Marijuana vs Alcohol on the Brain

Marijuana vs Alcohol on the Brain

Marijuana has a powerful psychoactive effect and many people have assumed that prolonged use can hurt the brain, similarly to alcohol. The effects of alcohol on the brain have been thoroughly documented, however, the same is not true for marijuana. The legalization of recreational and medical marijuana has prompted new research over the past decade. […]

Marijuana Revived Towns Part 1

Marijuana Revived Towns Part 1

Cotton Plant, Arkansas was an economically dying town, until the state voted to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in 2016. The legalization opened an opportunity for a new industry and a way to address some social issues. Marijuana growers are encouraged to set up shop wherever new jobs are needed the most. Mayor Willard C. […]

State-by-State Analysis of Sessions Move to Rescind Cole Memo

State-by-State Analysis of Sessions Move to Rescind Cole Memo

On Jan. 4, 2018, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum rescinding earlier guidance from the Justice Department regarding the enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized cannabis for medical and recreational use. The earlier guidance, known as the “Cole Memo,” adopted a policy of non-interference with state-legal marijuana activities so […]

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