The Cannabis Salvation Blog was created by Aiden Hunt in 2013. Founded as a cannabis activism blog, it found a new home on

The blog part of the site is focused on the cannabis community; a loose collection of activists, professionals and consumers. It hosts guest posts from experts and activists as well as original content.

  • Opinion: It’s time for action on adult-use cannabis in Pennsylvania
    National and local surveys of voters continue to reflect overwhelming support for legalization. Cannabis consumers are no longer asking for permission, instead we are demanding REAL reform at the ballot box. Politicians who make grand promises of cannabis reform should be on notice to start making good, or start looking for jobs in the private sector.
  • SD adult-use cannabis initiative approved to gather signatures
    South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws, the group behind last year’s cannabis legalization push, announced yesterday that a new initiative has been approved for signature gathering.
  • MS activists rally around the state for medical cannabis laws
    House and Senate negotiators dickered most of the summer on a plan to replace the medical marijuana program the high court shot down. Reeves had said that if lawmakers could reach an agreement, he would call them into special session to pass it.
  • New Jersey’s Medical Cannabis Pioneer Ken Wolski
    On a muggy July day, six months into legalization, Northeast Leaf sat down with Ken Wolski. In a baby blue house on a shady side street, tucked at the end of an avenue like an afterthought, we discussed his decades of activism, legal Cannabis, and the battles to come. “One person really makes a difference…
  • Tommy Chong: Don’t treat cannabis like alcohol
    Chong told us that he doesn’t like the way cannabis is being commercialized for adult-use. He especially dislikes the high taxes included to win over skeptical lawmakers and voters to reform. He sees the comparison as harmful to consumers.
  • How effective are cannabis products as sleep aids?
    Problems with sleep are common. In recent research, 48% of UK adults said sleeping badly had a negative effect on their mental health. For teenagers, this proportion was significantly higher – 66%. The large number of people experiencing sleep problems makes for an attractive market. Some companies have seized the opportunity to provide remedies, including several manufacturers of cannabis products. But what is the evidence that cannabis products can help people get a better night’s sleep?
  • Attorney: PA medical cannabis regulatory backlog is at a ‘crisis’ state
    Judith Cassel opened a practice-within-a-practice at Hawke, McKeon, and Sniscak. That specialist firm, Cannabis Law PA, is among what’s becoming a highly competitive sector of legal practice.
  • Podcast: MS Sen. Kevin Blackwell talks about medical marijuana
    Mississippi Today political reporters Bobby Harrison and Geoff Pender discuss medical marijuana with Sen. Kevin Blackwell, R-Southaven, who has been leading the negotiations with Rep. Lee Yancey, R-Brandon, in hopes of reaching a compromise between the two legislative chambers on the issue.
  • Steve Gleason says medical marijuana saved him from a ‘downward spiral’
    by Wesley Muller, Louisiana Illuminator August 27, 2021 Former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason said Friday that medical marijuana saved him from a “downward spiral” he after his ALS diagnosis. Friday marked the first time Gleason has ever spoken publicly about his use of  the drug. He was testifying before the Medical Marijuana Commission…
  • National Cannabis Festival Announces Return to D.C. and New COVID-19 Requirements for Attendees
    “As the first major outdoor event in DC since the pandemic started, we are proactively doing what we can to ensure a safe experience for our attendees by requiring proof of either a negative COVID test or of full vaccination.”

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