In the wake of multiple watchdog reviews and whistleblower allegations, Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Chair Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) are pushing the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for answers about the agency’s failure to conduct sufficient oversight of its foreign operations and work with foreign law enforcement units. “Recent reports issued by … Continue reading Out of control DEA agents leaked info, frequented prostitutes, tied to Haitian corruption
Kermit Warren, a New Orleans grandfather and head deacon of his Lower Ninth Ward church, will get his life savings back after the federal government agreed to dismiss its civil forfeiture case with prejudice, effectively clearing Kermit’s name. In November 2020, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents seized Kermit’s money at the Columbus, Ohio, airport. Kermit … Continue reading New Orleans man gets back life savings and federal government agrees to dismiss case, clearing his name
Researchers reported that those subjects with past cannabis exposure possessed slightly lower odds of AKI (OR 0.85) than did those with no exposure
Both the NFL and MLB have amended their drug testing policies so that use of the substance is no longer an offense resulting in a suspension.
“While legislators may wish for data showing straightforward relationships between blood THC levels and driving impairment that parallel those of alcohol, the widely different pharmacokinetic properties of the two substances … make this goal unrealistic.”
State laws legalizing marijuana for either adult-use or for therapeutic purposes are not associated with adverse effects on neonatal health outcomes at the population level, according to data published in the Journal of Health Economics.
New data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence reported that cases of EVALI were more than 40 percent lower in legal cannabis states and that they were over 60 percent lower in jurisdictions that permitted home cultivation.
Those who consume cannabis and/or cannabis preparations high in the cannabinoid cannabigerol (CBG) say that they are effective therapeutics and that they possess few adverse side-effects, according to data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research.
The results are consistent with those of other recent national polls, including those by Gallup, Morning Consult, and Quinnipiac University, showing that a supermajority of Americans believe that marijuana ought to be legalized for adults.
"Think the MORE Act repeals all marijuana crimes? Think again, because it creates new marijuana crimes that could result in someone spending the rest of his or her life time in prison, losing the ability to vote, and being deprived of the right to own a firearm."