Activism

Aubrie Hill, left, with her mother, Vicki. Image via AL.com

Paul Gattis ~ AL.com ~

Some Alabama families have headed west, seeking access to various forms of medical marijuana that are unlawful to possess in their home state.

Beverly Love, who suffers from lupus and multiple sclerosis, uses CBD oil to ease her pain. (Photo: Shawn Weismiller via AL.com)
Quint Forgey ~ News21 via Al.com ~
 
Only recently, as the marijuana movement sweeps through statehouses, have previously forgotten and failed laws become political tinder for a new debate in the South.

Co-owners of the recreational marijuana store, Bud Nation, strive to maintain a diverse set of employees in an industry that is predominantly white. Image: Courtesy Bud Nation.
 
For decades, people of color have paid a heavy price for the war on drugs. It’s well known that minorities are arrested and jailed at disproportionate rates on marijuana-related charges.

A 14-week online course offered by a B.C. university will teach students how to produce and distribute marijuana legally under new Canadian rules. Image via CBC.

With only 25 licensed distributors in Canada, teacher Tegan Adams says education a must for industry.

Steve DeAngelo at a protest in Oakland, California. Image: Glenn Halog/Flickr

The author of the Cannabis Manifesto dishes on racist drug laws, hemp jewelry, and California's weed-fueled world domination.

Photo: Ray Stern via Phoenix New Times
 
Arizona has reached a marijuana-legalization milestone, with more than 80,000 people now qualified to legally possess, grow, or sell pot for medicinal purposes.

Recent News Articles

Monday May 20

State Treasurers Group Endorses Marijuana Banking Legislation - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A group representing state treasurers and finance officials is formally calling on Congress to pass…

740 hits

Monday May 20

At Vt. Cannabis And Hemp Convention, Some Businesses Having #FOMO - Cannabis News

in Finance

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The Vermont Cannabis and Hemp Convention took place at the Champlain Valley Expo this weekend.

778 hits

Monday May 20

Arizona Farmers Can Begin Growing Hemp in June - Cannabis News

in Cannabis News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

Arizona farmers can begin planting hemp in early June. Hemp industry applications are due by…

1639 hits

Monday May 20

Cannabis-brewed Beer Prepares to Enter the New Canadian Market - Cannabis News

in World News

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

The world’s first beer brewed from cannabis will be ready when Canada legalizes cannabis beverages…

1253 hits

Tuesday May 21

Poll: Most of Illinois says marijuana should be legal - Cannabis News

in Politics

by Bruce Kennedy - Editor in Chief

A new poll by Global Strategy Group on behalf of Think Big Illinois, says a…

923 hits