About Tomorrow:  Admit, Forgive, Move On
Jul22

About Tomorrow: Admit, Forgive, Move On

When the Republican Policy Platform refuse to endorse something as reasonable as medical cannabis with a doctors recommendation I just want to scream.  With so much old thinking giving way still there is too much old thinking in positions of power.  Taking a deep breath let us reset our intentions for re-legalizing the cannabis plant.   First, to heal the damage done by the system of prohibition crafted in fear and built on lies,...

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Colorado on Track for $1B in Cannabis Sales
Jul21

Colorado on Track for $1B in Cannabis Sales

Sales just keep increasing in re-legal Colorado. In the first five months of 2016, Colorado marijuana sales already were starting to flirt with the half-billion mark. Colorado recreational pot shops and medical marijuana dispensaries reeled in nearly $98.6 million in sales during May, bringing the year-to-date tally for 2016 to just over $486 million, according to Colorado Department of Revenue tax data released Wednesday. The state’s...

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2016 Election:  Party Platforms on Cannabis
Jul20

2016 Election: Party Platforms on Cannabis

If you are a one-issue voter, that issue being cannabis re-legalization, then the Libertarian Party gets your vote.  Given the opportunity the Libertarians would lead us to re-legalized cannabis.  What do we know about where the other two parties say they stand on this issue? In the upcoming election party platform, the Democrats say, “Because of conflicting laws concerning marijuana, both on the federal and state levels, we...

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Rhode Island Embraces Industrial Hemp
Jul19

Rhode Island Embraces Industrial Hemp

The walls of cannabis prohibition are collapsing on the west coast.  In the east we still applaud every new crack in that edifice of lies.  Rhode Island is welcoming back a crop grown by her original colonists — hemp.  Here’s more: House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, H8232, to establish rules for the commercial, licensed cultivation of hemp in the state. The legislation creates the “Hemp Growth...

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Legal MMJ Reduces Medicare Spending
Jul18

Legal MMJ Reduces Medicare Spending

Medical cannabis is prescription medicine.  You want proof?  Compare the sales volume of other prescription drugs used before cannabis became legal.  What do you see?  If cannabis didn’t “work” those other drugs would still be selling.  Here’s more: Investigators at the University of Georgia assessed the relationship between medical marijuana legalization laws and physicians’ prescribing patterns in 17...

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