Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel was recently announced as the next host of the Academy Awards when they air on ABC in February. While discussing it on his show, Kimmel brought up an idea that would be sure to garner the world’s attention to the event.
“Marijuana will be legal for recreational use in February,” he said.
If legislators in the U.S. Congress can come to an agreement regarding the passage of a stopgap spending bill that will keep the federal government from shutting down, the extension will likely include provisions that prevents the Justice Department from going after medical marijuana patients and providers who are in accordance with their state laws.
NFL player Seantrel Henderson is in his third year in the league where he plays offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills. He is currently facing his second suspension for using a substance that is banned for use by the league and player’s union: cannabis.
Since it is his second offense, Seantrel faces a 10-game suspension, something he is expected to appeal.
Police Chiefs in Massachusetts are worried. Now that Question 4 has passed, legalizing marijuana possession and growing for all adults 21 years of age and older, they are afraid that stoned drivers are going to clog the roadways, waiting for stop signs to turn green and bringing general death and destruction to MA’s highways and byways.
A new report published in the journal Clinical Psychology Review suggests that there is evidence that cannabis use can be beneficial to people suffering from anxiety, depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Of course, this is not news to the millions of people who find that their cannabis use does indeed benefit their mental health. How many of you use cannabis to relieve stress or calm yourself down or pull yourself up when you’re feeling sad? These people don’t need a study to tell them how much help cannabis is.