BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp this month, after lawmakers legalized the crop in a bid to start a new agricultural industry in the state.
Since 1937, when the “Marihuana Tax Act” was enacted, cannabis has remained illegal on a federal level. After the counterculture of the 1960s, cannabis was brought into mainstream light again – though, unfortunately, with little success.
Recently, I had a horse accident. While dismounting my boot was stuck, and by the time I freed it the horse moved – I fell, and she tapped on my leg. She didn’t put her full force, thank goodness, or my leg would have been crushed and lost.
In 2011, British Columbia citizen, Corrie Yelland, was diagnosed with anal cancer and faced with undergoing radiation, said to cause second and third degree burns vaginally, rectally, and across her buttocks; damaging her spine for life, and probably fusing shut both her vagina and rectum.
Cannabis retailers have seen a similar trend, with many consumers choosing to make fewer trips to dispensaries, instead opting for larger, less frequent purchases as COVID-19 fears grip the country.
In 1975, the year I began smoking weed – was the same year my favorite Aunt Gloria started taking me into Los Angeles – to Melrose Avenue and the Zephyr Theater, a 90-seat playhouse that opened my eyes to the beauty and amazement of avant-garde in the city.
The county is working with a not-for-profit technology organization, Code for America, to use algorithms to identify eligible cases within decades-old court documents.
Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, allowing doctors to prescribe it in certain situations.