Obama: ‘I Remember When BuzzFeed Was Just Something I Did In College Around 2 A.M.’

The Huffington Post  |  By Paige Lavender   President Barack Obama alluded to his history as a pot smoker during his remarks at the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Obama hinted at his past while weighing in on the success of BuzzFeed. “I remember when BuzzFeed was just something I did in college around 2 a.m.,” Obama said. “It’s […]

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Vet using marijuana for pets says hopes to fund research studies

By Marcus Hondro   A vet in California who has used marijuana to treat dogs and other pets told Digital Journal in an exclusive interview he hopes to fund further studies on pots and pets. Dr. Doug Kramer says the drug has already proven helpful to animals. “I recently published a book designed to teach pet […]

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Cops train new dogs after marijuana legalization

Scripps Howard News Service   BREMERTON, Wash. – Now that marijuana is legal in Washington state, police departments have a problem — their drug-sniffing dogs haven’t gotten the message. Once the pups are trained to find marijuana they will look for it no matter what the law says. Apparently you can’t teach an old dog […]

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Washington judge tells police to return marijuana

by The Associated Press   TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Police in Tacoma could soon be in real trouble over pot. The department could be found in contempt if they continue to refuse to return a small amount of marijuana seized from a man after a traffic stop. Municipal Court Judge Jack Emery repeated an order to […]

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Cannabis Time Capsule, 1876: Marijuana as a medicine for a “remarkable invalid”

By William Breathes   Here’s a pretty interesting and surprising positive story about cannabis being used as a medicine from theColorado Banner out of Boulder County from July 1876 — making this the oldest Cannabis Time Capsule piece we’ve run. And though the mention of marijuana is brief, it illustrates how cannabis might have been perceived differently […]

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U.S. Drug Czar: ‘I Was Wrong. Addiction Is Not A Moral Failing’

By Nicole Flatow Gil Kerlikowske   Timed to the release of the White House’s new “21st Century drug policy,” U.S. Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske admitted Wednesday that he has misunderstood drug abuse during his 37-plus year law enforcement career. Now, he said according to ABC News, he finally views drug abuse as a public health issue: I’ve […]

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Harvard Law School Offers ‘Tax Planning For Marijuana Dealers’—No Joke

Robert W. Wood Pound Hall at  Harvard Law School (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   I’m the last one to say this is a silly topic, because it is not. But you have to admit is sounds a little funny. Bizarrely–and there’s much in our tax law that’s downright bizarre–there’s actually a need for this kind of, er, down […]

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Boise Police Seize Children of Marijuana Activists

Mike Riggs   Three marijuana advocates in Boise, Idaho, had their children taken by Child Protective Services this week after police found marijuana in one of the family’s homes. According to an item posted today by one of the parents on Compassionate Idaho, a medical marijuana site, Lindsey Rinehart and her husband Josh Rinehart went hiking […]

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El emperador está desnudo de Jack Herer

    Here is the link: http://www.scribd.com/doc/135017998/El-emperador-esta-desnudo-de-Jack-Herer

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Cops Raid Home of Idaho Marijuana Activists; Seize Children

By Steve Elliott   The home of Idaho marijuana activists Lindsey and Josh Rinehart was raided on Tuesday by Boise Police and Child Protective Services while Lindsey, Josh and their friend Sarah Caldwell, a fellow marijuana activist, were on a small trip to the mountains. Lindsey and Josh’s two children were taken into “protective custody,” and […]

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