National Academy of Sciences Makes Funding Push That Threatens Legal Cannabis

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What initially might appear to be a rational call by scientists to further study the medical benefits of cannabis could actually be a disaster for legalization/decriminalization and a boon for scientists.   While most cannabis advocates might automatically respond positively to this news, especially due to the way it is being reported elsewhere, there are some […]

Pittsburgh Lawyer to Test Legal Loophole In Cannabis Prohibition Laws

Pittsburgh NORML executive director, Patrick Nightingale, intends to use the very logic of prohibitionist laws in order to dismantle them.   The essence of his argument is pretty simple. Since Pennsylvania recognizes the legitimacy of cannabis as medicine by their laws, that negates the drug scheduling claim that marijuana has no medicinal benefits, and prohibition […]