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

Colorado to federal government: Let our colleges grow pot for research

BY ANDREW MACH   Colorado colleges may soon begin growing their own weed — that is, if a group of state officials have their way. In a letter sent to federal health and education officials last month, the state’s attorney general’s office asked for permission for Colorado’s colleges and universities to “obtain marijuana from non-federal government […]

Read more.

Federal Judge Weighing Constitutionality of Marijuana’s Classification

By Associated Press   A federal judge in California is weighing the constitutionality of a 45-year-old act that classifies marijuana as a dangerous drug along with LSD, cocaine and heroin. U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller in Sacramento held a five-day fact-finding hearing on the classification question late last year, and final arguments are scheduled […]

Read more.

Jamaica approves legal marijuana bill

by Oscar Pascual (Nine Mile, Jamaica)   Jamaica just took a long-awaited step towards legalizing marijuana with the approval of a new drug law bill. According to an AP report, the Jamaican cabinet’s Justice Minister Mark Golding announced on Wednesday that they are expected to introduce legislation in the Senate later this week. The bill […]

Read more.

Major California newspapers evolve on marijuana

by David Downs (By Michael Macor, for SF Chronicle) California newspapers have been leveled over the last 15 years by their lack of foresight and innovation with regard to the rise of digital media. Their thought-leadership regarding drug policy has been equally lacking. Down but not out, The Los Angeles Times andSan Francisco Chronicle show […]

Read more.

Medical marijuana vapour room set to serve veterans with PTSD

Veteran and Marijuana For Trauma employee Cory Pike says many people who suffer from PTSD continue to hide their medical marijuana use because of the stigma. (Catherine Harrop/CBC) Veterans Affairs Canada will now pay $300 toward the purchase of a vaporizer by a veteran with a prescription for marijuana.   Full Article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/medical-marijuana-vapour-room-set-to-serve-veterans-with-ptsd-1.2920278

Read more.

Oregon marijuana growers vie for real estate as they prepare for recreational market

By Noelle Crombie | The Oregonian/OregonLive   Cannabis producers and out-of-state entrepreneurs are already looking well beyond Oregon’s robust medical marijuana market to the recreational one, where for the first time government regulators will scrutinize growers, their practices and their plants. Nowhere is the trend more apparent than in the Portland area, where marijuana industry […]

Read more.

85,000 Sign Petition to Help Father Who Gave Cancer-Stricken Daughter Medicinal Cannabis

By First to Know   When Adam Koessler discovered his two-year-old daughter Rumer Rose had Stage 4 Neuroblastoma — a cancerous tumor that develops from nerve tissue, usually in infants and children — he sought a solution to ease her pain and help with her treatment. Unfortunately, he had to break the law to do it.  Koessler […]

Read more.

Variety of eco-friendly vehicles on display at annual auto expo

BY CARLY FIGUEROA   SANDY, Utah — The Utah International Auto Expo attracts those in the market for a new car–and even some of those who are not. All of the top dealers bring out their newest and best models, and with air quality being such an important issue for Utahns, FOX 13 News took […]

Read more.

The Feds Just Restricted The Law That Lets Police Seize Stuff From Innocent People

CHRISTINA STERBENZ, ERIN FUCHS AND REUTERS   State and local police in the United States will no longer be able to use federal laws to justify seizing property without evidence of a crime, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday. Under the official law, the Justice Department’s Equitable Sharing Program, local police departments can keep 80% […]

Read more.

Fort Peck Tribes vote to legalize medical marijuana

LOUIS MONTCLAIR, Fort Peck Journal   The Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board has voted to legalize medical marijuana on the reservation.   Full Article: http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/fort-peck-tribes-vote-to-legalize-medical-marijuana/article_a34d58a2-b47c-5a68-94bc-626a9cc9914b.html

Read more.