Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Bernie Sanders

Top 5 Fresh Toast Stories Of The Week: Oct. 16, 2020

ICYMI: Here are the headlines making news this week on The Fresh Toast.

Bernie Sanders Celebrates His Home State’s Marijuana Reform Milestone

Vermont will become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana sales.

Democrats Reject Marijuana Legalization For Official Party Platform

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) rejected an amendment proposal to support legalizing cannabis at the federal level.

Biden-Sanders Task Force Does Not Recommend Legalizing Marijuana

While the unity taskforce pushed Biden farther left on cannabis policy, the former Vice President still doesn't support ending prohibition.

Biden-Sanders Task Force Gets Heated About Marijuana Legalization

The task force is split on whether to include cannabis reform among its recommendations to Joe Biden for the upcoming election.

Bernie Sanders: If You Want Police Reform, Legalize Marijuana

Sanders gave a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, discussing several solutions to address police violence in the country.

Bernie Sanders And Cory Booker On What Legal Marijuana Would Mean For People Of Color

Cory Booker and Bernie Sanders held a virtual town hall meeting to discuss criminal justice reform, which included a lengthy dialogue about the role cannabis enforcement plays in social inequities.

Joe Biden Adds Marijuana And Drug Reform To ‘Plan For Black America’ Agenda

Biden’s plan additionally calls for ending the sentencing disparity between crack and cocaine convictions, which data has shown creates harsher penalties for people of color.

FOR A WEEKLY DOSE OF THE FRESH TOAST

Hand selected from our editors with all the latest news and entertainment with a side of cannabis.

Follow Us

123,000FansLike
7,000FollowersFollow
6,500FollowersFollow

Latest Articles

Insurers And Marijuana: What’s Next For Clinicians To Know?

Prescribing a Schedule 1 drug would place a physician at risk of having his or her DEA registration revoked.

How The Cannabis Industry Can Help Expunged Individuals Enter The Legal Market

Efforts are underway to expunge the cannabis records of imprisoned individuals in select states, and proponents of marijuana reform are hoping the MORE Act is passed. 

Small Gatherings Are COVID Hot Spots — What Does This Mean?

Small gatherings are increasing the amount of COVID cases around the country. What does this mean for the winter and holiday season?

Hemp Litigation: DEA Sued Again

This week, the hemp industry opened a new front against the DEA and the Interim Final Rule.