2016 Election:  MPP Endorses Gary Johnson
Jun30

2016 Election: MPP Endorses Gary Johnson

MPP — the Marijuana Policy Project — has endorsed Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson for President.  Here’ why: “MPP is a single-issue organization, and our mission is simple: ‘Regulate marijuana similarly to alcohol in the United States.’ We don’t take a position — and we therefore don’t take into account a candidate’s position — on other issues, such as abortion, guns, gay rights, Iraq, taxes, or Social Security....

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About Tomorrow:  Watching in Real Time
Jun29

About Tomorrow: Watching in Real Time

In 1968, protestors at the Democratic convention in Chicago chanted “the whole world is watching” as police assaulted crowds of Americans exercising their God-given right to object to what their government was doing (in Vietnam, this particular instance).  What happened was later described as a “police riot.”   Police hurting the people they swore to protect and serve.  Go figure. In that place and time...

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Arizona Congressman Endorses Re-Legalization
Jun28

Arizona Congressman Endorses Re-Legalization

A member of Congress from Arizona, The Honorable Ruben Gallego, has endorsed the re-legalization of cannabis.  Elected officials on the right side of history?  This is an event that did not happen just a short time ago.  Have the scales tipped, or what?  Here’s more: Congressman Ruben Gallego announced Monday that he is endorsing an initiative poised for the November ballot that would end marijuana prohibition in Arizona and...

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Cannabis vs. Bipolar Disorder (Cannabis Helps)
Jun27

Cannabis vs. Bipolar Disorder (Cannabis Helps)

If you have ever known anyone with bipolar disorder you know how hard their lives can be.  Cannabis seems to help.  Here’s more: Investigators at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital in Boston assessed the effects of cannabis inhalation on mood and neuropsychological performance in patients with BPD [bipolar disorder] over a period of several weeks. Researchers reported that bipolar patients experienced decreased levels of...

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Time to Push Back in Toronto
Jun24

Time to Push Back in Toronto

Canada is less than a year out on re-legalizing cannabis, while in Toronto, under the zoning laws, medical cannabis shops are being raided.  Everyone is not working from the same understanding, eh?  Here’s more: [Retail medical cannabis shops] some demanding a prescription and others not, started spreading across Toronto months ago. They flourished as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to legalize marijuana, with strict...

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