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Cannabis Activism

82-Year-Old Approaching 37th Year Imprisoned For Marijuana

On April 18, 1980, my friend Robert Platshorn was convicted for his role in a non-violent marijuana smuggling operation that brought Colombian marijuana up through Miami, Florida. Two months prior, on February 21, 1980, 45-year-old Antonio Bascaró was placed in jail custody, awaiting his trial on charges relating to his […]

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Medical Marijuana

Survey Says…Higher Learning Needed At Dispensaries

Do you trust budtenders at your local dispensary? Many medical cannabis patients tend to rely on staff at a dispensary to offer recommendations on the best possible strain or cannabis product to treat their respective health condition. A new report finds that most dispensary employees actually have very little training […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Doctors For Cannabis Regulation Has A Powerful Message

Whenever I come across someone that is opposed to marijuana reform, I always ask them why they feel the way that they do. One of the most common answers I get back is that marijuana is bad for people’s health, no exceptions. I always like to point out to them […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Higher Education And Marijuana Policy: Is Cannabis Allowed On Campus?

Are Schools Allowed To Ban Marijuana On Campus? The decision by voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada to legalize marijuana for adults over 21 years old has cultivated a campus cannabis conundrum at higher learning institutions across the US. Overshadowing the legalization in these states and the new medical […]

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Global Drug War

What Were The Top Marijuana Moments In 2016?

Hopefully you have had a good holiday season. Whenever I get past Christmas, I quickly turn my mind to the next year, but only after looking back over the past year one more time. There is still a handful of days left before 2016 is officially in the history books, […]

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Global Drug War

Readers Mock British Cops Bragging About Marijuana Christmas Tree Bust

The constabulary of the English town of Gloucestershire is bragging about their recent marijuana bust. They found a small home garden where a couple had decorated their large cannabis plant with traditional Christmas tree decorations. Not your traditional Xmas Tree! Two arrested in Cheltenham on suspicion of cannabis cultivation. pic.twitter.com/hpPgEX8YDL […]

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Marijuana Legalization

Maher on Pot Under Trump: Don’t Piss Off Your Old Marijuana Dealer

“I certainly think it’s possible,” says HBO’s Bill Maher, host of Real Time and noted marijuana aficionado, when asked whether there could be federal raids in the eight legal marijuana states under a Trump Administration. Maher sat down with ATTN: for an interview during his holiday hiatus. Marijuana was just […]

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Marijuana Business

Oregon Health Authority Issues First Medical Marijuana Processor License

The Oregon Health Authority recently sent out a reminder that Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries would need to stop selling recreational marijuana starting January 1st. Recreational regulation and enforcement is going to transition to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC). The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) also issued a memo stating that the […]