January 22, 2013
01/22/2013
David Bowie’s Son, Duncan Jones, Supports Medical Marijuana

David Bowie’s Son, Duncan Jones, Supports Medical Marijuana

David Bowie’s son, film director Duncan Jones, has revealed that his wife Rodene has been suffering from cancer. He says that she benefits from “a world of...
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January 22, 2013
01/22/2013
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2013.01.21)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2013.01.21)

There’s something fishy in a Virginia evidence room, a Louisiana deputy gets in trouble for peddling fake weed, three suburban Chicago cops were running a dirty racket,...
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January 22, 2013
01/22/2013
Man Who Worked on Marijuana Farm as Teenager Gets 5 Years

Man Who Worked on Marijuana Farm as Teenager Gets 5 Years

Nathaniel Harshman, now only 20 years old, has been sentenced to 5 years for working on a 477-plant marijuana grow operation in Alaska in 2011. This is...
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January 22, 2013
01/22/2013
Debate on Marijuana Legalization Set for Jan. 25 at Western Michigan University

Debate on Marijuana Legalization Set for Jan. 25 at Western Michigan University

State Representative Mike Callton, R-Nashville, and Portage City Commissioner Phil Stinchcomb, will be part of a discussion about the recreational use of marijuana in a debate put on...
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January 22, 2013
01/22/2013
Senate Judiciary Chair: End Mandatory Minimums

Senate Judiciary Chair: End Mandatory Minimums

Sen. Pat Leahy (D-VT), the powerful head of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called for the end of mandatory minimum sentencing at both the state and federal levels...
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January 22, 2013
01/22/2013
Mendocino County, California Continues to Spar with Feds over Conflicting Marijuana Laws

Mendocino County, California Continues to Spar with Feds over Conflicting Marijuana Laws

Mendocino County continues to resist demands by federal prosecutors for records on medical marijuana growers who registered for permits to cultivate up to 99 plants.
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January 22, 2013
01/22/2013
Hawaii House Speaker Files Marijuana Legalization Bill

Hawaii House Speaker Files Marijuana Legalization Bill

013 Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki (D-8) Friday introduced a bill to legalize the possession of marijuana by adults and create a system of taxed and regulated...
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
Product Review: Happy Daddy Pipe Cleaning Tool

Product Review: Happy Daddy Pipe Cleaning Tool

Happy Daddy Products manufactures stainless steel and titanium smokers’ tools and accessories. All products are proudly made in Oregon, using only American-sourced metals, 304 L Stainless and...
By: Anna Diaz
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
Industrial Hemp Reform Emerging from Marijuana Legalization Election Victories

Industrial Hemp Reform Emerging from Marijuana Legalization Election Victories

013 One of the major public policy and business fronts to end cannabis prohibition in America is to pressure the federal government to allow American farmers the...
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
2 Louisiana High School Coaches Face Drug Charges

2 Louisiana High School Coaches Face Drug Charges

After receiving an anonymous tip stating that there were cars parked in the local high school parking lot containing drugs, the St. Landry Parish (Louisiana) Sheriff’s Office...
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
Orlando, Florida Man is Year’s Second Drug War Death

Orlando, Florida Man is Year’s Second Drug War Death

One of two men shot by Orlando police inside a home during a drug investigation Wednesday night died Thursday. Karvis Jabbar Gamble, 19, becomes the second person to...
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
Vail Temporarily Bans Cannabis Businesses and Clubs

Vail Temporarily Bans Cannabis Businesses and Clubs

Vail, Colorado, a favorite tourist town of many celebrities including Charlie Sheen, has implemented a temporary ban on marijuana businesses and private smoking clubs. According to town...
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
MT Medical Marijuana Grower Convicted in Federal Court

MT Medical Marijuana Grower Convicted in Federal Court

Former Univ. of Montana quarterback Jason Washington is the latest casualty in the Obama Administration’s war on medical marijuana. Missoula, MT – Montana medical marijuana patient, cultivator and former...
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
Uruguay Government Wants Legalization, Public Does Not

Uruguay Government Wants Legalization, Public Does Not

Legalization efforts in Uruguay are being pushed by the government yet resisted by the public, a situation so different from our own that it may seem like...
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January 21, 2013
01/21/2013
New Mexico Marijuana Prescriber Sues Medical Board

New Mexico Marijuana Prescriber Sues Medical Board

ALBUQUERQUE (CN) – New Mexico stripped a physician assistant of his medical license for prescribing medical marijuana, which is legal in the state, the longtime medical worker...
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January 18, 2013
01/18/2013
Piece of the Week | Blinky the Three-eyed Fish (The Simpsons)

Piece of the Week | Blinky the Three-eyed Fish (The Simpsons)

If you are a real Simpsons fan, you know about Blinky the three-eyed fish. Blinky is a mutation that resulted from the Springfield nuclear power plant owned...
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January 18, 2013
01/18/2013
Study: Depenalizing Drug Possession Offenses Associated With Lower Drug Usage Among Young People

Study: Depenalizing Drug Possession Offenses Associated With Lower Drug Usage Among Young People

The elimination of criminal penalties for drug possession offenses is associated with lower overall substance use among young people, according to a study published online this month in the...
By: NORML
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January 18, 2013
01/18/2013
Colorado Pot Clubs / Cannabis Cafes Drawing Crowds

Colorado Pot Clubs / Cannabis Cafes Drawing Crowds

Stop by The Front Tea and Arts weekday mornings and you’ll find a typical small-town Colorado coffee shop, showcasing a wide range of teas and coffees plus the work...
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January 18, 2013
01/18/2013
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Iowa

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Iowa

State Rep. Bruce Hunter (D-Des Moines) introduced a bill yesterday that would allow Iowans with debilitating medical conditions to obtain and use marijuana without fear of arrest....
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January 18, 2013
01/18/2013
‘NJ Weedman’ Sentenced to Probation, Fines, in Medical-marijuana Test Case

‘NJ Weedman’ Sentenced to Probation, Fines, in Medical-marijuana Test Case

A Superior Court judge in Burlington County sentenced the man known as NJ Weedman, Ed Forchion, to two years of probation and more than $3,400 in fines and...
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