May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Weedist Women: Lauren Vazquez

Weedist Women: Lauren Vazquez

Weedists: Meet Lauren Vazquez “Weedists are the people who are out there fighting the good fight and these are their stories.” Lauren Vazquez is the Fired Up Lawyer,...
By: Anna Diaz
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Weedist Destinations: Point Defiance Park

Weedist Destinations: Point Defiance Park

Being able to explore over pristine forest, beach access, playgrounds, and a zoo all in one convenient location makes Point Defiance Park a great Weedist Destination! Located...
By: Mercedys
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Republic of Georgia Could Legalize Marijuana

Republic of Georgia Could Legalize Marijuana

The government of the former Soviet republic of Georgia is considering legalizing marijuana, the country’s Labor, Health, and Social Affairs minister said Friday. “As far as drugs...
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Good News, Seattle Bus Riders: You Can Now Recover Lost Marijuana

Good News, Seattle Bus Riders: You Can Now Recover Lost Marijuana

Rejoice Seattle bus riders… bus drivers will now treat legal amounts of lost marijuana (up to 1 ounce) as they would forgotten cell phones and iPods: as...
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Illinois Lt. Gov. Hears from Patients, Now Supports MMJ Bill

Illinois Lt. Gov. Hears from Patients, Now Supports MMJ Bill

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon says that after hearing from people that could benefit from medical marijuana, she now supports HB-1, Illinois’ MMJ bill. HB-1, which allows doctors...
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
California Supreme Court Ruling Puts the Ball in Our Court

California Supreme Court Ruling Puts the Ball in Our Court

The California Supreme Court ruled on Monday that medical cannabis dispensaries are legal under state law, but cities and counties can still ban them. The decision in City of Riverside...
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Marijuana Advocates Rally in Seattle, Hear from Police Chief

Marijuana Advocates Rally in Seattle, Hear from Police Chief

Marijuana advocates called it an historic day – one of Seattle’s top cops is taking part in the cannabis freedom march at Westlake Park–as they spread their...
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
MMJ Advocates Protest US Attorney General Holder’s Speech

MMJ Advocates Protest US Attorney General Holder’s Speech

Fly-over action sends message to Holder, launches advocates’ Peace for Patients campaign As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a commencement speech this morning for UC Berkeley...
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Study Claims Marijuana Tied to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk

Study Claims Marijuana Tied to Lower Bladder Cancer Risk

A new study compared the risk of bladder cancer in more than 83,000 men who smoked cigarettes only, marijuana only, or both substances. More frequent marijuana use —...
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May 13, 2013
05/13/2013
Study: No Association Between the Cumulative Consumption of Cannabis Smoke and the Risk of Lung Cancer

Study: No Association Between the Cumulative Consumption of Cannabis Smoke and the Risk of Lung Cancer

In a recent presentation given at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research, investigators from the University of California, Los Angeles, provided the latest...
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
Piece of the Week | Kurt B Honey Bear (#100 of 100)

Piece of the Week | Kurt B Honey Bear (#100 of 100)

This Piece of the Week fuses iconic stoner culture with a renowned heady artist, the Kurt B Honey Bear bong. The Honey Bear Bong is so adored...
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
Taxes on Cannabis to Be Squandered in Colorado

Taxes on Cannabis to Be Squandered in Colorado

Gaining support With House Bill 1318 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 Colorado lawmakers sought to blackmail voters into approving exorbitant taxes on cannabis.  The Colorado legislature recently approved House...
By: Mercedys
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
Arizona Universities Can Now Conduct Marijuana Research

Arizona Universities Can Now Conduct Marijuana Research

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer quietly signed legislation allowing marijuana research on campuses. The only reason this legislation exists is that another bill was passed last year to...
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
Worst Super Ever Mistakes Tomatoes for Weed, Calls Cops

Worst Super Ever Mistakes Tomatoes for Weed, Calls Cops

Christian Delarosa, a 34-year-old building superintendent with an almost superhuman ability to identify plant species, was foiled this week, as he spotted some Cannabis growing on the...
By: Andy Cush
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
Texas Lawmakers Reject Medical Marijuana Defense

Texas Lawmakers Reject Medical Marijuana Defense

Texas Representative Elliott Naishtat introduced HB 594, which would have allowed people arrested for marijuana to demonstrate their medical necessity as an affirmative defense, was killed without a...
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
Illinois Senate Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

Illinois Senate Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

Following a hearing Wednesday, the Senate Executive Committee voted 10-5 to approve a bill that would allow Illinois residents with serious illnesses to use medical marijuana if...
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
Pot Prices – April 2013

Pot Prices – April 2013

High Times reports the April 2013 US Price Index (Kind, Mids & Schwag) of $335 per ounce was essentially flat to March’s $336, and still $5 above the...
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May 10, 2013
05/10/2013
FL Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patient Sues for Cannabis Protection

FL Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patient Sues for Cannabis Protection

Longtime Florida activist Cathy Jordan, a 63-year-old woman who consumes cannabis to mitigate symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s disease), a debilitating condition that she has lived...
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May 9, 2013
05/09/2013
Great TV While High: The Walking Dead

Great TV While High: The Walking Dead

I know that most of you don’t personally know me, but if you did, you would understand just how good AMC’s The Walking Dead must be for...
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May 9, 2013
05/09/2013
Colorado House Bill 1318: Let’s Restrict the Cannabis Industry

Colorado House Bill 1318: Let’s Restrict the Cannabis Industry

Celebrations ensued in November when Colorado and Washington passed bills to legalize marijuana for recreational users aged 21 and above. But the battle is far from over....
By: Mercedys
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