Innocent Couple Raided by Cops for Facebook Post of LEGAL Morel Mushrooms

Innocent Couple Raided by Cops for Facebook Post of LEGAL Morel Mushrooms

Darlington, MD — It is a travesty enough when the drug war lays waste to the rights and lives of entirely decent people who’ve harmed no one simply because they choose to ingest a substance deemed illegal by the state. However, because the drug war is such an immoral and barbaric practice, entirely innocent people […]

The Trump Administration Backs Down From Battle Over Legal Pot

In a surprising turn of events, the Trump administration will ditch intentions to crack down on the dozens of states that have legalized the production, distribution, and possession of pot for medical or recreational use. The policy flip came straight from the mouth of President Donald Trump, who promised Republican Cory Gardner (R-Co.) that the administration […]

Donald Trump Ordered Syria Strike Based on a Secret Legal Justification Even Congress Can’t See

Donald Trump Ordered Syria Strike Based on a Secret Legal Justification Even Congress Can’t See

On Friday night, President Trump ordered the U.S. military to conduct a bombing attack against the government of Syria without congressional authorization. How can this be constitutional, given the fact that Article I, Section 8 of America’s founding document declares that “The Congress shall have Power … To declare War”? The deeply bizarre and alarming answer is […]

Harvesting law firms are offended through a new Congolese cropping legal

Harvesting law firms are offended through a new Congolese cropping legal

ROBERT Friedland, the boss of Ivanhoe Mines, a large Canadian firm that digs out copper and zinc in Africa, is not one for pessimism. In his speech to an annual mining industry jamboree, Mining Indaba, in Cape Town, his promises about the potential of the business were as copious as the ore bodies his firm […]

Legal Weed Could Create $50+ Billion in Federal Tax Revenue

Legal Weed Could Create $50+ Billion in Federal Tax Revenue

There’s big money in legal weed, and the federal government’s cut could be more than $ 5 billion a year from sales tax revenue alone. So says a new study by New Frontier Data, a marijuana market research firm, which assumed a 15 percent retail sales tax. Add payroll tax deductions and business tax revenue […]

Legal Pot Is Coming to California in January. What Do You Want To Know?

You may have heard: Legal weed is coming to the Golden State. In November 2016, California passed Prop 64, or the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, making it legal for any adult over the magical age of 21 to possess or grow pot under certain amounts. Hippies cheered. And on January 1, pot shops in California […]

Rivers and forests need the same legal rights we grant to people

Rivers and forests need the same legal rights we grant to people

The once-mighty ColoradoPete McBride/National Geographic/Alamy Does a river have rights? A coalition of US environmental groups thinks so. They have filed a lawsuit in Denver that says the Colorado river’s “right to exist, flourish, regenerate, be restored, and naturally evolve” has been violated by its namesake state. Controversially, they want to represent it as a […]