Letters: Meeting with the enemy demonstrates hypocrisy; Bad for marijuana business, good for criminals; This land is our land; Agree to disagree (2/20/20)

Meeting with the enemy demonstrates hypocrisy This past weekend, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., secretly met with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Murphy justified this meeting by saying, “I think it’s dangerous to not talk to your enemies. Discussions and negotiations are a way to ease tensions and reduce the chances…

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Employees Who Smoke Weed are Good For Business – Worker’s Comp Claims Drop in Legal States

Why not caring if your workers smoke weed is good for business There has long been the discussion about “cannabis at the workplace” and how it will impact the bottom-line for companies. Some people believe that by legalizing cannabis you’ll reduce productivity within the workplace – however, evidence suggests that…

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Weedmaps makes good on pledge to drop rogue cannabis shops

IRVINE — Facing massive fines from state regulators, Irvine-based Weedmaps has taken major strides toward fulfilling its pledge to drop ads for illicit cannabis shops from its online directory, cutting about 2,700 rogue stores from its site since the start of this year. The company’s long-awaited move to follow state…

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More Depressed People are Using Cannabis Now – And That is a Good Thing!

More Depressed People are Using Cannabis – And that’s a good thing! I recently read a Reuters Article that claimed that “more depressed people are using cannabis”. As one can imagine, the final thoughts on the article was “This is not a good thing” however, today we’ll be running through…

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Why Tegridy Christmas Snow Makes a Good Point about Legal Drugs

Why Tegridy Christmas Snow Makes a Good Point about Legal Drugs South Park has had one hell of season thus far. The 23rd Season of the controversial show has given us such glorious episodes like “Mexican Joker”, “Banned in China”, “Board Girls” and a whole bunch of Tegridy-themed marijuana episodes.…

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Why are We Afraid of Feeling Good? – THC’s Battle for Mainstream Acceptance

Why do we fear Euphoria? THC’s Battle for Mainstream Acceptance There is no doubt in most people’s mind about the therapeutic benefits of cannabis. Since 1997, when California first legalized cannabis for medical purposes, millions of medical patients have sought relief from the plant. This was all “pre-mainstream acceptance”. During…

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Is the FBI Sticking Their Nose into the Cannabis Industry Good News or Bad News?

FBI Looking to Snuff Out “Public Corruption” within the Cannabis Industry The FBI recently released a minute and a half sound bit where they are talking about the potential for “public corruption” within the cannabis industry. What this refers to is public officials taking bribes for giving out licenses. The…

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