Tag: prohibition

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August 18, 2014
08/18/2014
Massachusetts: In Halls of Academia, Medical Marijuana an Unwelcome Guest

Massachusetts: In Halls of Academia, Medical Marijuana an Unwelcome Guest

Although medical marijuana has been legal in Massachusetts for nearly two years, many local colleges are putting out the message to students as the fall semester nears:...
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August 18, 2014
08/18/2014
Beware of Bogus BHO

Beware of Bogus BHO

Recently, I heard of a friend receiving fake BHO. Intrigued and wanting to learn more, I hit him up and asked for all the details. What I...
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August 14, 2014
08/14/2014
Let It Grow: Banks Offering Financial Services to Marijuana-Related Businesses

Let It Grow: Banks Offering Financial Services to Marijuana-Related Businesses

About 105 different financial institutions spread out over one-third of the country have reported relationships with legal marijuana-related businesses, the top U.S. anti-money laundering official said Tuesday,...
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August 13, 2014
08/13/2014
Comedian Randy Credico’s Deadly Serious Quest to Run New York

Comedian Randy Credico’s Deadly Serious Quest to Run New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is widely expected to cruise to an easy victory in the Democratic primary on September 9, despite festering influence-peddling scandals, despite his...
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August 12, 2014
08/12/2014
Princeton Historian: Why Marijuana’s Moment Has Arrived

Princeton Historian: Why Marijuana’s Moment Has Arrived

Julian Zelizer, a political historian at Princeton University, writes on CNN why there’s growing support across the nation for marijuana legalization. He says the war on drugs has...
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August 12, 2014
08/12/2014
To Medicate or to Bear Arms, That Is the Question

To Medicate or to Bear Arms, That Is the Question

In the eyes of the ATF, medical cannabis patients are either unlawful users of drugs, or worse, drug addicts, who should not bear arms. It’s been three years...
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August 12, 2014
08/12/2014
Andy Harris: It’s for the Kids, Damnit!

Andy Harris: It’s for the Kids, Damnit!

If Kevin Sabet and Chris Christie were looking for a third member to play some acoustic crazy in their anti-cannabis garage band, they need look no further...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
Why Can’t Americans Grow Their Own Weed Without Fear?

Why Can’t Americans Grow Their Own Weed Without Fear?

As an old farm boy, it has always seemed strange to me that most states, and the federal government, treat someone who grows a few marijuana plants...
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August 4, 2014
08/04/2014
Lockn’ Festival: Choose Your Location Wisely, Keep Us Safe

Lockn’ Festival: Choose Your Location Wisely, Keep Us Safe

When it comes to throwing huge festivals which feature well known classic stoner favorites such as Furthur and more, we’d hope that festival organizers would keep the...
By: Rae Lland
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August 4, 2014
08/04/2014
NFL Too Lenient on Abuse, Too Harsh on Cannabis

NFL Too Lenient on Abuse, Too Harsh on Cannabis

Ray Rice, running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was doled out a two game suspension for beating his then fiance, Janay Palmer, unconscious and dragging her across...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
NY Times Calls on Feds to End Marijuana Ban

NY Times Calls on Feds to End Marijuana Ban

The New York Times editorial board put out a call for the federal government to end the ban on marijuana. Obviously, I agree and there is a...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia

The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia

The federal law that makes possession of marijuana a crime has its origins in legislation that was passed in an atmosphere of hysteria during the 1930s and...
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July 28, 2014
07/28/2014
New York Times: End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

New York Times: End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

What is arguably the most influential and respected newspaper in the United States is ready to free the weed. In a Sunday editorial, the New York Times...
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July 28, 2014
07/28/2014
Homeowners’ Associations Can Regulate Marijuana in Neighborhoods

Homeowners’ Associations Can Regulate Marijuana in Neighborhoods

Homeowners’ associations cannot legally ban their members from using marijuana in their homes in states where it is legal to do so, but some HOAs are attempting...
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July 18, 2014
07/18/2014
House Votes to Let Banks Take Deposits From Marijuana Businesses

House Votes to Let Banks Take Deposits From Marijuana Businesses

In a historic vote Wednesday, the US House has approved an amendment to the Treasury Department appropriations bill barring the agency from spending any money to punish...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Poll: Six Out Of Ten Americans Support Retail Marijuana Sales In Colorado

Poll: Six Out Of Ten Americans Support Retail Marijuana Sales In Colorado

More than six out of ten Americans – including majorities of self-identified Democrats, Independents, and Republicans – support the regulation and retail sale of marijuana in Colorado,...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
DEA May Be Losing the War On Marijuana Politics

DEA May Be Losing the War On Marijuana Politics

The LA Times reports how the Drug Enforcement Administration is under attack in Congress as it holds its ground against pot legalization, even in the face of public...
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July 8, 2014
07/08/2014
DC Marijuana Initiative Hands in Plenty of Signatures

DC Marijuana Initiative Hands in Plenty of Signatures

It now looks extremely likely that the residents of the nation’s capitol will vote in November on whether to legalize the possession and cultivation of small amounts...
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June 30, 2014
06/30/2014
UK Bans Khat (Herb Safer Than Tobacco)

UK Bans Khat (Herb Safer Than Tobacco)

The UK government recently scheduled khat as a class C controlled substance, making it illegal to possess, grow or use. For some background, khat, a plant native...
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June 30, 2014
06/30/2014
Federal Bill Would Protect Cannabis Patients’ Gun Rights

Federal Bill Would Protect Cannabis Patients’ Gun Rights

Sen. John Walsh (D-MT) offered an amendment to Senate appropriations bill S. 2347 on June 19, which would stop the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) from targeting...
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