Wisconsin Police Raid Rastafarian Church, Arrest Leaders For Distributing Cannabis

A showdown between a Wisconsin Rastafarian church and law enforcement over the church’s right to distribute marijuana to its congregants reached a climax on Wednesday morning. Dane County Narcotics Task Force raided Lion of Judah House of Rastafari, arrested its two founders, and detained several people on site. “We are practicing religious freedom,” said Jerry…

Researchers Find Synthetic CBD Effective in Treating Seizures in Rats

Researchers at the University of California Davis have determined that a synthetic analog to cannabidiol can be effective for treating seizures in lab rats. Results of the research led by Mark Mascal, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Chemistry in collaboration with the University of Reading, U.K., were published last week by the…

What is a “Wet Reckless” in Ohio?

Everyone knows that the police aggressively enforce our drunk driving laws. Unfortunately, you can find yourself facing DUI charges as the result of a simple mistake. Now you’re worried about the potential consequences and wondering if you have any realistic options. You’ve heard people mention a “wet reckless” as a way to avoid a DUI…

How to Avoid Jail in a DUI/OWI Conviction

Almost everyone who is charged with drunk driving spends some time in jail after their arrest. The good news is that relatively few people are sentenced to any jail time after their conviction for operating while intoxicated (OWI). The only time that incarceration is mandatory after an OWI is when it is charged as a…

Legality of Interstate Transportation of Hemp Affirmed in USDA “Executive Summary”

By: Heidi Urness, Strategic Legal Counsel at Cultiva Law (@MaryJaneEsquire) The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) released a document titled “Executive Summary of New Hemp Authorities” yesterday, May 28, 2019, which sets forth the legal opinion of the General Counsel of that Department, Stephen Vaden, with respect to “several of the hemp-related provisions of the…

NFL Agrees to Study Marijuana as a Pain Reliever

A new joint committee will study marijuana’s potential for pain management, which could lead to a change to the league’s […] The post NFL Agrees to Study Marijuana as a Pain Reliever appeared first on Medical Marijuana, Inc. News.