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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Edibles Review: Sweet Grass Kitchen Pumpkin Pie

*Edibles Disclaimer: Eating too much cannabis can be a terrifying experience. If you are new to edibles please proceed with caution. Ten milligrams, taken in a safe, comfortable location, around people you trust, is a good rule for beginners. It’s better to feel too little than too much. Start low and go slow, as they […]

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 […]

Voters in Key Swing States Support Cannabis Legalization

Yesterday’s News — April 7, 2015     A Quinnipiac University poll conducted last month found that most voters in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Florida support the legalization of cannabis for adults, with 51, 52, and 55 percent, respectively. Overwhelming majorities, 80 percent or higher, are in favor of medical marijuana. Christopher Ingraham for the Washington […]

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 […]