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Cannabis Grower Released from Life-Sentence, Says More Prisoners Should Go Home

CANNABIS CULTURE –   “I’m so blessed to be released but there are still a lot (of cannabis prisoners) that are still there,” says Andy Cox — now reunited with his mother, two children, and extended family in Florida after 13 years in federal lock-up. …

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Man Sentenced to Life For Two-Dime Bags Released after 12 years

CANNABIS CULTURE – Fate Vincent Winslow, a Louisiana man sentenced to life in prison for selling twenty-dollars worth of cannabis to an undercover cop — has been released. Winslow, 53, was arrested in September of 2008 in Shreveport, Louisiana. At the…

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2020 Year in Review: NORML’s Top Ten Events in Marijuana Policy

Closing the door on 2020,  NORML counts down the year’s best in cannabis news. #1: Advocates Run the Table on Election Day Voters approved every statewide legalization measure put before them on Election Day. Voters legalized the possession of marijuan…

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Wyoming Man to Challenge Prohibition Before State Court

CANNABIS CULTURE – The continued prohibition of cannabis in Wyoming is unconstitutional – AND the majority of the state’s resident want the freedom to choose. At least, that’s the argument from chemist and advocate for psychedelic substances, Casey Wil…

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Canopy Growth to shut down cannabis facilities across Canada, lay off 220

Ontario-based Canopy Growth Corp., says it will close five of its cannabis growing locations as it looks to get back in the black. The recreational cannabis giant says it will close its facilities in St. John’s, N.L., and Fredericton, N.B., Edmonton, A…

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Health Canada Green Lights Therapist Psilocybin Experiences

CANNABIS CULTURE – Mental Health Practitioners from TheraPsil, a Vancouver-based non-profit, have been approved by Health Canada to possess and use psilocybin for experiential training in delivering psilocybin-assisted therapy. The decision by Federal …

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MORE Act Passes House, What Happens Now?

CANNABIS CULTURE –  The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act passed in the US House of Representatives, but has a long way to go before everyone is free to light up. The resolution needs to pass in the Senate, and states will…

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“Buried by Puppies Licking Your Face” (Canadian Firms Champion MDMA for PTSD)

CANNABIS CULTURE – Numinus Wellness Inc. and Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC) have teamed up to petition Health Canada for approval to begin a trial using MDMA to treat PTSD. If approval is gra…

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Vancouver’s Cannabis Substitution Project Vows to Fight on Despite Police Order

CANNABIS CULTURE – Neil Magnuson has been evicted, raided, arrested and just generally persecuted by the Vancouver Police Department. Now the VPD have threatened to impound his vehicle.  Why? Magnuson provides help and support to people fighting drug a…

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NJWeedman Sues New Jersey — For Legalizing Cannabis

CANNABIS CULTURE – NJWeedman (Aka Ed Forchion) has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey for legalizing regulated cannabis on the grounds that new laws demand a colonialized system of selective prosecution. “What’s going on right now is the C…