Charlo Greene 2.0

Marijuana activist Charlo Greene, who famously quit her job as a reporter on live television with the words “Fuck it, I quit!” last year, gave herself a hard act to follow. After all, going as viral a…

Omar Figueroa, Attorney at Law

As a cannabis freedom lawyer, Omar Figueroa has witnessed the impact of prohibition, and how it destroys people lives. “The only way to stop seeing this is to change the laws,” he says. So unlik…

NJ Weedman

NJ Weedman I’m black, so obviously I support this concept that my life matters too. I also grew up in the suburbs of South Jersey, in a two-parent middle class home… I officially entered the cannabis …

Changing ideas about addiction

The war on drugs has been waged for over 100 years. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, we spend $500 per second on the war on drugs. The consequences of this war are easy to iden…

Prison Profiteers

The United States incarcerates more of its citizens than any other nation on earth The War on Drugs allowed the for-profit prison industry to flourish; now the private-prison companies’ lobbyists want…

In focus: Josh Stanley

The founder of Citiva Medical, an ongoing medical marijuana research organization and provider of cannabinoid medicine, Josh Stanley continues to be one of the driving forces pushing for advances in t…

Dr. Fry Released from Prison

Today, Dr. Marion “Mollie” Fry was released from Federal custody. After spending the majority of the last five years of her precious life in prison for defending patient’s rights everywhere, Mollie Fr…

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