About Tomorrow:  “Branded” Cannabis is Coming
Nov21

About Tomorrow: “Branded” Cannabis is Coming

History is happening right in front of us.  Cannabis prohibition, built on lies and maintained by fear is failing after eight decades.  What will a re-legalized tomorrow look like?  About Tomorrow is MJ's sativa-fueled imaginings about our shared future.  Today's question is, will cannabis "brand?"   There has been a wave of cannabis "branding" materials coming in the e-mail lately. Some is tied to a name we all know. Bob Marley,...

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Cannabis Kills Cancer
Nov21

Cannabis Kills Cancer

The ultimate poke in the eye accompanying the end of cannabis prohibition is learning that cannabis is effective in treating a variety of cancers. Thank you Harry J. Anslinger.   Over the past few years, research has revealed that marijuana can both destroy certain cancer cells and reduce the growth of others. Now, a new study in mice has found that when combined with radiation treatment, cannabis can effectively shrink one of...

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Who Supports Re-Legalization & Why
Nov20

Who Supports Re-Legalization & Why

Here's an excerpt from a story about who supports re-legalization of cannabis.  It's not just those who partake.   The Pew Research Center's 2013 poll on marijuana attitudes found that a third (35 percent) of adults who have never tried marijuana support legalization, an increase from 25 percent in 2010. My new findings published recently from Monitoring the Future national high school senior data suggest that 17 percent of...

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Alaska’s Re-Legalization Timeline
Nov20

Alaska’s Re-Legalization Timeline

Alaska voted to re-legalize.  How long will that take?   Election results probably won’t be certified until about Nov. 28 after the remaining 40,000 ballots are counted and legalization is confirmed, according to KTUU news in Anchorage. Once that happens, it will take another 90 days for the initiative that passed on Nov. 4 (Ballot Measure 2) to take effect. The state’s alcohol and beverage control board will then need about nine...

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Vets Asking for MMJ
Nov19

Vets Asking for MMJ

Here's another place re-scheduling cannabis off Schedule 1 would help -- veterans access to medical marijuana.   Every morning, former Air Force senior airman Amy Rising makes breakfast for her second-grader, drives him to school and returns home to prepare what she calls her medicine. She suffers from severe anxiety after four years working in the frenetic global command center at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, providing...

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