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Jack Herer: Not Just A Marijuana Strain, But A Marijuana Legend

In the decades-long battle against cannabis prohibition, when growing and possessing cannabis was illegal everywhere in the United States, a handful of brave soldiers stood out as leaders in the battle — and all of them were persecuted because of it. Dennis Peron, long considered the father of medical marijuana, was shot by police, but […]

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From Taxation To Overzealous Cops, How Will Black Market Growers Survive Legalization?

From Taxation To Overzealous Cops, How Will Black Market Growers Survive Legalization?

One of my closest grower friends tried to get registered in California’s Proposition 64 marijuana legalization and licensing scheme. He hired high-priced “compliance attorneys” and spent $17,000 trying to align his 10,000-watt grow op with state and local regulations associated with Prop. 64. At the same time, people he’d supplied marijuana to said they might […]

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Dispensing Of Dispensaries: How “Illegal” Marijuana Growers & Sellers Are Doing For New Customers What Legal Marketplace Can’t

Full disclosure: I’m a marijuana grower who sells cannabis products to associates and friends. I’ve done that for the past seven years and have earned an average of $9,700 per year in pure profit. I grow all the cannabis I can consume, with enough leftovers to supply a select few all the weed they need. […]

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Despite Marijuana Legalization, Feds Threaten High Times Cannabis Cup

Despite marijuana legalization, the war on drugs continues. For example, a U.S. federal prosecutor threatened to bust the recent High Times Cannabis Cup in Las Vegas if people possessed or consumed marijuana– even though possession and use of marijuana is legal in Nevada. The federal prosecutor also threatened the Native American tribe that was hosting […]

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Tells Attorney General Jeff Sessions: No New War on Legalized Marijuana

Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren and ten of her senate colleagues sent an official letter to the U.S. Department of Justice and embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions, telling them to keep their hands off of state-legalized marijuana laws. Warren and her fellow senators sent the letter after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump would […]

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