Big Changes for MMJ in Washington

Yesterday’s News – April 27, 2015   Washington to Overhaul Medical Marijuana System Washington’s medical marijuana program will see major changes after Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill that will align the state’s medical system with the voter-approved recreational cannabis laws. Though medical cannabis has been legal in Washington since 1998, the program is largely […]

Lynch Confirmed as Next Attorney General

Yesterday’s News – April 24, 2015   Lynch Confirmed as US Attorney General Loretta Lynch was finally confirmed yesterday as the nation’s next attorney general, replacing Eric Holder and becoming the first African American woman in this position. Though her tenure could be as short as 18 months, leaving her little time to make major policy […]

Bill Would Force Feds to Respect State Cannabis Laws

Yesterday’s News – April 23, 2015   Respect State Marijuana Laws Act Introduced in the House Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), together with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, introduced legislation yesterday that would force the federal government to acknowledge state cannabis laws and prevent prosecution for marijuana activity that complies with state law. The bill comes […]

Law Enforcement Agencies Under Scrutiny

Yesterday’s News – April 22, 2015     Head of DEA To Step Down Next Month After years of mismanagement, Michele Leonhart will step down as the top official at the Drug Enforcement Administration. Her impending departure comes amidst controversy involving her agents, sex parties, and South American drug cartel money, which, according to Rep. […]

Ben & Jerry’s Readies BRRR-itos for 420

Yesterday’s News – April 20, 2015   Ben & Jerry’s 420 Commercial It seems only fair to start the 420 edition of Yesterday’s News on a lighthearted note. ICYMI, Ben & Jerry’s is releasing an amazing new dessert concoction in their scoop shops today, and they made a 420 commercial to get us all excited about […]

DPA Brings Modern Cannabis Consumption Out of the Basement

Yesterday’s News – April 17, 2015     The Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) has launched a campaign to promote a new perspective on cannabis consumption. They shot stock photos of mature, modern adults ingesting cannabis in a variety of settings and have made the images available on their website for editorial use. The DPA hopes […]

Court Ruling Leaves Cannabis on Schedule 1

Yesterday’s News – April 16, 2015     A federal judge in Sacramento has decided it is not the job of the courts to reschedule cannabis. U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller held a fact-finding hearing last year on the constitutionality of marijuana’s Schedule I status as a part of a case involving a marijuana grow […]

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Finding Balance at iVita Wellness

iVita Wellness Pearl 1660 Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80203 www.ivitawellness.com   Why you should go: great, walkable neighborhood, lots of things to do nearby, many recommendations from the staff on which of those things you must check out; extremely eager, informative, chatty, enthusiastic, ambassador-for-Denver-type service; variety of edibles and drinks iVita was the closest recreational […]