New York City seems indifferent to the costs imposed on it by rogue narcs, a Florida deputy gets popped for growing weed, a US Virgin Islands environmental cop gets popped for cocaine trafficking, and a rogue California narc heads for prison. Let’s get to it: In New York City, news... Read More »
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With little chance of Oregon’s HB 3371 making it through the session, legalization advocates are preparing 2 legalization ballot initiatives. A poll will be conducted to determine which initiative voters like more, and that initiative will be pushed for a public vote in November, 2014.
The California Senate approved SB 439 on Monday. The bill, which is co-authored by Senate President Pro-Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) clarifies the scope of protections offered by the state’s medical cannabis laws and codifies guidelines published by the Attorney General in 2008. SB 439 will formally recognize... Read More »
Brain imaging research published this month in the journal Molecular Psychiatry provides physiological evidence as to why cannabis may mitigate certain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Post-traumatic stress syndrome is an anxiety disorder that is estimated to impact some eight million Americans annually. Yet, to date, there are no pharmaceutical treatments Read More »
Susannah Gross, who owns a five-acre farm north of Seattle, is part of a group experimenting with a solution that seems to make the most of marijuana’s appetite-enhancing properties – turning weed waste into pig food.
Residents of Maine may get the opportunity to vote on ending their state’s marijuana prohibition this fall, if lawmakers approve of an amended version of LD 1229: An Act to Tax and Regulate Marijuana in the coming weeks. LD 1229 was introduced earlier in the session Read More »
On Saturday, we received the latest Kickstarter update (#39) from one of our favorite projects: The Culture High, by Adam Scorgie. We support this Kickstarter project and encourage you to see it in a theater near you when the film is released in 2014. New interviews have been added: Dr. Gabor Maté, Kash Heed, Judge... Read More »
A study from Colorado State University predicts that about 12% of Coloradans will each buy an average of 3.5 ounces in 2014. That’s well over 2 million ounces, which is estimated to cost roughly $420 million.
Greg Sundstrom, city manager of Grand Rapids, Michigan, spoke in his latest video blog about the effects marijuana decriminalization has had in the city: “The city’s still running swell.” He also gave some advice for those that use cannabis: “One, never own more than two and a half ounces and, two, do it in your home.”