Oct 022012
 
Local Governments Call For Marijuana Decriminalization In BC

By Phillip Smith Municipal leaders across British Columbia last week endorsed a resolution calling for the decriminalization of marijuana. The move came at the meeting of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities, which has represented the interests of BC local governments for more than a century. “Whereas marijuana prohibition is a failed policy which has cost millions of dollars in police, court, jail and social costs; and whereas the decriminalization and regulation of marijuana would provide tax revenues,” the resolution read, “therefore be it resolved that UBCM call on the [...]

Oct 022012
 
Twitter Tactics: A Primer For Online Marijuana Activists

All Cannabis Activists Can Harness The Power Of Twitter A question was recently posed on a drug policy email list serve that I am on which asked for opinions as to whether using Twitter as a grassroots activist tool can be effective, or if it’s just a waste of time. I was quick to respond with my own opinion, and decided it was an issue that goes far beyond that one group of people and that it deserved its own blog post. So here it is. Consider this a primer for anyone [...]

Grown Up Toys: La Fumo Pipe

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Oct 022012
 
Grown Up Toys: La Fumo Pipe

Smoking has evolved into something wonderful, from the 7:10 culture of dabs, vaporizers to edibles one can get medicated in a way best suited for them. Personally I’m still and probably will always be a flower smoker. I would’ve written this sooner but my La Fumo Pipe has kept me to high to touch my keyboard. When I tried the La Fumo Pipe at Seattle Hempfest is was love at first hit. This power hitter in disguise comes in many forms thanks to the detachable tube that is the chamber. [...]

Oct 022012
 
Yes On 64 - Milton Friedman And Marijuana Prohibition

The Conservative Case For Amendment 64 Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman discusses how marijuana prohibition — like alcohol prohibition — has been a failure. Amendment 64 –www.RegulateMarijuana.org – would end marijuana prohibition in Colorado and replace it with a system in which marijuana is legal and regulated similarly to alcohol. Friedman explains how marijuana prohibition has been ineffective and wasteful, and comments to the same effect are included from notable conservatives like William F. Buckley, Pat Robertson, and Tom Tancredo. Please share this video with any conservative you know who is still [...]

Oct 022012
 
Woman Forced To Be Drug Informant By Texas Cops Over Traffic Violations

One of the first big tragic stories I covered in the War on Marijuana was the story of Rachel Hoffman.  This 23-year-old college student was caught by cops with marijuana and Ecstacy, so the cops made her an offer she couldn’t refuse: go undercover and buy 1,500 pills of ecstasy, 2 ounces of cocaine and a gun from two men who were known to be violent drug dealers with lengthy arrest records.  Don’t worry, the police told her, we’ll have an eye on you at all times and once you help [...]

Oct 022012
 
Protest Obama's Medical Marijuana Policies On Thursday In L.A.

Broad Based Coalition To Protest Obama’s Medical Cannabis Policies On Thursday October 4, 2012 On Thursday, October 4, 2012 please join Medical Cannabis Patients, Americans for Safe Access, the Greater Los Angeles Collective Alliance, the UFCW Local 770 and other allies for a protest in front of the Edward Roybal Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles. Medical Cannabis Patients and their advocacy groups want to let the federal government know that they are unhappy with the escalation in federal pressure in Los Angeles – including renewed raids, confiscating property, and [...]

Oct 022012
 
Reasons To End Cannabis Prohibition

There Are Many Reasons To End Marijuana Prohibition By Anthony Martinelli, Communications Director, Sensible Washington Cannabis prohibition has failed. It’s time we take a sensible approach to our cannabis policies, and legalize it for adults. As Sensible Washington moves forward in preparation of our 2013 initiative, and as the conversation continues to gain momentum throughout the country, here are some key reasons why we should re-legalize cannabis: – Cannabis prohibition has inflated our prison populations with nonviolent individuals. Many have heard this statistic before, but it’s a powerful one: as [...]

Oct 022012
 
Submission Of Signatures For Medical Marijuana Initiative In The City Of La Mesa

Citizens For Patient Rights Announces Submission Of Signatures To Regulate Medical Marijuana In The City Of La Mesa The e-mail below came in late last night: Citizens for Patient Rights is pleased to announce the successful submission of our signature petitions for the initiative to allow and regulate medical marijuana in the City of La Mesa.  Today, October 1st, at 4:36pm, we submitted over 6,500 signatures to the La Mesa City Clerk for review. Next, these signatures will be forwarded on to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters who will [...]

Oct 012012
 
Marijuana Reform Supporters Nationwide Can Help Oregon Legalization Initiative

Oregon Wants You to Help Legalize! By Bradley Steinman, 3L, President & Founder of Lewis & Clark Law School SSDP So, I’m thinking Amendment 64 is going to pass in Colorado. According to recent polls, showing around 51% in favor, 41% against, and 8% undecided, even if every currently undecided voter wound up casting their ballot against A64, CO would still legalize. In Washington state, the only real organized opposition is coming from the medical marijuana community, and we’re witnessing state law enforcement candidates debating about who supports legalization more, in order [...]

Oct 012012
 
Barney Frank Gives Some Parting Words Of Wisdom On Marijuana Legalization

by Philly Blunt “Particularly marijuana, I think is a great hypocrisy. I think frankly it contributes to a good deal of the sense of unfairness you have among younger people who are told they shouldn’t do this because it’s got all these negative effects, but then older people are engaging in all kinds of things that probably have a greater impact on people.” -Barney Frank As Barney Frank has grown battle weary and tired of going to war with the ignorant right and facing a much changed political landscape, Massachusetts [...]