Why Are Women Under Represented in the Cannabis Community?

Lady Gaga and Rihanna were not afraid to admit their love for Mary Jane at Halloween last year.

UNITED KINGDOM: Recently, there’s been a topic of discussion within the cannabis activism community, which has arisen regarding the lack of female involvement in the fight for legalization.

Why Are Women Under Represented in the Cannabis Community?

Lady Gaga and Rihanna were not afraid to admit their love for Mary Jane at Halloween last year.

UNITED KINGDOM: Recently, there’s been a topic of discussion within the cannabis activism community, which has arisen regarding the lack of female involvement in the fight for legalization.

Seattle Police Cure Munchies with Doritos Giveaway at City's Hempfest

Sgt. Whitcomb greets with Doritos at the gates.

WASHINGTON: When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there’s not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city’s 

Seattle Police Cure Munchies with Doritos Giveaway at City's Hempfest

Sgt. Whitcomb greets with Doritos at the gates.

WASHINGTON: When Seattle pot smokers got the munchies this weekend, the cops had their back. Now that marijuana is legal in Washington, there’s not much police could do about weed-toting revelers at the city’s 

Good Reason to Legalize Marijuana

John C. Liu is the New York City Comptroller.

Posted by John C. Liu NEW YORK: It’s time to recognize that New York City’s misguided war on marijuana has failed. Instead of spending millions on low-level drug prosecutions that disproportionately affect minorities, why not instead legalize, regulate, and tax the City’s $1.65 billion marijuana market?

Good Reason to Legalize Marijuana

John C. Liu is the New York City Comptroller.

Posted by John C. Liu NEW YORK: It’s time to recognize that New York City’s misguided war on marijuana has failed. Instead of spending millions on low-level drug prosecutions that disproportionately affect minorities, why not instead legalize, regulate, and tax the City’s $1.65 billion marijuana market?

The Sober Way to Legalize Marijuana

Mary Becker, 21, of Boise, Idaho exhales after taking a hit of hash oil at during 420Fest at the Luxe Nightclub in Seattle, Washington April 20, 2013.

NEW YORK:  As a general rule, Americans don’t give much thought to Uruguay, a small South American republic with a population of 3.3 million. But Uruguay has embarked on a new experiment with marijuana legalization that merits close attention.

The Sober Way to Legalize Marijuana

Mary Becker, 21, of Boise, Idaho exhales after taking a hit of hash oil at during 420Fest at the Luxe Nightclub in Seattle, Washington April 20, 2013.

NEW YORK:  As a general rule, Americans don’t give much thought to Uruguay, a small South American republic with a population of 3.3 million. But Uruguay has embarked on a new experiment with marijuana legalization that merits close attention.

Marijuana Legalization Is Dangerous

Photo taken at the CA A.G. office while turning in the text of Repeal Cannabis Prohibition Act 2012 for title & summary

Marijuana legalization is dangerous. It will make us a threat to our government. Or so we are told. But according to Jeffrey Miron, Harvard University, it costs close to $20 billion annually to outlaw marijuana. The country could not only save that by ending marijuana prohibition, but could also reduce prisoner populations, which are alarming Read the full article…

Advocates of Drugs-Sentencing Reform Welcome Eric Holder's Policy Overhaul

Anthony Papa was sentenced to 15 years to life in Sing Sing prison, for delivering a small amount of cocaine.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Anthony Papa was in debt and desperate for cash when he accepted an offer, from a bowling buddy, to get involved in a drug deal. In exchange for $500, the father-of-one was to deliver an envelope containing four ounces of cocaine from the Bronx to Mount Vernon, New York.