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Former Steeler Le’Veon Bell Says He Was High During Games

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Le’Veon Bell said in a recent podcast that he’d score touchdowns and win games—even if he smoked pot beforehand. Bell, who is now a free agent, had short runs with the Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers after leaving the Pittsburgh Steelers—the place he truly calls home in his

2023-05-31T10:15:10+00:00May 31st, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Former Steeler Le’Veon Bell Says He Was High During Games

California Agency Awards Over $50 Million in Cannabis Tax Funds to 31 Organizations

The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced that it is once again giving a handful of grants to various health departments and non-profit organizations on May 25. The agency is utilizing cannabis excise and cultivation taxes to fund $50 million in fiscal year 2022-2023 and awarded funds through the California Community

2023-05-31T10:15:10+00:00May 31st, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on California Agency Awards Over $50 Million in Cannabis Tax Funds to 31 Organizations

CarMax Employee Caught Allegedly Shipping Three Pounds of Pot to Work

When in doubt, it’s probably not a good idea to ship felony amounts pot to your workplace—especially not on your day off.  A box containing about three pounds of cannabis was found in a parcel at a used car dealership, which was addressed to an employee at CarMax in Gastonia, North Carolina, according to the

2023-05-30T10:16:10+00:00May 30th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on CarMax Employee Caught Allegedly Shipping Three Pounds of Pot to Work

Hong Kong Police Seize $83M of Cocaine, Cannabis

Hong Kong police seized HK$650 million worth of cocaine and cannabis in the biggest haul uncovered this year, South China Morning Post reports. Authorities arrested four men aged 25 to 32 on suspicion of drug trafficking.  Confiscated in a three-day-long operation, which concluded last Friday, the Hong Kong narcotics bureau seized a whopping 592kg of

2023-05-30T10:16:11+00:00May 30th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Hong Kong Police Seize $83M of Cocaine, Cannabis

Louisiana House of Representatives Passes Cannabis Expungement Bill

The Louisiana House of Representatives recently passed a bill to improve the state’s expungement program for cannabis possession convictions. Rep. Delisha Boyd sponsored the bill, which passed with a 69-30 vote. “House Bill 286 is a request for a reduction in expungement fees in first offense marijuana. I’ve worked closely with the DA association, sheriffs,

2023-05-29T10:16:07+00:00May 29th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Louisiana House of Representatives Passes Cannabis Expungement Bill

Colorado Governor Signs Psychedelics Bill

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law on May 23 that established a regulatory framework for psychedelic substances.  SB23-290, also called Natural Medicine Regulation and Legalization, was signed just a few weeks after it was approved in the Senate with House amendments. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Steven Fenberg and Rep. Judy

2023-05-26T10:16:09+00:00May 26th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Colorado Governor Signs Psychedelics Bill

Biotech Company Seeks FDA Approval For Psilocybin-IBS Treatment

Tryp Therapeutics announced on Wednesday that it had “submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its planned Phase 2a clinical trial investigating the effects of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy in the treatment of patients aged 21+ suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).” The

2023-05-26T10:16:10+00:00May 26th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Biotech Company Seeks FDA Approval For Psilocybin-IBS Treatment

Pot Smoking Ban Takes Effect In Amsterdam’s Red Light District

A new era kicked off in Amsterdam’s Red Light District on Thursday, with a ban on smoking cannabis on the streets officially taking effect. The ban is part of a city-wide effort, pushed by Mayor Femke Halsema, to make the famous area more hospitable to its residents and workers. According to Reuters, signs “were posted

2023-05-26T10:16:11+00:00May 26th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Pot Smoking Ban Takes Effect In Amsterdam’s Red Light District

New York Approves Bill Legalizing Overdose Prevention Center

A New York Senate committee passed a bill authorizing the establishment of a state-sanctioned overdose prevention center (or OPC, also referred to as supervised consumption sites or safer consumption spaces). Safer consumption spaces are supervised places to use illegal drugs under medical supervision. The legislation, Senate Bill S399A (the enactment of the Safer Consumption Services

2023-05-25T10:16:09+00:00May 25th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on New York Approves Bill Legalizing Overdose Prevention Center

Carnival Cruise Line To Continue Using Drug Dogs Amid Prevalence of Pot

Carnival Cruises will continue to deploy drug detection dogs to search for pot and other drugs, according to a brand ambassador who confirmed the cruise line’s drug policy Tuesday. Don’t plan on smoking if you’re vacationing on a cruise: Carnival Cruise Line (CCL), Royal Caribbean (RCL), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), and every other major cruise

2023-05-25T10:16:08+00:00May 25th, 2023|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Carnival Cruise Line To Continue Using Drug Dogs Amid Prevalence of Pot
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