NASHVILLE, July 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015 and set to receive the Poet’s Award from the Academy of Country Music next month, Toby Keith has penned some of the most iconic music of his era. September 8, Toby is cracking the door and letting music fans aboard with the release of The Bus Songs.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Singer, songwriter, producer and entertainer Toby Keith knows how to have a good time and write funny songs. The man whose songs have amassed more than 90 million broadcast performances is also beloved for his “bus song” album cut “Weed With Willie.” And his “Red Solo Cup” became a viral sensation long before radio took notice. Next up, “Wacky Tobaccy,” out June 23.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the nation’s largest patient-focused medical cannabis advocacy organization, is pleased to announce new membership opportunities for medical cannabis patient advocates in Tennessee.
The House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday that would nullify the partial marijuana decriminalization laws approved in Nashville and Memphis last year.
Introduced by House Criminal Justice Committee Chairman William Lamberth, the bill was filed in an effort to repeal marijuana decriminalization ordinances passed by the cities of Nashville and Memphis last year.
Nashville will continue to allow police officers in Davidson County to give civil citations for the possession of small amounts of marijuana despite a new opinion from Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery that contends the local ordinance preempts state law.
The Tennessee Attorney General released an opinion statement saying Metro Nashville’s marijuana decriminalization ordinance has got to go.
In the city of Nashville, officials have begun gathering information on marijuana citations and arrests in an effort to help combat potential racial discrimination.
Nashville, Tenn., has passed an ordinance that allows police officers leeway in charging people with possession of marijuana. The city’s new decriminalization legislation allows officers to give a penalty of either a $50 fine or 10 hours of community service to people in possession of half an ounce or less of marijuana.
A Memphis, Tenn., councilman soon will offer a marijuana decriminalization ordinance similar to one being discussed in Nashville, Tenn., according to an article at WREG.com. Representatives of Councilman Berlin Boyd said he will introduce an ordinance that would establish a civil penalty of $50 for possession or exchange of half an ounce of pot or less.
Some city officials in Nashville, Tenn., the country music capital of the world, are considering the decriminalization of a half-ounce or less of marijuana, according to an Aug. 10, 2016, article in The Tennessean. The decriminalization would apply to the amount whether it is possessed or exchanged.