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…

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…

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…

Reminder: Cannabis Industry Social With Tobias Read On Monday

tobias reed oregon treasurer marijuanaTo say that Oregon needs a cannabis friendly Oregon State treasurer is an understatement. Below is an event featuring candidate Tobias Reed, via Facebook. I believe his record speaks for itself:

Please join us for a social hour with Tobias Read!

Tobias has been a major asset in the Oregon House fo…

Attend The 2016 Students For Sensible Drug Policy Conference

students for sensible drug policy ssdpOne of the best times I’ve ever had was at the 2012 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference, which was held in Denver. Another conference is coming up. I suggest you attend if you are able. Below are more details, via the event’s Facebook page:

The next SSDP conference will take place April 1…

Anti-Smoking Bill Would Kill Alaska Cannabis Cafés

alaska marijuana legalizationI received the following message out of Alaska:

A bill designed to protect Alaskans from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke is being hijacked as a way to shut down cannabis cafés before they are given a chance. If SB 1 passes in its current form, adult consumers would once again be limited to co…

Support For Marijuana Legalization In America Reaches 61%

marijuana legalization support gallup pollSupport for marijuana legalization has been growing for a long time. The highest support has ever reached is 58% in previous polls. However, it appears that number has risen even higher based off poll results that were released late last week. Per  The Washington Post:

A new survey released toda

Press Conference To Push Senator McConnell To Schedule Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

jail prison daniel chong deaOn the afternoon of March 29, Kentucky advocates, including faith leaders and students, will hold a press conference outside the Lexington office of Sen. Mitch McConnell, to demand that he bring an important criminal justice reform bill to the Senate floor for a vote.

The Sentencing Reform and Cor

Now Is The Time For Active Professional Athletes To Push For Marijuana Reform In Sports

sports marijuanaSports and marijuana have been in the news a lot lately, and not for the reasons that sports and cannabis used to be in the news. For a very long time the only articles you would see in the media about sports and cannabis was an athlete getting caught with marijuana. That was usually accompanied b…