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Since Denver legalized pot sales, revenue is up and crime is down

Posted by Smokey Hays on May 13, 2014 in Alaska Hemp, Legalize, Marijuana, News |

If America’s first marijuana legalization experiment is any indication, the end of prohibition can start smoothly. Since retail sales of recreational marijuana began in Colorado, revenues from marijuana sales have continued trending up. At the same time, crime in Denver, home of most recreational marijuana shops in the state, has dropped nearly across the board. Colorado and Denver’s experiment with legalization is, in other words, going well. The state is seeing its coffers filled with some extra revenue, as expected. And crime, despite warnings from law enforcement officials, isn’t rising.

Read More: http://www.vox.com/2014/5/13/5711370/since-denver-legalized-pot-sales-revenue-is-up-and-crime-is-down

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Feds: Banks, marijuana sellers can do business

Posted by Smokey Hays on February 19, 2014 in Legalize, News |

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration Friday gave banks a road map for conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers, so these new businesses can stash away savings, make payroll and pay taxes like any other enterprise. It’s not clear banks will get on board. Guidance issued by the Justice and Treasury departments is the latest step by […]


All Eyes on Florida and Alaska

Posted by Smokey Hays on February 19, 2014 in Marijuana |

Although cannabis law reform continues to take place across the country, residents of two states in the U.S. have the opportunity this year to drastically change the landscape in the movement to legalize recreational and medicinal cannabis; Alaska and Florida. In Alaska, voters will have the opportunity this August to legalize cannabis, through a constitutional amendment, […]

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Let’s Focus On Industrial Hemp

Posted by Smokey Hays on November 29, 2013 in Alaska Hemp, Hemp, News |

Norris McDonald and Roy Patrick, Contributors Industrial hemp is a ‘legal weed’ with annual sales in the United States (US) averaging about US$500 million dollars. This is expected to rise because of the push to decriminalize all forms of marijuana (cannabis sativa) especially its non-toxic cousin, the hemp plant. Ganja is merely one of 500 varieties […]


Over the Counter Brain Damage: Common ‘Medicines’ that Cause Long Term Cognitive Impairment

Posted by Smokey Hays on September 29, 2013 in Medijuana, News |

Drugs commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions negatively affect your brain, causing long term cognitive impairment. These drugs, called anticholinergics, block acetylcholine, a nervous system neurotransmitter. They include such common over-the-counter brands as Benadryl, Dramamine, Excedrin PM, Nytol, Sominex, Tylenol PM, and Unisom. Other anticholinergic drugs, such as Paxil, Detrol, Demerol and […]

California Volunteer Marijuana Eradicator Falls to His Death

Posted by Smokey Hays on September 23, 2013 in Amerika, Marijuana, News |

A volunteer for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife fell out of a helicopter and died while authorities were conducting a marijuana eradication effort in Tulare County Thursday. Shane Krogen becomes the 29th person to die in US domestic drug law enforcement operations so far this year.   The Los Angeles Times reported that Krogen was supervising […]

Marijuana : Latest News

Posted by Smokey Hays on September 23, 2013 in Amerika, Legalize, News |

The history of marijuana in the last century has been a slow process toward social acceptance. In the 1936 movie “Reefer Madness,” marijuana smokers were portrayed morally-depraved pot fiends . In the 1950s, marijuana was considered to be not just a dangerous drug, but a stepping stone to the use of heroin or even more […]

Family credits rare medical marijuana with helping epileptic son

Posted by Smokey Hays on September 23, 2013 in Medijuana, News |

A California family says a rare type of medical marijuana has helped control their 7-year-old son’s severe epilepsy, Fox 40 reported. Jayden David suffers from a debilitating form of epilepsy, which causes him to experience frequent seizures – some lasting up to 90 minutes. Until recently, Jayden took up to 20 types of medication every […]

D.C. Councilman Pushes Marijuana Legalization, Predicts Congress Would Allow It

Posted by Smokey Hays on September 23, 2013 in Amerika, Legalize, Marijuana, News |

The first medical marijuana stores opened in Washington, D.C., less than two months ago, but the D.C. Council is already considering legalizing the drug. At-large Councilman David Grosso, an independent, introduced legislation Tuesday to legalize marijuana possession and consumption for adults over 21. “Most people understand the role that marijuana has played in our community: […]

“New Beer” – Marijuana Policy Project NASCAR Ad

Posted by Smokey Hays on September 20, 2013 in Alaska Hemp, Legalize, Marijuana, News |

  Jul 25, 2013 NASCAR fans attending the 2013 Brickyard 400 races are being greeted by this ad on a jumbotron at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The spoof beer ad produced by the Marijuana Policy Project — http://www.mpp.org — highlights the relative safety of marijuana compared to alcohol by characterizing marijuana as a “new ‘beer’” with “no […]

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