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New Marijuana Song Tells The Truth About Our Government

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Global Shift of the Cannabis Paradigm

Many of you who are reading this support cannabis; it seems that many more are jumping on the bandwagon daily. But what is the reason for this shift in paradigm? Could it be that society is finally becoming mature enough to engage in a discussion on whether it is “moral” or not to experiment with one’s...

The “Anonymous” 420 Fight For Freedom

  In 2012, the notoriously famous hacktivist group, Anonymous, was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. Now this infamous group is turning it’s attention and focusing all of its superhero energy on waging a war against pot prohibition. Determined to unveil the mask...

Montana Marijuana Dispensaries Get Raided. Who’s Next?

First California, then Washington and now it is apparently Montana’s turn to feel the heavy boot of the federal government when marijuana dispensaries in Missoula, Somers, Kalispel and Whitefish were raided over the past two days. A total of 12 search warrants and 4 civil seizures were executed,...

The Secret Weapon That Can Get Marijuana Legalized Nationwide

​What if I told you there is a secret weapon that, if understood and utilized by the cannabis reform community, could fairly quickly and very decisively decide the issue of marijuana legalization once and for all? Everybody knows that cannabis legalization is very, very near the tipping point in the...

Study: Legal Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Encourage Kids to Smoke More Pot

Despite warnings from opponents of medical marijuana, legalizing the drug for medical purposes does not encourage teens to smoke more pot, according to new research that compared rates of marijuana use in Massachusetts and Rhode Island after the latter state changed its laws. Rhode Island legalized...

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Hits Another Roadblock

New Jersey’s 2 year fight for medical marijuana just hit another bump in the road after getting the go-ahead from Governor Christie. It seems public opposition is keeping one of the 6 companies allowed to grow and sell marijuana from being allowed to set up shop. Compassionate Sciences Inc. was hoping to...

Marijuana Victory is Inevitable, We Are the 50%

For the first time since prohibition began, polls are showing that a full 50% of the country supports marijuana legalization. Not just medical marijuana, or decriminalization, but actual legalization which would see cannabis freely enter the US commercial market. This week’s Gallup poll neatly reached...

Obama’s War on Weed is Killing CA Jobs and Social Services

Most reactions to the Obama administration’s unexpected declaration of war on medical marijuana have focused on the emotional outrage generated by such complete disregard for the desires of Americans. However, the economic context of these actions should be at the core of any discussions to an even...

Oakland Successfully Hosts Massive Marijuana Fair and Expo

This past Memorial Day weekend, thousands flooded into Oakland as it hosted the nation’s first bona-fide cannabis street fair. Oakland has been at the forefront of marijuana legalization so it’s no surprise that they would hold this landmark event. The city, known to be the first city to legalize...

Seattle HempFest: The Marijuana Revolution is Coming

The Seattle Hempfest took place over the weekend, and appears to have been a resounding success. This year marked the festival’s 20 year anniversary,  and the festivities did not disappoint. In previous years, the event has drawn crowds of over 150,000 people to come celebrate the wonders of...

Free Federal RAID Training for Growers and Dispensary Owners

Tired of the fear of being raided by federal agents despite the fact that the Obama Administration directed DEA agents to leave medical marijuana patients alone? You’re not the only one. In light of the recent raids in California and in medical marijuana states across the country, Americans for Safe...

Cuttino Mobley, NBA Star Turned Marijuana Entrepreneur

So, what do basketball players do after they retire from the spotlight? If you’re Cuttino Mobley, who played in the NBA for 11 seasons as a shooting guard, you become a businessman – who deals in medical marijuana. The industry may still be somewhat underground, but recent developments, like the...

Marijuana Dispensaries Get a Raw Deal in Boulder

Boulder is known as one of the most progressive cities in Colorado, perhaps even in the United States. It has been on the forefront of liberal movements since the early 1960s, when the city saw a large immigration of hippies. Their city council was the first in Colorado to prohibit sexual preference-based...

Montana Marijuana: We Talk With MTCIA president Ed Docter

In recent months Montana has become a focus point of the medical marijuana debate. After an outrageous attempt by the legislature to kill the state’s medical marijuana law, patients, industry advocates and other  concerned citizens came together to fight for their citizen rights. They formed the...

Marijuana Dispensary Gets Reality Show

The Discovery Channel is planning to add a mellower flavor to its lineup of ice truckers, fishermen and assorted occupation-based reality dramas. The network has revealed that it is producing a reality show focused around the medical marijuana industry. Weed Wars is scheduled to debut this fall and will...

Marijuana News: Pot Clubs and Cured Neo-Nazis.

Marijuana clubs proliferate in Arizona As the legal battle to protect Arizona’s medical marijuana law continues, citizens have chosen to be proactive about their rights and gone the cannabis club route while the laws regulating dispensaries are sorted out. A growing network of almost 6,000 registered...

NPR Talks Marijuana: Today at 3 PM

Medical Marijuana will come up for discussion today on the NPR radio show Talk of the Nation. Be sure to tune in and call with your comments when they open up the phone lines. From NPR: Regulating Medical Marijuana The U.S. Justice Department all but shifted the burden of investigating the medicinal...

Marijuana News: Small Town Tuesday

Homegrown in Michigan The Dexter City Council has approved new ordinances for those who grow medical marijuana at home for others. Caregivers, as they are called, are required to attain a permit and pay $100 to cultivate marijuana for five patients. The council members, at this point, claim they do not have...

Today in Marijuana News: Nike, Unpaid Tickets and Nebraska

Cops Complain Massachusetts Police officers are complaining that citations for marijuana use are not being paid. They are claiming that this is happening because the decriminalization initiative passed in 2008 does not force offenders to identify themselves to police and bars authorities from filing criminal...

Get High. Just Do It.

Come on, Just Do It. Nike Wants You to Get High… Is Marijuana the next frontier for mega corporations looking to expand? Nike sure seems to think so. Their most recent marketing campaign puts a completely new twist on the mega-retailer’s tagline, “Just Do It”. Nike’s giant storefront in downtown...

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