Happy New Year: Recreational marijuana now legal in California

Published: Jan 1, 2018, 6:48 am • Updated: Jan 1, 2018, 8:45 am By Brian Melley, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The arrival of the new year in California brought with it broad legalization of marijuana, a much-anticipated change that comes two decades after the state was the first to…

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“We’re about 80 percent happy”: North Dakota medical marijuana compromise hammered out

Published: Apr 13, 2017, 3:25 pm • Updated: Apr 13, 2017, 6:15 pm By James Macpherson, The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — The Legislature on Thursday approved a set of rules to govern the use of medical marijuana in North Dakota, an uncomfortable compromise for many Republican lawmakers in the…

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‘There’s 3 million drug addicts, I’d be happy to slaughter them’: Philippines drug war has turned into genocide

Published: Oct 6, 2016, 10:38 am • Updated: Oct 7, 2016, 8:00 am By Maia Szalavitz, The Washington Post Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently admitted what has been plain since he took office and the killings started: He’s committing genocide. “Hitler massacred 3 million Jews,” he said. (The actual number…

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Happy 420!

Happy 420 Day, Cannabisseurs. Today, hundreds of thousands of potheads will celebrate across the globe as a “Hash-Bashing Holy Day”.  In the early 1970s in California, a group of San Rafael High School students known as the “Waldos,” for their hangout spot – a wall outside of the school grounds –…

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People Are Not Happy About Proposed Alaska Marijuana Regulations

Alaska voters approved recreational marijuana legalization and regulation during the 2014 Election. Alaska joined Oregon and Washington D.C. who also voted to legalize in 2014, and Colorado and Washington who voted to legalize in 2012. The proposed rules that will govern the recreational marijuana industry in Alaska were released yesterday.…

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