National Geographic’s Cannabis Cover

Yesterday’s News – May 18, 2015     Another Major Magazine’s Cannabis Cover Not to be outdone by TIME, National Geographic has produced its own cannabis cover story. In “Weed: The New Science of Marijuana,” the magazine delves into the various disciplines that might comprise a cannabis science, through anecdotal accounts of such cannabis luminaries […]

Rosenberg to Head DEA

Yesterday’s News – May 15, 2015     DPA Skewers DEA With Satirical Ad In what was perhaps their final farewell and good riddance to outgoing DEA head Michele Leonhart, Drug Policy Alliance produced a mock job ad for a new leader of the struggling agency. The ad claims the DEA is looking for “a […]

“High Profits” Star Calls for Unity

Yesterday’s News – May 14, 2015     Can’t Weed All Get Along? Katherine Grimm of Clever Gent Consulting and “High Profits” fame published an opinion piece on CNN.com about the fractured state of the cannabis community, imploring industry professionals and advocates alike to get on the same page about policy. She illustrates how infighting […]

Oregon’s Stalemate Over Medical Cannabis

Yesterday’s News – May 12, 2015       Oregon Marijuana Committee Argues Over Local Control The joint committee charged with implementing Oregon’s Initiative 91 can agree on almost everything, except the issue of local control over medical marijuana facilities. In order to prevent diversion of product to the black market, the group of lawmakers […]

The Future of Legalization: SSDP’s Betty Aldworth

   It’s not hyperbole to say that Betty Aldworth is a rock star in the cannabis movement. As the advocacy director for Colorado’s successful Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in 2012, a former deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, and current executive director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, she has perhaps […]

Morgan Freeman on Marijuana Legalization

Yesterday’s News – May 7, 2015     Morgan Freeman Loves Marijuana Morgan Freeman has long been vocal about his cannabis use, and he recently talked with The Daily Beast about legalization. The 77-year-old actor credits cannabis with relieving fibromyalgia pain brought on by devastating injuries he sustained in an automobile accident seven years ago […]

Puerto Rico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Yesterday’s News – May 5, 2015     Executive Order Brings MMJ to Puerto Rico Medical cannabis is now legal in Puerto Rico, after Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed an executive order that went into effect immediately. The health department now has three months to decide how to implement the new law, including qualifying conditions and […]

Married Jane: Liz and Will Fitch of Green Delta Consulting

  Liz and Will Fitch have had a busy year. They launched a business, purchased their first home, and got married – all within a month’s time – and life hasn’t slowed down since. Their cannabis business firm, Green Delta Consulting, boasts the motto “always compliant, never complacent,” and Liz and Will have worked tirelessly […]

Global Demonstrations to End Cannabis Prohibition

Yesterday’s News – May 4, 2015     The Return of Yesterday’s News We at Weekend Review Kit spent most of last week focused on the events in Baltimore related to Freddie Gray’s homicide at the hands of police and the ensuing protests and uprising that were the decisive rallying cries for a community no […]