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Cannabis prohibition: Has it made cannabis more dangerous?

Cannabis prohibition: Has it made cannabis more dangerous?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 5, 2018

Perhaps one of the most commonly raised topics regarding cannabis reform is that the plant may induce psychosis symptoms. Of course, scientists are proving the cynics wrong as they unlock cannabis’ medicinal potential, such as its ability to actually combat psychosis with a unique therapeutic ...

Polls indicate strong support for cannabis reform in Michigan, but not in North Dakota

Polls indicate strong support for cannabis reform in Michigan, but not in North Dakota

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 18, 2018

Cannabis legalization initiatives will be voted on in just a couple of weeks by the residents of Michigan and North Dakota. November 6 is the fateful day on which the general elections take place and with Election Day fast approaching, it's no surprise that the general public is starting to unleash its vi...

Lebanon could legalize billion-dollar cannabis industry to save poor economy

Lebanon could legalize billion-dollar cannabis industry to save poor economy

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 20, 2018

Cannabis reform is spreading far beyond the U.S. and Canada. On Tuesday, July 17, Lebanon’s official news agency unveiled a plan proposed by Lebanon’s parliament to legalize the cultivation and production of medicinal cannabis. The plan was revealed to US Ambassador Lebanon Elizabeth Richard by Ho...

President Trump again states he may support bill to end federal cannabis ban

President Trump again states he may support bill to end federal cannabis ban

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2018

President Donald Trump recently informed reporters that he "probably will end up supporting" a bipartisan bill that would effectively end the federal ban on cannabis. Upon leaving the White House for the G-7 Summit, a two-day discussion that would result in a feud between Trump and Canadian Prime M...

The most likely reasons why New Jersey is still waiting for cannabis to be legalized

The most likely reasons why New Jersey is still waiting for cannabis to be legalized

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 12, 2018

Cannabis in New Jersey is not yet legal and people who support the drug for recreational use are getting frustrated. Many advocates were hopeful that legal weed in New Jersey would be included in the state’s newly enacted budget, but here we are in the middle of July and recreational cannabis remain...

Cannabis consumers want Hollywood to abandon stoner stereotypes

Cannabis consumers want Hollywood to abandon stoner stereotypes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 7, 2018

A new survey has revealed an interesting insight into the use of stoner stereotypes in Hollywood productions. While it might have worked well for movies like Pineapple Express and Cheech and Chong, cannabis consumers want to abandon the Hollywood stoner stereotype for good. It seems that the voic...

The Marijuana Justice Act finally gets the support of Kamala Harris

The Marijuana Justice Act finally gets the support of Kamala Harris

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 27, 2018

On Thursday, May 10, US Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) declared her support for the Marijuana Justice Act, which could contribute to legalizing cannabis in the U.S. at the federal level. Harris signed on to congressional legislation that would eliminate cannabis from the US Controlled Substances Act - ...

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