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February 25, 2015
02/25/2015
California Councilman Touts Anti-Cannabis Scare-Tactics

California Councilman Touts Anti-Cannabis Scare-Tactics

Councilman Jim Mulvihill of San Bernardino took the opportunity to spread a little fear mixed with a soupcon of bull-crap. The councilman was miffed about the Southern...
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February 23, 2015
02/23/2015
Congress’ New Federal Legalization Bills May Be Doomed to Fail

Congress’ New Federal Legalization Bills May Be Doomed to Fail

Friday, February 20th marked the introduction of two separate pieces of legislation in the US House that would put a regulatory framework into place for states that...
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February 12, 2015
02/12/2015
Koch Backed Group Seeks to Help Drug War Victims

Koch Backed Group Seeks to Help Drug War Victims

Thanks to mandatory sentencing laws, Weldon Angelos, a father of two, has been sentenced to 55 years in jail for selling cannabis. But a Koch-brother backed group,...
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February 9, 2015
02/09/2015
Billboards Touting the Dangers of Cannabis Pop Up in New Jersey

Billboards Touting the Dangers of Cannabis Pop Up in New Jersey

A New Jersey anti-cannabis campaign aims to convince people that marijuana is a dangerous substance akin to underage drinking and prescription drug abuse.
By: Rae Lland
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February 4, 2015
02/04/2015
2 Chainz vs. Nancy Grace: Fight!

2 Chainz vs. Nancy Grace: Fight!

Recently, Nancy Grace invited famous rapper, 2 Chainz, on her show to discuss marijuana.
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February 3, 2015
02/03/2015
Australian Study Reports Efficacy of Cannabis for Pain Therapy

Australian Study Reports Efficacy of Cannabis for Pain Therapy

A study recently released by scientists at the University of New South Wales’ National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre illustrated that cannabis users reported significant pain relief...
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February 2, 2015
02/02/2015
Father Jailed for Giving Cannabis to Extremely Ill Daughter

Father Jailed for Giving Cannabis to Extremely Ill Daughter

Adam’s daughter, Rumer, is 2 years old and suffers from stage 4 neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is a severe cancer that begins in the nerve tissue and causes significant...
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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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