Booker Introduces Marijuana Justice Act

Often people who are for cannabis prohibition overlook the social justice aspects of the federal prohibition of cannabis.  My hope is that even if you are against the use of cannabis that these facts that Senator Corey Booker (D) NJ points out would give you a framework to consider the cannabis issue in a different light.Continue reading “Booker Introduces Marijuana Justice Act”

Colorado Adds PTSD to List of Conditions For Medical Marijuana

Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado made it official when he signed the bill into law.  Now, PTSD sufferers can legally use marijuana to treat the symptoms of PTSD.  Even in a state as forward thinking as Colorado, it is hard to believe this just became law.  Even though recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado now people canContinue reading “Colorado Adds PTSD to List of Conditions For Medical Marijuana”

End Federal Marijuana Prohibition

We have a chance to finally rid ourselves of the Federal Prohibition of marijuana. Representatives Tom Garrett (R-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) have introduced bipartisan legislation, HR 1227, to exclude marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act, thus leaving states the authority to regulate the plant how best they see fit.  You can read the billContinue reading “End Federal Marijuana Prohibition”

Pot and PTSD

It is usually not my practice to  republish articles that others have written but Prakash Janakiraman has written a very educational and well-researched position paper for the Marijuana Times.  This article deals with the medical efficacy of cannabis for PTSD. I hope you enjoy it. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that occursContinue reading “Pot and PTSD”

Stoned Drivers

As I was looking through the paper (old school term for the internet) I came across this interesting article in Forbes.  In an age when research can be thrown around and misunderstood by some and purposely twisted by others the real question is: Do you believe in freedom? Stoned Drivers