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Legalize Marijuana, for all these reasons!

October 28th 2015  –  Instead of spending millions of dollars in fighting a marijuana drug war that only hurts the people in the middle, we could be using the funds acrrued to help them and make their lives better from the years of having this "drug war" tearing apart families and communities.

What if addiction is not about chemical hooks, but about your cage?

October 26th 2015  –  Everything You Think You Know About Addiction and the War on Drugs is Wrong Journalist Johann Hari has spent three years researching the war on drugs; along the way, he discovered addiction is not what we think it is. (Links to the video below)

Colorado has reached more than $100 million dollars in combined recreational and medicinal sales for the cannabis plant in August

October 23rd 2015  –  Colorado has reached more than $100 million dollars in combined recreational and medicinal sales for the cannabis plant in August. This is the first time the state has reached the milestone. The data was released by the Colorado Department of Revenue. Recreational marijuana sales came in at $59.2 million and medical marijuana sales came in at $41.4 million.

Working at a Smoke Shop

October 19th 2015  –  A brief article detailing what it's like to work at a smoke shop.

DEA Still wages war on Cannabis, Wasting Taxpayer Money

October 7th 2015  –  In 2014, the DEA spent $960,000 in eradicating 16,067 cannabis plants. Doing the math, it cost the US government roughly $60 per plant to destroy. This price tag is unusually high considering the average nationwide per-plant-destruction cost is $4.20 according to the Washington Post.

Netherlands Medical Cannabis System Ahead of Canada

October 5th 2015  –  The Cannabis Bureau is a department of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport of The Netherlands. It is responsibly for overseeing the production of cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes. Some of the questions with answers given by the Dutch government include: According to the Dutch government, what medical conditions can cannabis help with? What is the official government information about cannabis side-effects? What is the best way to use medical cannabis according to the official guidelines? Which is the safest way to consume cannabis according to the Dutch government? The answers are very informative and some are surprising in the frankness of their answers.

What a Shaman Sees in A Mental Hospital

October 2nd 2015  –  In the shamanic view, mental illness signals “the birth of a healer,” explains Malidoma Patrice Somé. Thus, mental disorders are spiritual emergencies, spiritual crises, and need to be regarded as such to aid the healer in being born.

Cannabis for Migranes

September 30th 2015  –  I've certainly known for a long time, on the rare occasion when I get a migraine, Cannabis is the cure. Rather than laying in a dark room with my head under a pillow cursing every loud noise, I vaporize a small bowl and almost instantly feel like I can actually get something done. Now there is research supporting my experience.

Seed Vault contains 21,500 Cannabis Seeds

September 28th 2015  –  The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, aka the Doomsday Seed Vault, is located in Norway's Svalbard archipelago. It contains seeds from all over the world, including and certainly not limited to, cannabis. More cannabis seeds are being kept in The Doomsday Seed Vault than there are for asparagus, blueberry or raspberry seeds stored at the facility.