Iowa is now home to five medical marijuana dispensaries. They were approved under a law passed last March, permitting the sale of specific cannabis-derived products to those suffering from qualifying conditions including untreatable pain, side effects of cancer, seizures, ALS, and others. Continue reading “Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Have Arrived In Iowa”→
In an interview with Canadian news program The West Block, parliamentary secretary for the minister of public safety Mark Holland reported that Canadians will be able to buy weed by the end of September.
Many marijuana consumers may like the legalization of cannabis so that they can either walk into an establishment or go to a website to peruse cannabis strains without fear of being arrested. The push for legalization though is about either providing the medicinal benefits of cannabis to patients, mending social injustices, the business opportunities that generates tax revenue or ending the war on drugs. California is an example of each rationale, it is even still an example of the lingering stigma surrounding marijuana.
People with marijuana convictions on their record often have a difficult time finding gainful employment. Sure, a number of states have legalized marijuana. But pot offenders are often treated like pariahs when looking for work. It is for this reason that one hemp company wants to hire growers with marijuana convictions. The goal is to put their felonious talents to work in the legitimate medical marijuana industry. Continue reading “This Hemp Company Wants To Hire Growers With Marijuana Convictions”→
With two bills introduced in the state’s government, Georgia seeks to reduce penalties for marijuana possession. The capital city of Georgia, Atlanta, has already decriminalized possession. Are lawmakers trying to get the entire state on board?