Vermont is the ninth state to legalize marijuana, and the first state to do so through a legislative act rather than a ballot initiative. Vermont's Republican governor Phil Scott said he'll sign the bill into law.
The measure was passed despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions' letter to federal prosecutors telling them they were free to resume the disastrous, racist war on weed, despite the fact a majority of Trump voters are in favor of legalization.
Sessions' move also goes against Trump's promise to let states decide what to do about weed without federal interference.
At this point, the only people who want to crack down on people (mainly minorities) who use weed again are very old white conservatives and Patrick "I-was-addicted-to-heroin-therefore-people-must-be-punished-for-smoking-pot" Kennedy (whose latest stunt is trying to equate weed with "big tobacco.")
“White supremacy” is forbidden on Facebook, but “white nationalism” is OK. They know it’s bullshit, elsewhere talking of “overlaps with white nationalism/separatism,” but it’s what they’ve got. Motherboard got the docs. Facebook has increasingly dealt head on with hate speech in recent months, sometimes with mixed results. In December, Facebook admitted to Pro Publica the […]
The US Senate has just voted in favor of REVERSING the #NetNeutrality rollback which Trump FCC chairman, Ajit Pai put in place. This is a major win for the internet, Net Neutrality, and the American people.
A 38-year-old Florida man was killed in his bedroom when his vape pen exploded and shot two pieces into his head. The explosion also burned 80 percent of his body and lit his house on fire.
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