Tag: prohibition

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September 22, 2014
09/22/2014
Employers Still Discriminating Against Colorado Cannabis Users

Employers Still Discriminating Against Colorado Cannabis Users

The backward logic of cannabis prohibition continues to create problems for fully functioning, responsible employees who are discriminated against by employers just because they partake of cannabis...
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
Help End Marijuana Prohibition in Rhode Island

Help End Marijuana Prohibition in Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s next legislative session begins in January, so it’s important that we continue to build support for taxing and regulating marijuana like alcohol. If you are a...
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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Cannabis and Alzheimer’s: The Good and Bad

Cannabis and Alzheimer’s: The Good and Bad

Recent evidence espoused by the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute in Florida suggests that relatively small amounts of THC may slow or even halt Alzheimer’s disease.
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September 3, 2014
09/03/2014
NFL’s Goodell Thinks Substance Abuse Worse Than Domestic Abuse

NFL’s Goodell Thinks Substance Abuse Worse Than Domestic Abuse

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell proves once again that he cares more about substance abuse than domestic violence.
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August 26, 2014
08/26/2014
NY Times Peddled Reefer Madness in the Past

NY Times Peddled Reefer Madness in the Past

While the NY Times is doing some good work in rationally addressing the veil of bullshit and mystique that has clouded marijuana’s history in America, they conveniently...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Al Olson, Senior NBC News Editor, To Head Marijuana News Site

Al Olson, Senior NBC News Editor, To Head Marijuana News Site

Yesterday, I believe, we got another morsel of evidence illustrating the reach of the pro-cannabis movement. Al Olson, veteran journalist and a Senior Editor at NBC news...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Public Funds Paying for “Educational Tour” Against Oregon Marijuana Initiative

Public Funds Paying for “Educational Tour” Against Oregon Marijuana Initiative

014 Proponents of Measure 91, which would make marijuana legal for adults in Oregon and regulate cultivation and retail sales, are up in arms at the discovery that federal funds are being...
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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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