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New FDA warnings target synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/21/2018 at 4:00pm
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Last April, we reported that 2 people in Illinois had died after using synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison. Additionally, 54 other users were hospitalized with severe bleeding.

The problem has now spread to 10 states, and public officials are now issuing warnings to avoid all forms of the drug.

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Trump signals support for legislation ending federal marijuana ban

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/9/2018 at 2:00pm
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President Donald Trump may have thrown a bone to the horde of progressives stressed by his administration and clamoring for his impeachment.

He has signaled that his is open to supporting the end of the federal ban on marijuana.

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Report: Sessions to End Policy That Led to States Legalizing Marijuana

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/4/2018 at 1:00pm
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who absolutely loves the war on drugs, has decided to eliminate President Barack Obama’s marijuana policy that led to numerous states legalizing the plant.

The Associated Press reported that Sessions will allow “federal prosecutors where pot is legal decide how aggressively to enforce federal marijuana laws.”

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Police Seize 60 lbs of Marijuana From Elderly Couple Who Claim It’s For Christmas Presents

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/23/2017 at 3:00pm

An elderly couple from California was stopped for driving erratically in Nebraska, and police found 60 pounds of marijuana valued at $336,000 in the couple’s vehicle.  Patrick Jiron, 80, and Barbara Jiron, 70 told police that the marijuana was intended as Christmas gifts for family and friends.

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California’s high taxes will burn its new legal pot market

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 5:30pm 10/31/2017 at 5:30pm

Legal Insurrection readers will recall that California voters went for Hillary Clinton and legalized pot in a big way during the November 2016 election.

As the state is poised to open up it pot market, it seems “high” isn’t in reference to the marijuana’s effects…but the state’s taxes!

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In California, businesses battle Teamsters for pot distribution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 8:30am 3/27/2017 at 8:30am

When Californian’s went to the polls this November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business.

The state is now slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana businesses on Jan 1, 2018. Therefore, the Golden State’s leg...

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