November 18, 2016 Jeff Sessions marijuana

Trump’s Attorney General pick is a walking 70’s anti-pot commercial

As of today 29 states have legalized marijuana for medical use (that’s over half the country) and eight states plus the District of Columbia have given adults over the age of 21 the freedom to enjoy cannabis recreationally, similar to alcohol. Much of this new-found freedom can be traced to the work of Eric Holder, […]

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January 25, 2016 Hobby Walker

Alabama Sheriff Orders Deputies to Give Him Confiscated Marijuana for Sick Aunt

 bizarre incident in Winston County, Alabama has led to the dismissal of two deputies and a Sheriff caught on video stealing confiscated marijuana. Between May and August 2015, according to court records, Winston County Sheriff Hobby Walker ordered deputies Zak Green and Steven Moody to “peel off” confiscated marijuana from drug raids so that he could give it […]

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October 5, 2015 Alabama mothers arrested

Alabama Using Meth Lab Law to Arrest Mothers for Exposing Unborn Babies to Marijuana

atie Darovitz has severe epilepsy. At 25 she can’t drive or hold a job, and she gets by on disability payments from Social Security. She has also never been in trouble with the law for anything in her life. Katie treats her epilepsy with marijuana, a treatment she researched and chose to use during pregnancy rather […]

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May 1, 2015

Alabama Medical Marijuana Protest Set for Saturday

Alabama medical marijuana advocates are set to hold a protest rally in the home district of state Sen. Jabo Waggoner on Saturday May 2, 2015. Medical marijuana legislation (Senate Bill 326) received approval in a Senate committee last week, but Republican lawmakers are hesitant to put Sen. Bobby Singleton’s bill on the calendar to even […]

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February 20, 2015

A year after passing Carly’s Law, Alabama still waits for the marijuana medicine they were promised

The night CNN aired the special called Weed by Dr. Sanjay Gupta the country fell in love with a little girl named Charlotte Figi, who had a severe form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome. Charlotte began speaking and had a major reduction in her seizures after taking CBD, or cannabidiol, an extract of marijuana. Unlike THC, […]

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January 7, 2015

Alabama Prison Guard Found Passed Out in Car With Half-Pound of Marijuana

An officer with the Alabama Department of Corrections was arrested in Wetumpka Tuesday after being found passed-out drunk in a McDonald’s parking lot with over eight ounces of marijuana that he allegedly planned to distribute to inmates. Michael Anderson, 28, of Prattville was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with public intoxication and first-degree possession. According to […]

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January 2, 2015

Lawsuit could pave the way for marijuana for Alabama Indian tribe

Originally posted December 16, 2014 on The State of Alabama is currently in court arguing that the Poarch Band of Creek Indians should not be allowed to operate electronic gambling machines on their land. A key component to that lawsuit is the question if the land used by the Poarch Creek qualifies for federal recognition. […]

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