June 20, 2013
06/20/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.06.19)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.06.19)

Well, at least the DEA didn’t raid any dispensaries in the last week. In California, the battle continues at the local level, while progress is being made...
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June 20, 2013
06/20/2013
New York Mom, Andrea Sanderlin, Accused of Running $3 Million Marijuana Operation Indicted

New York Mom, Andrea Sanderlin, Accused of Running $3 Million Marijuana Operation Indicted

Andrea Sanderlin, a suburban mother of two accused of running a sophisticated $3 million marijuana enterprise out of a New York warehouse was slapped with a federal indictment...
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June 20, 2013
06/20/2013
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2013.06.19)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2013.06.19)

Two of our three cases this week involve cops protecting their steroids dealers. Go figger. The other one is a crooked police chief who bragged, “I’m the...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
Paper Towel: Valuable Part of Any Weedist’s Utility Belt

Paper Towel: Valuable Part of Any Weedist’s Utility Belt

The simple, yet mighty, paper towel is a staple in my weedist tool kit. Aside from all the regular handy uses to have a paper towel around,...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
Great Artwork While High: Rene Magritte

Great Artwork While High: Rene Magritte

He’s the guy with the hats. If you know what that means, you know who I am talking about. Rene Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. I’m an...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
Pro-Legalization Senator Daylin Leach Takes Advocacy to DC

Pro-Legalization Senator Daylin Leach Takes Advocacy to DC

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach has been an outspoken advocate on the issue of marijuana law reform during his tenure in Harrisburg. Senator Leach made a splash legislatively this...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
Medical Marijuana is Coming to New Hampshire

Medical Marijuana is Coming to New Hampshire

New Hampshire is about to become the 19th state (unless the Illinois governor strikes first) to allow for the medicinal use of marijuana, as Gov. Maggie Hassan...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
Study: Medical Cannabis Laws Don’t Impact Teen Use Rates

Study: Medical Cannabis Laws Don’t Impact Teen Use Rates

Another study has once again affirmed that the enactment of statewide medical cannabis laws is not associated with increased rates of adolescent marijuana consumption. According to data published this...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
The ‘Marijuana Moms of Beverly Hills’

The ‘Marijuana Moms of Beverly Hills’

A group of mothers in wealthy Beverley Hills, California, is trying to change the perception that drugs and parenting don’t mix.
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
Chicago Police Kill Fleeing Man in “Drug Area”

Chicago Police Kill Fleeing Man in “Drug Area”

Chicago police shot and killed a man early Sunday morning on the city’s West Side, as he fled after they tried to pull over his car in...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
Ex-Microsoft Marijuana Hopeful May Have Spoke Too Soon

Ex-Microsoft Marijuana Hopeful May Have Spoke Too Soon

Jamen Shively, an ex-Microsoft executive that recently announced plans to begin building a national marijuana brand, is facing lots of criticism. While some of this criticism may...
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June 19, 2013
06/19/2013
You Don’t Need Prohibition to Help People

You Don’t Need Prohibition to Help People

A new Centers for Disease Control study has found the US rate of tobacco usage dropping again: ATLANTA (AP) — Fewer U.S. adults are smoking, a new government...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
Prospero’s Grow: Week 13: Harvesting Cannabis. This is It!

Prospero’s Grow: Week 13: Harvesting Cannabis. This is It!

The time has come for harvesting cannabis. After exactly three months of growing cannabis in my apartment in Denver, it’s time to cut these babies down! As...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
Product Review: All Natural Tea Tree Soap by Dr. Bronner

Product Review: All Natural Tea Tree Soap by Dr. Bronner

I’ve never been one to use fancy soaps that contain lavish ingredients, like shea butter or chamomile. I usually just buy some cheap, industrial strength soap that...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
Judge Torches Colorado’s Marijuana Magazine Rule

Judge Torches Colorado’s Marijuana Magazine Rule

A federal judge in Colorado struck down a law that would require magazines about marijuana to be sold behind counters like pornographic magazines, following findings by state...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
2014 Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Gear Up in Three States

2014 Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Gear Up in Three States

The race to be the next state to legalize marijuana at the ballot box is on. Activists in three states — Alaska, Arizona, and Oregon — have...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
Maine Lawmakers Expanding State’s Medicinal Cannabis Program

Maine Lawmakers Expanding State’s Medicinal Cannabis Program

House and Senate lawmakers last week gave final approval to legislation, LD 1062, to allow patients diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, inflammatory bowel disease, and other debilitating disorders...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
MI Medical Marijuana Collective Tries New Business Model

MI Medical Marijuana Collective Tries New Business Model

Since dispensaries were outlawed in Michigan, one medical marijuana collective is trying to find a new way to help patients, earn a living and stay legal. Now,...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
Texas to Drug Test Some Unemployment Applicants

Texas to Drug Test Some Unemployment Applicants

With Republican Gov. Rick Perry’s signature Friday, a bill that would require some people seeking unemployment assistance to undergo drug tests has become law. But critics say...
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June 18, 2013
06/18/2013
Marijuana Advocate Rolling His Way to the White House

Marijuana Advocate Rolling His Way to the White House

Curtis Kyle, a Michigan resident with cerebral palsy who has used a wheelchair his whole life, is “rolling to the White House” to talk to politicians about...
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