Should PTSD Patients Use Cannabis? Vets Say Yes

Update June 2017: Finally! 5 years after full legalization in Colorado and 16 years after medical marijuana legalization, veterans are now allowed to use marijuana in Colorado for PTSD without risking their Federal VA benefits. Inclusion as a legitimate medical use means Vets and others with PTSD can acquire medical cannabis that is best suited for treating anxiety and related symptoms […]

Why The Obama Administration is Still Mum on Marijuana

It seems like we’ve been waiting an eternity on the Obama Administration to tell us how they will handle marijuana. Because the federal laws on marijuana differ so greatly from the states’ and those states greatly differ from one another, a medical marijuana patient, for example, doesn’t know quite where they stand in regards to […]

Meet the “Marijuana Moms” Who Say Cannabis Makes Them Better Parents

Many parents spend their days either under the influence of alcohol or prescription pills. One they tell themselves they need and the other a doctor tells them they need. In fact, most doctors show no hesitation in prescribing  often dangerous and addictive drugs to parents across the U.S. Parents who have important responsibilities and can’t […]

Pot and Pop Culture

When you are watching a TV show and one of the characters takes a drink of alcohol, most people don’t even think about it. They could have taken a drink of anything, or even taken a bite of a sandwich; it all comes across as a routine part of the character’s day, and therefore a […]

Could Florida Be Next for Medical Marijuana Legislation?

Update Jan 2014: Supporters say they have gathered 1.1 million signatures for, so it is all but assured medical marijuana will be on the ballot for Florida voters to consider this November. Amazing work by United for Care in getting it done! With all the momentum behind this effort, some pundits are even speculating that […]

Just How Much Tax Money Can Legal Marijuana Generate?

Now that marijuana legalization is a viable political discussion in the United States, the subject of taxation of the blessed herb has become a contentious one. Many want to know just how much legal marijuana will be taxed, while some wonder if it will generate enough revenue to make a difference in the budget shortfalls […]

US Attorney Defends Medical Marijuana Crackdown in California

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag is defending her use of civil forfeiture lawsuits against medical marijuana dispensaries and their landlords, the most recent being her suit against Berkeley Patients Group, one of the oldest and most respected dispensaries in the state of CA.

What Poses More Danger to Children: Marijuana Edibles or Irresponsible Parents?

Children face many dangers in today’s world. Violence, disease and poor future economic prospects are just some of these things kids are facing. But one thing poses a bigger danger to children than anything else: irresponsible parents.

Efforts to Repeal Marijuana Legalization in Colorado Flailing, Retail Sales to be Delayed

A few days ago reports began coming out of Colorado of an effort to repeal Amendment 64, the state’s new recreational marijuana law. Now come reports that the repeal effort is dying, but it seems there will be a delay in the regulations for retail marijuana distribution points until lawmakers can hammer out the details […]

Multiple Sclerosis Patient, Her Husband and Another MMJ Activist Fight to Get Their Children Back

On Monday Lindsey and Josh Rinehart gathered on the steps of the Idaho statehouse in Boise with some supporters to protest Idaho’s stance on medical marijuana and the taking of the couple’s children and another woman’s children by authorities.