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,...

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...

Risky Research Chemicals are a Complication of the Drug War

American love of marijuana is inexhaustible. With every attempt to eradicate use of the plant, entrepreneurs invent novel plans to fill the market gap. To this point, the focus has mostly been on simply distributing the drug illegally. It’s common knowledge that prohibition has created organized crime,...

DEA Protects Its Marijuana Research Monopoly

Given the usual political rhetoric, it is perhaps not widely known that the US government grows marijuana dedicated to research. Currently the power to determine who can grow the plant rests with the national Drug Enforcement Agency. Over the last 10 years, a professor from the University of Amherst has been...

Why Marijuana Prohibition is Destined to Fail

There is no victory against your own people. That is the fundamental lesson that the federal government will need to learn one way or another in the near future. While some may see the recent actions of the DEA and the Department of Justice as a re-commitment to the senseless policy of marijuana prohibition,...

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