Legal Battle Ensues Over Jimi Hendrix Usage Rights

Legal Battle Ensues Over Jimi Hendrix Usage Rights

A lawsuit was filed last Thursday on behalf of Leon Hendrix, his business partner Andrew Pitsicalis and their companies, Rockin Artwork, LLC & Purple Haze Properties, LLC for defamation, trade libel, tortious interference and violations of the Consumer Protection Act. The new lawsuit stems from a false and misleading press […]

California Still Can’t Figure Out Its Cannabis Banking Problem

California Still Can’t Figure Out Its Cannabis Banking Problem

Starting next year, sales of recreational marijuana in California are expected to generate $1 billion in sales tax revenue. That’s an amazing amount of cash—emphasis on cash. As has been the case since the cannabis industry became an industry, most marijuana businesses in America do not have bank accounts, because, thanks […]

Court Upholds Warrantless Search Based on Torn Plastic Bag and a Reclined Seat

Court Upholds Warrantless Search Based on Torn Plastic Bag and a Reclined Seat

It’s well known that the drug war is one of the main sources of our country’s overpopulated prisons. However, there is another negative aspect of the drug war that is often not addressed. Drug laws allow police to routinely conduct searches based on expansive interpretations of probable cause. In turn, […]

Florida’s House Moves Forward with Increasingly Restrictive MMJ Bill

Florida’s House Moves Forward with Increasingly Restrictive MMJ Bill

Floridians have not had it easy in their effort to get what 71 percent of them voted for last November—medical marijuana. Patients and advocates are frustrated as they struggle with prohibitionists who continue in their attempts to gut the most important elements of a hard fought battle for legal medical […]

Pot & Vets: America’s Shame

Pot & Vets: America’s Shame

Our first president probably wasn’t aware of the many medicinal properties of cannabis. He probably never smoked the stuff either. Nonetheless, George Washington was an enthusiastic hemp farmer. But if he’d known how important cannabis would be to the well-being of future military veterans—and how the US government would one […]

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