HARDIN: Casualties of the Green Rush

Cannabis prohibition is a ripoff, disguised as a scam, concealed within a hoax, and the people who go into the black market tend towards the sneaky, scammy and opportunistic. I don’t really have much John Hardin / Yesterday @ 6:42 a.m. / Op-Ed HARDIN: Casualties of the Green Rush Cannabis prohibition is a ripoff, disguised as a scam, concealed within a hoax, and the people who go into the black market tend towards the sneaky, scammy and opportunistic. I don’t really have much sympathy for the Johnny-come-lately greenrushers, who pay…

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Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study

A new review suggests cannabis may help mental health disorders Alexandra Sifferlin @acsifferlin Nov. 16, 2016 Getty Images; Illustration by Kenneth Bachor for TIME A new review suggests cannabis may help mental health disorders Legal access to marijuana, medicinal or otherwise, is growing. In 2016, four states approved recreational use of the drug and four states passed laws related to medical-cannabis access, bringing the total number of states that allow some form of legal marijuana use to 28. Source: Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study

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Jeff Sessions Could Reverse Years Of Progress On Marijuana Policy

Matt Ferner National Reporter, The Huffington Post Drug reform advocates have a few concerns about President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general nomination. 11/18/2016 07:04 pm ET In 1986, when Sessions had been nominated to be a federal judge, a former assistant U.S. attorney accused him of saying that he thought the Ku Klux Klan was acceptable until he found out members smoked marijuana. Sessions allegedly made the statement in connection with the prosecution of a Klan member who had hanged a black man. “Jeff Sessions should scare every regulator, government official,…

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