We’re down to the wire. Just three days left, and there are shenanigans afoot at the Capitol. It’s not over ’til it’s over. The Cannabist reported on Wednesday that there is a move in the final days of the 2017 legislative… Read More ›
5 Biggest Lies from Anti-Pot Propagandist Kevin Sabet
It is time to bust the myths Sabet has been perpetuating. By Sunil Kumar Aggarwal / AlterNet Kevin Abraham Sabet-Sharghi, Ph.D., aka Kevin Sabet, has been a headline-grabbing right-winger ever since his U.C. Berkeley days—where he did not study science… Read More ›
Stop the Nomination of Jeff Sessions
Donald Trump has picked Jeff Sessions to be the next Attorney General. It really couldn’t get any worse. Jeff Sessions is a drug war extremist who has supported policies with racist impacts. He will bring back militarized, Reagan-era drug war tactics… Read More ›
The frenzy over Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome
I’ve been watching all the frenzy about a report that came out last week on Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) saying that they’ve discovered some new mystery disease in legal marijuana states. Oh, the humanity! What is Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome? Leafly explains… Read More ›
Why is determining a patient’s plant count so difficult?
How many plants a patient needs has become quite the hot topic among law enforcement and the medical community lately. How many are too many? The Medical Board has decided that more than 75 plants is too many, even dangerous,… Read More ›
ACTION ALERT! Hearing on Locked and Enclosed Cultivation and Potency Restrictions
We have an important hearing coming up on Wednesday, April 6. Two marijuana bills will be heard by the House Finance Committee: SB-080 requiring grows to be locked and enclosed, and HB-1261 the Retail Marijuana Sunset bill. SB-080 would require… Read More ›
HB1214 Law Enforcement’s Dream Bill is a Nightmare!
Rep. Kathleen Conti is sponsoring a “marijuana” bill that is an absolute gift to law enforcement! Since the Amendment 64 Task Force, law enforcement has been complaining about having to return marijuana. They’ve been especially upset about having to care… Read More ›
How Marijuana Became Illegal: Corporate Greed, Corruption, And Racism
As the marijuana legalization movement in the United States continues to pick up steam, an important though often overlooked question is: Why, exactly, is cannabis illegal? The answer to that question actually involves a number of twists and turns, a handful… Read More ›
Video series: Cannabis use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
The use of cannabis during pregnancy and breastfeeding continues to be a very controversial issue. Because marijuana is a Schedule 1 drug (no medical value, high chance of abuse) according to the federal government, women have been persecuted and prosecuted… Read More ›
Marijuana is nothing new, so stop waiting for the sky to fall.
Last week, the Chaffee County Times published an article titled Legal pot creates minimal law enforcement issues, the third in a series on marijuana. I found it interesting to note that time and time again, law enforcement and school officials state… Read More ›