Some Non-Profit Organizations Are Still Wary Of Marijuana Industry Donations

I have said many times that the marijuana community can do big things outside of the marijuana world. The marijuana community over the years has built a machine that can spread awareness like no other, pool together resources like no other, and mobilize volunteers like no other. These things have…

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A Very Big California Marijuana Legalization Announcement Is Coming Tomorrow

(image via wikipedia) California is the biggest marijuana legalization domino that is in play for 2016. I have had many conversations with members of the mainstream media about California, and I have said many times that many people will measure the success of the 2016 campaign by whether or not…

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Bernie Sanders To Clinton – Serious Criminal Justice Reform Must Include Ending Marijuana Prohibition

Criminal justice reform is a very popular topic these days in politics. There are many politicians out there that now act like they invented the idea of reforming America’s criminal justice system, even though they were nowhere to be found on the issue in years past. But, even though they…

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The Winner Of The First Ever TWB Halloween Marijuana Pumpkin Carving Contest

Happy Halloween from The Weed Blog! Earlier this month I posted an article encouraging people to send us pictures of their marijuana themed Halloween pumpkin carvings. I received several e-mails with entries, and after looking them over with Jay Smoker, we have picked the one that we thought stood out…

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Double Standard? Marijuana Or Hemp? DEA Indian Tribe Raid Raises Questions

By Phillip Smith Taking advantage of a 2014 Justice Department memo giving Indian tribes a green light to participate in marijuana commerce, as well as a 2014 congressional vote allowing for industrial hemp pilot programs, Wisconsin’s Menominee Tribe earlier this year planted some 30,000 cannabis plants as part of a…

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Meet Jeff Mizanskey At The Industry Celebration And Benefit Event In Vegas Next Month

I am a big fan of Jeff Mizanskey. For those that are not familiar with Jeff Mizanskey, he was sentenced to life in prison in Missouri for non-violent, marijuana-only offenses. After serving over two decades of that prison sentence, and after a very concerted effort by cannabis activists and his…

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