Marijuana Arrests Still Outnumber Those For Violent Crime, Especially Among African-Americans

Marijuana Arrests Still Outnumber Those For Violent Crime, Especially Among African-Americans
Legalize It Already: Police Continue Prioritizing Weed Arrests, Especially Among African-Americans The U.S. has a long and checkered relationship with cannabis. The early drafts of the U.S. Constitution were famously written on hemp paper, and founding fathers like Thomas Jefferson and George Washington even grew it. Yet in the 1930s one man’s crusade against marijuana–using it as a not at all subtle cudgel with which to persecute Mexicans and black people–turned weed into a cash crop of another kind: for law enforcement.… Read the rest

The DEA Has Lost Its Damn Mind: Now Kratom Ban Is NOT Happening Immediately, But Likely Soon

The DEA Has Lost Its Damn Mind: Now Kratom Ban Is NOT Happening Immediately, But Likely Soon
Will Someone Please Test The DEA For Use Of Banned Substances? Now Kratom Ban NOT In Effect. It is a sad thing to witness, when someone’s mind starts to go. When logic and linear thinking seem to be too much, and complex thoughts go unfinished. It’s even sadder when it happens to an entire government agency. That’s what many observers are saying about the Drug Enforcement Agency these days, as the agency has had a series of weird and disjointed and poorly thought-out announcements that have left many scratching their heads.… Read the rest

Unhappy With DEA Restrictions On Marijuana Research, Washington State Begins Its Own Testing Program

Unhappy With DEA Restrictions On Marijuana Research, Washington State Begins Its Own Testing Program
Onerous DEA Regs Getting Irksome: Washington State Sidesteps Them On Marijuana Testing In the wake of the DEA’s latest inexplicable decision to keep marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug (read: huge favor for Big Pharma) the agency’s collective jamming of its head in the sand caused many observers threw up their hands in a collective WTF moment. The Schedule 1 designation puts marijuana on the same plane of potential danger as heroin, and indicates that it has no known medical use, a notion which the DEA’s own actions contradict: if there is no known medical use for it, why has the DEA opened up testing protocols and regulations, allowing pharmaceutical companies to grow their own strains for testing purposes, and to develop pharmaceuticals from the plant?… Read the rest

Drug Warriors Run Amok: How An 81-Year-Old Cancer Patient Growing His Own Pot Got Raided By The DEA

Drug Warriors Run Amok: How An 81-Year-Old Cancer Patient Growing His Own Pot Got Raided By The DEA
Reefer Madness In Mass: 81-Year-Old Growing Four Pot Plants Brings Out DEA Helicopters, State Police, And Even The National Guard To get all the benefits of marijuana without the smoke or legal worries, Visit www.NSFMarketplace.com for pure CBC products at great prices! Just when you think the flailing idiocy of the drug warriors who rightly feel their last battle is imminent couldn’t get any stupider, you read a story like this one.… Read the rest

As DEA Clings To Reefer Madness Past For Drug Laws For Citizens, They Have Also Opened The Door For Big Pharma

As DEA Clings To Reefer Madness Past For Drug Laws For Citizens, They Have Also Opened The Door For Big Pharma
DEA Sends Mixed Signals Over Weed–Throwing A Huge Bone To Big Pharma To Monetize It To get all the benefits of marijuana without the smoke or legal worries, Visit www.NSFMarketplace.com for pure CBC products at great prices! Of all the disappointments and broken promises of the Obama era–failing to promote single-payer health care, failure to end the Wars in Iraq and Afganistan, failure at closing Guantanamo (within his first year!), failure to rein in Wall Street, failure to protect the environment from fracking–perhaps the Administration’s failure to take a clear stance on the legalization of marijuana has been among the most tragic.… Read the rest

While Deluded Drug Warriors Continue To Fight Battles That Were Lost Back In The “Reefer Madness” Days, Many Seniors Are Turning To Medical Marijuana

While Deluded Drug Warriors Continue To Fight Battles That Were Lost Back In The “Reefer Madness” Days, Many Seniors Are Turning To Medical Marijuana
Marijuana: Its Not Just For Kids Anymore: Seniors Turning With Increasing Frequency To Medical Marijuana Treatments For A Variety Of Ailments Visit www.NSFMarketplace.com for pure CBC products at great prices! “But what about the children? Won’t somebody think of the children??” That is a line from a wonderful character that most hardcore fans of the Simpsons will recognize as being Mrs.… Read the rest

Marijuana And Inflammatory Diseases: How One Study Has Shown That Marijuana Can Put Crohn’s Disease And Others In Full Remission

Marijuana And Inflammatory Diseases: How One Study Has Shown That Marijuana Can Put Crohn’s Disease And Others In Full Remission
Crohn’s Disease And Marijuana: Exciting New Study Shows That The Drug Can Send Crohn’s And Other Inflammatory Diseases Into Remission As the tide is turning in the U.S. and around the world in favor of liberalizing ridiculous anti-marijuana laws, the new freedom to test the plant’s well-known but little lab-tested healing properties has opened up a whole new world. Studies that previously might not get funded by universities and other institutes fearful of the mindless thugs of the DEA kicking down their doors, or even just potential studies that fell victim to the chilling effect of doubtful administrators are now bursting out of an academia that is finding new, innovative ways this wonder plant can be used to benefit the suffering.… Read the rest