Cops Delete FB Post of Massive ‘Weed’ Bust After the Internet Corrects Them – #Cannabis, #Hemp

Cops Delete FB Post of Massive ‘Weed’ Bust After the Internet Corrects Them:

Last week, officers from the Missouri’s Jasper Police Department celebrated a marijuana bust they deemed worth roughly $100,000. In a now-deleted Facebook post, they disclosed their satisfaction with their operation, which took ten cops and sheriff’s deputies and a National Guard helicopter to conduct.

As the Riverfront Times noted (grabbing screenshots before the post was taken down):

“’What a great team effort today,’ the Jasper department’s now-deleted post read. ‘It was hot and humid and not easy getting these plants. We ALL got in the thick of things and got it done.’

The Times summarized the post’s sentiment:

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The effectiveness of CBD oil in treating Western ailments – #Cannabis

The effectiveness of CBD oil in treating Western ailments:

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has countless benefits when it comes to treating illnesses.

While many are waking up to the benefits of CBD oil, the medicinal benefits of marijuana and its related compounds has been known about for thousands of years, even as far back as ancient Greece, and Egypt.

However, the healing properties of marijuana have only just been rediscovered over the last few decades after it was banned in countries across the West in the 1930s due to the war on drugs and political campaigns over the effects of natural and artificial substances.

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‘I Was Wrong’: Judge Admits Jailing People for Pot ‘Haunts’ Him After Cannabis Saved His Life

‘I Was Wrong’: Judge Admits Jailing People for Pot ‘Haunts’ Him After Cannabis Saved His Life:

After being diagnosed with a terminal disease, a judge who “hated marijuana” now regrets all those prosecutions as cannabis saved his life.

Prior to this year, the state of Florida was regarded as one of the worst possible states to be caught in possession of cannabis. According to a 2009 analysis by former NORML Director Jon Gettman, no state in this country punished people more severely for minor marijuana offenses than Florida. However, thanks in part to a former Florida judge, all this is gradually changing.

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Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana – #Cannabis

Mexico legalizes medical marijuana:

As a growing number of individual states in the U.S. stand up to the federal government on marijuana prohibition, Mexico legalized medical marijuana nationwide on Monday.

Mexican President Enrique PeñaNieto issued a decree, following the bill’s overwhelming approval from Mexico’s Senate in December, with a vote of 98-7, and from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress in April, with a vote of 374-7 vote.

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