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First Legal Marijuana Customer Struggles to Find Steady Work

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...

Marijuana and Professional Sports

Professional sports and cannabis have had their clashes throughout history. Many champions have had sponsorship deals removed, titles revoked and medals taken away. But the entire view on cannabis and sports is really distorted and doesn’t make too much sense. Cannabis doesn’t “enhance” your...

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...

The Rise of Marijuana Billboards

The Marijuana Policy Project is pushing the boundaries with what is “accepted” in society by putting up some real cannabis billboards. Their recent endeavor once more caught media attention as they placed a 14-by-48 foot sign along the main boulevard to the Denver Sports Authority Field. The sign was...

Hemp Making Noise on the Political Scene

Hemp is by far humanities greatest crop and still highly illegal in many places in the world. We often hear stories about Marijuana while Hemp is usually hidden in the dark. In the US hemp was bundled along marijuana and is a Felony offense despite the fact that Hemp does not get you high. Hemp is purely...

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...

A brief Analysis of Prohibitionist Logic or the Lack there of

According to Prohibitionists there are several reasons as to why or several “logics” that dictate and support the efforts of prohibition. We’ll take a brief analysis of these logics and debunk every single one of them with reason. Let’s get at it then; Marijuana is a Gateway Drug and should remain...

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...

Imagining Global Cannabis – The Green Revolution

Right now it might be difficult to envision a world where cannabis is openly traded in shops, grown on farms and processed in factories. I’m talking about Cannabis in all forms of course; the global cannabis trade; one of the most lucrative industries on the planet. We all know that hemp has thousands of...

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...

Worst Case Cannabis Scenario Still better than Prohibition

For the sake of argument we’ll entertain some of the prohibitionist’s theoretical scenarios post cannabis legalization and we’ll compare it to current prohibition. At the end you will be left with the decision on which one you would prefer. My personal conclusion showed me that even the worst case...

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...

Travel to Washington and Dine on the Pot Pig

Would you eat Marijuana infused Pork? I think personally most people reading this would scream in unison; YES! Well for those curious enough there is a way to make this fantasy become a reality. How you may ask? Pig Farmers under the new legalization in Washington started experimenting with left-over bud...

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...

Best Marijuana Consumption Practices

Whether you are consuming marijuana for medical or recreational purposes, it is always a good thing to understand “how to consume” cannabis in order to obtain a desired effect. For instance you would use cannabis in a different manner if you would cure a migraine as opposed to chronic pain in your lower...

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...

Expressing the “Why” Cannabis should be legalized: The Ecological Argument

There are many reasons why cannabis should be legalized whether the argument is posed on the grounds of individual freedom, health, economy, judicial, medicinal and more. Today however we will only focus on one aspect on “why cannabis should be legal”. Cannabis is a plant unlike any other as it serves a...

Vague insight on how Colorado will regulate “the Weed”

Now that Marijuana is 100% legal in Colorado for Adults 21 and over (with some regulation of course) we can now have a clearer idea on what will be happening throughout this year and of course 2014. The new “gold rush” is on its way and of course 2014 will be the year of pot industry in Colorado but for...

Political Pot: The Far Reaching Clutches of the Federal Government

Political Pot and the IRS The Federal government is out of control. Despite promises by President Obama the Federal government crackdown on the legal marijuana market is unmatched to his predecessors. More importantly under the current administration we are seeing acts that were only “pipe dreams” the...

How have we allowed Prohibition to continue for 70+ years?

Last century we have made significant strides in terms of civil rights. We have allowed women to vote, worked towards equal rights for all minorities, fought fascism and so on. But there is something that still baffles the mind; why have we not repealed marijuana prohibition yet? It seems to me that after so...

How much will Marijuana really cost in Colorado next year

Time recently released an article that speaks of the projected annual costs for a recreational pot smoker per year and looking at their rough $600/year margin I think the numbers are a bit; “understated”. Obviously these people who are conducting these tests and projecting these numbers have never...

Washington Marijuana Dispensaries: Latest Obama Victims

Here we go again. On Tuesday, Washington medical marijuana dispensaries became the latest victims of the Obama administration’s escalating war on cannabis and the will of citizens. Agents of the federal government raided several state-sanctioned dispensaries with no regard for their actual compliance...

Marijuana Legalization is Driven by Marijuana Technology

For some time, the idea that technology promotes democracy has been discussed in certain academic circles as an interesting but difficult to test concept. Recently, however, this idea has advanced with ferocious force across the globe to become the new reality of an emerging world order. Robust information...

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