Tag: prohibition

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October 28, 2014
10/28/2014
Man Texts His Probation Officer for Weed, Gets Sent Back to Jail

Man Texts His Probation Officer for Weed, Gets Sent Back to Jail

Another example of the silly things that can happen when people misuse technology comes in the form of Alvin Cross Jr. of Albany, who text his probation...
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October 23, 2014
10/23/2014
Sabet’s Snake Oil Show Heads to Oregon

Sabet’s Snake Oil Show Heads to Oregon

It looks like my favorite punching bag and one of the most vocal shit-peddlers, Kevin Sabet, took his stinky train of bullshit to Oregon earlier this month...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Jamaican Movement to Decriminalize Ganja in the Works

Jamaican Movement to Decriminalize Ganja in the Works

Many people across the world associate Jamaica and Rastafarian culture with the blessed green herb, but cannabis is still illegal in Jamaica. However, that may soon change.
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Recklessness Compared: Legalization vs. Prohibition

Recklessness Compared: Legalization vs. Prohibition

At a televised debate between Gov. John Hickenlooper and his Republican challenger Bob Beauprez on October 6th, Hickenlooper repeatedly used the word “reckless” to describe the passage...
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October 15, 2014
10/15/2014
Resin: The Stoner’s Dark Secret

Resin: The Stoner’s Dark Secret

So you’re sitting there after a long day of work, just staring at your pipe and you realize, “…there’s an awful lot of resin in that bowl.”
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October 8, 2014
10/08/2014
Is Spice Nice? A Look at Synthetic Cannabis

Is Spice Nice? A Look at Synthetic Cannabis

Before heading out on a Friday night, a friend stopped by my place to see if I was interested in smoking “a bowl”. What he didn’t reveal...
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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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