OAKLAND, Calif. — Andre Shavers was sentenced to five years on felony probation after authorities burst into the house where he was living in one of Oakland’s most heavily policed neighborhoods and found a quarter ounce of marijuana. Related: These states offer incentives to support minority cannabis business owners After the 2007 raid, Shavers couldn’t […]
At a “State of the VA” address at the White House Wednesday, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said federal law prevents the department from implementing any potential benefits of medical marijuana for veterans. In his speech, Shulkin spoke of the epidemic of veteran suicide, a figure he put at 20 suicides per day. “That should […]
While several states have legalized using marijuana, nobody is in favor of driving under its influence. But as states crack down on high driving, they’re struggling to figure out what counts as driving high, and how they can reliably test for it. Currently, if police determine they have reason to suspect a driver of being […]
A Mexican man who paid his debt to smugglers by working a marijuana farm hidden in the San Isabel National Forest has been sentenced to one year in federal prison. This article was originally featured on thecannabist.co.
A Mexican man who paid his debt to smugglers by guarding a clandestine marijuana farm hidden in the San Isabel National Forest has been sentenced to one year in federal prison. U.S. District Court Judge R. Brooke Jackson gave Celso Estrada-Cabrera, 20, credit for eight months he already served in jail while awaiting his sentence. […]