Marijuana Legalization vs. Rescheduling: The Pros & Cons

According to the Portland Press Herald, the biggest problem facing medical marijuana businesses comes from “the unsettled legal status of cannabis,” which makes the “vision of an orderly system for delivering medicine to the people who need it something of a pipe dream.” It’s true. The clash...

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...

Miami Beach Wants Weed

The people of Miami Beach are looking to go green and make the legendary party town a little more 420 friendly. On Wednesday, a diverse coalition of local and national activists came to City Hall with thousands of signatures and one simple demand: a marijuana decriminalization ballot question. The petition...

Legalize Marijuana in Missouri: Cannabis Initiatives Submitted to Secretary of State

Will marijuana be legalized in Missouri? It’s definitely in the works. Just two days ago, Missouri advocacy group Show-Me Cannabis filed two petitions with the Secretary of State’s office in Jefferson City, MO, which would: regulate cannabis similar to alcohol allow medical use with physician...

Law, Freedom, and the Marijuana Policy Project

“We are a nation of laws,” according to the political mantra now in vogue. And it’s true. Getting things done in America means getting laws passed. The old Wild West, by contrast, existed on the borders of American civilization, and annexation with the United States symbolized an end to lawlessness....

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