Jailing Normal People for Pot Turns Them Into Future Criminals Says Study

A study by the University of Pennsylvania has concluded that those jailed for minor crimes like cannabis possession become more likely to commit future criminal offenses. In yet another example of how the War on Drugs has been an industry-scale manufacturing tool of criminal activity, this new study indicates that jailing marijuana users helps to create […]

Ending Prohibition Is In the Best Interest of the Politically Left & Right Alike

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Americans from all points of the political spectrum contain values promoting, and would benefit from, ending prohibition. The stench of status quo reductionism drives public opinion in almost every issue, which has resulted in marijuana getting lumped into the category leftist causes. Yet when we view cannabis through the lens of different political views, the repeal of prohibition […]

Absecon Police Department Still Think Being Inhumane Thugs Is Hilarious

After Dank Space exposed the New Jersey police departments belittling of their draconian behaviors, the Absecon Police Department decided to mock the critique in their social media.   Yesterday I shared a story about a police department that thinks their totalitarian destruction of human lives is an opportunity to solicit shitty jokes. After doing so, they […]

Infographic Reveals Facts of Cannabis vs Alcohol While Driving in US & Canada

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Drunk Driving or High Driving: Which is More Dangerous? Back in November California voted in order to make marijuana legal even for recreational use. The same day two more US states followed California- Massachusetts and Nevada also voted yes which made in total seven states where you can smoke a joint without legal consequences. The […]

Colorado Governor Proposes 50% Marijuana Tax Hike “For the Children”

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John Hickenlooper wants to raise the already high taxes on recreational marijuana, allegedly to increase funding for Colorado’s public schools.   Recently the Colorado governor announced his plans to begin recriminalizing marijuana growing in such a way that would force more of the population into the taxed market; increasing state revenue and empowering corporate cannabis […]

National Academy of Sciences Makes Funding Push That Threatens Legal Cannabis

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What initially might appear to be a rational call by scientists to further study the medical benefits of cannabis could actually be a disaster for legalization/decriminalization and a boon for scientists.   While most cannabis advocates might automatically respond positively to this news, especially due to the way it is being reported elsewhere, there are some […]

Pittsburgh Lawyer to Test Legal Loophole In Cannabis Prohibition Laws

Pittsburgh NORML executive director, Patrick Nightingale, intends to use the very logic of prohibitionist laws in order to dismantle them.   The essence of his argument is pretty simple. Since Pennsylvania recognizes the legitimacy of cannabis as medicine by their laws, that negates the drug scheduling claim that marijuana has no medicinal benefits, and prohibition […]

Headlines Like “Teenager Stabbed Over Marijuana” Ignore True Cause of Violence

Whenever violent crimes and marijuana overlap police and the media are quick to blame the marijuana instead of the dangerous black markets created by prohibition.   Lakeville, Massachusetts police told local media, who reported it unquestioningly, that marijuana was the cause of a stabbing that occurred during a robbery. From WVCB: One teenager stabbed another […]

Grandfather Jailed for Bringing Terminally Ill Granddaughter Cannabis Cookies

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A California man who was trying to bring a little relief to his dying granddaughter in Texas ended up behind bars when cops chose zealous enforcement over human compassion.   Police officers are given discretion in whether they make arrests for minor infractions. Given a choice to let a grandfather comfort his granddaughter on her […]

5 Cannabis Strains to Perfectly Perfume Your Pee at Your Next Golden Shower

These five marijuana strains will tantalizingly spice the aroma of urine in order to make your next golden shower one you will never forget.   Many cannabis users have reported that their urine takes on the scent of marijuana. Some have even noted that particular strains lead to more potent pot odors in your pee, or […]

Feds In California Ignore State Legalization But Still Prosecute Using State Courts

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In California and other legal states, you can still be busted for cannabis in federally-controlled areas like national parks under federal prohibition, but they still rely on state laws and courts to make those prosecutions.   This one is kind of hard to get your head around. As I mentioned recently, just because a state […]

From Policy Maker to Corporate Profits: Colorado’s Regulation Leaders Go Private

Some of Colorado’s most powerful cannabis regulators are leaving to start a private consulting firm, which brings up some big ethical questions.   Let’s say that I was in charge of laws regarding cotton candy. For years I helped decide the allowable types of cotton candy, it’s production, sales and consumption – as well as […]

Maryland Police Chief Blames Cannabis for Increased Murders Instead of Bad Laws

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Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski says that decriminalization of marijuana has led to rising murder rates over the past three years, but marijuana has not even been decriminalized in Maryland.   Once again a prohibitionists is cannibalizing human tragedy and ignoring the facts to opportunistically push a profitable but inhumane agenda. From NBC […]