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New York Times Says Legalize Marijuana

The New York Times is calling to legalize marijuana. Its Sunday editorial states: It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished. It has been more than 40 years since [...]

Rand Paul: No More Life Sentences for Hash Brownies

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is working to reduce penalties for marijuana. On Wednesday, the likely 2016 presidential candidate introduced an amendment to explicitly allow state medical marijuana regimes. On Thursday, he proposed a stand-alone bill that would lower federal penalties for repeat marijuana possession offenses and reform how law enforcement calculates the weight of drugs [...]

America’s Only Marijuana Researcher Just Got Fired

Dr. Sue Sisley had just received approval to study the use of marijuana to help PTSD. Then she got fired. In April 2014, University of Arizona assistant professor Dr. Sue Sisley made headlines after winning federal approval to test marijuana on veterans suffering from PTSD. That made her the only academic in America to get [...]

First Man To Buy Legal Pot In Spokane Gets Fired For Doing So

A client of his boss saw the security guard on the news doing something that is now perfectly legal. Would someone get fired for being spotted smoking a cigarette or drinking in a bar? But buying legal weed got this guy fired. He took the day off and waited overnight in line to be the first person to [...]

Pot Is Finally Legal In Washington, But The State Has None To Sell

If Washington were to follow Colorado’s model it would make money for the state and there’s be a thriving, new industry. But regulatory issues are getting in the way. // < ![CDATA[ var icx_iframe_id = "2a0f0499-fdab-4f55-b4ed-7337971538bb"; // ]]> Now read this:Republican State Rep Resigns Over Dual Voter Registrations (Jul 25, 2014) Wife Burned Husband Because [...]

OK State Senator Uses Bible To Justify Legalizing Pot

Connie Johnson says Genesis 1:20 provides justification for the legalization of marijuana, as Oklahoma deals with a state initiative on the substance. The proposed initiative would legalize possession of up to 1 ounce of marijuana by adults 21 and older – or 1.5 ounces for doctor-approved medical use – and establish a regulated market similar [...]

Rancher Discovered $2 Million Stash Of Marijuana Growing On His Property

The Texas rancher bought the land to graze cattle, but had quite a discovery. Authorities in Texas are investigating who is responsible for the secret marijuana growing operation recently found on a local rancher’s property. A Chambers County, Texas, rancher called the county Sheriff’s Office after checking out land that he recently leased from the [...]

Gary Johnson Discusses His New Company’s Marijuana Lozenge

Former (and possibly future) Libertarian candidate for President, and two-term New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson just became president of a company that offers a marijuana lozenge.  He passionately discusses its value and the good it does for people and the world. Now read this:Marijuana Legalization Approaching Critical Mass (Feb 27, 2014) 4 Police Tricks To [...]

Gary Johnson Named President Of Marijuana Company

The former Libertarian candidate for President of the United States is now another kind of president. The announcement came as Cannabis Sativa Inc. said it had acquired marijuana research business Kush while company officials work to navigate changing state laws on marijuana and potential challenges from the federal government, which still views marijuana as a [...]

Crime Down, Revenue Up In Colorado Since Marijuana Legalization

Colorado has more than one reason to feel Rocky Mountain high these days. Crime in Colorado’s capital city, Denver, has dropped by more than a tenth, local law enforcement data reveals, and the state as a whole is expected to collect around $30 million in revenue this year as a result of weed taxes…. Between [...]

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