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Mainstream Media Finally Exposes CIA Drug Trafficking Conspiracy in Explosive History Channel Series

Richard Nixon, in his effort to silence black people and antiwar activists, brought the War on Drugs into full force in 1973. He then signed …

Propaganda

Up in Smoke: Marijuana activists cuffed after lighting up at US Capital

Two dozen red-hatted protesters gathered on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on Monday to call for easing federal marijuana laws, but police snuffed …

Marijuana

8 Country Music Cannabis Classics

When we think about marijuana and music, we think of hippies and 1960s rock 'n' roll, or perhaps, blunt-puffing rappers and hip hop artists, or maybe …

Music

Jim Carrey Preparing For Psychedelic Film Role By Staying In Nature And Taking Mushrooms

Trump and Weed: Justice Department Presses Colorado on Marijuana Cases

<i>March 31, 2017</i><p>President Donald Trump’s aides have publicly promised a crackdown on states that have legalized marijuana — and the new White House …

Marijuana

Why Flip Burgers When You Can Sling Weed? Denver's Pot Boom Puts the Hurt on Local Restaurant Hiring

Denver's pot boom is turning into kind of a bummer for restauranteurs as they find their workforce skedaddling toward greener pastures in the legal …

Cannabis

Why Jeff Sessions Is Threatening to Crack Down on Marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, March 2, 2017. (Photo: Doug Mills / …

Marijuana

Should Your Insurance Company Pay for Medical Marijuana? Judges Are Starting to Rule That Way

Recent court rulings in Canada and the U.S. could set a new precedent for insurance companies to pay for doctor-prescribed medical marijuana. In the …

Marijuana

Jamaica 2014 The 20 dollar Bag of Buds

Here's What $20 Worth of Marijuana Looks Like—In Jamaica

Ah, Jamaica. Just a hop, skip, and jump from Miami, the Caribbean island nation is a prime tourist destination. It's got gorgeous beaches, …

Cannabis

How pot is infiltrating New York’s most elite social circles

When 62-year-old Jeri hosts her weekly canasta game at her posh Madison Avenue pad, she puts out a spread. There are salads, sushi, cookies, vodka …

Medical Marijuana for PTSD? Here Are the 23 States Where You Can Get It

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is not rare. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, about eight million adults suffer from it in any …

Marijuana

Why Leading Beatnik Poet Allen Ginsberg Was a Crusader for Legalizing LSD

<i>The following essay, “Ginsberg in Washington: Lobbying for Tenderness” by Don McNeill, originally published in 1966 in the Village Voice, is included</i> …

Poetry

Alcohol Industry Franticly Lobbies Against Legal Weed as Beer Sales Predict $2 Billion Drop

Some new cannabis statistics are undoubtedly causing the alcohol industry in the US to shake in their boots.<p>With over half of the country’s states …

Marijuana

A Republican is trying to get weed removed from controlled substance list

During Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing in January, the former Alabama senator said if lawmakers and citizens wanted federal …

WATCH: 10 Marijuana Myths You Should Quit Believing

Select additional lists by selecting the checkboxes below before clicking Subscribe:<p>Rights & …

Marijuana

Houston Defies State Law, Refuses to Arrest People for Pot, State GOP Furious

On March 1, Harris County and the city of Houston will take an historic step toward freedom and common sense. District Attorney Kim Ogg is rolling …

Criminal Justice

Coincidence: The same day Spicer says there will be "greater enforcement" on recreational marijuana, AG Sessions got of rid of a ban on private prisons.

Sources:<p>Spicer on Thursday, however, linked marijuana use with the widespread abuse of painkillers, suggesting that allowing recreational use of …

Marijuana Industry Angered by White House Reversal - Bloomberg

The cannabis industry was rattled after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he expects the Department of Justice to increase enforcement of …

Getting high in Trump’s America

The Trump administration’s indication that it will crack down on states with legal recreational marijuana is already facing opposition. After leading …

Here’s how Trump’s anti-weed crackdown puts cops in danger — according to a former police officer

On Thursday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer indicated the federal government would start cracking down on recreational marijuana. Spicer’s …

WATCH: How Attorney General Sessions Could Deal the Legal Marijuana Industry a Death Blow

Mark Kleiman may not be marijuana legalizers' favorite academic—he's a bit too public health-oriented and willing to explore notions like licensing …

Marijuana

Does habitual drug use have a genetic, biochemical basis?

Nature versus nurture is an age-old question about how human traits and personalities are formed. But is drug addiction a result of genetics, life …

Genetics

Nixon Advisor Admitted War on Drugs Invented to Crush Anti-War and Black Movements

In 1994, a former Nixon policy adviser admitted the War on Drugs was waged not to keep Americans safe, but to crush dissent. According to John …

A Neuroscientist Explains Why Donald Trump Needs LSD

It’s no secret that Donald Trump is an egomaniac. That’s pretty much a bipartisan belief. He’s been called a narcissist by more psychologists than …

Lsd

Trump Goes Full Nixon on Law-and-Order Executive Orders, Vows 'Ruthless' War on Drugs and Crime

In a sharp break with the Obama administration, which distanced itself from harsh anti-drug rhetoric and emphasized treatment for drug users over …

Liberal POV

Cuomo Opposes Legal Weed, While Helping His Alcohol Industry Donors

<i>February 9, 2017</i><p>New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo waded into the national debate over drug policy, declaring his opposition to legalizing cannabis and …

Liberal POV

Why Republicans in Congress Are Suddenly at the Epicenter of Marijuana Reform

While the marijuana community—consumers, industry and advocates alike—eyes with trepidation the reign of avowed anti-pot Republican Jeff Sessions at …

'Pot Sasquatch' is real and it's here to get stoned and interrupt the local news

While you may have heard of Sasquatch, the large and hairy humanoid creature that walks on its hind legs, a new breed of Bigfoot has been discovered in Western Massachusetts: Pot Sasquatch.<p>A person dressed as a ginormous nugget of weed had a great time trolling WWLP meteorologist Jennifer Pagliei …

Cannabis