Wyoming’s Marijuana Laws To Be Enforced During Great America Solar Eclipse

"Traffic laws will be strictly enforced and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be tolerated on Wyoming's roadways,"

WYOMING: Visitors from across the globe expected to travel to Wyoming for the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21 are being advised by law enforcement officials that the state’s marijuana laws will be strictly enforced. “Traffic laws will be strictly enforced and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be tolerated on Wyoming’s roadways,” Byron Oedekoven, executive director Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana And Its Impact To The Economy

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By Zack M Twenty five states have legalized marijuana for medical use so far, and it’s already clear that there are many economical advantages to be gained from this as well as the various medical marijuana benefits to be enjoyed by patients.  Because the marijuana systems in place in these states are being well regulated and Read the full article…

Vermont Lawmakers Threaten To Reinstate Prohibition If Pot Isn’t Legalized

"the object was to basically embarrass leadership to say that we have [marijuana legalization bills] in front of us, and they're going absolutely nowhere,"

VERMONT: Vermont may well become the next state to legalize marijuana, and two state lawmakers who support legalization have a simple message for their colleagues: Give us what we want, or we’ll take away your booze. A new bill filed earlier this month by state Reps. Jean O’Sullivan and Christopher Pearson would effectively reinstate alcohol prohibition in Vermont. If passed, Read the full article…

Marijuana Prohibition Is Unscientific, Unconstitutional, And Unjust

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  A few days before the House of Representatives passed a federal ban on marijuana in June 1937, the Republican minority leader, Bertrand Snell of New York, confessed, “I do not know anything about the bill.” The Democratic majority leader, Sam Rayburn of Texas, educated him. “It has something to do with something that is called marihuana,” Read the full article…

How Prohibition Is Making Legal Marijuana More Dangerous

All were convinced that the ongoing legalization of marijuana has created an opportunity for people with a high tolerance for risk to make a killing.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Prohibition claims to exist to make society safer. “A Drug Free America”, the ideology of hypocrites kissing their martinis while sneering at those who intoxicate differently. A system that creates immeasurable wealth and power to a select few at the expense of the many. Since the declaration of the War on Drugs Read the full article…

In Canada, Marijuana Was Criminalized In 1923, But Why?

When Parliament decided to add marijuana to the schedule of proscribed drugs that year, Canada became one of the first countries to making smoking pot illegal. The U.S. didn't accomplish that until 14 years later, in the midst of the Great Depression.

CANADA:  Pot activists in Canada and elsewhere will be taking part today in what’s being billed as a “Global Marijuana March.” In this country, they will be calling for the decriminalization of marijuana. They might also ask why it became illegal in the first place. That happened in 1923, and if there was any kind Read the full article…

Pot Prohibitionists Will Have to Do Better Than Bill Bennett’s BS

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A couple of months ago, arguing in favor of marijuana prohibition at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), radio producer Christopher Beach faced a mostly hostile audience. “There used to be a strong conservative coalition opposed to drugs, but it’s dissipated in the face of mounting public support for legalization,” Beach told The Atlantic‘s Molly Ball afterward. “We’re Read the full article…

How Hemp Was Outlawed In India

''To forbid or even seriously restrict the use of so gracious an herb as hemp would cause widespread suffering and annoyance (and) to large bands of worshipped ascetics (sants and sadhus), deep-seated anger. Bhang is the joy-giver, the poor man's heaven, the soother of grief.''

INDIA:  Cannabis, the plant from which bhang, ganja and hashish come, has been regarded a traditional intoxicant in India. And yet it is outlawed in its homeland. Around the end of the 19th century, the British imperial government in India wanted to import Scotch whisky. This was also the time when resentment against the colonial Read the full article…

Woman's Christian Temperance Union Targets Marijuana Laws In Maine, Birthplace Of Prohibition

The Woman's Christian Temperance Union is overhauling its Maine headquarters in Portland. And the group is looking to remain relevant in an age when voters recently made Portland the first city on the East Coast to legalize recreational marijuana.

MAINE:  A group of anti-alcohol crusaders is attempting a comeback in the first state to adopt Prohibition. The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union is overhauling its Maine headquarters in Portland. And the group is looking to remain relevant in an age when voters recently made Portland the first city on the East Coast to legalize recreational Read the full article…

Woman's Christian Temperance Union Targets Marijuana Laws In Maine, Birthplace Of Prohibition

The Woman's Christian Temperance Union is overhauling its Maine headquarters in Portland. And the group is looking to remain relevant in an age when voters recently made Portland the first city on the East Coast to legalize recreational marijuana.

MAINE:  A group of anti-alcohol crusaders is attempting a comeback in the first state to adopt Prohibition. The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union is overhauling its Maine headquarters in Portland. And the group is looking to remain relevant in an age when voters recently made Portland the first city on the East Coast to legalize recreational Read the full article…