Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update A study finds medical marijuana associated with a decline in traffic fatalities, the Arizona courts stick up for medical marijuana, changes in state law will have impacts in Colorado and Oregon, and more. National Last Monday, a study found that states with medical marijuana laws see a decline in traffic deaths. A […]






GOP To Reshape State Laws on Workplace, Classrooms & Courtrooms +

GOP To Reshape State Laws on Workplace, Classrooms & Courtrooms +






GOP To Reshape State Laws on Workplace, Classrooms & Courtrooms + Expect Republicans to use their capitol dominance to make Missouri the 27th right-to-work state prohibiting mandatory union fees, unless Kentucky’s recently elected GOP majorities can beat them to it. The race to expand right-to-work laws is just one of several ways that Republicans are […]






California Conservation Boosted By New Projects

California Conservation Boosted By New Projects






USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today announced $225 million in funding for 88 partnership projects nationwide.  California captured funding for four projects—three completely within the state and one shared with Nevada. Funding comes through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), created in the 2014 Farm Bill. “RCPP continues to fund partnered projects in California […]






NYC Mayor de Blasio Fundraising Under Investigation

NYC Mayor de Blasio Fundraising Under Investigation






NYC Mayor de Blasio Fundraising Under Investigation Grand juries (2) are hearing testimony in connection with federal and state criminal investigations into NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s campaign fundraising. The grand jury action was the strongest indication that prosecutors could be moving closer to one or more indictments. Mayor De Blasio, a Democrat, and several […]






US State Department Backing Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

US State Department Backing Hillary Clinton’s Campaign






US State Department Backing Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Hillary Clinton hates “everyday Americans,” according to an e-Mail obtained by WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks posted about 1,200 more e-Mails Tuesday that it said were hacked from the personal account of Hillary Clinton’s campaign Chairman, including one showing a Clinton ally seeking to enlist supporters to squelch dissent from a […]






State Department “Aided and Abetted Cover-up of Hillary’s e-Mail Server”

State Department “Aided and Abetted Cover-up of Hillary’s e-Mail Server”






State Department “Aided and Abetted Cover-up of Hillary’s e-Mail Server” There was a cover-up when it came to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-Mail server, and the US State Department “aided and abetted that cover-up,” Rep. Trey Gowdy, Chairman of the House’s Select Committee on Benghazi, said Sunday. Mr. Gowdy said that arrangement went […]






The “Headaches” of the Legal Marijuana Industry

The “Headaches” of the Legal Marijuana Industry






The “Headaches” of the Legal Marijuana Industry The legal-marijuana industry faces many challenges to doing business. Most companies in the space are frozen out of bank, cannot use credit cards for transactions, and cannot get loans, huge headaches for the industry. And marijuana is like any other commodity: when there’s a supply glut, the price […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The fight over Veterans’ access to medical cannabis continues, an Illinois judge told the state to quit messing around and recognize PTSD, a fired Oregon medical marijuana users wins his job back, and more.  National On Tuesday, eleven lawmakers asked the House and Senate leadership to restore medical marijuana language in the […]






Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline






Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline $MON, $BAYRY, $SYT Last week, Friends of the Earth (FoE) released a report, titled “Buzz Kill: How the Pesticide Industry is Clipping the Wings of Bee Protection Efforts Across the US.” The report, by Christopher Cook and Tiffany Finck-Haynes, details the pesticide industry’s outsized role in weakening and […]






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy House Republicans blocked an effort to open up banking for Marijuana businesses House Turns Back Effort to Give Pot Businesses Access to Banks. The Republican-led House Wednesday voted down an amendment to the FY 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that would have blocked federal regulators […]






Iran’s Supreme Leader Wants Western Business For The State

Iran’s Supreme Leader Wants Western Business For The State






Iran’s Supreme Leader Wants Western Business For The State Many people believed that companies and corporations would be pouring into Iran, the world largest untapped market at full speed, but that has not happened. Although all major US Security Council sanctions have been lifted, there has not been the amount of businesses entering the Islamic […]