The State of Legalization

Marijuana Legalization Over the years, you’ve probably seen or heard in the news about marijuana being decriminalized or legalized. However, decriminalization and legalization doesn’t eliminate the possibility of penalties in certain circumstances. Some states have chosen to only legal medical weed, or medical CBD. What is and isn’t allowed, and what penalties are still handed… Continue reading The State of Legalization

GA Prosecutor Dropping Cannabis Cases

Coastal Georgia’s DA will stop prosecuting possession of less than an ounce, dropping cannabis cases Chatham County District Attorney Shalena Cook Jones announced that she will stop prosecuting people for possessing small amounts of cannabis. This decision follows similar ones made by police officials across the state and echoes the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s refusal… Continue reading GA Prosecutor Dropping Cannabis Cases

Delaware House of Representatives rejects cannabis legalization

The cannabis legalization debate in Delaware highlights the two-step forward, one-step-back marathon that is the fight to legalize  One week after lawmakers in Delaware voted in favor of decriminalizing cannabis possession, a new bill that would legalize and regulate its sale failed to pass the House of Representatives. The bill got a majority of votes… Continue reading Delaware House of Representatives rejects cannabis legalization

Legal Weed In New Mexico Boosts Economy

Legal weed in New Mexico is very quickly seeing the benefits of a legal cannabis market  Recreational cannabis has been legal in New Mexico only since March 31st, 2022, but has already become a significant economic enterprise for the state. Recreational cannabis will bring in an estimated $300 million in annual sales while creating 11,000… Continue reading Legal Weed In New Mexico Boosts Economy

TikTok’s Cannabis Use and Positive Weed Talk

TikTok’s cannabis use and positive weed talk has some worried A study done by a group of scientists in Australia indicates that cannabis use is portrayed positively on TikTok and the platform does little to curb this sentiment. This is alarming some social scientists, who maintain that social media has a significant influence on substance… Continue reading TikTok’s Cannabis Use and Positive Weed Talk

Johnny Depp’s cannabis use under scrutiny

Johnny Depp’s cannabis use was highlighted in the Depp/Heard trial, exposing persistent stigmas associated with cannabis use The long and exhausting circus that was the dissolution of the Depp/Heard marriage–the defamation suit filed by Johnny Depp against Amber Heard for $50 million and her countersuit for $100 million–was live coverage of a trainwreck. The jury… Continue reading Johnny Depp’s cannabis use under scrutiny

Support for Legalizing Cannabis Just Keeps Growing

Legalizing cannabis: A record number of Americans are in favor of legalization The number of Americans who support legalizing cannabis, which has been steadily increasing for decades, has reached record numbers in recent years, as evidenced by the growing list of states who have already legalized recreational use at the state level. 37 states have… Continue reading Support for Legalizing Cannabis Just Keeps Growing