‘Lazy Stoner’ Stereotype Smashed By Study Finding Marijuana Consumers Exercise More

Does marijuana ruin an exercise routine? You might be surprised. A new study of older Americans found that cannabis consumers tended to do more formal exercise and engage in more physical activities than non-consumers during the course of a four-month trial. While...

Gov. Polis Has the Power to Right Some Wrongs in Expunging Cannabis Offenses

The Colorado Legislature, in one of its last acts of the 2020 session, passed House Bill 1424, a measure intended to help boost minority ownership in the cannabis industry. Monday night, Gov. Jared Polis signed the bill, which includes a way to more easily expunge the...

Yelp Blocks Marijuana Businesses From Two Key Advertising Features

Yelp is no longer offering two key advertising features to marijuana-related businesses, the company confirmed to Marijuana Moment. Two cannabis businesses have shared an email from Yelp announcing the policy change. It states that the company had “unfortunate news”...

The Alcohol-Cannabis Conundrum — Finding a blood test for impairment is in serious doubt.

Here’s the problem.
Anyone who drives a vehicle on our roads wants to feel safe from impaired drivers. It’s dangerous enough out there without worrying about intoxicated motorists. Nobody would argue with that.

Dem Leaders Kept Pot Out of Policing Reform, In Spite of Prison Injustices

As Congress debated historic policing reform over the past few weeks, Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) says Democratic Party leaders “told” him to not offer a marijuana amendment, because it would be a distraction. That lecture from leaders of the Democratic Party came even as African Americans continue to be arrested, prosecuted and incarcerated at higher rates than their white counterparts.

Policing Reform Stalls in Senate; Leaving Cannabis Reform in Doubt

Senate Democrats Wednesday derailed a GOP policing reform measure, which was likely the best chance for cannabis reform to be debated – let alone potentially become law – in the waning months of the 116th Congress.

CU Offering Modern Cannabis Science biology course

As the industry grows and matures, many job opportunities and positions in cannabis require education, and colleges and universities are responding by doing research on the plant and offering courses and programs aimed at the many aspects of cannabis legalization. At...

POLITICS

The Push to End the ‘War on Drugs’ while Reforming Police

The Push to End the ‘War on Drugs’ while Reforming Police

Tensions are still running high in the nation’s capital. The obviously frayed nerves are no longer due to federal officers beating, pepper-spraying and shooting rubber bullets at peaceful BLM protestors camped outside the White House. This week, the drama’s down the street at the U.S. Capitol where lawmakers are at each other’s throats as they debate policing reforms.

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The ‘War on Drugs’ Hovers Over some BLM Protests

The ‘War on Drugs’ Hovers Over some BLM Protests

WASHINGTON – Two weekends ago, just across from a freshly fortified White House, the sun was initially setting behind the overtly symmetrical office buildings that house the likes of the Motion Picture Association of America and U.S. Chamber of Commerce you could...

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Sen. Cory Gardner’s Interesting Marijuana Predicament

Sen. Cory Gardner’s Interesting Marijuana Predicament

Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is in an interesting predicament. There are those in the cannabis industry who say he should be given a chance this November to finish what he started around cannabis banking reform. Others say he hasn’t done anything so far for the...

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INDUSTRY

‘Public Enemy Number One’ — New documentary shows the futility of a half-century of the War on Drugs

‘Public Enemy Number One’ — New documentary shows the futility of a half-century of the War on Drugs

“We’ve always had a demon,” says author and historian Dan Baum in Public Enemy Number One, a new documentary that traces the history of the War on Drugs in America. “Something about American political culture requires us to have a demon. Go back to Salem. Alcohol was a demon. Communism was a demon, and all kinds of things were justified in the name of fighting communism. This is what we do.”

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HEALTH/WELLNESS

Will CBD cure COVID-19? The evidence is light

Will CBD cure COVID-19? The evidence is light

CBD products are now available in grocery stores and health emporiums even in U.S. states without medical cannabis laws. So, as the novel coronavirus upends the country, it’s no real surprise that there are hucksters peddling cannabidiol as a “cure” for COVID-19. “CBD...

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