Join former UFC and NFL athletes, doctors, researchers and legal experts for a discussion on sports, pain and the opioid epidemic.
The US has an opioid epidemic. Professional sports leagues, with teams and players in cities and states that allow for both adult use and medical cannabis consumption, often have policies in place that encourage athletes to take prescription opioids for pain, while punishing players who would rather use cannabis to treat pain with fines and […]
Senate Bill 162 (hereafter “SB162”), currently making its way through the state legislature, would impose draconian restrictions on cannabis marketing. Specifically, it would prevent cannabis licensees from advertising or marketing cannabis products using merchandise, such as clothing, hats, t-shirts, or other items branded with the name or logo of the product. The bill already passed […]
What do National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), International Cannabis Farmers Association (ICFA), Angeles Emeralds, LA Cannabis Task Force, California NORML, Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP), and Americans for Safe Access (ASA) have in common? They all participated in our most recent Connecting Cannabis event at The Abbey in […]
Diane Goldstein, Executive Board Member – Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), spoke at the October Women Grow event in Los Angeles. The Adult Use Marijuana Act (AUMA) initiative is eligible for the November 8, 2016 General Election ballot. California, Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts, and Maine all have adult use legalization initiatives on the ballot. AUMA, also known as […]
This weekend tens of thousands of out-of-state visitors will hit the bay area for Super Bowl 50. This begs the question, can they legally enjoy northern California’s finest herb? Recently, David Downs of SF Gate’s Smell the Truth blog published a cannabis primer for those attending Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. For […]
Two weeks ago, at the first DNC debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was asked whether or not he would support marijuana legalization in Nevada – where the debate was held and whose residents will vote on cannabis prohibition in 2016. “I suspect I would vote yes,” Sanders said, “and I would vote yes because I […]