Elias Marat – We are winning the war on the war on drugs.
– Most agree that marijuana should be legalized, regulated and legally sold in their city.
It’s been five years since legalization and we’re able to see its true effects on Colorado.
Phillip Schneider – The legalization of cannabis is going global.
Even in the age of legalization the drug war rages on.
Vic Bishop – Mexico will allow the sale of certain cannabis products.
Vic Bishop – Alcohol has caused hundreds of thousands of deaths on the road in America alone.
NYPD Commissioner Says Most Drug Violence Due to Cannabis, Entirely Missing the Point of Legalization
Isaac Davis – Does NYPD commissioner Bratton have reefer madness?
Justin Gardner – Is the government’s unreasonable stance against cannabis coming to an end?
Alex Pietrowski – While only 14% of the population, seniors account for 30% of the nation’s prescription drug use.
Christina Sarich – Australia is now a medical marijuana nation. Will the US be next?
Wes Annac – With the corporate and governmental interests that promote alcohol and tobacco ever allow full legalization of cannabis?
Voters across the country have accelerated the unprecedented momentum to legalize marijuana and end the wider drug war…
Jeff Roberts, Collective-Evolution Waking Times January 1st 2014 saw the opening of the very first cannabis shop in Colorado as the cultivation, manufacture and sale of the controversial plant became fully legalized.…
Owen Poindexter, AlterNet Waking Times The more research is released, the more legalization makes sense. Back in the 1930s, the arguments to criminalize cannabis were bizarre and openly racist. The…
Soren Dreier, Guest Waking Times I have a special category for the use of Cannabis either for recreational use or medicinal use against several ailments. The reason is that it…
Patrick Gallagher Waking Times Government funded research halts the war on cannabis…for now. The war on drugs will continue to rage onward despite an overwhelming number of people voting for cannabis…
With a nearly two-to-one approval ratio, Connecticut House Bill 5389, which would legalize at the state level small amounts of medical marijuana for patients in need, has been passed by the Connecticut State House of Representatives. And if passed by the State Senate, Governor Dannel Malloy has indicated he will sign H.B. 5389 into law, which would make Connecticut the 17th U.S. state to legalize medical marijuana.
The federal governments’ prohibition of cannabis costs them (and by proxy, us) 7.7 billion dollars a year. If it was legalized it would save us not only that large sum but also gain somewhere between 15 and 16 billion dollars in revenue (taxes/consumer products) alone – that is above a 20 billion dollar net gain ON TOP of the illegal industry’s current net worth.
Currently in the United States of America it is illegal to grow Hemp. Clear cutting forests, burning fossil fuels, spraying large amounts of pesticides; all these things and more can be avoided from the production and usage of hemp plants. To clarify, I am talking about Hemp, not Marijuana. Hemp will not get you high, Hemp does not contain enough THC to get you high, if you were to smoke it; you would probably just end up with a headache.