Day: March 2, 2015

Jamaica: Ganja Decriminalization Plan Finally Approved By Parliament

Members of Jamaica’s Parliament have given final approval to a long-standing plan to amend the nation’s marijuana policies. Violators of the new law will receive a ticket and be mandated to pay a fine, but will not face criminal penalties. The newly Separate provisions of the measure seek to establish regulations allowing for the licensed production of cannabis for therapeutic purposes as well as for industrial purposes. Additional provisions of the bill provide broader legal protections for those who use the plant for sacramental purposes.

Big Brouhaha in DC as Legalization is Phased-In

The new marijuana laws recently approved by the voters of the District of Columbia (Initiative 71) by nearly 70 percent took effect last week, following a 30-day period in which the US Congress had the opportunity to override the provision, but our opponents did not have the votes. So it is now perfectly legal in the District of Columbia to possess up to two ounces of marijuana; to cultivate up to six plants in the home, not more than three of which may be flowering; and to give away, but […]

Why do they call them “Jolly” Ranchers?

Over at the Watch, Radley has a partial list of substances that have tested positive for illegal drugs with field testing kits.

Sage Chocolate chip cookies Motor oil Spearmint Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap Tortilla dough Deodorant Billiards chalk Patchouli Flour Eucalyptus Breath mints Loose-leaf tea Jolly Ranchers

Go to the story for links on each.

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Crack babies from marijuana smoke

The Fox News Medical A-Team: Fox News doctor: ‘Crack babies’ come from women ‘smoking this whole marijuana business’

“We’re seeing in Colorado that we had 13 kids that came to the emergency [room] and ended up in the ICU as a result of overdose from marijuana,” Samadi said. “Now we have crack babies coming in […]