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Marijuana-Friendly Athletic gym to Open in San Francisco this Fall

Posted on 2016-05-26 18:00:00
Marijuana-Friendly Athletic gym to Open in San Francisco this Fall

Beginning this fall, cannabis users will be able to enjoy both getting high and bench pressing weights at the same time. Jim McAlpine, a cannabis industry entrepreneur who you may recognize as a co-founder of the 420 Games in San Francisco, has just unveiled his newest venture: a pot-friendly gym.

Ohio lawmakers pass medical marijuana bill, sending it to Gov. John Kasich

Posted on 2016-05-26 11:47:00
Ohio lawmakers pass medical marijuana bill, sending it to Gov. John Kasich

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is poised to become the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana after state lawmakers approved a fast-moving bill Wednesday evening in a close vote.

Federal Marijuana Smuggling is Declining in the Era of Legal Weed

Posted on 2016-05-26 15:00:00
Federal Marijuana Smuggling is Declining in the Era of Legal Weed

It's become an issue in the age of legal marijuana: Weed from places like Colorado and Washington is making its way all over the country, creating problems for law enforcement. However, federal data-sets tell a more complicated story: Nationwide, federal marijuana trafficking offenses are on the decline.

Oregon Issues Guidelines on Marijuana 'Gifting' and Giveaways

Posted on 2016-05-26 10:15:00
Oregon Issues Guidelines on Marijuana

Marijuana is legal to possess in Oregon, but rules around where you can consume remain a problem of state and local rules. Portland officials this month said they would begin cracking down on events where people pay admission and receive cannabis samples once they are in.

A GOP Congressman Says He Used Medical Marijuana While In Office

Posted on 2016-05-25 16:34:00
A GOP Congressman Says He Used Medical Marijuana While In Office

U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher just made a striking admission: Speaking to a group of marijuana activists on Capitol Hill, Rohrabacher said he had recently turned to medical marijuana to help deal with arthritis pain, and it worked.

Lawyers & Advocates Join To Help Medical Marijuana Patients

Posted on 2016-05-11 14:05:00
Lawyers & Advocates Join To Help Medical Marijuana Patients

Americans for Safe Access has recently partnered up with Orrick, a leading global law firm to provide pro bono support to medical marijuana patients and help them navigate the complexity of medical marijuana laws.

Medical Marijuana Industry Could Help L.A.'s Homeless Population

Posted on 2016-03-29 13:46:00
Medical Marijuana Industry Could Help L.A.

Los Angeles is considering different funding sources to reduce the city’s rate of homelessness.

FDA Outlaws Hemp Oil Extracts & CBD to Big Pharma

Posted on 2016-03-23 15:34:00
FDA Outlaws Hemp Oil Extracts & CBD to Big Pharma

The FDA just outlawed CBDs and hemp oil extracts by claiming all plant molecules now belong exclusively to Big Pharma

How Much Does The USA Really Love Marijuana?

Posted on 2016-03-21 15:46:00
How Much Does The USA Really Love Marijuana?

Giving each state a score from 1 to 100 based on five criteria, Estately found that Colorado currently stands as the most weed-loving state in America

Former NBA Player Says 75 to 80 Percent of Players Smoke Marijuana

Posted on 2016-03-16 14:51:00
Former NBA Player Says 75 to 80 Percent of Players Smoke Marijuana

During a recent interview with Fox Business, Williams spoke on the issue of marijuana again and said that he believes 75 to 80 percent of current NBA players use the drug