Sen. Warren tries to get banking for marijuana industry

Lotta policy posts recently, but this stuff is important.  Right now, banks will not take accounts from companies in the marijuana industry. So payroll, lines of credit, real estate loans, simple banking are not available.  Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to change all that, so let us support her ! We all need to keep the … More Sen. Warren tries to get banking for marijuana industry

Call your congressman NOW !

The DEA has just declared CBD to be a Schedule I drug. Here’s the Federal Register notice: as of 13 Jan 2017, possession of CBD will be treated just like possession of heroin.  There has been NO effective public discussion of this matter, and one obvious conclusion is that pharmaceutical industry pressure caused this change … More Call your congressman NOW !

Support for marijuana legalization is massive

The Washington Post notes that in states across the country, support for marijuana legalization is massive.  On 9 Nov, voters will decide marijuana legalization referendums in California, Nevada,  Arizona,  Massachusetts and Maine, who may join Washington and Colorado where marijuana is already legal. The charts below are from the article, quoting Pew Research data just … More Support for marijuana legalization is massive

Research: marijuana legalization does not cause a rise in its use

So when a state legalizes marijuana, do more people start using it? Do kids start using it more? These are real concerns.  Fortunately, data is starting to come in and it looks really reassuring. No, more people don’t start using it and no, more kids don’t start using it.   Here’s an article that links … More Research: marijuana legalization does not cause a rise in its use