Pot Prohibition: The End Game is No Federal Schedule

Since 1972, there have been many proposals in the U. S. to remove cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, the most tightly restricted category reserved for drugs which have “no currently accepted medical use.” Cannabis does not meet the Controlled Substances Act’s strict criteria for placement in Schedule I, and therefore the government is required by law either to permit medical use or to remove the drug from federal control altogether. [Read more…]

Seattle Hempfest Prepares for the Largest Victory Celebration in the History of Cannabis

WASHINGTON: For three days in August, hundreds of thousands of people will descend on Myrtle Edwards and Centennial Parks on Seattle’s waterfront for the 22nd annual Hempfest, traditionally the largest annual gathering of pro-cannabis supporters in the world.   [Read more…]