Could Medical Marijuana Help Our Cats Chill Out?

Yesterday’s News – May 11, 2015     Give Your Bitch Some Weed Because we don’t want to be sexist or species-ist, maybe give some to the cats and boy dogs too. TIME Magazine examines the growing business of cannabis edibles for animals and the uncertainty surrounding medical marijuana for pets. As with medical marijuana […]

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 […]

You Can’t Smoke in Here

Yesterday’s News – May 6, 2015     No Smoking: Puerto Rico Allows MMJ But Not Combustion The details of the executive order issued this weekend by Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla became clearer yesterday, with Justice Secretary Cesar Miranda telling the AP that smoking marijuana will still be illegal, even for medical purposes. Patients will […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]