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No one has ever died from a marijuana overdose. But at least 20 SWAT raids for marijuana offenses since 2010 have turned deadly. One man in Tampa, Fla. was shot by police, who found a total of 0.2 grams of cannabis in his home. Another unarmed man in Las Vegas was killed by an officer as he was flushing marijuana down the toilet.
Chris Christie will lead a new commission dedicated to the problem of opioid abuse in America. He has been working with Jared Kushner on the issue (despite "reported tension between the two").
A pharmaceutical company's synthetic THC solution Syndros has gotten the go-ahead for Schedule II status. It is a liquid formulation of Marinol (synthetic THC in capsule form), which is currently a Schedule III substance.
Arcview Market Research has released a report claiming that the cannabis industry will maintain its double-digit growth rate despite the uncertainty of a Trump administration.
A recent bill to remove the drug from the CSA was introduced by Virginia Republican Tom Garrett, and boasts co-sponsors from both sides of the aisle (including fellow Virginia Republican Scott Taylor). But they face an obstacle: another Virginia Republican.
Toking Tunes brings you the infectious rhythms of early drum and bass, highlighting artists like Roni Size, 4hero, and more.
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