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New York Senator Plans To Introduce General Legalization Bill

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...

Princeton University Employee May Gain Right To Medicate on Campus

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...

How “High” is a Marijuana Highway?

Recently a Kansas marijuana Advocacy group “Fire It Up Kansas” attempted to adopt a highway. Firstly, I would like to mention that this is an amazing idea and more advocacy groups should look into it. Not only would you have the ability to own a space where you publically can advocate the legalization of...

How Legalizing marijuana would end the Black Market: Comparing “Juan” with “Jerry”

The black market only exists because the substance is illegal. IF the substance was legal then the black market would simply be the market. Any non-market operations would have a difficult time competing with the lower prices of the market and not to mention advertisement space, quality, diversity and...

Law Makers milking the Marijuana Cow

By clear definition Marijuana should no longer be listed as a Schedule I substance due to extensive medical research and countless patient testimonials received by those with medical marijuana cards. The empirical evidence in favor of marijuana legalization leaves us only with one question; Why hasn’t it...

Why Growing Marijuana Should be a Fundamental Human Right

By now we all know that cannabis has curative properties and if this isn’t reason enough to allow each and every human being to grow their own cannabis then there is something extremely wrong with the current state of affairs. Nature should never be against the law. When a specific plant has the ability to...

Are you being charged for crimes not committed?

There is something wryly peculiar about marijuana laws specifically relating to the part of “Intent to distribute”. What this essentially means is that according to current drug laws if you have more than X amount of drugs on you, automatically you’re a drug dealer. A Review of Law I’m no lawyer...

Social Hypocrisy over Cannabis – Beer is a Family Drink

How is it that the supposed “moral majority” can deem alcohol advertisement “safe for kids” whereas marijuana advertisement is deemed “irresponsible”? If you were to look at statistics comparing the two substances you’ll find that on all accounts marijuana is safer than beer. A Bigot’s Claim...

Medical Marijuana Lobbyists trying to derail marijuana legalization

Within the movement of cannabis reform there are those who you believe would be in favor of full scale legalization but then at times turn out to be standing alongside prohibitionists. Some people call this “Big Marijuana” in the attempts to point out similarities between “Big Pharma”, “Big...

What to do with the Federal Government in relation to Marijuana

It seems that the American people have spoken and that the majority are in favor of legal marijuana with obvious opposition from religious political conservatives that pride themselves on “morals and American values” and of course Big Corp stonewalling progress. However two states pioneered into the...

The Cannabis Culture – The Most Oppressed Demographic on a Global Scale

Throughout history we have seen the atrocities of man manifest itself in different ways whether it was the purchasing and selling of slaves or mass genocide in the name of God. We have seen figures in history rise up upon the fears and paranoia of the masses convincing them that a “specific group of...

From Reefer Madness to Reefer Riot

Marijuana Prohibition has gone on for far too long. In the beginning we saw many people bite into the lies fed to them by political agents of powerful corporations. We saw Media blast outright lies to the American public in order to create laws that would eventually change the land of the free in the home of...

How to Cure Cannabis Paranoia

People who smoke marijuana become paranoid for some reason or another but if you really analyze the root of their paranoia you realize that the cause is not Cannabis but rather cannabis prohibition. We hear so many times that smoking weed will make you paranoid but there is a reason for this. In the...

Marijuana and the Tipping Point

Marijuana is becoming ever more popular and it’s only a matter of time until it reaches a tipping point towards complete prohibition repeal. Throughout these seven and a half decades of ignorant drug policies, inhumane approaches to drug treatment and outright lies about marijuana we have seen that despite...

Do you want a nation where your Young people are stoned?

The National Institute on Drug Abuse’s director, Dr. Nora Volkow stated “Do you want a nation where your Young people are stoned?”. After reading her prohibitionist inspired hysteria I have taken it upon myself to take this statement at face value and really dissect the meaning behind what she is...

The Benefits of Recreational Marijuana

People think that recreational marijuana is just for recreation but fail to acknowledge that recreational cannabis has many more benefits than that. Throughout the following section we’ll be covering some of the more important benefits of recreational marijuana… Drinking versus Toking When we compare...

How to Kick Start the Economy with Cannabis

In this day and age the economy doesn’t inspire a lot of trust, at least for most. Some people make a whole lot of money on bad economies and in most cases, those people aren’t us. Banks, Big Corporations and Credit Agencies thrive on poor economies while the general population suffers. Cannabis can kick...

Why Marijuana Consumption should be a personal choice

The global debate on marijuana legalization sparks up an interesting question to those who can read between the lines. We are constantly bickering whether to legalize citing different reasons and pushing different arguments. One question that has been grossly ignored in most public debates, save Colorado and...

What does Morality have to do with Marijuana consumption?

Ever since Randolph Hearst published his first racially inspired hate defamation of the good name of cannabis people started associating morality with its consumption. Prior to the 1900’s people never questioned the morality of cannabis consumption and there was literally no fear of its “high”. Today...

Why legalization is not “losing the battle” on drugs

A lot of people believe that legalizing drugs would be “losing the battle” on drug consumption. They believe that if you are able to buy marijuana legally that the entire world will go down the toilet in a haze of red eyed stoners eating up everything in their path. But the following article deals with...

Proactive Steps to Speed up Marijuana Legalization Pt. 1

Marijuana legalization is imminent at the current trend in acceptance towards the idea. If you were to map legalization acceptance you would observe a steady increase in favor of legalization throughout the world. This increase in acceptance is due to an increase in exposure to non-bias information...

How Cannabis Users Are Being Persecuted Across the Country

Marijuana legalization has many arguments to sustain it unlike marijuana prohibition. In order to simplify the totality of the argument we have broken the argument into digestible chunks categorized to a specific issue. In this section we’ll take on Marijuana legalization from the Human Rights...

What’s the Only Viable Way to Fight Drug Cartels – Legalization

Currently the United States treats drug cartels as a “snake” that requires its head to be chopped off with a sword. The DOJ believes that by “cutting the head of the beast” the body will die. Yet in the more than 4 decade war on drugs this apparent “beast” has only grown stronger and fiercer with...

There is Nothing Wrong with Getting High

The idea that “altering your consciousness” is “wrong” derives from a Judeo-Christian belief that “while lowering your defenses” the devil will come like a thief in the night and do horrible things to you. In reality the scripture refers to alcohol as opposed to cannabis or any other drug for...

Marijuana Legalization: The Apocalypse did not happen

For decades we have heard of the evils of marijuana and that legalization is essentially invoking the Apocalypse. We heard that it makes you violent, lazy, stupid, horny, a person of low morals, a drain on the economy, a terrorist funder, murderer and of course “an enemy of freedom and...

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