Hemp Legalization getting close in Idaho

Did you hear about the truck driver who was delivering 7,000 lbs of Hemp plants from a farm in Oregon to a company in Utah? The headline first came out as “Biggest Bust ISP has ever detained” but in a few hours that title diminished and ISP (Idaho State Police) began to realise they their BIG BUST may have been a BIG MISTAKE. However, due to current Idaho laws, they were able to seize this product even though Hemp is federally legal in the United States.

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CBD for Idaho

I am a christian and I am a republican, and I support legalizing CBD/Medical Marijuana in the state of Idaho. I’ve been very interested in CBD oil and Medical Marijuana for a while now because I was curious on just how much it helps those who really needed it. I grew up in a time that anyone who smoked weed was an addict or as we called it “stoners” and there was no reason to use it unless you were a drug addict. As time passed and I got older, the first time i realized marijuana had medical properties is when I knew someone who used it while she was taking chemotherapy. It helped with her pain and nausea and she was able to deal with all the side effects the chemo put her body through.

The more i studied the plant the more I realized just how misunderstood it actually is. Yes, there are people who abuse the plant and use it for their own personal use, but that is the same for people and alcohol, right? Some abuse it and go to far and in many cases it can lead to a death; either to the person who drinks or to someone else because of a DUI. Sadly, Alcohol is legal and Marijuana is not, and there isn’t any evidence that I have seen that Marijuana has killed anyone. Now, please do not get me wrong, I believe addiction is just like any other mental illness because their brain is wired differently and they need something to help control those urges so in many cases like alcohol and marijuana, it isn’t for all people because they can’t handle it like others; yet again, alcohol is legal and marijuana is not. You don’t even need a lot of marijuana or CBD oil to feel good for the whole day, but you need to drink a lot of alcohol to keep that feeling going. This is where I feel we have a huge issue in not only our state but in the whole country. We are so mixed up that we legalize one bad thing and not legalize something that isn’t as bad.

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My cat has Diabetes

Obi-Wan Katobi. 12 years & 10 months old. Black Cat.

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All people will say their cat is special to them, but my cat is VERY special to me. I got him when I was 20 years old, after a very bad break up and I adopted him to help me through the pain and grief; He was the “Break-up Kitty”. Over the years he became much more. He has endured marriages, divorce, kids, homelessness, 6 moves in 3 years in 3 states, other animals, extended family, multiple jobs, Etc; He has never left my side no matter what my life through at me. Everything had been great with him up until this last year…

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