Welcome to JackHerer.com -

Here you will find information about Jack Herer, maintained by Jeannie Herer. This website is used as a resource to keep you informed about Cannabis Hemp and the relevance it plays in our culture. Please share your comments to the articles and send us a message using the contact form.

In memory of Jack Herer

Recent News & Events

Cannabis reverses late-stage Alzheimer’s

by: Paul Fassa   Alzheimer’s disease has become the third-leading disease cause of death, behind heart disease and cancer. Its rate has risen almost exponentially over the past few decades, and the numbers are expected to triple by 2050. [1]Meanwhile, Big Pharma is clueless, which is a blessing in disguise, as some more effective, less […]

Read more.

How To Make Cannabis Bacon

Posted by Johnny Green via 420 studios I’m not one of those people that really loves bacon… But I acknowledge the stoner love of this greasy food. Potheads love bacon and I’ve been seeing a lot of bacon related posts pop up on social media so I wanted to share this cannabis bacon recipe with you […]

Read more.

Why add hemp seed to your diet? Here are the benefits

Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Living / Green Food CC BY 3.0 Trish Cowper Hemp seed is similar to flaxseed, but because hemp cultivation has historically been prohibited in most of the United States, its health benefits are less commonly known here. But as industrial hemp is putting down new roots in U.S., it’s worth getting reacquainted with the nutritional benefits of this seed. […]

Read more.

Marijuana could make roads safer, say US academics

Adam Vidler Associate Producer, 9NEWS.com.au Road fatalities have dropped in Colorado since marijuana was legalised, putting to bed fears of “drugged drivers” turning the roads into a bloodbath. Figures published in the Washington Post showed that in 2014, road fatalities had been lower than in 2013 for five of the seven months so far. Colorado has […]

Read more.

Fresno Cannabis Association opposes Senate Bill 1262

by Bud Green ( bud [at] fresnocannabis.org )   Senate Bill 1262 would institutionalize a chaotic and ever-changing patchwork of “wet” and “dry” cities and counties, leaving medical cannabis patients in Fresno and much of the Central Valley with no safe access to medical cannabis. This is the text of a letter delivered by FCA members to […]

Read more.

Marijuana penalty reduction introduced to Albuquerque Council

  One of the most controversial topics brought up at City Hall since the summer break has been the legalization of marijuana. Councilor Rey Garduno believes pot penalties should be reduced. Garduno told the media outside the council’s chambers Monday that if people arrested on marijuana charges have less than 1 ounce of marijuana on […]

Read more.

These growers know marijuana inside and out

BY JORDAN SCHRADER   The marijuana being sold legally at Washington’s new retail stores is the product of a loving but strict upbringing. By and large, it comes from plants that sprouted, grew and flowered under bright lights in climate-controlled rooms, every aspect of their cultivation tightly managed. Count Toni Reita out of all that. […]

Read more.

Italian team builds better bioplastics

Richard Jansen   “The new materials have a different combination of stiffness and stretchiness compared to both existing bioplastics and traditional plastics. They can also inherit the properties of the original plant, meaning parsley plastic could have antioxidant properties, or cinnamon plastic could be antibacterial.”   Full Article: http://www.tcetoday.com/latest%20news/2014/august/italian-team-builds-better-bioplastics.aspx

Read more.

Our view: Let’s legalize hemp

Editorial   Hemp is not marijuana. It looks like marijuana. It’s related to marijuana. But it’s not marijuana. You can’t get high off of it. But someday, maybe, you could get rich off of it. Well, OK, maybe not rich. But there might be some money to be made in a plant fiber so useful […]

Read more.

The Marijuana Retirement: How My Parents Became Late-Life Pot Moguls

By Anonymous   At some point in the middle of my 70-year-old mom’s bong rip, as the distinctive schalp schlap schlap sound echoed in the kitchen, it dawned on me that my family life had recently taken a strange turn. Through a haze of pungent smoke I saw not just the woman who raised me, but a late-life […]

Read more.