On January 4, the Associated Press reported that attorney general Jeff Sessions will end an Obama-era policy that allowed legal marijuana to flourish in states, which has been implemented in states like Colorado, Oregon, and Washington. His decision would enable federal prosecutors to decide just how aggressively federal law should be enforced in states where marijuana is legal.
“I’m appalled but not surprised at Sessions’s decision to repeal the Cole memo, which urged federal prosecutors not...
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"On January 10, Vermont legislature approved a bill to legalize recreational cannabis, making it the third New England state and overall ninth state in the country expected to enter the recreational cannabis industry."
It’s a fact. Cannabis consumption is becoming more widely accepted. According to a recent Gallup poll, support for cannabis legalization among conservatives is at an all-time high, with a whopping 51 percent of Republicans in favor.
This is indicative of a larger trend: Stigma against cannabis users is diminishing. Even the armed forces is opening its eyes to acceptance.
Earlier this month, PBS reported the United States Army increased — in fact, more than doubled — the number of waivers for ...
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"As of October 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the state’s unemployment rate at 2.8 percent, but Gabel stressed that number doesn’t include felons, including those who have been arrested on non-criminal, marijuana-related charges."