Tag: Marijuana

Colorado FINALLY Frees Prisoners With Marijuana Convictions!
By March 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Colorado FINALLY Frees Prisoners With Marijuana Convictions!

Since Colorado effectively legalized the recreational use marijuana, many have asked the all-important question: why are there still people rotting in prison for marijuana convictions? Now the Colorado Court of Appeals has responded, saying that residents convicted of marijuana possession before recreational marijuana was legalized should potentially be eligible to have those decisions overturned. Still, […]

Study Finds Marijuana Stops Spread of HIV
By February 23, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Study Finds Marijuana Stops Spread of HIV

Marijuana has been promoted as an effective treatment – even cure – for an array of maladies. Many of these claims remain unsubstantiated and anecdotal in nature. But now, a Louisiana State University study published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses has brought some empirical evidence to the discussion. Specifically, the study found that […]

Federal Government Announces States CAN Legalize Marijuana

Federal Government Announces States CAN Legalize Marijuana

In a somewhat unexpected twist in the belabored plot of the “War on Drugs” saga, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice will allow states which have legalized marijuana use to go ahead with their state-wide legalization of the herb. Commenting on this historic decision, a Justice Department official explained that Holder told […]

Texas SWAT Raids Organic Farm Over Rumors

Texas SWAT Raids Organic Farm Over Rumors

Micah Naziri Everything is bigger in Texas… Even when it comes to violating your civil rights apparently. Radley Balko, author of the book, Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces, writes that a small organic farm in Arlington, Texas, was recently the target of a massive police action. This raid last week included aerial […]

Federal Marijuana Law Will Change In 2019! Alaska, Rhode Island Next To Legalize It!

Federal Marijuana Law Will Change In 2019! Alaska, Rhode Island Next To Legalize It!

By Adam Benson The executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project, Rob Kampia, has recently claimed that momentum will drive two more states – Alaska, and Rhode Island – to follow Colorado and Washington in legalizing marijuana in the year 2014. Matt Ferner, from the Huffington Post, explains that “Support for marijuana legalization reached a high […]