Category: marijuana

DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg to Step Down

AP Last week, it was announced that acting Drug Enforcement Administration Chief Chuck Rosenberg planned on stepping down over the weekend after being at odds with President Donald Trump after Trump said this summer that maybe police should be a little rougher with suspects when they are being put into police cars. To his credit, Rosenberg said in an email about the subject, “We have an obligation to speak out when something is wrong.’’ When it comes to marijuana, however, there is little to credit Rosenberg for. In 2015, he famously said that calling marijuana medical was a “joke.”...

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New Study: Children Going to ER for Marijuana Ingestion on the Rise in France

Getty A new study out of France shows a 133% increase in the number of children admitted to emergency rooms for unintentional marijuana intoxication over an 11-year period. Undoubtedly those who support prohibition will trot out this study at every opportunity to show what a danger cannabis is to THE CHILDREN. After all, if this happens in France where cannabis is illegal, what will happen in places where marijuana is legalized? To start, let us examine the numbers: From 2004 to 2014, 235 children went to the ER in France for marijuana ingestion. There are over 12 million children...

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Company Buys Town to Create Marijuana Paradise

Getty A cannabis company has bought the town of Nipton, California (population 20) for some $5 million, and plans on spending an additional $2.5 million to create a marijuana tourist destination on 120 acres that sits about 3 hours (by car) from Los Angeles and 1 hour from Las Vegas. The Arizona-based company – American Green – wants to bring the “green rush” to Nipton. “The cannabis revolution that’s going on here in the U.S. has the power to completely revitalize communities in the same way gold did during the 19th century,” AG President David Gwyther said in a...

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COMI-CON DAY ONE – BUDTRADER.COM THROWS A RAGER WARNED BY BOTH MARINA POLICE AND EVENT ORGANIZERS TO “SLOW THEIR ROLL”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMI-CON DAY ONE – BUDTRADER.COM THROWS A RAGER   WARNED BY BOTH MARINA POLICE AND EVENT ORGANIZERS TO “SLOW THEIR ROLL” SAN DIEGO, CA – July 21, 2017 – BudTrader.com, the nation’s largest online platform for the legal cannabis industry is the talk Comi-Con San Diego after the first day of the iconic event. Hosting a weekend-long Comic-Con party on their “Superyacht” BudTrader Liquidity, they’ve received two warnings from the Marina Police and one from Comi-Con organizers for the energetic party. Sandwiched between the IMDB and Turner yachts, the BudTrader boat is a huge hit (no pun intended). Located at the exclusive 5th Avenue Landing (immediately behind the San Diego Convention Center) where the annual event is held, BudTrader had guests from the two neighboring yachts looking over the sides wantingly. At one point, Paul Verra  BudTrader’s director of promotions felt bad and brought a couple of the IMDB guys aboard for a tour, introductions to the BudTrader Babes and a little partying. 5th Avenue Landing Staff the slips are usually booked up to 1 year in advance and are typically reserved for Hollywood Movie Studios and Media Conglomerates, but due to a last minute cancellation, Brad McLaughlin, CEO of BudTrader was able to sneak in under the radar with less that 7 days to plan his shananigans, The weekend-long party is accessible by invite only....

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Prohibitionists Claim Weed Laced with Fentanyl is Now a Thing

Getty For people who have severe, chronic pain, potent opioids like fentanyl can offer quick relief. But the highly addictive painkiller can also kill the patient or cause dependence. By now, it’s no secret how deadly the opioid epidemic is. Opioids have claimed thousands of lives – if not millions at this point.  There were 33,000 overdoses in 2015 alone, according to the CDC. Many medical professionals agree – one of the best ways to heal the damage from opioids is to fully legalize cannabis. Leave it to those with a prohibitionist mindset, though, to twist these facts around...

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