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NORML Women’s Alliance Canada Launches Marijuana Radio Ad

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 14:30
Marijuana policy has been a very popular topic in Canadian politics. The Conservatives are on a full court press, trying to put out as much reefer madness propaganda as possible. Attacks on Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau have been constant. Flyers were recently distributed stating that, ‘The Liberals WANT to make buying marijuana a normal, [...]

Myth: Oregon Police Resources Aren’t Spent On Marijuana Enforcement

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:20
Marijuana opponents claim that cops aren’t really focused on enforcing marijuana prohibition, so that marijuana legalization isn’t needed. That claim is blatantly false. Quite a bit of resources are dedicated towards busting people for marijuana in Oregon. These same resources could go towards fighting real crime, but they are instead directed towards enforcing a failed, [...]

The Desperate Lies of Josh Marquis, Part III: Stoned Mayhem on the Freeways

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 01:00
Stoned Mayhem on the Freeways, or SMOF, is what I call the go-to scare tactic of the drug warriors seeking to maintain the status quo of marijuana prohibition.  In Oregon, where voters are preparing to pass marijuana legalization in the form of Measure 91, the leading law-enforcement spokesperson against the measure, Clatsop County DA Josh [...]

Judge Refuses To Jail Cancer Patient For Growing Marijuana

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:37
Cancer is a very horrible thing. My step father is currently suffering from cancer, and it hurts my heart more than words can express. He beat cancer once four years ago, and I’m confident that he will beat it again. Marijuana has been a very helpful thing for him and his fight. It helps him [...]

Washington Judge Says Marijuana Store Bans Are Legal

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 18:34
Late Friday a Washington State judge ruled in favor of a town that banned legal recreational marijuana sales. Pierce County Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper’s ruling came after extensive arguing by all sides. The case involved the attorney for the Tacoma suburb of Fife, the attorney for a store owner who wants to operate in [...]

Hackers Steal $100,000 In Bitcoins From Cannabis Road

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 17:29
Buying marijuana over the internet is a shady business. As I’ve always told people, don’t do it. You may want to do it. You may be so desperate to do it that you try to convince yourself that it will work out. But even then, DON’T DO IT. Buying marijuana over the internet is very [...]

Will Costa Rica Legalize Medical Marijuana?

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 15:24
Marijuana is medicine. It’s a statement that I make over and over. Anyone that denies that marijuana is medicine needs to do more research. There’s a reason why the United States government has marijuana patents. Medical marijuana reform is something that every state and country should be pursuing. It helps patients treat their ailments without [...]

Marijuana Chai Drink Recipe

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 18:24
When you’re trying to relax, or just need a dope drink for your daily grind, the chronic chai is sure to be a good choice. The drink can either boost your mood or chill you out, depending on what situation you’re in and can be served both hot and cold. The recipe is super simple [...]

The Desperate Lies Of Josh Marquis, Part II: There’s No Money in Legal Weed

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 17:11
In continuing my dissection of the obfuscations and half-truths of Clatsop County DA Josh Marquis, the leading spokesperson for law enforcement’s opposition to marijuana legalization in Oregon, I happened upon a statement of his on his personal Facebook page that claims Measure 91′s legalization of marijuana won’t provide any tax revenues to local law enforcement: [...]

Low Temp Dabs Vs. High Temp Dabs

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 16:02
By Aarr Kellz, Spaceship Earth Farms To dab or not to dab is no longer the question. The question, is at which temperature should we dab? Well I was recently introduced to the joys of low temp dabbing. So what is low temp dabbing? Low temp dabbing is when you take a dab at a [...]

What Happens When You Underwater Your Marijuana Plants?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:49
All plants, including marijuana, consist of about 80% water. Therefore it makes sense that issues with the water management could cause damage to the marijuana plant. Outside in the ground, the marijuana plant usually has enough soil to work with. Depending on the quality and the structure of the soil, it also helps to regulate [...]

Why Is Marijuana Activist Marc Emery Still In Jail?

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:42
Marc Emery has been a marijuana activist for a long, long time. In 1995 Marc Emery created Cannabis Culture Magazine, which is how I originally learned about him. I was a huge, huge fan of Cannabis Culture growing up in the Pacific Northwest, and still have quite a few editions in my possession. One of [...]

Share Your Oregon Marijuana Prohibition Story

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 17:38
Personal testimony is a powerful thing. People that are on the fence about marijuana legalization tend to be so because they don’t have a face to put with marijuana prohibition. These people tend to think that marijuana legalization is silly, and have visions of Cheech and Chong movies in their head. In reality, marijuana prohibition [...]

Pennsylvania Senator Admits To Consuming Marijuana In Colorado

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 16:33
Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach has been a supporter of marijuana reform for awhile. With Pennsylvania considering legalizing medical marijuana, the Senator took some of his staff to Colorado recently on a fact finding mission. While Mr. Leach was there, he took a couple of puffs of a vape pen. He said the following according to [...]

Former Editor – New York Times Drug Testing Policy ‘Difficult To Defend’

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 15:27
The New York Times has recently released an article endorsing marijuana legalization, which they then followed with a series of pro-marijuana reform articles. The New York Times also accepted and published an advertisement for a popular marijuana company. Those are great things. However, it’s kind of bittersweet considering that the New York Times drug tests [...]

Oregon Bank Wants To Work With The Marijuana Industry

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 14:24
The Oregon cannabis industry is growing at a rapid pace. Oregon has had a medical cannabis program since 1998, but up until recently, medical cannabis dispensaries were operating in a gray area. That changed with the passage of Oregon House Bill 3460, which legalized medical cannabis dispensaries. Dispensaries that have received a license can now [...]

Minnesota Issues Draft Medical Marijuana Rules

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 13:24
By Morgan Fox The Minnesota Department of Health has issued draft rules governing applications and oversight for two medical marijuana manufacturers. These rules are provisional, and may be revised before becoming final. Anyone interested in commenting on these proposed rules may do so by following the department’s instructions. In addition to publishing draft manufacturer rules, the department will [...]

It’s Official – Washington D.C. To Vote On Marijuana Legalization

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 20:21
I met Washington D.C. marijuana legalization organizer Adam Eidinger at the 2012 National Cannabis Marijuana Business Conference in Denver the day after the historic 2012 Election. We had a brief discussion about his desire to pursue a legalization campaign in Washington D.C., and I told him that I thought an effort would be worth it, [...]

True OG Marijuana Strain Review And Pictures

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 18:51
True OG Cannabis Strain Review And Pics The True OG marijuana strain is an indica strain. The True OG marijuana strain originated in Southern California, and is very popular down there. I don’t see it very often up here in Oregon. The True OG marijuana strain is a variation of the original OG strain, or ‘ocean [...]

Which State Smokes The Most Marijuana?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 17:48
There’s a new ‘National Survey on Drug Use and Health’ out, which shows how many citizens in each state reported smoking marijuana monthly. Which state has the highest marijuana consumption per capita? It’s not the state you would think. I would have guessed a West Coast state or Colorado. However, it turns out that Rhode [...]