The Week in Weed 10-25-14 Marijuana News

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Cheri Sicard and The Little Black Book of Marijuana by Steve ElliottThis Week’s Marijuana News: Federal Judge Questions Marijuana’s Schedule I Classification; Pot Laced Halloween Candy is the New Apple With Razorblades In It; Oregon Marijuana Opponent Admits He Was Wrong About Child Deaths; The Man Who Turned Speedboats of Weed Into Indy 500 Glory; The Difference Between Hemp Oil and High CBD Strains; How Marijuana Legalization Is Making the World a Better Place.

Medical/Health

The Difference Between Hemp Oil and High CBD Strains– Beware of CBD Hemp Oil scams and understand the difference between RSHO and a high CDB strain of cannabis.

Politics/Legal

Federal Judge Questions Marijuana’s Schedule I Classification — Testimony regarding the constitutionality of the federal statute designating marijuana as a Schedule I Controlled Substance will be taken on Monday, October 27 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in the case of United States v. Pickard, et. al., No. 2:11-CR-0449-KJM.

Pot Laced Halloween Candy is the New Apple With Razorblades In ItEsquire goes beyond the hype of bogus Halloween fear mongering.

The Man Who Turned Speedboats of Weed Into Indy 500 Glory — Randy Lanier was released from prion last week after serving 27 years on a life sentence.  In 1986, everyone knew Randy Lanier was fast. He’d just won a sportscar championship and shattered an Andretti record to become the Indy 500 rookie of the year. What most people didn’t know is he paid for his racing dreams by smuggling massive quantities of marijuana past the feds.

How Marijuana Legalization Is Making the World a Better Place —  No pressure, Colorado and Washington, but the world is scrutinizing your every move. That was the take-home message of an event this week at the Brookings Institution, discussing the international impact of the move toward marijuana legalization at the state-level in the U.S.

States News

 Oregon Marijuana Opponent Admits He Was Wrong About Child Deaths — Dr. Ron Schwerzler, who caused an uproar at a Tuesday night debate on marijuana legalization when he claimed that five Colorado children died after consuming the drug, on Wednesday retracted his statement and acknowledged he was wrong.

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