Posts Categorized: Legal

  1. bank of ganja

    The Taxman…yes, the Tax, man. Washington’s entire assault on medical marijuana dispensaries can be completely summed up by the first track on The Beatles’ Revolver. The Beatles’ tax man was Harold Wilson, and the issue at play in George Harrison’s world was a labor issue–since The Beatles made a ton of money (thanks to their… Read more »

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    Boomer Esiason claims he and Mitt Millen were the fortunate “victims” of second-hand marijuana smoke during a Monday Night Football broadcast in 2000. But before we examine Boomer’s claim, it’s worth asking: are contact highs even possible? All stoners have reluctantly gone there before–you’ve got a big test the next day, or a final paper… Read more »

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    While Colorado has already issued its first rush of recreational marijuana licenses, the slightly a step behind state of Washington is still processing and vetting its applicants for their recreational facilities. And there’s a lot of them to process. Washington’s Liquor Control Board (yes, they’re running the show) announced on Tuesday that they’re processing 3,746… Read more »

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    The above graphic displays how HIGHLY available cannabis–the “drug”– is, well, everywhere. The DEA just released its “National Drug Threat Assessment Summary“ and the document is layered with some enlightening statistics that highlight and reinforce a long-standing truth: “The Drug War” has failed–but we’re still trying to fight it! Beating their own horse to death… Read more »

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    Americans generally don’t agree on much. If you stick 100 of them in a room with alcohol for 24 hours,  one person (at least) will likely end up with an injury (self inflicted or not). Stick 100 of them in a room with weed? Let’s just hope that room has some pillows, a well-stocked kitchen,… Read more »

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    Following in Colorado’s footsteps, the state of Washington will officially be selling marijuana to any adults over the age of 21 sometime next year. The state announced yesterday that, starting in mid-November, applicants for recreational shops can begin submitting for one of the coveted 334 dispensaries in accordance with I-502. With little fanfare in a… Read more »

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    Marijuana reform has swept the nation this year. Thanks in large part to activists, the Gupta special, plus Washington and Colorado’s imminent legalization, it’s surpassed gay marriage as the hot cultural topic du jour–and the nation’s elected government officials have certainly taken note. And thus far in 2014–up until September 22–marijuana reform has been mentioned a whopping… Read more »

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    Believe it or not, but not everyone likes the titalting scent of weed. In fact, some people actually dislike Mary Jane’s fumes. Even in Colorado, the “Silicon Valley” of weed. In Denver, the state’s landmark marijuana city, marijuana smell complaint are (shockingly!) on the rise. These are not your typical “my neighbor hot-boxed the elevator complaints,”… Read more »

  9. marijuana is safe

    Marijuana is not a drug that people use–it’s a plant that people use to medicate or chill out. And while it’s stil erroneously an “Illegal Substance,” it’s the most popular “drug” on this planet. And it also causes significantly less (as in zero) deaths (and life-altering addictions) than its pain-killing,  ”counterparts”: legal pain killers. A recent… Read more »


    According to, medical marijuana patients in the United States have crossed the two million mark and weigh in at a hefty 2.2 million. While there are 20 MMJ States (and DC), only a few states have a hefty number of patients per capita: California, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Michigan among them. The Massachusetts Medical… Read more »

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