Current Federal Judge Supports Marijuana Legalization

U.S. federal appeals court Judge Juan Torruella told an audience in Puerto Rico on Tuesday that “the only realistic alternative” to America’s failed war on drugs is to experiment with legalization, “beginning with marijuana.” Torruella, 77, made his comments at the University of Puerto Rico’s law school, where he was a guest speaker for an […]

Happy Father-To-Be Celebrates By Smoking A Joint, In The Hospital!

“A Pennsylvania man celebrated his baby`s birth by lighting up a joint in the hospital smoking area, police said. Uniontown police Sgt. Jonathan Grabiak told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review a nurse smelled marijuana when she took a cigarette break in Uniontown Hospital`s designated smoking area, an enclosed shed, Tuesday. She saw two men in the shed, […]

Med. marijuana lawsuit against Walmart to begin

By Ed Brayton A lawsuit against Walmart for firing a Battle Creek man for using medical marijuana to help with an inoperable brain tumor despite such usage being legal in Michigan is set to begin on Friday in federal court in Grand Rapids. Joseph Casias uses medical marijuana in full compliance with Michigan law, but […]

Hemp biofuel blazes competition

by Grant Banks Researchers at University of Connecticut have found that industrial hemp has properties that make it attractive as a raw material for biofuel production While the food versus fuel debate continues to put crop-based biofuel production on the back burners it might just be Cannabis sativa that blazes the competition. Researchers at University […]

Cannabis Scratch and Sniff Cards

Dutch officials in Rotterdam and The Hague are hoping upwards of 30,000 people will commit their olfactory glands to the pursuit of illegal marijuana grow operations in Holland. The crime-busting plan involves sending out scratch & sniff cards impregnated with marijuana scent to 30,000 homes, hoping to educate people on how pot plants smell, so […]

The DEA wants to make it easier to sell marijuana

… if you’re a pharmaceutical company. It was, of course, fascinating (although unsurprising) how fast Marinol was able to get moved from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3. Marinol is, after all, synthetic THC (or dronabinol) and marketed to function the same as marijuana (although its limitations can be quite severe compared to whole plant cannabis). […]

Schwarzenegger: ‘No One Cares If You Smoke a Joint’

    Schwarzenegger       Tmz :    Soon-to-be-former governor of Kaleefornia Arnold Schwarzenegger couldn’t have been more blunt on the topic of weed last night — telling Jay Leno that in CA, “No one cares if you smoke a joint or not.”Ahnald hit “The Tonight Show” to talk about the recent elections, when […]