Tag: prohibition

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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
FBI Having Trouble Hiring Hackers Because They’re All Stoners

FBI Having Trouble Hiring Hackers Because They’re All Stoners

Federal government officials have complained of the difficulty in hiring good hackers because most of the talent they’re looking for also happen to smoke weed.
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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Battle for Medical Cannabis: 9 Year Old Alexis Bortell vs. Texas

Battle for Medical Cannabis: 9 Year Old Alexis Bortell vs. Texas

Nine year old Alexis Bortell is making waves in Texas as she fights for the legalization of cannabis to help her combat her epilepsy. Alexis has been...
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January 19, 2015
01/19/2015
Feds Must Make Up Their Mind on Cannabis

Feds Must Make Up Their Mind on Cannabis

The time is nearing where the feds will have to finally make a clear decision on marijuana. This murky water will not suffice as more and more...
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January 13, 2015
01/13/2015
Crystal Meth Rampant in Australia: Cannabis Could Help

Crystal Meth Rampant in Australia: Cannabis Could Help

In the past four years, use of “ice” has doubled, and a correlating spike in violent crime has come along with it.
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January 5, 2015
01/05/2015
Three Important Cannabis Milestones in 2014

Three Important Cannabis Milestones in 2014

A few cannabis-culture milestones happened during 2014.
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December 29, 2014
12/29/2014
Restore Humanity: Remember Cannabis Users Are People Too

Restore Humanity: Remember Cannabis Users Are People Too

Langston draws some interesting lines between early American racial history and the characterization of drug users. Maybe that is how the government has justified the overblown, overreaching...
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December 29, 2014
12/29/2014
Police Stealing Weed From the Police

Police Stealing Weed From the Police

A Richmond police officer was found in possession of 3 pounds of cannabis at his home. Authorities say Veteran K-9 officer Joe Avila will likely not...
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December 23, 2014
12/23/2014
Mandatory Drug Testing for Welfare Wastes Resources

Mandatory Drug Testing for Welfare Wastes Resources

Forcing drug testing wastes resources, but also gives people unconscious permission to judge and label the poorest and neediest of us, or to justify turning a blind...
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December 22, 2014
12/22/2014
Japan’s Deep History With Cannabis Contradicts Current Laws

Japan’s Deep History With Cannabis Contradicts Current Laws

Up until the mid 1940′s, cannabis enjoyed unprecedented acceptance (praise, even) in Japan. There are even records of Ninja training by jumping over cannabis!
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December 22, 2014
12/22/2014
Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

The weed you purchase legally at a government sanctioned dispensary is still just as variable as the strains you might buy from a dealer.
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Stop Legalization in D.C.

House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Stop Legalization in D.C.

The House of Representatives passed a republican backed “cromnibus” spending bill just hours before the deadline, which will stop the legalization of cannabis voted for by the...
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
Native American Tribes Cleared to Grow Cannabis by DOJ

Native American Tribes Cleared to Grow Cannabis by DOJ

This week, the United States Department of Justice released a memo stating that Native American tribes are legally allowed to grow marijuana on their designated tribal lands.
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December 8, 2014
12/08/2014
Women Leading the Fight for Cannabis Legalization

Women Leading the Fight for Cannabis Legalization

In a new study, researchers found that women between the age of 30 and 50 are key players in the battle for legalization in Colorado and Washington.
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December 3, 2014
12/03/2014
Sabet Weeps as Cannabis Culture Thrives

Sabet Weeps as Cannabis Culture Thrives

Big Cannabis is really a non-factor in regards to legalization. Sabet, for his part, has used this argument as one of the main stilts of his rhetoric....
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December 1, 2014
12/01/2014
New Zealand Stuck in Prohibition Timewarp

New Zealand Stuck in Prohibition Timewarp

As it is spring time in New Zealand, police constables have issued a warning and a request to locals: be on the look out for cannabis and...
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November 26, 2014
11/26/2014
“Faces of Cannabis” Seeks to Redefine America’s Perception

“Faces of Cannabis” Seeks to Redefine America’s Perception

Over a year ago, photographer Nichole Montanez began a project titled “Faces of Cannabis.” Her mission is to share the truth of what medical cannabis has done...
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November 25, 2014
11/25/2014
Official Bob Marley Cannabis Brand ‘Marley Natural’ Announced

Official Bob Marley Cannabis Brand ‘Marley Natural’ Announced

The iconic legend, prophet and activist Bob Marley has been a symbol of peace, love and justice for almost six decades and now his family is teaming...
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November 12, 2014
11/12/2014
The Price Is Too High: Why Colorado Tokers Are Still Buying Illegal Weed

The Price Is Too High: Why Colorado Tokers Are Still Buying Illegal Weed

If you’re looking to toke in Colorado and you’re on a budget, the legal clinics might not be for you. Apparently the high prices of Colorado’s...
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November 10, 2014
11/10/2014
The Marijuana Bond

The Marijuana Bond

These measures of intrusion and needless paternalism at the hands of our government have been a catalyst that has helped marijuana evolve into a defacto symbol of...
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November 6, 2014
11/06/2014
Spice “Synthetic Marijuana” ER Visits on the Rise

Spice “Synthetic Marijuana” ER Visits on the Rise

After writing an article about synthetic marijuana, or spice, this past October I was not at all surprised when I read about a new study indicating that...
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