Do policymakers in Vermont and other states really want to know what happens when marijuana is sold legally and commercially? The U.S. Attorney for Colorado wants them to know.
Thirty-one candidates and several political organizations received political contributions from the Marijuana Policy Project, a pro-legalization organization based in Washington, D.C., during the 2016 general election.
There will be no marijuana financial windfall for Vermont’s General Fund, youth consumption is up, and police still have no effective roadside test for impairment.
It’s not surprising that legalization supporters don’t want to see more research. Most of it points to the dangers of increasing public access to marijuana.
The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Marijuana may recommend zero legal tolerance for smoking marijuana and driving. It also fears the black market will continue even if cultivation and sale legalized. And it recognizes legalization could impact “juuling” of nicotine and marijuana.
High potency marijuana is the real killer and the gun is an innocent accomplice. Until we get it, more gun laws will be passed and the violence, and even the mass killings, will also increase.
Increasingly, those dedicated to the legal cultivation and sale of marijuana are willing to ignore its negative impact on youth, climate, minorities and homelessness.
As recreational marijuana advocates celebrate the recent legalization of pot for personal use in the Green Mountain State, troubling reports about users high on the drug are casting a pall on pro-cannabis euphoria.
There’s a link between the Harwood teen homicides, Boston Marathon bombing, Orlando Nightclub and Aurora theater shootings, and Charleston church murders reported: the perpetrators all used marijuana.
In an advisory statement released Monday, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office declared that giving out “free” marijuana with other sold items is illegal under state law.
In this Headliners, the Vermont attorney general is set to advise on prosecuting marijuana “gifting,” youth pot consumption is increasing, cops have few options for stoned drivers, and Newport House candidate quits Republican primary.