Yesterday’s News (fall cleaning edition)

Wow, that was a quick, news filled summer. A lot happened, and a lot of people covered it more thoroughly than us. As we ease into fall we thought we’d take a look at some of the biggest cannabis stories from the past few months.   Cannabis is totally legal in Oregon, and soon you […]

First Church of Cannabis holds first service without cannabis

Yesterday’s News – July 7, 2015     Cannabis church had no cannabis at church (plenty of hippies, though, and a black dude checking his phone) Loyal Weekend Review Kit readers are by now familiar with the First Church of Cannabis in Indianapolis, which hoped to use Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom and Restoration Act to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yesterday’s News – January 30, 2015

because nobody’s ready for today yet     The Washington Post’s Wonkblog calls Loretta Lynch’s implication that alcohol is less dangerous than cannabis “the most controversial thing she said during her confirmation hearing,” noting that both public opinion and government statistics bear out the fact that alcohol is, in fact, a much more dangerous substance. […]

Yesterday’s News – December 19, 2014

because nobody’s ready for today yet       Oklahoma and Nebraska are apparently so jealous of Colorado’s recent cannabis boom that they’ve reacted like the bitter adolescent whose older, cooler sister threw a party while the parents were away: they’ve tattled. And to the highest court in the land, no less. The Attorneys General for […]