Now, let us hope he can talk some sense into our new Attorney General, Loretta Lynch.
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America’s most famous marijuana advocate is bringing a quality product to his fans. What’s not to like about that?
Perhaps they fear for their own job security without being able to constantly harass, arrest and prosecute harmless marijuana users.
“All that God created is good, including marijuana. God did not make a mistake when he made marijuana that the government needs to fix.”
“When I was a kid, I inhaled. That was the point.” – Barack Obama, 2006
A new argument is brewing. Is Colorado experiencing an increase in their homeless population as a result of legalizing marijuana? What do you think?
Soon it may only be a short drive to the local Indian reservation to buy something to help you forget your woes.
In November of 2012, two states, Colorado and Washington legalized cannabis for recreational use for adults. Since that fateful day, the states have taken different paths in the implementation of those laws. Colorado moved relatively swiftly, and had their regulatory and other government oversight systems in place quickly and on January 1st of 2014, the 1st of many legal “pot shops” opened up to fanfare and booming business that even exceeded Colorado’s optimistic forecasts.
Washington, on the other hand, took a seemingly more measured approach. And as it stands today, on July 1st of 2014, Washington has no outlets to provide safe, taxable and regulated legal marijuana to the people.
The House Appropriations Committee is currently holding a hearing on legalizing marijuana. Among those testifying are Attorney General Eric Holder and DEA Chief Michele Leonhart. While Holder told the committee that he and the White House are open to reclassifying marijuana, Leonhart wasn’t quite so ready to change things. Michele […]
With a positive start to Colorado’s decriminalizing pot experiment, other states are starting to look at following suit. Baby steps, everyone. Baby steps.
Instead of cracking down on Florida’s OxyContin ‘pill mills’, Rick Scott and the Republican legislature target marijuana pipes and tobacco shop owners.
Does Bush support a pathway to citizenship or just a path to ‘legalization?’ It depends on who he’s talking to, and what language he’s speaking.
Obama says the Dept. of Justice has ‘bigger fish to fry’ than to waste time punishing weed possession.
Americans are getting wiser about weed, gays and even climate change. Hooray!
Voters approve Washington’s Measure 502 and Colorado’s Amendment 64, marking a historic gain for stoners everywhere.
Amendment 64 is surging in popularity with the election entering into the public awareness
In America about 800,000 people per year are arrested for marijuana related crimes. According to a team of 300 economists including 3 Nobel Laureates, marijuana prohibition costs the nation about 7.7 billion dollars in enforcement costs.
The relevant three Presidential candidates’ (Romney, Santorum and Obama) view on marijuana is not necessarily aligned with their fellow countryman.
For many Americans, T.V. evangelist Pat Robertson’s announcement today that he thought that the government should legalize marijuana was just as incredulous.