medical marijuana

12 Year Old Patriot Suing Jeff Sessions Over Marijuana Policy

12 Year Old Patriot Suing Jeff Sessions Over Marijuana Policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was a controversial pick for his office for a few different reasons. His shady past regarding civil rights was a big one. Sessions’ draconian stance on drugs (which many consider to go hand in hand with the first issue) is another. And now a twelve year-old girl is challenging whether Sessions […]

The Push To Reclassify Marijuana Is Getting Some Help From Unlikely Sources (VIDEO)

The Push To Reclassify Marijuana Is Getting Some Help From Unlikely Sources (VIDEO)

In what might be a surprise to some, a growing number of people are joining the fight to change the classification of marijuana from a Schedule 1 narcotic to Schedule 3, which would put it in the same class as anabolic steroids and codeine. The American Legion has been busy trying to refocus the debate […]

Florida Voters Fired Up Over Medical Marijuana – They’re Not Alone (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Florida Voters Fired Up Over Medical Marijuana – They’re Not Alone (TWEETS/VIDEO)

All eyes have been on the presidential race in recent weeks, but for some Florida residents, there was something just as important on their ballots: a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana. The constitutional amendment failed to pass in the 2014 election, and proponents of the amendment were on edge this time around awaiting the results. […]

You Are What You Eat: Pot-Pigs Take Recreational Marijuana Use To A Whole New Level (VIDEO)

You Are What You Eat: Pot-Pigs Take Recreational Marijuana Use To A Whole New Level (VIDEO)

Marijuana takes pot-bellied pigs to a whole new level. In Washington state, it’s legal to use cannabis recreationally, which means feeding pot to pigs is not against the law. Known as “Pot-pigs” these swine are being experimented on to determine the viable use of marijuana as a growth enhancement supplement. Farming is big business. So pig […]

Did Clinton Promise To Reschedule Marijuana If She Is Elected? (VIDEO)

Did Clinton Promise To Reschedule Marijuana If She Is Elected? (VIDEO)

Time Magazine and Think Progress both reported on August 11, 2016 that Secretary Clinton’s campaign has pledged to reschedule marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule II under the Controlled Substances Act. Will she really do it? It’s hard to say for sure.  Clinton shifted some of her policies closer to Bernie Sanders’s positions during the […]

WATCH: The Decision On How To ‘Schedule’ Marijuana Finally Comes Down

WATCH: The Decision On How To ‘Schedule’ Marijuana Finally Comes Down

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday, August 11, that marijuana will remain a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substances Act. This means that it has not been determined to provide any medical use by the Food and Drug Administration. Remaining in this schedule means that marijuana is listed above meth and cocaine, and […]

11 Stats Illustrate Why Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal EVERYWHERE (Charts/Data)

11 Stats Illustrate Why Medical Marijuana Should Be Legal EVERYWHERE (Charts/Data)

Many activists are fighting to legalize medical marijuana. This plant could help so many people. We need to make it legal across the country. Since Colorado and other states are legalizing it, their rates of drug prescriptions have gone down. I’m giving you some statistics that show how much marijuana could be helping people if […]

Legal Medical Marijuana Causing Decrease In Medicare Prescriptions (VIDEO)

Legal Medical Marijuana Causing Decrease In Medicare Prescriptions (VIDEO)

Prescription drug prices are continuing to skyrocket in this country. Drug prices have doubled for seniors from 2006 to 2013. Some Republican Congressmen don’t seem to care. One representative actually said that a mother who asked why her child’s expensive diabetes supplies were being denied by Medicaid should just “buy the medicine with the money you […]

Veterans In Illinois Can Get Medical Marijuana For PTSD (VIDEO)

Veterans In Illinois Can Get Medical Marijuana For PTSD (VIDEO)

A Cook County, Illinois, judge ruled that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) should be added to the list of conditions that qualify to receive medical marijuana. Judge Neil Cohen also said that the state engaged in a private investigation which was “constitutionally inappropriate.” People can petition the government to get conditions added to the list. They […]

Pot Taxes To Fund Services For Homeless (VIDEO)

Pot Taxes To Fund Services For Homeless (VIDEO)

