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Category Archives: Medical Marijuana

With new laws emerging in many states, the Cannabis Industry has many areas to watch.  Here are 6 that we think are you should keep your eye on. The market for legal weed is heating up in a big way! The legal cannabis industry generated nearly $7 billion in revenue in 2016, and analysts expect […]

Marijuana Industry Growth: Poised for Jobs, Tax Revenue and Health and Safety Benefits  Did you know that marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the United States? The topic of marijuana aka cannabis has evolved from more than just a side conversation to a full-blown dialogue in the United States. The potential growth has caused this industry to […]

The first thing that you should know is that Marijuana is the Spanish language word for Cannabis. Back in the 1930’s when cannabis came under attack by the federal government drug agents started using the Spanish language “marijuana” instead of cannabis so that the racial passions of the public would be inflamed.  Lost in that […]

Jeff Sessions as Attorney General will be a nightmare for legal and medical marijuana freedoms How the appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General might affect both legal and medical marijuana in the 29 states that have programs and to what degree will the Federal Government may interfere with state’s rights to enforce the controlled […]

The epidemic of heroin use and deaths associated with heroin use needs to be addressed by non-criminal methods. Washingtom Post Editorial:  Heroin use is a public health emergency that calls for legislative solutions This article makes some good points, and I’ll share them. Agreed: “….we are skeptical that some measures to further criminalize already illegal […]