A lawsuit was filed yesterday that has all the makings of a landmark case. Targeting Attorney General Jeff Sessions and acting head of the Drug Enforcement Agency, Chuck Rosenberg, the suit argues that marijuana’s Schedule I status is not only unjustified but unconstitutional. The Basis of the Case The lawsuit seeks to declassify marijuana as
Polish President Andrzej Duda signed the country’s medical cannabis bill into law yesterday. Poland is now the eighth European Union member nation to legalize medical marijuana, joining the Czech Republic, Finland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands and, most recently, Greece. Under pressure from the 78% of its citizens who support legalizing marijuana, Poland’s Lower House
In an article from earlier this year, the New York Times estimated1 the number of Americans who lost their lives to overdose in 2016 rose nearly 19% over 2015. Between 59,000 and 65,000 people lost their lives to drugs, with a majority due to prescription medications, and many due to legally prescribed opioid pain killers.
Today, Greece became the seventh nation in the European Union to legalize medical marijuana, joining the Czech Republic, Finland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and the Netherlands. In announcing a change to the country’s Law on Control of Drugs, Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras declared, “From now on, the country is turning its page, as Greece is now
According to the American Heart Association, approximately 77.9 million American adults have high blood pressure. People affected by this condition have an increased risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. They may also face a shorter life span and see a decrease in their quality of life. The medical community routinely treats this condition through medication,