Category: Miscellaneous

Man Wins Lottery, Pledges Half A Million To Cannabis Reform

Bob Erb of British Columbia won the lottery, earning himself a grand-total of $25 million. An activist at heart, Bob put this money right to use, by donating a large sum to a local homeless shelter, and pledging up to $500,000 to fight for an end to cannabis prohibition. Round of applause to Bob. “The …

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Former NASA Scientist Launches H.A.S.H. (High Altitude School Of Hydroponics)

Dale Chamberlain used to work for NASA, designing experiments for the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station. Now he’s helping people grow top-quality cannabis. Dale has launched the High Altitude School of Hydroponics – H.A.S.H., with classes being held at Front Range Community College in Colorado. According to their website: “A full service hydroponic …

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Super Bowl Contest Winner Sent Packing For 2 Grams Of Cannabis, From 30 Years Ago

In what’s surely to be a horror story for cannabis consuming football fans, a man who lives on Vancouver Island was denied entrance in to the country – making him miss the Super Bowl he had tickets for – because of a prior cannabis possession charge. The charge was for 2 grams, and happened over …

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Marijuana Is Safer, So Why Are We Driving People To Synthetic Alternatives?

The simple existence of synthetic marijuana should send a loud message to the public and elected officials. When our policy pushes people to a chemically-laced alternative to a non-lethal plant, simply so that they don’t face arrest for the safer substance, we have a fundamentally flawed law. For those who may be unaware, synthetic marijuana, …

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Nation’s Largest Dispenary Releases Dr. Seuss Inspired Pro-Cannabis Video

California’s Harborside Health Center, featured on Discovery Channel’s Weed Wars and boasted as the largest medical cannabis safe access point in the country, has release a Dr. Seuss inspired video, titled The Haag. The video, which was sent out in a press release, uses Dr. Seuss style animation and rhyming to summarize the current travesty …

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Do You Use Cannabis? Hold Your Head Up!

By Steve Elliott, Seattle Weekly columnist, and author of the Little Black Book of Marijuana “You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore.” ~ César Chavez If we, as cannabis activists, finish the job we’ve started, we could be the last generation that has to live under the onerous sway of old-style “Reefer …

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State-By-State Breakdown

Cannabis law reform has gained a tremendous amount of momentum in the past several years, specifically in 2012, when historical statement votes were made in both Colorado and Washington. The political atmosphere has shifted in drastic fashion, and we’re winning. As the battle wages on, here’s a state-by-state look at efforts across the country to …

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