Talk show host Sharon Osbourne believes that the U.S. shouldn’t legalize marijuana.
“I have big resentments that this is happening,” Osbourne told CBS TV, as reported by contactmusic.com. “Anything that alters your mental state I don’t think should be allowed… You can say prescribed medication can alter your mental state, but I don’t agree with it all.”
The federal agency once opposed to finding any benefit from marijuana now wants more research on the plant.
Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, recently wrote an opinion piece in the Huffington Post detailing her support for further research on cannabis, and especially the therapeutic found within it known as cannabidiol (CBD).
Snoop Dogg has vowed never to visit Sweden again after getting arrested over the weekend on suspicion of marijuana possession, reports the Guardian.
The rapper and stoner icon posted a series of NSFW video rants to Instagram during the whole ordeal, where he apologizes in advance to Swedish fans that he’s never come back to their country, and to thank their police chief for the decision.
We report a lot on various legalization measures that are moving forward in California, but rarely do we get a chance to report on efforts to increase marijuana prohibition in CA.
A group called “Californians Against Legalizing Marijuana” is attempting to get a measure on the ballot in 2016 that would outlaw most uses of cannabis in the state.
By now many of you have read or heard the story of Sandra Bland, the woman whose simple traffic stop culminated in her death days later in police custody of an apparent suicide.
There are many things wrong with the Sandra Bland story, the story of a woman who shouldn’t have been arrested in the first place. But what officials involved in the case really want you to remember is that Sandra Bland had marijuana in her system.