Author: Lillian Fine

Next President Must Consider Next Steps for Marijuana

Known or not, the next president of the United States will have a huge impact on the future of marijuana. Currently, the Obama Administration has declined to interfere with legalization at the state level, but with a new administration, this could soon change. Current presidential candidates have views all across the map in regards to what action they would take with marijuana. Some would never dream of legalizing the drug, while others are planning to do so almost immediately once in office. A middle ground that many candidates seem to be taking involves sitting similar to where we are...

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To Smoke or To Vape…That is the Question

Marijuana use is starting to become the norm, whether it be recreational or medicinal. Multiple states across the nation have either passed laws or are planning to pass a number of laws in the coming year that legalize marijuana in some form. Some of these laws, however, want nothing to do with the actual flower. What does this mean? Some laws prohibit the actual smoking of the flower, but allow other forms such as edibles, THC pills and vaporizers. All forms of vaporizers have become extremely popular in the last few years, and with marijuana legalization taking off, vaporizers...

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College Football Teams Decrease Penalties for Marijuana Use

A new investigation has recently found that some of the nations biggest name Universities have been easing penalties for athletes for¬†positive drug tests. Since there isn’t a completely standard penalty among schools for marijuana use, big name football schools are beginning to do just a little less than their rivals to keep their talent on the field. Just a few years ago, penalties for big teams for marijuana use included dismissal, indefinite suspension or half season suspension. Now, those penalties have turned into either twenty percent suspension, counseling or no mandatory suspensions at all. Professionals are worried that this...

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Families Moving to Colorado for Medicinal Marijuana Ease of Mind

Enedina Stanger is among few that have been battling the rare disorder Ehlers-Danlos their whole life. Ehlers-Danlos is a genetic disorder that attacks the connective tissues leaving the body bound to a wheelchair while creating a daily battle with dislocations and muscle spasms. The only cure that Stanger has found to this day to stop the spasms and cramps has been medical marijuana. After being sentenced probation and parenting classes for possessing marijuana while her daughter was in the car in Utah, she knew something needed to change. Knowing that both of her daughters, 3 and 4 years old, have...

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The Future of Weed

Marijuana legalization is spreading across the globe and moving at a rapid pace. As of now in the U.S, twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have laws legalizing marijuana in some form. With this number expected to grow in the coming years, we can only ask one question…what does the future look like for weed? Money Taxes have the potential to bring in huge amounts of money in the coming years and some are predicting legal marijuana to grow into a $40 Billion a year industry if growth continues at this rate. There is also speculation that marijuana...

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