Medical Marijuana Proposal Would Face Long Road Before Legalization in Tennessee

While some opinions may be shifting, an effort to legalize medicinal marijuana in Tennessee could prove to be a difficult undertaking. State Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-11th, of Cosby, continues to push for legalization of cannabis for specific medical purposes statewide. He has said he will introduce such legislation next year if he’s re-elected to the […]

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Brand Boosters For Your Marijuana Business


Once you’ve defined your Unique Selling Proposition and have begun to think about how you will visually convey this unique awesomeness to your target audience, it’s time to build your cannabis brand, and most importantly, use your beautiful branding properly. Remember your branding is not a set-it-and-forget-it component of your business! However, if you focus [...]

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Feds Drop Case Against California Marijuana Dispensary


Federal prosecutors are dropping a case against the U.S.’s oldest medical marijuana dispensary. The Department of Justice has agreed to dismiss an effort to close California’s Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), which has been operating since 1999, according to representatives of the dispensary. The case stems from a 2013 attempt by then-U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag to [...]

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Pinkleberry Paradise: A Tour Through Green Source Gardens


Tucked in a secluded valley of Southern Oregon, between luscious rolling hills and the winding back forest roads of Wolf Creek, lies the dare-I-say magical garden of Green Source. After seeing a few images of their out-of-this-universe Pinkleberry, I knew this garden had to be shared with the world. Green Source Gardens was kind enough [...]

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UK Police Are Finding Success With Decriminalization


It’s taking some time, but the United Kingdom is slowly coming around to the reality of marijuana legalization. Earlier this year, a cross-party group of politicians, scientists, professors, and activists came together to lobby the UK government, and nag them into submission on the issue of medical cannabis. It seems their efforts were not in [...]

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The Highly Skeptical Rationale For Keeping Marijuana Illegal


Dated May 20, 2015, a recently unearthed document authored by the Department of Health and Human Services exposes the warped rationale utilized when the FDA helped the Drug Enforcement Administration torpedo the rescheduling of marijuana. Currently classified as a Schedule I narcotic within the Controlled Substance Act, marijuana has been wrongfully demonized by the FDA for [...]

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State Marijuana Votes Could End Federal Prohibition in 2017


The five state marijuana legalization measures that voters are deciding on next month will have an impact far beyond the borders of California, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada: If passed, they could lead to the end of the federal government’s war on cannabis as early as 2017. Here’s why: Last year, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly [...]

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Alaskan School Wrongly Urges Parents to Fight Dispensaries


An elementary school in Anchorage, Alaska had to apologize to residents on Tuesday after an inappropriate automated phone message was sent out to parents of the student body. The voicemail, ordered by Campbell Elementary School Principal Michelle Johansen and issued by an unnamed female staff member, pleaded with parents to attend a City Assembly meeting [...]

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Medical Marijuana: High On The To Do List For Politicians In Utah


As Utah State legislators prepare to discuss the overdue idea of truly legalizing real medical marijuana in the Beehive State, their Democratic candidate for governor Mike Weinholtz, has pledged to push for MMJ legislation, if elected. Shocking few, the epiphany came after Weinholtz’s wife, Donna Weinholtz, 61, entered a guilty plea to misdemeanor marijuana charges [...]

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Adelson and Casinos Fund Nevada Legal Marijuana Opposition


Casino interests, led by conservative billionaire Sheldon Adelson, are providing the the vast majority of funds for the effort to defeat marijuana legalization in Nevada. Adelson, owner of The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, dropped $2 million into the leading opposition committee, Protecting Nevada’s Children, according to campaign finance records [...]

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Hurry Up and Wait – Canada’s Marijuana Legislation


It’s true that a watched pot never boils, and the phrase couldn’t be more apt when referring to the Trudeau Government, and their timeline for the legalization of pot. The Prime Minister has made steps forward by announcing a task force to gather research, setting up a portal to hear Canadians thoughts on the issue, [...]

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New York Times and Las Vegas Sun Endorse Legalization


As America’s exasperated voters prepare to queue up at their respective polling location on November 8, the Las Vegas Sun and the New York Times have something they want you to know. They support legalizing recreational marijuana as a means of ending the disastrous war on drugs. While the Las Vegas Sun focused on the disparity [...]

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Family says moving from Tennessee to Colorado saved their daughter’s life – WATE 6 On Your Side


Related Coverage GREENEVILLE (WJHL) – A Tennessee state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana in the state after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here. “Overwhelmingly every single person I interviewed was very pleased at what they’ve done, the quality of […]

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Clinton Team Prepped Marijuana Attacks on Sanders


Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign prepared an extensive history of her chief Democratic primary rival’s positions on marijuana and drug policy issues over the years, several newly leaked documents show. A document called, “Top Hits” outlines several lines of attack top Clinton aides thought might be effective against U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders. In a section titled, “Sanders Past [...]

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Cannabis Reform is Spreading Across The Caribbean


As if the Caribbean couldn’t get any better, it’s now a hotbed of marijuana reform. Jamaica finally decided to put a ring on it and allow for citizens and tourists to carry up to 2 ounces. The Cayman Islands are legalizing a bill as we speak for cannabis oil to treat cancer. Antigua is debating [...]

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