Monthly Archives: September 2013

Portland, OR: NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation To Host Fundraiser At The World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Portland, OR: NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation To Host Fundraiser At The World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Sunday, September 29th 2013 marks the first Pacific Northwest kick off event for the newly formed National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Women’s Alliance Foundation (NWAF). The “High Tea” fundraiser will be hosted by Madeline Martinez, NORML Women’s Alliance Founding Board Member, at the World Famous Cannabis Cafe. The fundraiser will begin at noon and […]

The Strange Case Of The Dying Bees

The Strange Case Of The Dying Bees

In the 1970 movie “No Blade of Grass,” a disease strikes grasses, which kills off most human and animal food: “Three cereals – rice, wheat, and maize (corn) – provide more than half of all calories eaten by humans. Of all crops, 70% are grasses [including oats, rye, sorghum, millet, and sugarcane].” –Wikipedia Colony Collapse […]

Holder, Say It Like You Mean It: Federal Prisoner Eddy Lepp On Holder’s Legalization Statement

Holder, Say It Like You Mean It: Federal Prisoner Eddy Lepp On Holder’s Legalization Statement

PHOTO: An overcrowded prison, WatchDog.org by Eddy Lepp, BOP Inmate #90157-011 Write to Eddy Lepp via La Tuna Federal Prison To start, if you talk to those who have been in here awhile (that can be ten to twenty years or even more), they will all tell you the same thing “I been hearing that […]

Into The Sunlight: The Fallacy Of Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Into The Sunlight: The Fallacy Of Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

by Janet Goree The heavy doors slam and lock behind me. I am assailed by the brightness of the sun on this beautiful winter day in Florida. I rush to my car to get my sunglasses. You are only allowed to take one pair of glasses into the facility and when I entered at 7:30 this morning, […]

Strawberry Cough Immune System Booster Smoothie

Strawberry Cough Immune System Booster Smoothie

PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher As the season has started to make its shift from warm summer to fall in Summit County, cooler weather patterns are flooding the county with daily rain storms. Mornings in the high country (10,000 ft or more in altitude) are in the low 50’s with mid 70’s during the day before the […]

PLAYLIST: Best Of Red Rocks 2013

PLAYLIST: Best Of Red Rocks 2013

Red Rocks Amphitheatre, near Denver, Colorado is the best place on earth to see a live music performance. It’s my favorite place to be during the summer and I’ve seen over 200 shows at this rugged and beautiful paradise. Here’s my Spotify music mix from the best shows this summer.’ Three amazing shows that form […]

Stop Giving Your Daughters Teen Magazines

Stop Giving Your Daughters Teen Magazines

Fuck you, Teen Magazines!  I fucking hate you! My grandmother got me a subscription to one of these shit rags when I was about 12-years-old and I got one every month in the mail for about three or four years.  I had these things coming out of my ass, issue after horrible, damaging, inane issue month […]

Medical Freedom Is A Farce

Medical Freedom Is A Farce

Cartoon by Mike Adams So let me see if I’ve got this right. We allow the adulteration of our food supply by profit-motivated Corporations, with deliberately unknowable doses of toxic chemical additives and assorted biological corruption – antibiotics, non-nutritive fillers, high-fructose corn syrup, bleached-then-“enriched” flours, endocrine-disrupting pesticides, brain-fucking synthetic colorings, unreported heavy metals and unlabeled […]

BREAKING: Michigan Court Breaks Law, Removes Six-Month-Old From Parents

BREAKING: Michigan Court Breaks Law, Removes Six-Month-Old From Parents

UPDATE: As of mid-afternoon on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013, the criminal charges filed against Steve and Maria Green in Oakland County (related to their legal medical marijuana growing operation) have been dropped. There has been no official statement as to whether or not this will affect the Ingham County DHS’s decision to remove their daughter from […]

The First Time I Smoked K2 Spice I Thought I Was Going To Die

The First Time I Smoked K2 Spice I Thought I Was Going To Die

I have seen a definitive increase in the number of stories in the mainstream media in the last few months about people using synthetic marijuana and experiencing frightening and sometimes fatal reactions. This week it was reported that three people in Colorado died recently after smoking synthetic marijuana, and up to 75 hospitalizations have been […]