The Cole Memo: NOT the End of the World (Looking for the Silver Lining)

Even if your Christmas lights are still up, and you’re still hazy from the holiday rush, take a deep breath and take a few minutes to read about how news on the national front might affect us in North Carolina. With respect to our quest to END statewide marijuana Prohibition, who has time for Federalism, […]

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Federal Lawmakers Introduce Sweeping Marijuana Policy Legislation

Federal marijuana policy

Legislation was introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives on Thursday, March 30, 2017, that would end marijuana prohibition at the federal level and replace it with a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol. Bills filed by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) would remove marijuana from the […]

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DEA Misinformation Wiped from DEA Website

On Monday, February 13, 2017, a nearly 45-page publication on the various ramifications of cannabis use was taken down from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) website. The document, entitled “The Dangers and Consequences of Marijuana Abuse,” was the focus of a legal petition by Americans for Safe Access (ASA).  The petition claimed that the DEA was publishing […]

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