Illinois Police Threaten To Kill Their Dogs if Marijuana is Legalized

Today, anti-marijuana advocates offer a new, insane reason why we shouldn’t legalize weed. K-9 units are trained to detect a variety of illicit substances, including weed. However, once marijuana becomes legal, the police can no longer use these dogs. In a bid to protest legalization, the Illinois police threaten to kill their dogs if marijuana is legalized. This could mean …

New Research Shows That Cannabinoids May Treat Sleep Apnea

Though still in its infancy, new research shows some promising results when it comes to cannabinoids’ effect on sleep apnea. A study published in the medical journal Sleep this year confirms that a synthetic cannabinoid can lessen the sometimes dangerous symptoms of sleep apnea. To better understand this study, and what it could potentially mean for sleep apnea patients, we spoke with …

Legal Marijuana Runs Right Over Maine’s Obstructionist Tea Party Governor

Paul LePage, Maine’s irascible Tea Party Republican governor, is no friend of marijuana. He opposed the state’s successful 2016 marijuana legalization initiative, and, once it won, vetoed the legislature’s bill to implement the will of the voters. That was last year. That left the state with pot possession and personal cultivation legal, but no way to buy or sell legal …

Some Marijuana Questions For Dianne Feinstein

California’s senior senator, Dianne Feinstein, has had a change of heart, it seems. It was reported late yesterday that Feinstein announced in an interview that she no longer opposes legal marijuana. No doubt that the fact that she’s up for re-election this year in a state that already legalized recreational adult use of marijuana and the fact that she’s drawn …

Key Democratic Senator Finally Ends Pointless Campaign Against Legal Marijuana

Sen. Dianne Feinstein will no longer fight against legalization of recreational marijuana, the California Democrat told McClatchy on Tuesday. “My state has legalized marijuana for personal use, and as California continues to implement this law, we need to ensure we have strong safety rules to prevent impaired driving and youth access, similar to other public health issues like alcohol,” Feinstein told …

The Dos and Don’ts of Being A Parent Who Smokes Weed

Before states from Colorado to Massachusetts legalized recreational weed, smoking weed as a parent was taboo. This doesn’t mean that people didn’t do it, just that you would probably never be high (or ever admit to it) in front of your kids. Today, well over half of Americans live in places where marijuana is legal in some form. This means …

9 Ways To Incorporate Weed Into Your Personal Aesthetic

In every sense of the term. Today, high fashion is in the midst of a passionate love affair with marijuana. So take a page from Rihanna’s playbook and make weed a fashion statement. Options abound when it comes to runway-ready 420 fashion. Check out Alexander Wang’s marijuana-themed collection, The Elder Statesman’s cashmere marijuana-themed sweaters, or Palm Angels’ golden ganja leaf …

Colorado House OKs Bill to Let School Nurses Administer Medical Marijuana

DENVER (CN) – A bill that would allow school nurses to administer medical marijuana to students passed the Colorado House 47-17.  The bill is sponsored by state Sen. Irene Aguilar, a Democrat, and Republican state Rep. Dylan Roberts.  Medical marijuana is one of few issues that enjoys bipartisan support, according to a recent Pew Research poll that found 6 in 10 Americans support its use. …

U.S. marijuana friends and foes cautious at signs of softer Trump

Both advocates and opponents of legalized marijuana reacted with caution on Saturday to signs from the White House that growers in U.S. states where the drug is permitted would be shielded from federal prosecution, saying it was too early to know the final impact. U.S. Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado announced on Friday that he had convinced U.S. President Donald …