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MMJRecs What Do The Latest Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Law Changes Mean For MMJ Patients?

What Do The Latest Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Law Changes Mean For MMJ Patients? Medical marijuana has been legal in the state of Pennsylvania since April 6, 2016, with patients being able to access medical marijuana by 2018. When the laws were passed, many people were able to get the medical relief they needed for a […]

Philip Morris Is Calling for an All Out Cigarette Ban By the End of This Decade

Image via Jacek Olczak, the CEO of massive tobacco enterprise Philip Morris, just urged the UK government to ban all cigarettes — yes, including its own Marlboro brand — within a decade, the Guardian reports. Olczak believes that cigarettes should be treated like gasoline-burning cars, which are slated to be banned from 2030 onwards in […]

Cannabis Social Clubs in Barcelona Are About to Get Shut Down, Possibly for Good

Barcelona, Spain, is home to nearly 200 cannabis clubs, making it one of the hottest global pot destinations of the past half-decade. But the clubs are facing a mass-shut down after the supreme court amended a legal loophole — one that allowed them to proliferate in the first place, Stephen Burgen reports for the Guardian. […]

Camel Cigarette Manufacturer Plans to Make Legal Weed a Major Part of Its Future

Image via After a century of selling trillions of cigarettes to every corner of the globe, many major tobacco conglomerates are now apparently trying to rebrand themselves from purveyors of toxic “cancer sticks” to health and wellness companies.  Just last week, the CEO of tobacco giant Philip Morris urged the UK government to ban all […]

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Is About to Be Investigated for All the Drug Dealers He’s Killed

Image via After years of a blood-soaked War on Drugs, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is watching wheels of international justice begin to roll against him.  In June, Fatou Bensouda, the outgoing International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor, called for the global justice system to investigate allegations that Duterte has been conducting mass, extrajudicial killings of […]

Republicans Are Trying to Stop People From Buying Weed with Federal Financial Assistance

Image via Republican lawmakers have proposed a new bill to block low-income Americans from using federal financial support to buy legal weed, maintaining a long tradition of using prohibition laws to target the country’s most marginalized communities.  The “Welfare for Needs not Weed Act,” introduced by Reps. Tom Rice (R-SC) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN), seeks […]

Pop Star Lorde Smokes Weed Out of DIY Fennel Bulb Bong in New Music Video

Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, the performer famously known as Lorde, hasn’t released new music in four years, which is an eternity in the pop world. What has she been doing all that time? If you guessed, “smoking weed,” you’re not wrong. The singer has surged back with a single called “Stoned at the Nail Salon,” […]

Chuck Schumer Reveals Plans on How He’ll Win Votes for New Federal Legalization Bill

Image via Convincing a majority of lawmakers to sign off on full federal cannabis legalization definitely seems like an uphill battle, but Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has a plan to get it done. Two weeks ago, Schumer unveiled the first draft of the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, with his fellow sponsors Sen. […]

Arizona’s First 420-Friendly Hotel Is Officially Taking Reservations for Its Cannabis Rooms

Image via Pot tourists hoping to shop at Arizona’s adult-use dispensaries can now enjoy their purchases in the comfort of a private hotel room.  The Clarendon Hotel and Spa, a four-star boutique hotel in central Phoenix, just announced the state’s first weed-friendly hotel suites. This weekend, the hotel began accepting reservations for rooms where guests […]