Joseph Mashburn

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Fall Themed Mason Jars

These simple ‘Fall Themed Mason Jars’ are a great way to add a little festivity in your home. They are great for Halloween and Thanksgiving and are …

U.S. Legalization of Marijuana Has Hit Mexican Cartels' Cross-Border Trade

In the midst of this seething mountain capital, Mexico’s security ministry houses a bizarre museum — a collection of what the army seizes from drug …

Federal Government Unwittingly Admits Cannabis Kills Cancer • High Times

A group of federal researchers commissioned to prove the government’s claim that marijuana has “no medicinal value” may have unwittingly let some …

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Marijuana Dispensary Sign Causes Stir in Southern Town • High Times

A prankster in Arkansas may have taken a page out of the High Times playbook and executed a well-played April Fools’ joke on the residents of …

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Berkeley City Council Votes Unanimously To Require Marijuana Dispensaries To Give Away Some Pot

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — The city of Berkeley has given final approval to a proposal requiring medical marijuana dispensaries to give away two percent of …

First person to legally purchase pot in WA fired after being seen on local news buying it

The first person to legally purchase marijuana in the state of Washington was fired from his job as a security worker after he was spotted on …

Terminal Cancer Patient Guilty In Marijuana Trial

A terminal cancer patient who says he grew marijuana to treat his tumors was found guilty of drug charges Wednesday by an Iowa jury that wasn't allowed to hear his defense.<p>Benton Mackenzie, 48, was convicted in Iowa district court jury of marijuana manufacturing and conspiracy, along with his wife, …

Opponents of Legalization In Effect Complain People Aren’t Buying Enough Marijuana

CommunityJust Say Now<p>Opponents of Legalization In Effect Complain People Aren’t Buying Enough Marijuana<p>11 Jul 2014<p>One thing I’ve noticed about the …

Spirits Even Higher Than Prices on First Day of Legal Weed in Washington State

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Washington rushes to kick off recreational marijuana sales

Long lines and limited supplies could leave many Washington residents without a buzz today, the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in …

New York legalizes medical marijuana

<b>(CNN) —</b> New York became the latest state to permit the use of medical marijuana on Monday.<p>At a news conference in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are …

With legal marijuana, Washington joins an exclusive club

Smoke 'em if you've got 'em: Washington state this week joins an exclusive club as residents and tourists alike get their first chance to buy recreational marijuana.<p>The second state to legalize recreational pot — Colorado allowed sales starting Jan. 1 — Washington joins a fast-growing market that's …

Why Is Pot Still Illegal?: The Nation Follows the Money

<i>The Nation</i> in conjunction with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute assembles a damning case this July against major anti-pot lobbyists, non-profits, and law enforcement groups — showing how they are motivated not by public safety, but by tax-dollars and seized money flowing to themselves.<p>…

The Difference the Initiative Process Makes for Marijuana: A Tale of Two States - Shadowproof

CommunityFDL Main Blog<p>03 Jul 2014<p>The ballot initiative process is an effective way around skittish polititicians<p>To understand how important and …

IRS fines unbanked pot shops for paying federal payroll tax in cash

Legal marijuana businesses without bank accounts are unfairly assessed a 10 percent penalty on federal employee withholding taxes they are required …

Could Marijuana Legalization Actually Reduce the Use of Other Drugs? - Shadowproof

CommunityFDL Main Blog<p>02 Jul 2014<p>Legalization of marijuana separates the legal market for marijuana from the black market for other illegal drugs<p>I …

Oregon’s First Ad for Legalization Features 80-Year-Old Retired Teacher

CommunityJust Say Now<p>Oregon’s First Ad for Legalization Features 80-Year-Old Retired Teacher<p>02 Jul 2014<p>Their marijuana legalization initiative hasn’t …

GW Pharmaceuticals Closes U.S. Public Offering; Cannabis-Based Medicines Progress

Yesterday, Salisbury, UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals plc announced the closing of its public offering of 1.7 million American Depositary Shares on the NASDAQ Global Market. When taken together with the full exercise of options for another 255,000 ADSs by the underwriters at $86.83/ADS, the offering …

Weed’s Chronic Energy Use Becomes a Concern - MIT Technology Review

The legalization of marijuana in some U.S. states has energy providers worrying that a boom in indoor growing could put a chronic drain on …

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Six Ways Science Says Marijuana May Hurt Your Health

Boosters of marijuana legalization often speak about the relative harmlessness of the drug, especially when compared to alcohol and tobacco, which …

Marijuana: Oregon and Alaska could be next to legalize recreational use

Oregon Campaign Turns in 145,000 Signatures to Put Marijuana Legalization on the Ballot - Shadowproof

CommunityFDL Main Blog<p>26 Jun 2014<p>New Approach Oregon turned in 145,000 raw signatures to get ballot access<p>It is now almost guaranteed that Oregon …

Americans Are Smoking More Pot

Americans are increasingly consuming marijuana but also seeking treatment for problems caused by their use of the drug, according to a new report.<p>The …

Medical marijuana? I'm feeling better already

Apparently there is no malady that a visit to the walk-in clinic for medical marijuana can't cure. Unless you're fairly new in town.<p>Let me tell you, arranging words in the right order and raking semicolons into tidy little bundles is hard work. Sure, writing isn't brain surgery - or factory work, …

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