Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura joins us for an extended interview for his new book, “Marijuana Manifesto”. Ventura explains some of the history and facts he uncovered in his research, what made him want to write a book on marijuana,…continue reading Will Gov. Jesse Ventura Have His Own Legal Marijuana Brand?
Last month, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) placed the active ingredients of kratom, an herbal substance with opiate-like pain killing effects, into an emergency temporary Schedule I status. Kratom is derived from a tree native to Southeast Asia and has…continue reading DEA Bans Kratom, But Now Says It’s “Probably Medicine”
Robert Platshorn, head of The Silver Tour, discusses the progress of Florida’s Amendment 2 medical marijuana initiative, the protest against Publix grocery over an anti-Amendment 2 donation of $800,000, and how seniors will bring home the win in the upcoming…continue reading #MJElectionNight Preview: Yes on 2 (Florida Medical Cannabis)
Legendary cannabis cultivator Jorge Cervantes makes his predictions on how low the price of commercial marijuana can go, gives tips for growers preparing for the upcoming harvest, and takes live listener questions on cleaning mold and mildew from cannabis plants.
Jeffrey Clayton from the American Bail Coalition joins us to discuss an 11th Circuit case that may determine all cash bail is unconstitutional. Clayton defends the practice of cash bail while I question the morality of a system that lets…continue reading Too Poor to Go Free, A Discussion of the Cash Bail System
In these editions of #TossedSALAD (Stoners Against Legalization Argument of the Day), I continue breaking down the memes and talking points you may see online or hear in conversation from misinformed cannabis consumers and rent-seeking prohibition profiteers who want you to vote…continue reading Stoners Against Legalization’s “New Crimes” Talking Point
The Stoners Against Legalization are swarming through the cannabis community’s social media feeds, helping prohibition profiteers defeat California’s marijuana legalization initiative, Prop 64. Everything from stilted little picture memes to full-length blog novels is being thrown at the Twitter feeds and…continue reading Stoners Against Legalization’s “Over the Limit” Talking Point
UPDATE 9/20: Vivian McPeak has been in contact with Dragonfly and posted the following: OK, I have received a very kind and thoughtful response from Dragonfly De La Cruz [sic] regarding the quotes of mine that were used in her…continue reading Stoners Against Legalization Shamefully Misquote Hempfest Founder
While much attention is given to California’s Prop 64 legalization initiative, less is known about the 62 city and county measures coming up for a vote that affect marijuana taxes, regulations, and bans throughout the state. California NORML’s Ellen Komp…continue reading California NORML’s Ellen Komp on Local Marijuana Votes
Every Monday on The Russ Belville Show, I speak with Dr. Mitch Earleywine, one of the nation’s leading academics on the subject of marijuana. This week we discussed the following stories: Stanford engineers develop the ‘potalyzer,’ a roadside saliva test…continue reading Dr. Mitch Earleywine on Federal Marijuana Survey, Latest Studies