Sep 302014
 September 30, 2014
Should Oregon Voters Legalize Marijuana? (Of Course!)

As Oregon voters consider Measure 91, a bill on the November ballot that would regulate, legalize and tax marijuana for adults 21 and older, many are looking to how similar laws are affecting Colorado and Washington. Colorado began implementation of Amendment 64 in January of this year.  According to the state’s department of revenue, the first seven months of legal marijuana sales resulted in more than $27 million in taxes and fees.  Currently, $5.3 million has been raised to improve Colorado’s Schools via the Best Fund as mandated by Amendment [...]

Sep 292014
 September 29, 2014
DA Josh Marquis Attacks Russ Belville Over Open Records Requests

Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis of Astoria, Oregon, is none too happy about citizens like me poking around in his public records.  Now DA Marquis, the de facto spokesperson for law enforcement’s opposition to Oregon’s Measure 91, our marijuana legalization initiative, is trying to intimidate me into ceasing my investigation into misuse of federal grant money and county resources to plan, produce, promote, and present so-called “educational events” that only occur when marijuana legalization is on the ballot. Yesterday I learned that DA Marquis has filed a complaint with [...]

Sep 292014
 September 29, 2014
Marijuana And PTSD Research Study Confirms Locations

Dr. Sue Sisley was supposed to conduct a PTSD/marijuana research study in Arizona at the University of Arizona. However, due to political wrangling, the University of Arizona terminated her research. Dr. Sisley has stated many times that her research was terminated there after politicians at the Arizona Legislature pressured the University of Arizona to do so. The Arizona Legislature and the University of Arizona have refused to comment, but it’s pretty obvious that’s what happened. Since the termination, Dr. Sisley and her funder, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, have [...]

Sep 292014
 September 29, 2014
Second Legal Marijuana Store To Open In Seattle Tuesday

The roll out of legal recreational marijuana stores in Seattle has been very, very slow. As of the posting of this article, there is still just one marijuana store in Seattle, which is Washington State’s largest city, and even that one store took a long time to start making sales. Seattle is set to open it’s second marijuana store this week. Per Seattle PI: Finally! Seattle’s second I-502, legal marijuana retailer is getting ready to open at 23rd Ave. and E. Union St. in Seattle next week. Ian Eisenberg, the [...]

Sep 292014
 September 29, 2014
Who Is Donating To Marijuana Reform Efforts In Alaska, Oregon, And Florida?

Election Day 2014 is right around the corner. There are three statewide marijuana reform initiatives on the ballot. Voters will see recreational marijuana legalization in Alaska and Oregon and medical marijuana legalization in Florida. I read a great article on Marijuana Business Daily that broke down some campaign contributions in those states. The article listed the following as significant donations to the Florida campaign: Harborside Health Center – which runs two wildly successful dispensaries in California – gave $30,000 between April and August. Emerald Coast Compassionate Care, in Gulf Breeze, [...]

Sep 282014
 September 28, 2014
A Special Thank You To Unpaid Marijuana Activists

Dedicating your life to something that doesn’t reward you monetarily is not an easy thing. Sure, it’s great to get high fives, hugs, and words of admiration and encouragement. However, sadly, you can’t pay rent and other bills with ‘thank you e-mails.’ In a perfect world, all marijuana activists would get paid to do so. But, unfortunately, there are only so many dollars in the marijuana activism world, and those usually go to ‘professionals.’ There are many, many activists out there that dedicate long hours and pour their souls into [...]

Sep 282014
 September 28, 2014
Attend 'The Party To End Marijuana Prohibition'

November 4, we have the opportunity to dismantle prohibition in Oregon by voting Yes on Measure 91. Polling shows that our opposition is only trailing by a few points. This is going to be a very close election and we need your help! It’s simple: if we raise enough money, we win. If we don’t, we won’t. So let’s win! Do your part and help us win by joining us for a night of food, beer, wine and music at the Jupiter Hotel where we will be joined by special [...]

How To Make Dry Ice Hash

 Posted by at 1:55 PM on September 28, 2014  Cannabis Tips and Tricks
Sep 282014
 September 28, 2014
How To Make Dry Ice Hash

By Aarr Kellz – Spaceship Earth Farms I have been making dry ice hash for a few years now, and find it is wonderful to use in tinctures and edibles. It is also great in a vaporizer, or sprinkled on top of bowls of flower. The good news is that making it is fairly easy. Let’s get right to it. What You Will Need: First thing’s first. CANNABIS. If you are not going to use ground up bud, then get the best quality sugar leaf that you can. Avoid sun [...]

Sep 282014
 September 28, 2014
#SSDP2014: Safety, Knowledge, And Passion

Currently, I am attending the 2014 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference in Washington D.C. Over the past couple years I have been to many conferences in D.C., and throughout the United States, but I have never been to a conference quite like this. Drug policy reform is clearly something that is very close to my heart. In all honesty, I think that the Drug War in the United States is the most prevalent and important issue facing the US today. Living in a more rural area of the country, this is not the [...]

Sep 272014
 September 27, 2014
White Urkle Marijuana Strain Review And Pictures

White Urkle Cannabis Strain Review And Pics The White Urkle marijuana strain is a 50/50 indica/sativa hybrid. The White Urkle marijuana strain is a cross between the Purple Urkle strain and the Reversed White strain. The White Urkle strain has a medium yield and flowers in 55-65 days. Most harvests will turn purple. The White Urkle marijuana strain is great for pain, stress, sleep, nauseau, headaches, and depression. “White Urkle is a great strain for high pain, stress, and overall relaxation. It’s very potent and can put you into a deep couch [...]