Marijuana And Humans, An Intertwined History: 2,500-Year-Old Cannabis Burial Shroud Found In China

Marijuana And Humans, An Intertwined History: 2,500-Year-Old Cannabis Burial Shroud Found In China
China Find Adds To Humans’ Marijuana History: 2,500-Year-Old Burial Shroud Unearthed We modern humans have a hard time understanding the true scope of history, both our own and that of the world as a whole. With our up-to-the-second Twitter feeds and 24-hour news cycle breathlessly updating to bring us the latest “news” on whatever inanity this or that Kardashian or presidential reality-show contestant has been caught doing, the barrage of new information often obscures just how old the world is, how old humanity is, and how short a time our modern way of living has really been around.… Read the rest

Jersey Boys Singing A New Tune: New Jersey Legislator Proposes Radical Rethinking Of Pot Laws

Jersey Boys Singing A New Tune: New Jersey Legislator Proposes Radical Rethinking Of Pot Laws
A New New Jersey: Radical Pot Law Rethink In The Garden State, Includes Expunging Criminal Convictions In case you haven’t noticed–or you work for the Drug Enforcement Agency–the way the United States looks at marijuana is undergoing a sea change. There are currently 25 states where it is legal to buy, use and sell marijuana for medical purposes, and Colorado and Oregon have made it legal to buy, sell and use marijuana for recreational purposes, with California close behind.… Read the rest

Sinister Bedfellows: Amid Arizona Marijuana Legalization Fight, Major Opioid Maker Donates To Opponents

Sinister Bedfellows: Amid Arizona Marijuana Legalization Fight, Major Opioid Maker Donates To Opponents
Strange Bedfellows: Maker Of Opioid That Has Killed Thousands Donates To Anti-Weed Lobbying Groups They say “the enemy of my enemy is my friend,” but oh boy does that ever make for some weird friends when it comes to politics. And especially when it comes to the politics of marijuana legalization. The landscape around marijuana is already so topsy-turvy, so filled with Alice in Wonderland meets Franz Kafka land mines that it is almost impossible to navigate without losing your mind; the insane things people have been propagandized with for so many decades have calcified brains.… Read the rest

THE RACIST, INFURIATING, IGNORANT HISTORY OF MARIJUANA LAW

THE RACIST, INFURIATING, IGNORANT HISTORY OF MARIJUANA LAW
By Kurtis Bright How the authorities stoked racist fears and used marijuana legislation to attack minorities The Racist, Infuriating, Ignorant History of Marijuana Law  How the authorities stoked racist fears and used marijuana legislation to attack minorities As state after state joins Colorado and Washington in considering loosening their marijuana laws, we keep hearing the same tired noises about its dangers.… Read the rest