Cannabis legalization in America is spreading like a wildfire. On Wednesday April 21st, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, a democrat, signed Senate Bill (SB) 1406 — passing the use of recreational cannabis for adults over the age of 21. While the move makes Virginia the 17th state in the nation to do so, reports the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), it is one of the first … [Read more...] about Virginia Goes Green: Gov. Northam Approves Adult-use Cannabis Legalization
From ancient Egyptians, to Vikings, and into the modern day, humans have consumed cannabis to get high and as medicine since at least 500 B.C. One plant has traveled throughout the world with quite a fight as lawmakers try to prevent their citizens from roaming freely with cannabis. Now, that is changing. Here is a look into the history of cannabis and the roadblocks it … [Read more...] about The History of Cannabis: a Timeline of one Plant Throughout the Years
By Sonia Case Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Digital Dime. Virginia Hops on the Decriminalization Bandwagon Throw your hands in the air Virginians! And yes, wave ‘em … [Read more...] about The Dime: 5/29/2020
Ask a Cannabis Attorney: Can I be Charged with Child Neglect if I’m a Parent who Uses Cannabis? By Kyle Sosebee Many responsible adults and loving parents may wonder whether their cannabis use puts them at risk for a child neglect case. Like every question you ask a lawyer, the answer is, “Maybe, it depends.” But it’s a really important question, so here’s some … [Read more...] about ACA: Can I be Charged with Child Neglect if I’m a Parent Who Uses Cannabis?