Senate Could Follow House In Blocking DEA From Targeting Medical Marijuana

Excerpt from: The Huffington Post (6-19-2014) WASHINGTON — The Senate could soon follow the House in banning the Drug Enforcement Administration from using its budget to crack down on states that have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday introduced a Senate amendment to the Justice Department budget bill that would…


Former Governor Named Pot Company CEO

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Nevada-based startup that plans on selling medical and recreational marijuana products named former New Mexico governor a… <p>Read more: <a href=”/tag/new-mexico”>New Mexico</a>, <a href=”/tag/marijuana”>Marijuana</a>, <a href=”/tag/pot”>Pot</a>, <a href=”/tag/governor-gary-johnson”>Governor Gary Johnson</a>, <a href=”/tag/gary-johnson”>Gary Johnson</a>, <a href=”/tag/cannabis-sativa-inc”>Cannabis Sativa Inc.</a>, <a href=”/tag/gary-johnson-pot-ceo”>Gary Johnson Pot Ceo</a>, <a href=”/tag/weed”>Weed</a>, <a href=”/politics”>Politics News</a></p> Marijuana on Huffington…


9-Year-Old Girl Busts Pot Operation, Harshes Parents’ Alleged Mellow

This little girl wants good parents, not good buds.<br /> <br /> It’s too bad, then, that the 9-year-old girl’s parents were allegedly growing marijuana under t… <p>Read more: <a href=”/tag/pot-grows-under-house-minnesota”>Pot Grows Under House Minnesota</a>, <a href=”/tag/dumb-crime”>Dumb Crime</a>, <a href=”/tag/marijuana”>Marijuana</a>, <a href=”/tag/questionable-parenting”>Questionable Parenting</a>, <a href=”/tag/9-year-old-girl-busts-parents-pot-grow-operation”>9 Year Old Girl Busts Parents Pot Grow Operation</a>, <a href=”/tag/minnesota-crime”>Minnesota…


Marijuana Considered for Looser Restrictions by U.S. FDA

Excerpt from Bloomberg; By Anna Edney 2014-06-20 U.S. regulators are studying whether restrictions on marijuana should be eased, a step toward decriminalizing the drug at the federal level. The Food and Drug Administration is conducting an analysis at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s request on whether the U.S. should downgrade the classification of marijuana as a…


Marijuana Legalization In Colorado: Six-Month Status Report

Press Teleconference to Address Impact of New Law on: Crime Rates, Marijuana Arrests, the Economy, Safety Regulations, Other State Laws and More Read Amendment 64′s Six-Month Status Report HERE All eyes are on Colorado to gauge the impact of the country’s first-ever law allowing personal use of marijuana for recreational purposes, which went into effect last January.  (Washington passed…


Joseph B. Kadane: The Limits of the Criminal Law

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>,…