April 3, 2013
04/03/2013
Maryland Passes Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Caregivers

Maryland Passes Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Caregivers

Maryland’s SB 580 allows legal protection for medical marijuana caregivers, and passed unanimously in the House. While the bill won’t protect caregivers from arrest, it will offer...
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April 3, 2013
04/03/2013
CO City Council Split on Banning Recreational Marijuana

CO City Council Split on Banning Recreational Marijuana

Englewood, Colorado, a suburb of Denver and my own home sweet home, had a split city council vote on whether or not to ban recreational marijuana stores...
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April 3, 2013
04/03/2013
Changes to Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Law

Changes to Michigan’s Medical Marijuana Law

Last year, the Michigan Legislature passed a series of bills tweaking Michigan’s voter-approved medical marijuana law, and most of those changes took effect yesterday. Among other things, the...
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April 3, 2013
04/03/2013
Stop-and-Frisk Street Stops Used for Fear, N.Y. Senator Says

Stop-and-Frisk Street Stops Used for Fear, N.Y. Senator Says

A New York state senator kicked off the third week of a trial to reform street stops Monday by saying that the city adopted stop-and-frisk policies to...
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
Prospero’s Grow: Week 2: All Going Well and Nutrient Advice

Prospero’s Grow: Week 2: All Going Well and Nutrient Advice

After 10 days of growing two plants in my closet using a single light, I’m happy to report that everything is going well. As mentioned in the...
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
Changing a Dispensary Caregiver: My Experience

Changing a Dispensary Caregiver: My Experience

Since I recently renewed my red card, I decided to change my dispensary caregiver. I was no longer satisfied with the service they provided, and I simply did not...
By: Lateralus
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
Rocky Mountain High: Marijuana Law May Lift State Economy

Rocky Mountain High: Marijuana Law May Lift State Economy

Colorado’s tax receipts over the last fiscal year totaled $186 million from the more than 500 state medical marijuana businesses. State officials expect that next year, with recreational...
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
CO Marijuana DUI Bill Sadly Moves Closer to Becoming Law

CO Marijuana DUI Bill Sadly Moves Closer to Becoming Law

After a delay of about a month, Colorado’s marijuana DUI bill has been approved by a House Committee and awaits a vote by the full House. The...
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
WA Consultant Thinks Legal Marijuana Might Not Sell

WA Consultant Thinks Legal Marijuana Might Not Sell

Mark Kleiman, Washington’s new consultant for the implementation of I-502, thinks (stupidly, in my opinion) that taxed, regulated, legal marijuana may not be competitive with illegal marijuana. “Any...
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
Davidovich and Chipman Face Off on NBC Politically Speaking

Davidovich and Chipman Face Off on NBC Politically Speaking

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner recently proposed an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate in commercial and industrial areas for a $5,000 yearly permit fee...
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
No Foes Speak at WV House Hearing on Medical Marijuana

No Foes Speak at WV House Hearing on Medical Marijuana

Of the eighteen speakers at a West Virginia Health and Human Resources Committee hearing on medical marijuana, all were speaking in favor of legalizing cannabis for medicinal purposes....
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
Weed: Colombia’s Newest Weapon in the Fight Against Drug Addiction

Weed: Colombia’s Newest Weapon in the Fight Against Drug Addiction

Basuco, Colombia’s answer to crack cocaine, is a problem in Bogota. With an estimated .1 percent of the city addicted to the cheap, smokeable, insanely impure cocaine...
By: Andy Cush
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
Washington State Seeks to Keep Marijuana Out of Bars

Washington State Seeks to Keep Marijuana Out of Bars

Two Washington bars have drawn the attention of law enforcement and the liquor control board (as well as cannabis consumers) by allowing marijuana use in their businesses....
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April 2, 2013
04/02/2013
StoptheDrugWar.org Internships Available

StoptheDrugWar.org Internships Available

StoptheDrugWar.org works for an end to drug prohibition worldwide and an end to the “drug war” in its current form. We believe that much of the harm...
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April 1, 2013
04/01/2013
Edibles Review: Julie and Kate Infused Granola

Edibles Review: Julie and Kate Infused Granola

Medical marijuana granola bars made in Colorado are an absolute no-brainer. Everything about Julie and Kate’s line of awesome medicated edibles just makes sense.  One of the biggest...
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April 1, 2013
04/01/2013
Cannabis and Athletics – The Tyrann Mathieu Debacle

Cannabis and Athletics – The Tyrann Mathieu Debacle

I’d like to take a moment and talk about marijuana and athletics. I was reading the news today and came across this article about Tyrann Mathieu, a former...
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April 1, 2013
04/01/2013
Washington DC Medical Marijuana Dispensary Hopes to Open Soon

Washington DC Medical Marijuana Dispensary Hopes to Open Soon

After three years of waiting, The Takoma Wellness Center hopes to be one of the first medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington DC and may open by mid-April. Patients...
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April 1, 2013
04/01/2013
Former MSNBC Host Dylan Ratigan Thanks Marijuana Growers for Hydroponics

Former MSNBC Host Dylan Ratigan Thanks Marijuana Growers for Hydroponics

Kale and basil hydroponic/organic farmer, former MSNBC host, Dylan Ratigan; “I’d like to issue a letter of gratitude to Tommy and all the hydroponic marijuana growers in the...
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April 1, 2013
04/01/2013
DEA Targets FedEx, UPS in Online Pharmacy Battle

DEA Targets FedEx, UPS in Online Pharmacy Battle

Charged with cracking down on the diversion of prescription drugs, the DEA has pursued doctors, pharmacists, pharmacy chains, and wholesale drug suppliers. It has now turned a...
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April 1, 2013
04/01/2013
Mass DPH Issues Draft Regulations for Medical Marijuana

Mass DPH Issues Draft Regulations for Medical Marijuana

Patient advocates pleased with implementation process and potential of final regulations The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) issued draft regulations today to begin implementation of the...
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