Sunday, May 24, 2009

Yes, I'm A Medical Marijuana Patient. No, I'm Not Sorry.

There are many among us who obviously harbor some enormous moral judgments about marijuana and about those who legally use it as medicine -- as if we should somehow feel guilty about the relief that is afforded us through using this herb.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Ban Pot Dispensaries? What If They Ban Zoloft Instead?

If you're a medical marijuana patient, Oceanside, California, may decide on Wednesday that it doesn't want your business. Or your crime, or your noise. Wait, what?

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Saturday, May 9, 2009

New Poll Shows 52 Percent Support Pot Legalization!

Lately, new cracks appear in the facade of marijuana prohibition on an almost daily basis, and this week is certainly no exception.

On Tuesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, undoubtedly aware of recent polls that show a solid majority -- 56 percent -- of Californians supporting the legalization of marijuana, called for an open debate on the issue, while still maintaining he doesn't personally support such a policy.

Then on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first reputable national poll to ever show a majority supporting legalization, results were released for a Zogby poll commissioned by the conservative-leaning O'Leary Report which indicate 52 percent of Americans nationwide agreeing with the statement "it makes sense to tax and regulate" marijuana.

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Sunday, May 3, 2009

Freedom In The Rain: Global Marijuana March In Seattle

Seattle Hempfest's Vivian McPeak talks to the crowd at Westlake Park in downtown Seattle, just after the Global Marijuana March, May 2, 2009.