Activism

New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

New Zealand to Open Cannabis Museum

On October 6th, New Zealand’s first Cannabis Museum is set to open in the city of Dunedin.  The museum has been put together by the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party...
Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

Majority of Californians Support Marijuana Legalization

A new poll released by the Public Polling Institute of California found that 50% of Californians support the legalization of recreational marijuana.  Additionally, the poll found that 60% of...
Louisiana Man Given 20 Years in Prison For Possession of Half Ounce of Marijuana

Louisiana Man Given 20 Years in Prison For Possession of Half Ounce of Marijuana

A 27-year old Louisiana man, Corey Ladd, has received a 20 year maximum sentence after he was found to be in possession of 15 grams of marijuana.  Ladd did...
Marijuana Commercial Could Air During Superbowl

Marijuana Commercial Could Air During Superbowl

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is hoping to win their way to the Super Bowl via commercial.  Intuit, a company geared toward helping small...
Senate to Hold Marijuana Hearings

Senate to Hold Marijuana Hearings

Starting Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will open landmark hearings that marijuana activists hope will eliminate conflicts between state and federal law when it comes to marijuana legalization. The...
Marijuana Policy Project Advertising Near Denver Broncos’ Stadium

Marijuana Policy Project Advertising Near Denver Broncos’ Stadium

The Marijuana Policy Project, which has created (unwarranted) controversy with its billboard advertising in the past at a NASCAR event and in Oregon, has purchased a billboard near Sports...
Seattle Police Department Educates Tokers With Doritos at Hempfest

Seattle Police Department Educates Tokers With Doritos at Hempfest

Continuing to demonstrate their creativity and acceptance of Washington’s marijuana legalization initiative, the Seattle Police Department is heading to Hempfest this weekend to hand out bags of Doritos to...
California Marks One Hundredth Anniversary of First Marijuana Ban

California Marks One Hundredth Anniversary of First Marijuana Ban

Today marks 100 years since marijuana was first banned in California.  On August 10, 1913, a new regulation took effect that added “locoweed” to the California Poison Act. Before...
Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reverses Stance on Marijuana, Pledges Support

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reverses Stance on Marijuana, Pledges Support

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent at CNN, has changed his stance and now fully supports medical marijuana.  In an article on CNN.com, Gupta wrote, “I had steadily reviewed...
Marijuana Ad Pulled From NASCAR Event

Marijuana Ad Pulled From NASCAR Event

Over the weekend, a pro-marijuana ad by the Marijuana Policy Project was supposed to run outside the NASCAR Brickyard 400.  It would have been the first time an ad...