April 25, 2012

President Obama’s Slippery Double Speak on Medical Marijuana

And now, 2008 Barack Obama vs. 2012 Barack Obama on medical marijuana! 2008 Obama: My attitude is that if it’s an issue of doctors prescribing medical marijuana as a treatment for glaucoma or as a cancer treatment, I think that should be appropriate because there really is no difference between […]
April 25, 2012

City of Miami Beach Settles False Arrest Case with Marijuana Rights Activist

A staple joke from late night comedians, going back to George Carlin in the 1970s, is about how cannabis law reformers are too stoned to gather signatures and turn them in, when, ironically, or not, it is usually agents of the government who more often than not interfere with the […]
September 9, 2011

Smoking Dope at City Hall with the Cops’ Protection: Welcome to Cannabis Expo

        By Todd Anthony Thu., Sep. 8 2011 at 1:00 PM     It’s just what it looks like (if you recognize Oakland City Hall, that is). ?A telltale stench filled the air as thousands of stoners milled around Frank Ogawa Plaza at the foot of Oakland City […]
July 10, 2011

Roger Goodman Blasts New DOJ-MMJ Memo

Washington State Rep. Roger Goodman calls the latest Department of Justice (DOJ) memo regarding federal marijuana policy a “disappointment.” The Feds recently launched a new crackdown on dispensaries. Here is Goodman’s full statement: “The new Cole Memo from the DOJ supposedly “clarifies” federal policy on state-regulated medical marijuana, but if […]
July 8, 2011

Julie Bass may face jail time for planting vegetables

          One of Bass’s offending plots. (Courtesy “Oak Park Hates Veggies” Facebook group) (Watch an interview with Julie Bass here.)   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 […]
July 7, 2011

Hemp seeds are the rock stars of health food

  Nutritional stars … dietitians seeking to overturn ban on hemp seeds.   This time next year a jar of hemp seed could be a respectable kitchen staple, nudging the rolled oats in your pantry cupboard – and giving chia and flax seeds some stiff competition in the health food […]
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