US Vaping News

New Mexico State Legislators Stall on Legal Cannabis

New Mexico has not moved any closer to fully legalizing recreational cannabis, as a Senate panel has decided to pull discussions at the last minute. Initially, a hearing was scheduled for this past Sunday, but the topic has now been pulled and won’t be discussed at this time. This is probably due to the fact that the Senate is finding it hard to agree on issues like taxation, pardoning and expungement, and licensing—the issues that often hold cannabis industries up initially.  This is stressful for advocates, as New Mexico’s Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham wants to go ahead and get legalization […]

Share

EMT Plans To Sue New York City Over His Right To Use Medical Marijuana

An emergency medical technician with the New York Fire Department is ready to take the city to court over a dispute centered around his medical marijuana prescription, according to a story published Monday in the New York Daily News. The report details the case of 26-year-old Benjamin Lerich, who “says the Fire Department has threatened his career if he insists on using pot prescribed to him to treat Crohn’s disease.” Lerich would like to use cannabis to treat his Crohn’s disease, with the Daily News saying that he “wants to use the weed only when going to bed to help […]

Share

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts Says Marijuana Will ‘Kill Your Children’

As Nebraska state lawmakers consider a bill to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts is using scare tactics in his campaign against the measure. During a public appearance on Wednesday, Ricketts said that cannabis will “kill your children” despite the fact that cannabis has never been credibly linked to a fatal overdose. “This is a dangerous drug that will impact our kids. If you legalize marijuana, you’re gonna kill your kids,” Ricketts said. “That’s what the data shows around the country. Don’t legalize marijuana in the state of Nebraska.” To back his ridiculous claim, Ricketts cited […]

Share

Une nouvelle étude révèle que le cannabis laisse une empreinte carbone massive

Étude : le cannabis légal a une empreinte de 18 kilogramme de dioxyde de carbone Le cannabis légal est devenu un secteur d’activité de 13 milliards de dollars aux États-Unis et ne devrait que croître dans les années à venir. Pourtant, des chercheurs de l’université d’État du Colorado ont découvert que cette industrie pourrait créer un gros problème pour notre environnement. Une étude révèle qu’un huitième du cannabis légal peut avoir une empreinte carbone de 18 kg Des chercheurs ont analysés l’énergie et les matériaux nécessaires pour cultiver du cannabis en intérieur et a quantifié les émissions de gaz à […]

Share