Cannabis has been mired in a miasma of stigma for the past 100 years. In the US, the stigma was created by the government and then embraced and perpetuated by the media beginning in the 1920s. In the 1930s, people who consumed our favorite plant were depicted as depraved, wild and barely in control. Or […]
This is not as weird as it sounds. NJWeedman (real name Ed Forchion) is a cannabis activist in New Jersey. He wants to overturn the ballot initiative that legalized marijuana in New Jersey. He wants this bad enough that he has sued New Jersey to overturn the initiative. It’s not for the reasons you think. […]
Home growing is a contested issue for legalization in New Mexico. It shouldn’t be an issue at all. Meanwhile, many New Mexicans in the northeastern part of the state are going to Colorado for their cannabis purchases. Soon in the western part of the state, Arizona will be their destination to get their cannabis products. […]
Five more states legalized use, but cannabis opposition is working hard, perpetuating lies and filing lawsuits to invalidate many of the initiatives.
This is important. VOTE. Vote for your choice for President. Vote for your choice on cannabis legalization. Whatever. Just vote. VOTE VOTE This handy dandy reference from Rolling Stone will give you not just a heads up on what’s happening in your state if cannabis is on the ballot. And it’s up for adult legalization […]
Fascinating story, even if a bit tongue-in-cheek. The Governor of Colorado asked the Governor of Texas to not legalize cannabis. Why? Because of the amount of revenue that the State of Colorado is getting from out-of-state visitors to the dispensaries. It’s too funny. Now if all the governors of all the states would say this, […]
I’ve been writing about the people who actually the write the regulations for legal cannabis markets over the U.S. and how their regulations can be onerous, vague, and not well thought out. And yet, here’s a ‘regulator’ who seems pretty intelligent and thoughtful about what the regulated market should be. Of course, she left the […]
Here’s yet another article where a very Republican legislature in Michigan along with a Democratic governor have put their heads together with the Democratic minority in the legislature and crafted a bill that expunges marijuana only convictions in the state. This is happening in many other states as well. It’s about time that non-violent convictions […]