medicalmarijuana.procon.org – Minnesota becomes 22nd US state to legalize medical marijuana – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed SF 2470 into law, allowing the use of non-smoked medical marijuana in liquid, pill, and vaporization form (but not if it requires “dried leaves or the plant form”) for conditions including glaucoma, Crohn’s disease, and epilepsy.
deathpenalty.procon.org – Tennessee Passes Law Allowing the State to Electrocute Death Row Inmates – On May 22, 2014 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill into law allowing the state to electrocute death row inmates in the event prisons are unable to obtain lethal injection drugs.
It is one thing to pass a law, it is another to enforce it. If only a few people disobey it, they can be prosecuted. If many do, the capacity of the courts and, if necessary, the prison system, can be overwhelmed. <p>Read more: <a href=”/tag/abortion”>Abortion</a>, <a href=”/tag/gun-laws”>Gun Laws</a>, <a href=”/tag/gun-control”>Gun Control</a>, <a href=”/tag/legal-weed”>Legal Weed</a>,…Details
America’s top law official says he experimented with drugs during his college years The Telegraph (UK 15 Apr 2014) reports: Mr Holder joins a growing list of senior American officials who have admitted to drug use in their past, including President Barack Obama, who has said he smoked marijuana at high school. Around half of…Details
WASHINGTON May 30, 2014 (AP) By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Libertarian-minded and moderate Republicans joined forces early Friday morning with Democrats in an early morning House vote to block the federal government from interfering with states that permit the use of medical marijuana. The unusual coalition produced a surprising 219-189 vote in the GOP-controlled House…Details
teachertenure.procon.org - California Teacher Tenure Laws Ruled Unconstitutional – On June 10, 2014 Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled California’s teacher tenure laws unconstitutional. The judge specified that the “last in, first out” rules that allegedly protect “grossly ineffective teachers” prevent students, especially minority and low-income students, from an equal and quality…Details
In 22 Jump Street, which opens Friday, June 13, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill play cops who go deep undercover at a local college. Keith and Kenny Lucas, the standup comedy identical twins, better known as the Lucas Brothers, live in the same dorm. HIGH TIMES caught up wi…
Health Canada is responsible for licensing cannabis distributors that supply the entire country. There have been 858 total applicants, which to me seems surprisingly low. So far there have only been 13 applications approved. That’s a roughly 1.5% approval rate. Out of the 858 applicants, 370 were denied for being incomplete. 149 were refused for…Details
DENVER (AP) — The Hershey Co. has sued a Colorado marijuana edibles maker, claiming it makes four pot-infused candies that too closely resemble icon… <p>Read more: <a href=”/tag/hershey-sues-edible-pot-company”>Hershey Sues Edible Pot Company</a>, <a href=”/tag/hershey”>Hershey</a>, <a href=”/tag/reefers-cup”>Reefer's Cup</a>, <a href=”/tag/reefer”>Reefer</a>, <a href=”/tag/hershey-sues-edible-marijuana”>Hershey Sues Edible Marijuana</a>, <a href=”/tag/colorado-marijuana”>Colorado Marijuana</a>, <a href=”/tag/hershey-sues-pot-company”>Hershey Sues Pot Company</a>, <a href=”/weird-news”>Weird News…Details