Roger Stone Got Leniency Because of Politics, Prosecutor Says

A federal prosecutor told lawmakers Wednesday that Roger Stone “was treated differently because of politics,” leading to a reduction in the recommended sentence for the longtime adviser to President Donald Trump. “Roger Stone was being treated differently from every other defendant,” Aaron Zelinsky told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Zelinsky and a second federal … Read more Roger Stone Got Leniency Because of Politics, Prosecutor Says

Could the coronavirus pandemic prove a turning point in how the US views cannabis? | ABC News

Marijuana growers in the United States claim the coronavirus pandemic could prove a turning point in how the nation views the plant. In parts of the country, where many businesses have been forced to close, recreational pot shops and medical cannabis dispensaries have been allowed to stay open. The industry claims it is evidence of … Read more Could the coronavirus pandemic prove a turning point in how the US views cannabis? | ABC News

Army veteran calls for access to legal cannabis to help treat PTSD | ABC News

The horror of war doesn’t stop when soldiers return home, with many suffering mental health issues including post-traumatic stress disorder. Over the past two decades there have been at least 400 suicides among Australian veterans. Today, a veteran of two tours of Afghanistan is making an impassioned plea for government support to use medicinal cannabis … Read more Army veteran calls for access to legal cannabis to help treat PTSD | ABC News

Coronavirus Updates: Oil Plunges Below $0; Pandemic Dampens 4/20 Celebrations

President Trump and members of the U.S. coronavirus task force hold the daily briefing at the White House. Stay informed with QuickTake’s coronavirus coverage of up-to-the-minute stories on the COVID-19 crisis. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUpdates — OIL DROPS BELOW $0 The price on oil futures fell into negative territory — minus $37.63 a barrel. The reason: … Read more Coronavirus Updates: Oil Plunges Below $0; Pandemic Dampens 4/20 Celebrations

4/20: Coronavirus Pandemic Dampens Cannabis Industry’s Biggest Holiday

Like so many other things, the coronavirus pandemic is set to dampen 4/20 celebrations, meaning cannabis retailers can’t depend on the sales spike they’ve come to expect on the industry’s biggest holiday. For obscure reasons, April 20 is the most important day of the year in stoner culture, typically marked by festivals, parties and smoke-ins. … Read more 4/20: Coronavirus Pandemic Dampens Cannabis Industry’s Biggest Holiday

Cannabis industry experiencing many highs and lows as coronavirus shutdown continues

As the novel coronavirus rages on, few industries are experiencing quite as many highs and lows as the cannabis industry. Read more: https://wapo.st/2Xyz4Nb. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: … Read more Cannabis industry experiencing many highs and lows as coronavirus shutdown continues

Inside Planet 13, the world’s largest cannabis dispensary

We got a backstage tour into the world’s largest cannabis dispensary, just blocks away from the Las Vegas strip. TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. Subscribe to TechCrunch today: http://bit.ly/18J0X2e

New pathway to access medicinal cannabis in SA | ABC News

It’s been sold as a game changer for people suffering chronic pain. Medicinal cannabis is now legal for health purposes across the country but for many patients, the prescription drug remains hard to find. In South Australia pharmacists are using a new pathway to provide cheaper and faster access. But some GPs remain unconvinced of … Read more New pathway to access medicinal cannabis in SA | ABC News

No more cannabis in the world’s cannabis capital?

The mayor of Amsterdam is mulling a ban on tourists buying what officials say is its most popular attraction – marijuana. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud … Read more No more cannabis in the world’s cannabis capital?

Britain’s Tiniest Teen Now Says Legalising Cannabis Could Change Her Life | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF We first met Georgia Rankin in March 2014. Aged 15 at the time, she told us about life as Britain’s Tiniest Teen. At just 2ft 7inches tall Georgia’s condition certainly didn’t hold her back and today, now 21, she’s a model, has over 700,000 Youtube followers, and there’s no stopping … Read more Britain’s Tiniest Teen Now Says Legalising Cannabis Could Change Her Life | This Morning

Australian medicinal cannabis shares take a hit as market reality sets in | ABC News

Many saw it as a pot boom – a budding industry to grow marijuana after medicinal cannabis was legalised in Australia. But the fledgling cannabis industry is taking much longer than expected to develop and some companies are suffering on the stock market. As Jess Davis reports, investors are withdrawing their money as confidence in … Read more Australian medicinal cannabis shares take a hit as market reality sets in | ABC News

Brian Cox Reveals How Cannabis Helped Him Finally Relax | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Fresh from winning his first ever Golden Globe for his role in hit TV series, Succession – we’re joined by actor, Brian Cox. With awards season officially over, Brian joins us to discuss his return to theatre – this time, directing his actress wife Nicole Ansari, in the play Sinners. … Read more Brian Cox Reveals How Cannabis Helped Him Finally Relax | This Morning

Inside the burgeoning black market for medicinal marijuana | 7.30

Many patients still find it hard to get their hands on medicinal cannabis, even though GPs have been able to legally prescribe it since 2016. Government regulations are being blamed for high prices, driving some patients to the black market. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more Inside the burgeoning black market for medicinal marijuana | 7.30