Homeless people in Los Angeles, California and Aurora, Colorado, are benefiting from new taxes on marijuana sales that are placing millions of dollars in the cities’ treasuries. In Los Angeles, where homelessness has reached epidemic proportions, a proposed tax on medical marijuana would raise part of the $2 billion estimated that is needed for housing […]

Ravens Player Wants NFL To Allow Marijuana Use For Sports Injuries

Ravens Player Wants NFL To Allow Marijuana Use For Sports Injuries

Eugene Monroe has been in the NFL for seven years now. He played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and now, he plays for the Baltimore Ravens. During his seven-year career, he has had shoulder injuries, ankle sprains, and concussions. That’s part of the territory when tackling people multiple times per game. Monroe has stepped forward and […]

BREAKING: The DEA Just Approved A Way To Legally Smoke Marijuana

BREAKING: The DEA Just Approved A Way To Legally Smoke Marijuana

With 420 not too far behind us, some good news has just emerged for those that like to blaze it up. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has actually approved a way to legally smoke marijuana. The DEA has officially green-lit (see what I did there) a clinical trial to be conducted by The Multidisciplinary Association […]

Want Marijuana Legalized? Then You Should Vote For THIS Candidate

Want Marijuana Legalized? Then You Should Vote For THIS Candidate

The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic for decades, and is even more so now that we’re in election season. It seems Americans are beginning to warm up to the idea, at least in terms of its medical benefits. Yesterday, the Associated Press and the University of Chicago released a survey that found […]

Why Did Kansas Take Away This Disabled Veteran’s Kids?

Why Did Kansas Take Away This Disabled Veteran’s Kids?

Disabled veteran Raymond Schwab served his country honorably in the Navy during the first Gulf War. His service left him suffering from chronic pain and post-traumatic stress syndrome. As thanks for his service, the State of Kansas took his children away from him. Schwab said: “They’re basically using my kids as a pawn to take away […]

Mexico Issues First Permits To Grow And Use Marijuana

Mexico Issues First Permits To Grow And Use Marijuana

While various states in the U.S. are still having long debates over whether or not they should legalize the sale and use of marijuana, a country to the South of us made a rather big step toward normalizing the regulation of the drug. On Friday, Mexico issued its first four permits allowing the growth and use […]

California Police Raid Marijuana Dispensary Then Eat Merchandise

California Police Raid Marijuana Dispensary Then Eat Merchandise

There is a saying, “Integrity is what you do when no one is watching” or something like that. Well it would seem that these police officers in Santa Ana, California never had the benefit of being exposed to that inspirational poster at their job. On May 27, 2015, Santa Ana police raided the Sky High […]

Unbelievable! Sick Single Mother Faces 30 Years In Prison For Medical Pot In Kansas

Unbelievable! Sick Single Mother Faces 30 Years In Prison For Medical Pot In Kansas

This is an update to a story I wrote in April titled “Possession Of Marijuana Causes Sick Mom To Lose Custody Of Her Son.” In this article I wrote about a single mother named Shona Banda who lives in Garden City, Kansas with her 11-year-old son. Banda’s house was raided by?Garden City police and the […]

Possession Of Marijuana Causes Sick Mom To Lose Custody Of Her Son

Possession Of Marijuana Causes Sick Mom To Lose Custody Of Her Son

Shona Banda, 37 is a single mother in Kansas living with Crohn’s disease. Banda is a very vocal and public advocate for medical marijuana in Kansas. She has produced YouTube videos on the subject. Recently, Banda’s 11-year-old son’s school hosted a D.A.R.E event where police officers spoke to students about the dangers of drug use. […]

11-Year-Old Kansas Boy Detained By Police After Defending Medical Marijuana In Class

11-Year-Old Kansas Boy Detained By Police After Defending Medical Marijuana In Class

While dozens of states across the country have decided to allow the medical use of marijuana for certain illnesses, in Kansas the bad old days of the War on Drugs are still a prominent feature of the Sunflower State’s backwards migration. Need proof? Then try this on for size: an 11-year-old boy spoke up in […]

Could Medical Marijuana Be Coming To The Peach State?

Could Medical Marijuana Be Coming To The Peach State?

For the past two sessions of the Georgia General Assembly, advocates for medical marijuana have seen their efforts come to naught at the end of the yearly state legislative body. But in the 2015 session of the Peach State’s legislature, which begins in January, there is a renewed hope for passage of a medical marijuana […]