Johnny Green

Johnny Green is a marijuana activist from Oregon. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy. Follow Johnny Green on Facebook and Twitter. Also, feel free to email any concerns.

Sep 022014
 September 2, 2014
Yet Another Study Finds That Marijuana Can Help Alzheimer's Patients

It always upsets me when marijuana opponents act like marijuana is not medicine. There are so many studies that show that marijuana can help treat numerous ailments that anyone who says marijuana is not medicine should be required by law to shut up. Marijuana is medicine, and that’s a fact. Yet another study has been released showing that marijuana can help those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Per HNGN: Marijuana can possibly be a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, say neuroscientists at the University of South Florida. Researchers found that delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), [...]

Does CBD Help Treat Acne?

 Posted by at 10:30 AM on September 2, 2014  Marijuana Science
Sep 022014
 September 2, 2014
Does CBD Help Treat Acne?

Just about everyone that has gone through their teenage years has experienced acne at one point or another. For the few that haven’t, congratulations for winning the genetic lottery. I know I had my fair share of acne growing up, and even at the age of 33, I still get acne from time to time. I have tried many things to get rid of it, with varying levels of success. A new study was released that suggests that CBD can help treat acne. Per The Joint Blog: A study published [...]

Sep 022014
 September 2, 2014
New Mexico's Attorney General Supports Marijuana Decriminalization

The city of Santa Fe, New Mexico passed a marijuana decriminalization measure this week. The measure was passed by the Santa Fe City Council after activists gathered enough signatures. The Santa Fe City Council had the option to defer and place the measure on the next election’s ballot, but chose to vote on, and pass, the decriminalization measure. New Mexico’s Attorney General, who is also a candidate for Governor, said that he is OK with the reform and would not stop it from being implemented. Per the Albuquerque Journal: Attorney [...]

Sep 022014
 September 2, 2014
Medical Marijuana Supporters In Oklahoma Need To Start Early

There was a good attempt at getting medical marijuana on the ballot in Oklahoma this year. The signature requirements for a medical marijuana initiative in Oklahoma are high, almost twice as high as they are in my home State of Oregon. While organizers were far from reaching the required amount of signatures, they still did an impressive job, especially considering that the signatures were gathered by volunteers. Per a story from last week via KOCO: Officials at the Secretary of State’s Office said Tulsa-based Oklahomans for Health needed 155,216 voter [...]

Sep 022014
 September 2, 2014
NORML Women's Alliance Canada Launches Marijuana Radio Ad

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, everyday activity for young Canadians.’ That statement of course couldn’t be farther from the truth. The recent media blitz from the Conservatives has prompted the NORML Women’s Alliance Canada to put out their own radio [...]

Sep 022014
 September 2, 2014
Myth: Oregon Police Resources Aren't Spent On Marijuana Enforcement

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, harmful, racist policy. An example that I always offer up is when the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman who stated that her ex-husband was pounding on her door and making [...]

Sep 012014
 September 1, 2014
Judge Refuses To Jail Cancer Patient For Growing Marijuana

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 deal with his ailments and helps him eat, which are both very important things. A cancer patient in the UK was caught growing marijuana for the second time and faced criminal charges as a result. [...]

Sep 012014
 September 1, 2014
Washington Judge Says Marijuana Store Bans Are Legal

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 Fife, as well as the Washington Attorney General who was there to protect state law. Per ABC News: Fife’s lawyers argued that nothing in the state law overruled cities’ zoning authority, while Wetherbee’s attorneys insisted [...]

Sep 012014
 September 1, 2014
Hackers Steal $100,000 In Bitcoins From Cannabis Road

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 much illegal, so the likelihood of you trying to purchase marijuana from a narc is high, and the likelihood of you trying to buy marijuana from a jacker is even higher. I’ve had numerous people [...]

Sep 012014
 September 1, 2014
Will Costa Rica Legalize Medical Marijuana?

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 the harmful side effects of pharmaceutical drugs. Costa Rica is the latest country to contemplate medical marijuana legalization. Per Inserbia: The proposal, put forth by a Deputy of the nation’s unicameral Legislative Assembly, already has [...]