Marijuana legalization, altered liquor laws, expanded voter access, new bicycling laws and penalties for balloon releases are all taking effect in the commonwealth on Thursday.

  Richmond’s Mayor Levar Stoney is calling on Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia General Assembly to legalize marijuana in the Commonwealth.  This is a major announcement for the incumbent candidate as he nears a very contentious election in November. The Mayor, who was recently featured in an article on the Huffington Post, sent a […]

A lot of colleges offering classes on cultivation and production of marijuana.

Experts have proposed treating people with Opioid Addictions. A Study released in the JAMA REPORT . Compared opioid prescription rate in state compared to other states that have legalized Marijuana. Some 2.21 Million less doses are being administered in States that have legalized Marijuana. < Read More Here

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The Oakland City Council passed the Equity Permit Program; an initiative designed to offer reparations to those affected by the Drug War.

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Sean Spicer hinted that the Department of Justice may do more to enforce federal regulations on marijuana, inclusive of states that voted to legalize recreational use.

Phoenix Police took things to a new level by pressuring 19-year-old Edgar Castro with marijuana consumption. Edgar says the officers gave him a choice of eating the marijuana he was caught with or going to jail.” The incident occurred back in September and the officers in question, Officers Richard Pina, Jason McFadden and Michael Carnicle, have […]

Lieutenant Governor Northam released his plan for criminal justice reform in Virginia, And Marijuana decriminalization is in the plans. In the plans, Northam wrote that sentencing laws disproportionately targets people of color. African Americans are 2.8 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession in Virginia. The Commonwealth spends more than $67 million on […]

Ms. Janie has been a friend to Rickey Smiley's family since before he was born.

Clarence is a sheriff, and plays drums at the same church that Marquita goes to. The couple has Marquita insists that her 4 month old baby is also his, but Clarence isn’t sure that the child is his because Marquita smokes weed and he needs a “woman of God.” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Does […]

Jeff Johnson says, despite our loss, black & latino voters should be proud that they turned out in great numbers, even in cases when they weren’t particularly excited about the presidential candidates at all. He then proceeds to explain some of the major wins that were still scored on election night, such as Kamala Harris […]

Facing 24 years, she's probably missing her old job right about now.