Florida: Anti-Medical Marijuana Efforts Are Hurting Florida Veterans

I received the following message from the Florida medical marijuana campaign:

Our veterans returning home with PTSD are suffering and dying at an alarming rate, with too few therapeutic…

New Hampshire Legislature Takes One Step ‘Sideways’ On Marijuana Penalties

new hampshire medical marijuanaI received the following disappointing news out of New Hampshire:

The prohibitionists in the New Hampshire Senate, led by gubernatorial candidate Jeanie Forrester (R-Meredith) and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry), succeeded yesterday in preventing any meaningful pr…

Cannabis: The Worst Kept Secret In Athletics

cliff robinson uncle spliffy marijuana cannabisBy Steve DeAngelo, author of The Cannabis Manifesto

For years, cannabis use has been the worst kept secret in athletics. It’s widespread in just about every amateur and professional arena from universities to the Olympics to the major leagues; it can be found in every sport imaginable from basket…

MILegalize May 20 Rally A Success

" alt="michigan marijuana" width="300" height="300" /> A Friday rally drew more than 100 people to the steps of the State Capitol Building in support of the MILegalize campaign, which intends to put the issue of legalized marijuana on the ballot in Michigan during the November 2016 general election…

NBA Champion John Salley On The Smokebox With BReal

It’s no secret that I am a big basketball fan. I watched John Salley growing up when he played in the NBA, and what he did to the Portland Trailblazers during the 1990 NBA Finals is unforgivable. But with that being said, John Salley has been an outspoken supporter of reforming marijuana laws in pro…

Tomorrow: Don’t Miss Day 2 Of The FREE Virtual Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit

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(image via Green Flower Media)

The first ever Virtual Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit started today, streaming live on the internet for the world to see for free. I was not able to watch all of the event (which took place from 9 am to 5 pm PST), but the parts that I was able to catch were outstand…

This Weekend: Check Out The Panels At The FREE Virtual Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit

virtual cannabis entrepreneur summitThe first ever Virtual Cannabis Entrepreneur Summit takes place this weekend. It’s a completely free (yes, FREE!) event that will be live streamed over the internet, and is being put on by Green Flower Media. If you like cannabis, you will like this event which will feature dozens of 22-minute pre…

New State Laws Permit Medical Marijuana Use In Hospitals

" alt="sherbrooke hospital medical marijuana" width="300" height="300" /> By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director

Legislation recently signed into law in Connecticut and Maine permit for the use of medicinal marijuana formulations by hospitalized patients.

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy yesterday…

State And Federal Governments Would Get 28 Billion Dollars In Taxes Annually If Marijuana Were Legal

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(via dailyfinance.com)

The State of Colorado brought in roughly 135 million dollars in tax revenues and fees during 2015. That’s not exactly small potatoes. 2016 is projected to be an even bigger year for Colorado in regards to marijuana taxes and fees. Oregon and Washington are also generating…

Reminder – Johnny Green Does Not Have Access To The [email protected] E-Mail Address

" alt="the-weed-blog-large" width="300" height="300" /> A little less than a week ago I posted an article explaining that I do not have access to the e-mail address [email protected] I want to remind people that I still do not have access. About a week ago Steven Travis Maurer, minority…