Legalizing Marijuana Hurts Mexican Cartels

The events related to drug cartels in Mexico are really hard to swallow. Believe it or not, it is estimated that cartels make around $1.5 billion to $2.5 billion a year from moving marijuana into the United States. But recently, as a result of medical marijuana legalization in the United States, it is now proven that legalization is actually hurting the Mexican cartels financially. That’s a good thing. According to the Los Angeles Times, “A Mexican farmer used to earn $100 per kilo of marijuana and now earns $30 per kilo.” In 2008, two-thirds of marijuana in the U.S. came from Mexico. Now it is down to one-third. In the past two years, marijuana trafficking from the cartels has declined up t

Pets Overdosing on Edible Marijuana Products

Since marijuana has been legalized, either for medicinal or recreational use, it turns out that pets are unfortunately also consuming the marijuana. Edible marijuana is available in the form of brownies, gummy bears, and all sorts of other products. Owners are not keeping the products away from the pets and as a result, veterinarians are treating more and more dogs and cats for overdoses. The Dangers Pets will often be limp and very unresponsive if they have had marijuana, though it various with every animal. Veterinarians are commonly saying that there are more pets testing positive for marijuana. The high toxicity levels are dangerous and it is required for the vets to report it to the aut

NFL Should Permit Players To Use Medical Marijuana

The benefits of medical marijuana are plenty, but there are still many people due to their profession that cannot receive these benefits. One group of professionals are National Football League players, who put their bodies through a real hardcore toll on Sundays. As more retired football players begin to suffer the real consequences of all the damage their body has taken over their career, there is now a rising plea among the public and ex-players pushing for the NFL to lift the ban on marijuana use. Not only can marijuana be used by players for pain relief, but possibly for concussion prevention. With NFL players hitting each other as hard as possible every week, it is no surprise that pla

3 States That Are In The Process Of Legalizing Medical Marijuana

The road to the legalization of medical marijuana in the United States hasn’t been an easy path. Today, there are 24 states that have successfully legalized medical marijuana. As of May 20, 2016 there are 3 states with pending medical marijuana legalization. Those states are Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina. Medical Marijuana Legalization In Florida Florida can become the first Southern state to legalize medical marijuana, which would break the resistance of the South towards legalization. Since 2014, Florida has been attempting to pass an amendment. That time around, legalization received 58 percent of the vote, but even though the majority was in favor of legalization, it still wasn’

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