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Blue Moon’s brewer launching marijuana-infused ‘beer’

Blue Moon’s brewer launching marijuana-infused ‘beer’ Trevor Hughes | March 29, 2018 The inventor of Blue Moon beer is launching three marijuana-infused drinks that promise intoxication without the alcoholic headache. The drinks, served chilled and initially only available in Colorado this fall, will contain no alcohol but will instead be infused with special marijuana formulas designed to mimic the effects of booze. Its developers say the drink will “hit” the user at the same pace as if they were drinking a beer. Blue Moon’s brewer launching marijuana-infused ‘beer’


Small Pot Farms Are Biting the Dust

Small Pot Farms Are Biting the Dust Lester Black | Mar 28, 2018   How would you feel if you sold your home and used your father’s retirement savings to start a business, only to lose it all after years of grueling work? For Rebecca and Bjorn Hartman, the co-owners of a legal weed farm in Yelm, the answer is: ecstatic. “The first few days after we decided we were done, we were just giddy, just happy to not be a slave to it anymore,” Rebecca Hartman said. Small PotRead More


BIG NEWS: The World Health Organization Just Declared Medicinal Marijuana Safe To Use. Says It Isn’t A Health Risk

BIG NEWS: The World Health Organization Just Declared Medicinal Marijuana Safe To Use. Says It Isn’t A Health Risk Elisa | March 26, 2018 For all those eagerly waiting patiently for marijuana treatment to be legalized in their state, the issue has just got a big boost by the WHO (World Health Organization). Who declared medicinal marijuana safe and it does not have any health risks. Instead it is beneficial for diseases like epilepsy, cancer, Parkinsons, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. Now isn’t that the sweetest news?? BIG NEWS: TheRead More


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushing hemp legalization bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushing hemp legalization bill Fiza Pirani | Mar 27, 2018 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday announced plans to introduce a bill legalizing hemp as an “agricultural commodity.” The Hemp Farming Act would remove the plant from the federal list of controlled substances and permit the public to grow and sell it as an agricultural product. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushing hemp legalization bill


Former Chief of National Republican Committee Fighting For Medical Marijuana

Former Chief of National Republican Committee Fighting For Medical Marijuana Terry Hacienda | Mar 27, 2018 Add another Republican leader who is urging his party to do the right thing for patients seeking medical marijuana: Michael Steele, the former Republican National Committee chairman. In an opinion piece published in The Hill, Steele took aim at fellow Republican and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, chastising the longtime drug warrior for rescinding the Cole Memo, the Obama-era guideline giving the legal marijuana states some breathing room. Former Chief of National Republican Committee Fighting ForRead More


Former Seattle cop gets 6 years for pot-smuggling operation

Former Seattle cop gets 6 years for pot-smuggling operation Associated Press | March 23, 2018 A former Seattle police officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in smuggling hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Baltimore. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 44-year-old Alex Chapackdee was sentenced Thursday. Chapackdee, who spent 16 years on the force, resigned shortly after his arrest last May. He pleaded guilty in November to conspiracy to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Former Seattle cop gets 6 years for pot-smugglingRead More