Posts By: Raylan Campbell

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Brief Bio:

Raylan's goal is to illuminate the dark areas of cannabis lore and show the world there is no THC crazed monster lurking under the bed, waiting to steal our children. Cannabis is powerfully effective and safe. It should be treated accordingly. Raylan lives in Seattle.

June 2, 2015
06/02/2015
Border Patrol Turns Immigration Checkpoint Into Drug Trap

Border Patrol Turns Immigration Checkpoint Into Drug Trap

If the border patrol is just becoming the DEA with a new name, we have some serious problems on our hands. One such incident occurred in early...
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June 1, 2015
06/01/2015
Ex-Players Sue NFL Over Painkiller Pushers

Ex-Players Sue NFL Over Painkiller Pushers

The players presenting the lawsuit are alleging that all 32 professional NFL teams, from coaches to medical staff, illegally obtained and administered pharmaceutical pain pills to players...
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June 1, 2015
06/01/2015
National Geographic Dedicates Cover to Cannabis

National Geographic Dedicates Cover to Cannabis

National Geographic took a deep look at the science of weed and even made it the cover story of their most recent issue. When it comes to...
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May 27, 2015
05/27/2015
Missouri Governor Hopefully Sets Trend By Commuting Sentence of Cannabis Convict

Missouri Governor Hopefully Sets Trend By Commuting Sentence of Cannabis Convict

Missouri Governor, Jay Nixon, commuted the sentence of Jeff Mizanskey, a 61 year old man who was serving a mandatory life sentence for violating a “three-strikes” rule.
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May 27, 2015
05/27/2015
Veteran’s Affairs Can No Longer Enforce MMJ Ban

Veteran’s Affairs Can No Longer Enforce MMJ Ban

Another watershed moment in the cannabis movement happened somewhat under the radar. The Senate Appropriations Committee has passed a bipartisan amendment by a vote of 18-12 that...
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May 26, 2015
05/26/2015
Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

Survey Data Shows That WA and CO Did Right With Cannabis Legalization

In Washington, the number of people who either like or don’t mind the legalization of weed has reached 77 percent of the population. That’s over 3/4 of...
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May 26, 2015
05/26/2015
Cannabidiol Pushed as Cure for Cannabis “Addiction”

Cannabidiol Pushed as Cure for Cannabis “Addiction”

I feel like many out there are trying really, really hard to put cannabis on par with serious drug and alcohol addiction. There is a reason that...
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May 20, 2015
05/20/2015
Attention Stoners: Help Put the ‘Lazy’ Stereotype to Rest

Attention Stoners: Help Put the ‘Lazy’ Stereotype to Rest

Though this is likely true for a small cohort of users, from my experience and observations, weed does not install a lack of motivation or create lazy...
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May 20, 2015
05/20/2015
Retired Texas Cop Touts Cannabis Decriminalization

Retired Texas Cop Touts Cannabis Decriminalization

A retired cop supporting cannabis? From Texas? If that isn’t compelling evidence that the times, they are a-changing, then I don’t know what will convince you.
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Potato Chips

Great Edibles Recipes: Cannabis Potato Chips

Making your own potato chips is not as daunting as you might think and is really quite easy. The other day, I tried to take two of...
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
New Study From Spain: Cannabis May Create False Memories

New Study From Spain: Cannabis May Create False Memories

A new study out of Spain sought to explore the finer points of how cannabis affects memory. The participants were shown a series of words, then later...
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May 19, 2015
05/19/2015
Colorado Teen With Disability Suspended For Medical Cannabis

Colorado Teen With Disability Suspended For Medical Cannabis

A few days ago in Colorado, a teenage boy named Jaxon who has Dravet’s syndrome, a little known condition that causes frequent and long-lasting seizures and strikes...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Washington Liquor Board Drives Cannabis Cup Out of State

Washington Liquor Board Drives Cannabis Cup Out of State

Held annually for the last couple years, the Cannabis Cup has been a wild success, with more people attending every year. This year, the state liquor board...
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May 18, 2015
05/18/2015
Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Strong Favor of Legalization

Longtime hero of the cannabis movement, Morgan Freeman, is back at it again, touting the seemingly endless benefits of cannabis and calling for “across the board” legalization.
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May 13, 2015
05/13/2015
Cannabis Is a Friend to Romantic Relationships

Cannabis Is a Friend to Romantic Relationships

Many couples can genuinely love each other, yet still fail to make it through difficult times with their relationships in tact. Cannabis is great for de-stressing and...
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May 12, 2015
05/12/2015
Florida’s Black Market Cannabis Oil Ruffles Pharmaceutical Doctor

Florida’s Black Market Cannabis Oil Ruffles Pharmaceutical Doctor

One Florida doctor is decrying the claims as the modernized version of snake oil. Sarah Steinhardt, a doctor of pharmacy, says people should be leery of cannabis...
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May 11, 2015
05/11/2015
Dr. Gupta and Gov. Christie: Science vs. Fear Mongering

Dr. Gupta and Gov. Christie: Science vs. Fear Mongering

The canyon between actual truth (science) and fear-mongering (politicking) is beautifully displayed by two recent high-profile individuals. In the corner for science, we have Dr. Sanjay Gupta....
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May 6, 2015
05/06/2015
Indiana’s Anti-Gay Law Inadvertently Clears Way for The First Church of Cannabis

Indiana’s Anti-Gay Law Inadvertently Clears Way for The First Church of Cannabis

Indiana’s “Religious Freedom” law, which made it legal for businesses to deny service to the LGBTQIA community based on the proprietor’s religious views, inadvertently allowed for the...
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May 5, 2015
05/05/2015
Catherine Hiller’s New Novel Details a Lifetime of Cannabis

Catherine Hiller’s New Novel Details a Lifetime of Cannabis

Hiller chronicles her experiences during the half-century she has spent as a daily weed smoker. Hiller is highly educated, holding a doctorate from Brown University and is...
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May 5, 2015
05/05/2015
Sonoma County, California, Wages Quiet War On Weed

Sonoma County, California, Wages Quiet War On Weed

Yarrow Kubrin was recently to be sentenced to four years in prison. His crime? He was growing medical cannabis in complete compliance with state laws.
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