There is only one answer: America needs to legalize marijuana for otherwise law-abiding, responsible adults. Period. Anything less will be perpetuating the most un-American policy our nation has ever engaged in. Otherwise, this stuff about America being a free country is just another piece of Drug War propaganda.
A small, unassuming house that has been converted to a business opened it’s doors last week, making it the first legal dispensary on the East Coast. Safe Alternatives is housed in Frenchville, Maine on Route 1 with no signage, but plenty of security cameras as required by state law.
Members of the Maine Joint Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety will not consider legislation this year that sought to expand the state’s existing marijuana decriminalization law. Under present law, the adult possession of up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana is a non-criminal offense punishable by a fine only.
Isaias Valdez from Idaho NORML reports on the hearing on medical marijuana yesterday in the capitol; Ganja Jon reports on this weekend's HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup, music by Hyperaptive
The Partnership for a Drug (Companies) Free (from Natural Competition) America has a new report released today. While it focuses primarily on underage drinking and the shifting perception among youth that binge drinking is cool (gee, where could they have gotten that idea?) the headline trumpets the danger of marijuana. National Study Confirms ...
A bipartisan group in the House has proposed some major changes that seek to restore Montana’s medical marijuana law to what people thought they were voting on in 2004. Rep. Cary Smith, R-Billings, said the amendments will be offered today at a 3 p.m. hearing before the House Human Services Committee on Senate Bill 423, by [...]
There is a dispute in this state about whether medical marijuana dispensaries are legal. It’s a difference of opinion among reasonable, rational people. But it is a policy decision that won’t be settled by conducting police raids on dispensaries. Such raids — such as one in March at the county’s only [...]
Police captain’s statements spark new medical marijuana debate Steamboat Springs — The prospect of a citywide vote on whether to ban medical marijuana sales in Steamboat Springs is reminiscent of similar efforts taking place in other communities across the state. Voters in Castle Rock and Grand Junction approved bans on medical marijuana business...
June 25th & 26th, the High Times Medical Cannabis Cup returns to San Francisco. Our very own Kyle Kushman will be there... will you?
Michigan Medical Marijuana Act: Keep Your Business and Medicine Legal By Matthew Donigian, NORML Legal Intern, University of Illinois — College of Law On November 4, 2008 63 percent of Michigan voters enacted the Michigan Medical Marihuana Program (MMMP). Since then the state of Michigan has registered over 75,000 patients, who are now eligible...
Forget about watering the zucchini: A new game for Facebook will let you tend your marijuana plants instead.... Move over Pot Farm, here comes Weeds Social Club...
Marijuana Growers: Hang onto your pot, here come the genetically modified genes!
A memo from the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington says state laws allowing medical marijuana opened the door to abuses and calls for legally targeting "large-scale, privately operated industrial marijuana cultivation centers" as well as distribution operations known as dispensaries...
Julie Bass that it would be “really cool” to create a four plot vegetable garden in her Oak Park, Mich., front yard. “The kids from the neighborhood all come and help,”
Just because the folks next door are drug dealers doesn't mean they're bad parents.
Want to buy organic carrots? No problem. Organic strawberries? Widely available. Organic honey? Try your local grocery store. But organic medicinal marijuana? Doesn't exist - at least not in any official sense.
In Washington, cities & counties dig into muddy details of implementing Medical Marijuana law.
I left Amsterdam last week, after the shit hit the fan in Michigan, and the Dutch authorities were striving to match the sheer idiocy of the anti-marijuana crusaders in the United States by forcing 58 licensed cannabis coffeeshops out of business pursuant to a recent dictum that weed can't be offered for consumption within 350 meters of a secondary...
It’s harvest time and the strong odor hovers over parts of this tiny town like a noxious haze.
Clandestine grow-ops sown by industrial Americans could damage drug cartels more effectively than the US military