJiCz0nM https://www.denverpost.com/2018/02/07/cory-gardner-marijuana-fight-jeff-sessions/ Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Number of Mail Packages Containing Marijuana on the Rise in Colorado

According to information obtained by Denver7, the number of mail packages containing cannabis sent from or sent to Colorado last year is on the rise and actually set a record for the number of packages in CO seized by the feds because they had marijuana in them. In 2012, feds seized 234 packages with marijuana in Colorado; by 2015 that number had increased to 542 and in 2017 that number climbed to a record 934 packages. “U.S. Postal Inspectors continue to aggressively target individuals who use the postal service to distribute controlled substances,” Dana Carter, Inspector in Charge of...

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02-13-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses marijuana conviction expungement in Seattle, a new Fox News poll on legalization and the latest on the Ohio medical marijuana program. 02-13-2018 – Ep. 72 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/trend-of-past-marijuana-conviction-expungement-continues-in-seattle/ http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/02/07/fox-news-poll-support-for-legalizing-marijuana-hits-record-high.html http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2018/02/ohio_medical_marijuana_program_3.html Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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