Germany to Make Medicinal Cannabis Legal in 2017

Germany to Make Medicinal Cannabis Legal in 2017

In “hey, forget about all that other stuff – we’re cool now!” news, this week Germany’s health minister announced that medicinal cannabis will be made legal early in 2017. Herman Gröhe drafted legislation to be put to the German cabinet and is confident it will be passed. This isn’t tantamount to full-on recreational legalisation, of … Continue reading Germany to Make Medicinal Cannabis Legal in 2017

Obama administration sends legal threat to North Carolina Governor over anti-LGBT law

Obama administration sends legal threat to North Carolina Governor over anti-LGBT law

President Obama’s Justice Department has warned North Carolina that its anti-LGBT laws directly contravene civil rights protections. The state has lost a string of big investment ventures over Governor McCrory’s decision to sign HB2 – which voided all local ordinances protecting LGBT rights, bans transgender people from using their preferred bathroom, and permits businesses to … Continue reading Obama administration sends legal threat to North Carolina Governor over anti-LGBT law

Low-Cost Highs: Price of Legal Marijuana Plunges in Washington State

Price of Legal Marijuana Plunges in Washington State

Recreational marijuana use has been legal in Washington State for two years, and while sales of the drug have been filling public coffers with tax revenues, the prices for pot have also been shrinking considerably. As of March 2016, the price of legal marijuana in Washington was $9.32 per gram, the Washington Post reported, citing … Continue reading Low-Cost Highs: Price of Legal Marijuana Plunges in Washington State

Breaking: Alabama City Council Rescinds Sweeping Anti-Trans Law After Legal Warnings

Alabama City Council Rescinds Sweeping Anti-Trans Law After Legal Warnings

ACLU and Southern Poverty Law Center Advised Oxford City Council Law Violates US Constitution The City Council of Oxford, Alabama City Council rescinds sweeping Anti-Trans Law after Legal Warnings. The ordinance has been described as “the most far-reaching law of its type in the county.” The City Council Wednesday afternoon voted 3-2 to repeal the … Continue reading Breaking: Alabama City Council Rescinds Sweeping Anti-Trans Law After Legal Warnings

California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

On Wednesday, the governor of California raises the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown said he signed the measure along with four others restricting tobacco use in various ways. Supporters of the law regarding age aimed to deter adolescents from the harmful, … Continue reading California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21

5 Simple Answers to Your Questions About Legalization of Marijuana

Questions About Legalization of Marijuana

Marijuana Legalization is one of the hottest legal topics going on in our country today. These are five simple answers to your questions about legalization of marijuana. 1. How will the federal government protect sellers and growers, isn’t it illegal on a federal level? Simply put, the federal government will not help to keep you safe since this is … Continue reading 5 Simple Answers to Your Questions About Legalization of Marijuana