Coming off the blow from the DEA regarding the rescheduling of marijuana last week, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has taken a much friendlier stance on cannabis.
According to The Cannabist, a senior policy adviser said that, if elected, Clinton will reschedule marijuana to a Schedule II substance.
I want to start out by saying that we have NOT won the war! This is absolutely NOT over and it’s not even close to over. People are still being arrested in this country for small amounts of possession and we are still throwing people away for life for drug offenses. You can rape a child and spend a handful of years in jail but you can possess a pound of marijuana and do life! Clearly there is plenty of work to be done. With that said, here are the Top 5 Signs the Drug War on Marijuana Is Ending:
A new report from the Drug Enforcement Administration about marijuana growing operations in Colorado is entitled "Residential Marijuana Grows in Colorado: The New Meth Houses?"
The basic premise of the report is that growers in Colorado are using loopholes in the state’s recreational and medical marijuana laws to create massive grows in suburban homes that suck up electricity and often leave the houses “uninhabitable” because of alterations the growers perform on the house.
In order to pay homage to all of those people who think weed should still be illegal, here is a quick history lesson on the use of weed and hemp in America.
It doesn’t look like the Obama Administration is going to take any kind of leadership role when it comes to marijuana law reform in the last year of his presidency.
At a recent House Democratic retreat, the President told Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) that he would prefer Congress take the lead on the issue.