Cannabis use has been banned from Olympic events since 1998, when Canadian snowboarder and gold medal winner Ross Rebagliati tested positive for trace amounts of marijuana during the Nagano Winter Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) even went so far as to strip Rebagliati of his medal, a move that was later overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on the grounds that marijuana testing had not been a requirement of the Nagano Games. While Rebagliati retained his gold medal, he was also fueled with a desire to change the understanding of marijuana and cannabis use internationally.
Despite his prospect of becoming the American president ending, Bernie Sanders has continued to campaign across America to promote his vision of the country, largely focusing on social safety nets and a Medicare for all. There is one seedling of an issue fans of either Sanders or pot may recall, and this week Bernie decided to return to it, opening a petition on his official website to reform drug policy and end the infamous war on drugs.
Marijuana vending machines are now supplying medical marijuana patients with a more convenient way to access their medication and treat their pain.
The Origin Story of Marijuana Vending Machines
Chuck Varabioff started off as a vending machine businessman in Canada. After helping his friend who was fighting terminal cancer he realized that he could possibly combine his business acumen and the demand for medicinal marijuana and possibly save more lives.
If they haven’t already tried it, some Californians are ready to combine tree and tree pose.
Cannabis yoga (exactly what it sounds like: yoga classes where marijuana consumption is allowed and encouraged) has been around for years. But with recreational pot legalized in California at the start of 2018, the exercise/relaxation fad continues to swell in spotlight and momentum.
The Trump administration's top fiscal official appeared to voice support for letting marijuana businesses store their profits in banks.
"I assure you that we don't want bags of cash," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testified on Tuesday during an appearance before the House Financial Services Committee. "We want to make sure that we can collect our necessary taxes and other things"