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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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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ArcView Group is one of the biggest investors in the cannabis industry
Jul15

ArcView Group is one of the biggest investors in the cannabis industry

The ArcView group has received national coverage for its work with investors and entrepreneurs in the legal cannabis industry. ArcView gives small business a chance to grow and collaborate, with other professionals, to help the job market in cannabis expand.   Every offering business has access to a mentoring program, led by Arcview’s full-time Chief Mentor Francis Priznar.  Mr. Priznar is one of the most prized entrepreneurs in...

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First Arkansas Initiative Reaches 2016 Ballot
Jul12

First Arkansas Initiative Reaches 2016 Ballot

There are competing medical cannabis initiatives in Arkansas.  One of them, Arkansans for Compassionate Care (ACC), has qualified for the upcoming election.  Here’s more: A citizen-driven initiative that would allow Arkansas doctors to recommend medical cannabis for sick and dying patients will be on the November ballot. Mark Martin, the Secretary of State, confirmed today that Arkansans for Compassionate Care (ACC) collected...

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Lots of Minority Youth Arrested in Legal Colorado
Jul08

Lots of Minority Youth Arrested in Legal Colorado

In cannabis-legal Colorado being too young to purchase is one thing; being too young and a person of color seems to be something else entirely.   Can’t we ever outgrow this? A Colorado Health Department survey found there wasn’t a huge racial difference in who smokes pot. But the marijuana arrest rate for white 10- to 17-year-olds fell by nearly 10 percent from 2012 to 2014, while arrest rates for Latino and black youths...

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