October 3, 2012
10/03/2012
Marijuana Ordinance Adopted by Kalamazoo City Commission

Marijuana Ordinance Adopted by Kalamazoo City Commission

People caught possessing marijuana in Kalamazoo will receive an appearance ticket instead of being arrested, under an ordinance adopted Monday by the Kalamazoo City Commission.
By: Lakota
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October 3, 2012
10/03/2012
MA Drug Lab Scandal Gets Special Court Sessions

MA Drug Lab Scandal Gets Special Court Sessions

01:59am Court administrators in Massachusetts are scrambling to set up special court sessions to address the cases of more than a thousand people imprisoned after being...
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October 3, 2012
10/03/2012
Presidential Debates Should Address Marijuana Prohibition

Presidential Debates Should Address Marijuana Prohibition

The Brownie Mary Club Democratic Club of California is hosting an online petition to be presented to the chairman of the Presidential Debate Commission, to include at...
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October 3, 2012
10/03/2012
Just Say Now and the Amendment 64 Campaign Need Your Help Contacting Voters in Colorado

Just Say Now and the Amendment 64 Campaign Need Your Help Contacting Voters in Colorado

Just Say Now is looking for donations of time and money to help reach the Amendment 64 voters in Colorado. If you have time over the next...
By: Lakota
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October 3, 2012
10/03/2012
Mitt Romney: Marijuana ‘For Recreational Use’ Is Bad, But I Also Oppose It For All Purposes

Mitt Romney: Marijuana ‘For Recreational Use’ Is Bad, But I Also Oppose It For All Purposes

In an interview with the Denver Post, Mitt Romney was asked to weigh in on the future of the state’s medical marijuana industry. His response: “I oppose marijuana being...
By: Lakota
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
The World of One Hitters

The World of One Hitters

In my college days, I had (and still have) a one hitter that was my go-to piece for a quick smoke. One hitters are small metal pipes...
By: Aesliip
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
I-502: Legalize Marijuana for Racial-Justice Reasons

I-502: Legalize Marijuana for Racial-Justice Reasons

Washington voters should legalize marijuana and vote yes on Initiative 502 (I-502) because drug laws disproportionately harm African Americans and Latinos.
By: Lakota
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
Breaking: LA City Council Reverses MMJ Dispensary Ban!

Breaking: LA City Council Reverses MMJ Dispensary Ban!

50,000 signatures from medical marijuana activists, supports, and everyday voters apparently got the attention of the Los Angeles City Council. The LA Times is reporting that they...
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
Canada Health Ministry Bans “Bath Salts” Drug

Canada Health Ministry Bans “Bath Salts” Drug

05:42pm The Canadian government has banned MDPV (methylenedioxypyrovalerone), a synthetic stimulant commonly found in “bath salts” drugs. The ban went into effect last Wednesday, the same...
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
Video: Roseanne Barr’s Oaksterdam Speech

Video: Roseanne Barr’s Oaksterdam Speech

Roseanne Barr was invited to Oaksterdam University last week to speak about her push for complete legalization of marijuana. Fifty-nine year-old Barr, who currently runs a nut farm in Hawaii, talked...
By: Lateralus
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
Amendment 64 Could Threaten Colorado Medical Marijuana Paradise

Amendment 64 Could Threaten Colorado Medical Marijuana Paradise

The Ticket examines some Colorado medical marijuana businesses’ concerns that if Amendment 64 is passed in November, it “could goad the federal government into a crackdown on...
By: Moirai
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
Rolling Stone: 9 Signs That Pot Legalization is Coming Soon

Rolling Stone: 9 Signs That Pot Legalization is Coming Soon

In a recent article, Rolling Stone magazine’s Julian Brookes suggests that there are 9 signs that pot legalization is coming soon. When you consider the evidence, it’s...
By: Lakota
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
Opinion: South Dakota Marijuana Laws Waste Resources

Opinion: South Dakota Marijuana Laws Waste Resources

This war on our neighbors in South Dakota is an epic waste. Republican In Name Only. R.I.N.O. That is what people on the radical religious right call people,...
By: Lakota
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
British Columbia Local Governments Call for Marijuana Decriminalization

British Columbia Local Governments Call for Marijuana Decriminalization

03:29pm Municipal leaders across British Columbia last week endorsed a resolution calling for the decriminalization of marijuana. The move came at the meeting of the Union...
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October 2, 2012
10/02/2012
Synthetic Marijuana Plagues Southwest Florida

Synthetic Marijuana Plagues Southwest Florida

Synthetic marijuana, also referred to as “spice,” is an umbrella term for a variety of designer compounds that produce effects similar to marijuana when smoked. Most of...
By: Lakota
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October 1, 2012
10/01/2012
Federal Cannabis Prohibition Turns 75-Years-Old Today

Federal Cannabis Prohibition Turns 75-Years-Old Today

In a milestone that will no doubt go largely unnoticed by the mainstream media, today marks the 75th anniversary of the enactment of federal marijuana prohibition. On...
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October 1, 2012
10/01/2012
The First Annual ‘The Hemp Connoisseur’: Part 2: Strain Reviews 1

The First Annual ‘The Hemp Connoisseur’: Part 2: Strain Reviews 1

Welcome to Part 2 of my thoughts on the strains entered into the first annual Colorado cannabis championship (hosted by magazine The Hemp Connoisseur), and the first...
By: Prospero
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October 1, 2012
10/01/2012
Peru Coca Crop Keeps Getting Bigger

Peru Coca Crop Keeps Getting Bigger

03:45am Coca cultivation in Peru increased again last year, up 5.2% over 2010, according to the 2011 coca monitoring survey conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs...
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October 1, 2012
10/01/2012
CNN: 2012 Cost of Failed War on Drugs Through September

CNN: 2012 Cost of Failed War on Drugs Through September

The utter failure that is the war on drugs has reached a combined $30 billion so far this year and 1.2 million Americans have been arrested for...
By: Moirai
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October 1, 2012
10/01/2012
Hollywood and the Prohibition

Hollywood and the Prohibition

Hollywood’s recent rash of stoner films and the stereotypes they perpetuate. Seth Rogen recently commented on his use of cannabis, assenting to be Hollywood’s biggest stoner after some prodding...
By: T-Hug
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