The United States government hates whistleblowers and activists. That’s pretty obvious when you look at high-profile cases such as that of Bradley Manning and Julian Assange. It’s also obvious when you discover how the DEA targeted a Canadian marijuana legalization activist and vocal critic of the DEA named Marc Emery. Emery was based in Vancouver, Canada […]
Michigan’s medical marijuana freedoms are slowly but surely being taken away by politicians from both major political parties, by police and prosecutors, and by the ultra-conservative Attorney General Bill Schuette. We passed our medical marijuana law in 2008 and it was a good law that had a few flaws. One flaw was that it allowed […]
What do the Netherlands, Washington state, and Colorado have in common? Voters in all three places made major marijuana decisions in recent months, that’s what. Washington and Colorado “legalized” marijuana. For marijuana smokers who’ve long seen Holland’s cannabis coffeeshops and marijuana seed shops as prime destinations, September, 2012 elections in Holland brought especially good news… […]
The first time I used medical marijuana was after I’d been addicted to oxy, Dilaudid (synthetic heroin) and other prescription pharmaceutical pain drugs prescribed by my doctors. My need for painkillers started when a woman (she was texting while driving her Hummer) ran a red light and center-punched my car. I woke up after surgery […]
Daniel Rees, a professor of economics at the University of Colorado in Denver has co-authored a study with two other professors at the University of Oregon and the Montana State University, which concluded that while teen marijuana usage has increased since 2005, this increase has not been caused by the existence of medical marijuana dispensaries. […]
Marijuana icon Tommy Chong, the comedian, movie star and marijuana activist beloved by millions worldwide for his role as the laid-back “Hey mannnn” stoner in the Cheech and Chong movies, is battling cancer. According to insider reports from the marijuana activism community, Chong has long known that he has prostate cancer and has been treating […]
It is being reported that the 24th annual High Times Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam has been raided by police. We are also being told that police are searching attendees as they leave the event. UPDATED: FULL ARTICLE AVAILABLE HERE: http://bigbudsmag.com/lifestyle/article/high-times-cannabis-cup-raid-not-completely-unexpected-november-2011 UPDATE: The Cannabis Cup is back on, according to tweets from @HIGH_TIMES_Mag. UPDATE: Check […]
After our recent blockbuster article exploring how Maximum Yield indoor gardening expo events refuse to acknowledge hydroponics marijuana cultivation as a major factor in the hydroponics industry, and how hydroponics pioneer Advanced Nutrients flew a marijuana bud banner over the recent San Fran Maximum Yield expo, we got tons of public and backchannel feedback from marijuana […]
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