April 23, 2013
04/23/2013
Patient Advocates Seek Changes to MA Medical Marijuana Law

Patient Advocates Seek Changes to MA Medical Marijuana Law

Patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) filed recommended amendments today to draft regulations which were issued last month by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) in order to...
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April 23, 2013
04/23/2013
Agents Facing Hard Time for Abuse at the Border, Force Smugglers to Eat Cannabis

Agents Facing Hard Time for Abuse at the Border, Force Smugglers to Eat Cannabis

Two U.S. Border Patrol agents could go to prison for forcing drug smugglers to eat marijuana, burning their shoes and clothes, and stranding them in the desert....
By: Tim Hull
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April 23, 2013
04/23/2013
Connecticut Cancer Patient Fights Marijuana Loophole

Connecticut Cancer Patient Fights Marijuana Loophole

At first glance, 42-year-old Tracey Gamer Fanning appears to be a typical mom in suburban Connecticut, she is not. “I use medicinal marijuana,” she said. “I am...
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April 23, 2013
04/23/2013
The Results Are In: Clubbers Really Like Drugs

The Results Are In: Clubbers Really Like Drugs

    This year, Mixmag partnered up with the Guardian and Gay Times to conduct their annual “Global Drug Survey” — the world’s largest independent survey on which drugs...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Denver 420 Rally – Before the Mayhem

Denver 420 Rally – Before the Mayhem

Saturday afternoon at the Denver 420 rally in Civic Center Park was really a lot of fun, until about 5 PM. Crowds of people of all ages...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Psychedelic Science Conference Examines MDMA Treatment for PTSD

Psychedelic Science Conference Examines MDMA Treatment for PTSD

At the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Psychedelic Science 2013 conference in Oakland this weekend there were mind-boggling displays of psychedelic art; tables full of books on LSD, MDMA, peyote,...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Perspectives on the Denver 420 Disruption

Perspectives on the Denver 420 Disruption

Yesterday’s historic “420″ rally in Denver, the first since Colorado voted to legalize marijuana last fall, was marred and cut short by violence. Two unidentified gunmen shot...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Marijuana Prohibition Now Costs The Government $20 Billion A Year

Marijuana Prohibition Now Costs The Government $20 Billion A Year

Marijuana prohibition now costs state and federal government as much as $20 billion a year, an economist told The Huffington Post — and legalization efforts are only...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Boulder, CO May Seek Additional Taxes on Marijuana

Boulder, CO May Seek Additional Taxes on Marijuana

Boulder, Colorado city officials are waiting to see the tax rates that are adopted by the state for recreational marijuana sales, but are preparing to put additional...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Authorities Cracking Down on WA Marijuana Bar

Authorities Cracking Down on WA Marijuana Bar

Stonegate Pizza in Tacoma, Washington has a second-floor, members-only marijuana bar, where customers can rent vaporizers and enjoy their marijuana. Those with MMJ cards can purchase medicine...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Canadian Lottery Winner, Bob Erb, Puts $1 Million Toward Effort to Legalize Marijuana

Canadian Lottery Winner, Bob Erb, Puts $1 Million Toward Effort to Legalize Marijuana

Mr. Erb has been crushing 15 joints a day since the 70′s, now he’s smoking them as a multi-millionaire. He won a $25 million jackpot last November...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Oregon Senate Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Oregon Senate Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD

The Oregon Senate passed a bill allowing people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to secure a medical marijuana card on Wednesday in a 19-11 vote. The Oregon Medical...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Why It’s So Hard for Scientists to Study Medical Marijuana

Why It’s So Hard for Scientists to Study Medical Marijuana

The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 placed marijuana in the most restrictive use category, Schedule I, deeming it a drug with no medicinal value and high potential...
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April 22, 2013
04/22/2013
Group Demands Space for Great Atlanta Pot Festival

Group Demands Space for Great Atlanta Pot Festival

Organizers of “The Great Atlanta Pot Festival” sued Atlanta, claiming the city violated their civil rights by refusing them a permit to hold their event in Freedom...
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April 19, 2013
04/19/2013
Piece of the Week | AJ Roberts Recycler (Slyme)

Piece of the Week | AJ Roberts Recycler (Slyme)

AJ Roberts Recycler This week’s piece of the week is a fantastic example of a truly multi-purpose rig. I mean, I really dig it for flowers and...
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April 19, 2013
04/19/2013
Great Movies While High 420 Edition | Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes

Great Movies While High 420 Edition | Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes

Degenerate Art: The Art and Culture of Glass Pipes Finally! Someone made a documentary showcasing what I like to call the greatest sub-culture of a sub-culture –...
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April 19, 2013
04/19/2013
The Culture High Kickstarter Update #37: Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Social Media & Next Shoot

The Culture High Kickstarter Update #37: Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Social Media & Next Shoot

On Thursday, we received the latest Kickstarter update (#37) from one of our favorite projects: The Culture High, by Adam Scorgie. We support this Kickstarter project and encourage you...
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April 19, 2013
04/19/2013
New Jersey Will Expand Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey Will Expand Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey may open more medical marijuana dispensaries, according to the state’s health commissioner. In early April, Gov. Chris Christie proposed allocating $1.6 million to fund New Jersey’s three-year-old medical...
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April 19, 2013
04/19/2013
Measure Introduced to Form Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy

Measure Introduced to Form Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) has introduced federal legislation that would establish a National Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy. The proposed commission, inspired by the 1971 Shafer Commission on Marihuana and...
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April 19, 2013
04/19/2013
Alaska Prepares for 2014 Ballot Initiative

Alaska Prepares for 2014 Ballot Initiative

On Tuesday, the Anchorage Daily News reported that marijuana policy reform activists in Alaska presented a drafted ballot initiative that calls for taxing and regulating marijuana like alcohol, along with 100 signatures...
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