Why Violent Crime Rates dr...

Violence, when it comes to cannabis must be tracked thought the entire production and sales line of cannabis when it’s illegal. It´s really a simple argument once we use common sense and stop seeing things through a biased outlook provoked by nonstop propaganda steering public opinion into a “conservative” opinion about the legalization of cannabis. The Bill O´Reilly´s of the world, obnoxiously...

Cannabis Use for Self Disc...

Cannabis has been used for spiritual reasons for thousands of years. From ancient cultures using the psychoactive properties to intensify their spiritual experience, to philosophers using it to expand their perspective on issues of great importance. The Cannabis effect When people begin to smoke cannabis there is an effect that occurs within their mental structure. They tend to become more “open” to...

How the IRS is Expanding t...

There is one player within the cannabis debate that isn’t mentioned much. I’m talking about the IRS of course!  Yes the “tax man” is using an antiquated Federal tax code to hike up taxes in order to kill marijuana businesses. In some cases, up to 90% of revenue can be taken by the Federal government under the guise of “federal taxes”. However, with all of these attempts to thwart upcoming...

US Soldiers can Die for Fr...

How many brave men and women of the armed forces have bled on the battlefield fighting to preserve your freedom in America? How many have come back wounded, not only physically but psychologically as well? The US army has a strict policy against soldiers using cannabis, recreational and medical, and those who test positive for cannabis can face serious repercussions. The benefit of marijuana for...

Can Marijuana be the next ...

We hear it all the time, “If Marijuana is legalized it will become the next Big Tobacco!” After all, companies like Phillip Morris would be able to get involved in the legal cannabis market and while they have been actively campaigning against cannabis legality for many decades now, have also expressed their interest in becoming Marijuana producers and retailers. The question then: Is “Big...

What it means to be a “Can...

Cannabis consumers are no longer a small minority. In fact, there are more than 20 million active smokers in the US alone! In the rest of the world, there are always more “cannabis smokers” than any other “drug group” out there. That’s because cannabis is the most abused illegal substance in the world. Due to the multitude of cannabis smokers out there, the governments of the world are quickly...

The Dawn of Stoner – The P...

In the beginning of the 1900s, the “stoner” was relatively non-existent. There were some people eating hash mixed with opium, a few minorities smoking weed and that was about the sum of it. It wasn’t until Marijuana Prohibition that “Pot heads” and “reefer smokers” came into play. Throughout the past seven and a half decades of cannabis prohibition, the term “stoner” and all synonyms have...

New Marijuana Song Tells T...

I recently heard the new Ellen Bukstel song called “Who’s the pusher now”. A remarkable artistic demonstration that is, powerfully honest and brutally truthful, calling for the government to take a bow and admit that they are indeed the biggest drug pushers of all, getting us hooked on legal drugs while conveniently overlooking their subsequent overdose deaths. The prescription pill pandemic that is...

Florida May Be the 24th Me...

The legal marijuana family is about to grow in the states by the end of the month, hopefully. Florida is currently voting for or against Amendment 2 to expand the use of medical marijuana in the state. This will allow more qualifying conditions and types of marijuana to be added to the Compassionate Care Act, reaching more patients and caring for them with access to more medicine. In Oregon Initiative 91...

Marijuana Legalization In ...

On November 4, the people of Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, DC, will vote on whether or not to undo the reefer madness mistake of yesteryear, and follow in Colorado and Washington’s footsteps by going green and legalizing marijuana. While in Florida voters will have the opportunity to amend their constitution, and become the next medical marijuana state. Alaska’s Ballot Measure 2 would allow any...

Illinois Notifies First Me...

It is official! The state of Illinois has issued its first medical marijuana program identification cards, and we are thankful that a U.S. Army veteran was the first to receive the wonderful news. Jim Champion, a U.S. Army veteran who suffers from multiple sclerosis and was also the first individual to apply for acceptance into the state’s Medical Cannabis Pilot Program, received his acceptance letter...

Alaskan TV Reporter Quits ...

In what has instantly become an online and YouTube sensation, Charlo Greene, a former reporter for KTVA-TV in Alaska, quit her job live on air Sunday night after revealing herself to be the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club. After the station publically voiced its stance against medical marijuana Greene said on live television that she would be using all of her energy to fight for legalizing marijuana in...

First Legal Marijuana Cust...

Spokane, Washington – The first person in the history of Spokane is struggling to find a job. By being the first resident to buy legal marijuana in the city back in July, Mike Boyer hoped to show the public that not all people who use marijuana are bad employees. After making state history Boyer gave an interview to local TV station KREM 2 in which he detailed his passion for using cannabis. Sadly...

New South Wales Brings Med...

New South Wales, Australia – Medical marijuana has finally reached the Land Down Under. Earlier today the New South Wales government made the announcement that it had authorized clinical trials regarding the medical use of cannabis. This news brings the possible use of legal marijuana one step closer to residents and patients in the Australian state. The state government has established a functioning...

New York Senator Plans To ...

With medical marijuana becoming a reality in the Empire State just this past summer, some feel that the time to push for the legalization of general use marijuana is now. New York Senator Liz Kreguer, a democrat who has been representing Manhattan for over a decade, said Sunday that she will introduce a bill to the state senate that will allow for the general use of marijuana by adults over 21. “I will...

Princeton University Emplo...

Princeton, New Jersey – A Princeton University employee who is one of the few residents in the Garden State with a medical cannabis card will continue to work for the prestigious Ivy League school following an internal dispute during which Donald DeZarn, a senior operations manager of Butler and Wilson Dining Services decided to use medical marijuana to treat PTSD. Mr. DeZarn who served a year in Iraq in...

Ohio Village Closes Loopho...

Granville, Ohio – A small village in central Ohio closed a cannabis loophole that was found in its village statutes Wednesday. The loophole, which was found in the Granville General Offense Code prevents patients with prior written cannabis recommendation from a state licensed physician from being convicted of marijuana possession. The Granville City Council voted 6-1 to close the loophole by changing...

New Rules May Limit Caregi...

Denver, Colorado – Several hundred people and dozens of families who relocated to Colorado in order to take advantage of the states lax medical marijuana laws, may soon have a harder time finding access to the life saving treatment if news rules proposed by the state health department pass. The newly proposed rules would limit the number of patients a medical marijuana caregiver may service to 10, at...

British Judge Refuses to J...

Yesterday a British judge ruled against sending 65 year old cancer patient, Jonathan Yates, to prison for growing marijuana for medical purposes. The judge was quoted as saying he would “not be able to live with himself” if he sent Mr. Yates to prison. Mr. Yates, who suffers from tongue cancer, claims that his throat has been irreparably damaged by the radiation treatment he has been undergoing. He...

Whoopi Goldberg Voices Dis...

Recently New York’s medical marijuana program got a new supporter, or critic, depending how you look at it. Last weekend, actress, comedian, and co-host of the television show “The View”, Whoopi Goldberg wrote in the well known marijuana blog “The Cannabist” that she felt New York’s medical marijuana program needed to be expanded. While Ms. Goldberg did applaud New York for finally making the...

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