Miroslav Tomoski is a political reporter at Herb. He studied US politics at the University of Windsor and has been reporting as a freelancer since the 2016 election. His work has taken him across 30 states and – in the hopes of making it to all 50 – he is now looking for a good reason to go to Oklahoma.
The law prevents anyone “who is an unlawful user of or addicted to marijuana or any depressant or stimulant drug” from purchasing a firearm.
It already has 12 co-sponsors.
The bill would legalize the recreational possession, distribution and sale of cannabis.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said people buying marijuana are funding “criminal organizations and street gangs.”
When Attorney General Jeff Sessions lifted protections for state-approved marijuana businesses earlier this month, it sent a wave of concern throughout the cannabis industry.
HR 4779 is a new bill that would protect states that choose to legalize weed.
With an overwhelming support for cannabis legalization from Democrat voters, weed should be as important an election issue as healthcare and jobs.
The glaring double standard, when compared to other substances, is infuriating.
Jeff Sessions plan isn’t a sudden crackdown on weed, it’s an intentionally slow and calculated dismantling of policy.
Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont…who’s next?
It’s a matter of states’ rights, they say.
It will be the largest outdoor cannabis campaign in history.
America is getting a lot less alcoholic thanks to legal weed.
“Special K” has shown incredible medical potential for treating depression in preliminary studies.
Instead, citizens will only be allowed to grow their own weed.
It’s free and easy, but politicians haven’t done much to let people know.
The announcement made on Thursday (Jan. 4) could derail the cannabis industry.
The majority Catholic country still largely opposes it.
With the high rate of unemployment among veterans, it only makes sense they would work in the industry that’s already provided them with much-needed relief.