Recently, we have heard the cry to decriminalize marijuana. It mostly stems from how black men have disproportionately been incarcerated due to their involvement and possession of the plant. But what does decriminalizing marijuana mean? Well, according to the Super Lawyers website, decriminalizing mean that marijuana will still be illegal, but instead of facing a […]
There is big news happening in Michigan! The North Michigan University is offering the first ever degree in marijuana studies entitled, “Medicinal Plant Chemistry”. Now, there will be no growing of marijuana, but rather research will be done to find the affects of marijuana on various diseases and like cancer.
New Jersey Senator, Corey Booker introduced a new bill yesterday to legalize marijuana. The Marijuana Justice Act would legalize marijuana on the federal level and allow states to legalize locally. Senator Booker believes that legalizing marijuana would reduce violent crimes, reduce the incarceration of minorities, give police the opportunity to focus on more serious crimes, […]
On April 20, the cannabis community will be celebrating 4/20; a day in that began as a weed smoking moment of solidarity. As years went by, it’s eventually evolved into a day of awareness and myth busting. There’s still a lot of weed smoking, though. Regardless of anyone’s personal stance on cannabis, everyone likely realizes […]
Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the Department of Justice may do more to enforce federal regulations on marijuana.
Phoenix Police took things to a new level by pressuring 19-year-old Edgar Castro with marijuana consumption. Edgar says the officers gave him a choice of eating the marijuana he was caught with or going to jail.” The incident occurred back in September and the officers in question, Officers Richard Pina, Jason McFadden and Michael Carnicle, have […]
Facing 24 years, she's probably missing her old job right about now.
We all saw the videos of Malia Obama dancing up a storm during Lollapalooza but now another video may get the 18-year-old in trouble with her Presidential pops. According to reports, one of Malia’s friends sent tabloid website Radar Online a video of Malia smoking what looks like Marijuana. “I caught Malia smoking pot and I […]
Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has decided to sell Ebony and Jet Magazines to the Clear View Group in Austin, Texas.
Despite abysmal drug war statistics, under new legislation and thanks to the budding legalized cannabis market, there are a few African-American entrepreneurs who are pioneering the sale of legalized marijuana.
The video was released as part of Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.
A new study shows that Blacks are more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than Whites in states where recreational marijuana has been legalized.