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Crimes Of Compassion: How California’s New Cannabis Rules Hurt Those Who Need It Most

California was the first state in the US to initiate medical marijuana regulation. It took cannabis activists many years to get Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act, on the ballot for voters to approve in the November 1996 electoral session. The legislation was authored collectively by “the father of medical marijuana” Dennis Peron; registered nurse […]

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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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Are You On A Watch List? The Hazy Truth About Your Medical Marijuana Card Privacy In Trump’s America

In the instant accessibility of today’s digital world, privacy is seen as a luxury and a commodity. And no group has voiced concerns over the threat of government monitoring more than the medical marijuana community. Since the inception of legalized medical cannabis in California with the Compassionate Use Act of 1996, or Proposition 215, claims […]

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Ohio Issue 3 Marijuana Legalization Failure: Ohioans Just Say No to Corporate Marijuana

Ohio residents recently voted to overwhelmingly reject the Ohio “Issue 3” marijuana legalization constitutional amendment. I’ve been growing marijuana in rural Ohio for many years. Ohio has severe penalties for possessing, growing, and selling cannabis. And yet, like most Ohio marijuana growers and consumers, and the majority of Ohioans, I voted against Ohio Issue 3. […]

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California Marijuana Legalization 2016 is a Big Mess

What happens if California voters “legalize” recreational marijuana via ballot initiative in 2016? Read our previous article detailing the California government’s planned approach to recreational marijuana legalization. You’ll see it sure as hell won’t be the kind of “legalization” most marijuana growers, processors, sellers, and users want! All you have to do is look at […]

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