Bernie Sanders’ Plan for Pot

Yesterday’s News – May 20, 2015     Bernie Sanders is From Vermont, So He’s Cool During a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pointed to his home state of Vermont – and his track record of cannabis friendly policies – to illustrate how marijuana reform would look under his administration: “The […]

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 […]

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. […]

D.C. Cannabis Seed Shares Encourage Homegrow

Yesterday’s News – March 28, 2015       There have been plenty of headlines in the past several days. Here’s Weekend Review Kit’s roundup of the biggest cannabis news stories:   Hundreds of Washington, D.C. residents participated in marijuana seed shares, organized by D.C. Cannabis Campaign’s Adam Eidinger. Because personal possession and cultivation of […]