Which Direction for the Business of Cannabis?

Until our potential opponents make their move the emerging cannabis industry keeps puffing along.  Let’s take a look at the shape of our battlefield.   But it’s hard to see much anxiety watching the comings and goings inside DeAngelo’s dispensary, which these days looks more like a Whole Foods than the shady corner bodegas such Read more…

Parents & Kids Smoke Weed . . . Together

Counter-punching Trump on Cannabis Re-Legalization

The inauguration has passed.  Cannabis re-legalization is now in the ring with the new Trump administration.  The two circle one another.  Cannabis re-legalization never takes its’ attention off the Trump-troops.  Because this is, at least for the moment, their fight.  We can only know what to do based on what they do.  We must be Read more…

Next Re-Legalization Wave Taking Shape

It does not matter what the new administration does or does not do in regards to re-legalizing cannabis.  The states have taken the ball and are moving swiftly towards the goal.  Here’s what the early shape of the next wave looks like.   Legislators in more than a dozen states have introduced measures to loosen Read more…

What Will Trump Do About Cannabis ?

What will the Trump administration do when it comes to cannabis policy?  Here’s an excerpt from a post on “The Hill.”   Thought you would enjoy this.   The new administration will have at least six options [for cannabis policy]. Shut it down. The administration could crack down on marijuana businesses in states that have legalized Read more…

Law Enforcement Leaning Towards Re-Legalization

The people who work in law enforcement tend to be a conservative sub-group in our society.  Even here, however, the benefits and good sense of re-legalizing cannabis is being recognized.  Here’s more:   Nearly seven in ten police officers believe that marijuana ought to be legally regulated for either medicinal or recreational purposes, according to Read more…

America’s Cannabis Market Worth $53 Billion

Legal + illegal cannabis = $53,000,000,000.00 in 2016.  Most of it tax free and unregulated.  It’s tax collections that will one day free the weed.   Cannabis consumers spent over $53 billion on marijuana-related purchases in 2016, according to a report released this week by Arcview Market Research. The total includes sales of cannabis in Read more…

Judging Weed By Smell Without Combustion

Thought you might find this enlightening.  Enjoy.     Visit the Trichome Institute   [image: Trichome Institute, cannabis health — Many thanks & thinks from HMJ]

2016 Election & Maine Is Re-Legalized !!

East of the Mississippi River the walls of cannabis prohibition are falling.  Massachusetts and Maine have been liberated ! Adults in Maine will be able to legally possess and grow personal use quantities of cannabis without penalty beginning on Monday, January 30, 2017. Republican Governor Paul LePage on Saturday certified the results of Question 1: Read more…

10 of 2016’s Encouraging Cannabis Research Studies

But for the destructive actions of Harry J. Anslinger we might have known all of this long ago.  Better late than never, I guess.  Here is what legitimate scientific research revealed about cannabis just last year. 1. Pot Use Doesn’t Adversely Impact IQ. The cumulative use of cannabis by adolescents has no ill effect on Read more…

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