“We are asking the Council to adopt a Lowest Law Enforcement Priority for cannabis possession in Jefferson County”

RE: LOUISVILLE METRO COUNCIL AND MARIJUANA                 ENFORCEMENT.Dan Seum3 hrs · We will be addressing Metro Council this evening at 6:00. We are asking the Council to adopt a Lowest Law Enforcement Priority for cannabis possession in Jefferson County.No more arrests Or citations for simple cannabis possession! We have support in the council and we need the …

“At a certain point, you have to realize this is against the law…”

Lawyers Handling Marijuana Business Operate in Hazy Legal ZoneBy Brian Melley | December 12, 2017Just as entrepreneurs getting into the retail pot industry need a good lawyer, some of those lawyers might be wise to consult an attorney of their own.Lawyers in the burgeoning business are entering a legal gray zone where the drug is …

Nevada bill would allow medical marijuana users to carry guns

Jenny Kane , [email protected] Published 4:09 p.m. PT March 20, 2017 Nevada lawmakers are trying to address everything from marijuana users' gun rights to the danger that edible marijuana products pose to children. On Monday, a wide array of marijuana-focused bills were introduced to both members of the Nevada Senate and the Assembly to help …

Congressional Republicans Vow To Block Marijuana Amendments

  By Tom Angell on December 5th, 2016 at 10:33 am Don’t count on there being any marijuana votes in the U.S. House next year. That’s the message that Republican leadership in Congress is sending after blocking a number of cannabis amendments from reaching the House floor earlier this year. “The chairman has taken a …

The Forest Service invites public review and comment on potential environmental remediation at the Rock Creek abandoned coal mine sites.(Rock Creek abandoned coal mine sites remediation)

  Rock Creek Rock Creek is a beautiful stream, with magnificent boulders, riffles, glides, and pools. Flowing through southeastern Kentucky on Stearns Ranger District, it is both a Blue Ribbon trout fishery and a Kentucky Wild River. However, highly acidic water flowing from abandoned mine lands left the stream virtually dead from White Oak Junction …

693,482 individuals in the United States were arrested in 2013 and charged with marijuana violations

Why legalizing marijuana will be much harder than you think     By Erwin Chemerinsky April 27 Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week, we’re talking about drug scheduling. Need a primer? Catch up here. Erwin Chemerinsky is dean and …

U.S. House of Representatives will consider three bills that would dispose of vast stretches of national forests and other public lands across the country.

by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor Feb 23, 2016 10:34 am Less than two weeks after the arrest of Cliven Bundy and the armed militants who were occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, the U.S. House of Representatives will consider three bills that would dispose of vast stretches of national forests and other …

no jail for kim davis! “She has a very strong conscience and she’s just asking for a simple remedy, and that is, remove her name from the certificate…"

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Jailed After Refusing to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples Conviction of conscience is our right as U.S. Citizens in order to influence our Government into governing according to "our" beliefs, the beliefs of every American Citizen.  In this case, the issue is very divided among us.  Although I believe in …

The Supreme Court of Colorado ruled unanimously last week that Dish Network acted lawfully when it fired a quadriplegic employee who used medicinal marijuana legally to control leg spasms and while he was not at work.

      The Supreme Court of Colorado ruled unanimously last week that Dish Network acted lawfully when it fired a quadriplegic employee who used medicinal marijuana legally to control leg spasms and while he was not at work. The employee, Brandon Coats, was fired in 2010 when he failed a random drug test. Needless …

Prohibition Repeal Is A Good Model For Marijuana Legalization

9:51 AM 12/05/2014 Today is the 81st anniversary of the repeal of federal alcohol prohibition. The 21st Amendment ended the failed experiment of Prohibition and delegated the issue of alcohol legalization and regulation solely to the states. The 21st Amendment was neither “for” nor “against” alcohol. It was simply an acknowledgment that federal prohibition was …

All The Progress Made On Marijuana Legalization Could Vanish With A New President

    Matt Ferner  Become a fan  [email protected] The movement to end marijuana prohibition has made significant progress recently, but it could all be undone when the next president takes office in 2017. Harvard economist Jeff Miron, a vocal supporter of marijuana policy reform, highlighted the precarious nature of state marijuana laws in a Wednesday …