Michelle Aldrich: Cancer Free with Cannabis Oil

  Michelle thought she was just coming down with the flu, but the chest x-rays revealed much more – pneumonia, and a tumor. On January 12th, 2012, she was diagnosed with lung cancer. Michelle has been a cannabis activist for over 40 years, so her course of action was certain, cannabis oil. Michelle is a […]

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Book Banning: The Illinois Department of Corrections Bans The Cannabis Papers by “Publius”

A science book explaining the importance of cannabinoids to human health and happiness has been reviewed and banned from the prisons of theIllinois Department of Corrections (IDOC). The book ban came into effect in April after the publisher, Bryan Brickner, sent a copy of The Cannabis Papers: a Citizen’s Guide to Cannabinoids to IDOC prisoner Jason Alan Spyres (#K99397), […]

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Medical Marijuana Cancer Patient Wins Freedom to Medicate! Bob Crouse Celebrates Victory, But Can’t Go Home Because of Wildfire Threat

  {Colorado Springs, CO} — Leukemia patient Bob Crouse celebrates a victory to use cannabis as his cancer treatment of choice. In a battle for his life that lasted over a year, on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 4:20pm, a jury of 12 El Paso County residents declared Crouse to be “not guilty” on all […]

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John Harrison, inventor of Tone Tubby hemp speakers for rock stars, dies at 59

By Paul Liberatore John Harrison stands in his office on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, in San Rafael, Calif. His company, Tone Tubby, makes speakers with cones made of hemp instead of the usual paper. Harrison died June 24. He was 59. John Harrison, whose Tone Tubby company in San Rafael supplies innovative hemp speakers to […]

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Colombia court: No jail time for possession of cocaine, marijuana for personal use

By Associated Press   BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled that people cannot be jailed for possessing cocaine and marijuana for personal use. The decision ratifies a previous Supreme Court ruling that said people cannot be jailed for possession of a so-called personal dose. A 2009 law placed the dose at up to 20 […]

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The Stop Mass Incarceration Network to New York City: Drop the Charges Against the Stop & Frisk Defendants!

We call on the District Attorneys of Queens and Kings (Brooklyn) Counties to drop prosecution of those arrested protesting Stop-and-Frisk on November 1, 2011 at the 73rd Precinct in Brownsville, Brooklyn, and November 19, 2011 at the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica, Queens. We call on the District Attorneys of New York (Manhattan) and Bronx Counties […]

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How Hemp Can Solve the Population Explosion

By: Mike Fata Jack Fields | Photo Researchers | Getty Images   “An estimated 70-80 percent of all agricultural land use, or 30 percent of the planet’s land surface, is used for livestock production. Consider how many more people would be fed if transitioned those acres used for animal feed to crops like hemp. The yield […]

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Marijuana Now the Most Popular Drug in the World

By ELIANA DOCKTERMAN REUTERS / Nir Elias   According to a U.N. report on global drug use, cannabis was the world’s most widely produced, trafficked, and consumed drug in the world in 2010. Marijuana boasts somewhere between 119 million and 224 million users in the adult population of the world (18 or older). And there are no signs […]

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In France, “Cannabis Social Clubs” Start Growing in Defiance of Pot Laws

LES INROCKUPTIBLES (France) PARIS – French marijuana activists are stepping up their fight to legalize the drug, opening several “Cannabis Social Clubs” across the country. Known as a CSC, they are cooperatives of regular marijuana users who grow the plant for their own consumption, explains French magazineLes Inrockuptibles. The goal is to be able to get the […]

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Medical marijuana businesses collecting donations for wildfire firefighters

By William Breathes   While some of us were at home lighting up last night, firefighters across the state were working to extinguish some of the most frightening blazes in the state’s history. To help support firefighters on the front lines near Fort Collins,Colorado Springs and Boulder, several medical marijuana businesses have come together to collect supplies needed.   Read […]

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