Medical Marijuana News

May 26, 2017

Homing Pigeon Flies Ecstasy into Kuwait

One of those quirky stories on Fox News informed us this week that authorities in Kuwait intercepted a homing pigeon that had been outfitted with a little backpack containing 178 ecstasy pills. Kuwaiti authorities had apparently “tracked” the bird as it flew in from Iraq. A BBC News report suggests the airborne trafficker’s error […]
May 26, 2017

Jeff Sessions’ Phony Marijuana War

On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, America’s cheerful white-hooded Smeagol, was in Memphis selling his vision of the country as a violent wasteland beset by ruthless criminals and mindless gang members preying on helpless innocents. Speaking to an appreciative audience of about 100 law-enforcement officers—the likes of whom have been […]
May 25, 2017

The (Sort of, Not Really) Connection Between Pot and Islamic Terrorism

Photo by Justin Cannabis.  Tom Nichols is a national security expert. He’s a professor at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, an author currently out on a nationwide book tour and a contributor to The Federalist—that august online journal of ideas, including the notion that using pseudoscience […]
May 25, 2017

Paraguay’s Weed Industry Caught Up in Police Corruption Scandal

Photo by Vortex Farmacy. For most Americans, or those who incredulously observe us from afar, the proliferation of secret tapes, corruption, bribery, extortion and threats of “you’re fired” have become an everyday occurrence. So why not in other countries where police and political corruption also enjoy a prominent place in […]
May 25, 2017

MMJ for Menstrual Cramps Passes First Major Hurdle in New York

In a great relief for women who are plagued with menstrual cramps, in other words all women, the New York Assembly Health Committee voted 24-2 to approve a bill to add menstrual cramps as a qualifying condition to the state’s medical marijuana program. Thank the goddesses, and that includes New York […]
May 25, 2017

Weed, California Legalizes Weed Sales

Weed, California, is an old lumber town about halfway between San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, remarkable around the world for a painfully obvious reason. Named after Abner Weed, an auspiciously named 19th-century timber baron who located his sawmill in the flatlands between the coastal range and Mount Shasta—a Cascade range […]