Michelle Obama Talks Cannabis Use, Texas State Rep Sponsors Cannabis Bill, and

In an ABC News interview, Robin Roberts asked First Lady Michelle Obama why she decided to reveal, briefly, previous cannabis use in her memoir, "Becoming Michelle Obama." Her response, "Everybody had something that they had to work through, something that they were figuring out. Why would I hide that from the next generation?” The book, …

Legalization Means Dogs DIE? Riiiiiight.

Newsweek reported that Macon County Sheriff Howard Buffet, yup Warren Buffett's son, claimed that entire units of K-9 officers would have to be replaced if Illinois becomes a legal cannabis state. Officers meaning dog. Yes, a K-9 dog is an officer and killing an officer is a felony, right? Point is, this is nonsense. There's other ways to skin this cat, and maybe this is a lesson learned. Sidenote, isn't it morbid how some cops automatically see murder as the answer?

Illinois Adds Intractable Pain To Qualifying Conditions!

Not to overshadow the awesomeness of Women in Cannabis Wednesday...BECAUSE IT IS WOMEN IN CANNABIS WEDNESDAY, but I couldn't wait until tomorrow to blog this. So, this guy ----> , Nirav Shah, is the director of the Illinois State Dept. of Health. He's also THAT GUY, because he rejected intractable pain as a qualifying condition …

Legalization is Bleak with a Governor That’s Weak

“I do not support legalizing marijuana. I think that’s a mistake. You know there’s a massive, human experiment going on in Colorado, and California, other places. We should see how that’s impacted lives and addiction and hurt young people before we make any decision about it here...I do not support legalizing marijuana.”       …