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 […]

The Ins and Outs of Oregon’s Legalization

Yesterday’s News – June 25, 2015     Oregon cannabis legalization effective July 1 Ahead of Oregon’s legalization of recreational cannabis effective on July 1, the state has launched their “Educate Before You Recreate” public education campaign to make sure citizens are aware of what’s coming. While you’ll likely have to wait until 2016 for retail […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]