Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fixin’ Stupid: The War on Weed 2.0

Fixin’ Stupid: The War on Weed 2.0

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.                                                        -Bertrand Russell What is it about Marijuana that is worth […]

Utah CARE: Get to Know Your Legislators With a Survey About Cannabis

Utah CARE: Get to Know Your Legislators With a Survey About Cannabis

The subject of cannabis in politics is certainly a hot one for 2014, even throughout Utah. A grassroots organization, Utah CARE – Cannabis Awareness, Reform and Education – has taken the challenge of asking every candidate for each political office their personal opinion regarding whole plant cannabis reform. Thus far, over 200 candidates have been […]

What to Pack for a Visit to Colorado

What to Pack for a Visit to Colorado

PHOTO: Above Timberline Falls/Steven Bratman The Centennial State is full of majestic vistas, namely the Rocky Mountains due just west of Denver. As the city prepares for free-thinkers and curiosity seekers during the week leading up to April 20th, please remember that the Mile High City isn’t just called that because cannabis laws are more […]

4/20: How To Crochet A Pot Wallet to Carry Your Holiday Stash!

4/20: How To Crochet A Pot Wallet to Carry Your Holiday Stash!

PHOTO: Denver, CO 4/20 The time has come to crochet yourself a pot wallet.  If you don’t already have a medical marijuana card, you will soon, don’t worry.  Better make this now and be ahead of the curve. Beginner crocheters ought to be fine with this pattern as long as they have a good understanding of […]

Reform Report: Second Annual Southern Cannabis Reform Conference in Atlanta

Reform Report: Second Annual Southern Cannabis Reform Conference in Atlanta

The 2nd annual Southern Cannabis Reform conference was held in Atlanta on March 22nd.  The South is often thought of as caboose of cannabis reform; however, there are still positive strides in reform being made in Georgia and though out the southern United States. Activists in the South face extreme social and political conservatism when […]

SWAT’s Up: Michigan Cops Arrest and Charge Ganja Grandmother

SWAT’s Up: Michigan Cops Arrest and Charge Ganja Grandmother

Some days in Michigan, it’s hard to remember that we’re making progress. Even as public opinion has turned against the War on Drugs, law enforcement continues to crack down on cannabis users and growers, including licensed growers and caregivers. Given the economic condition of our state, it is beyond frustrating to see copious police resources […]

The Return of the Boston Pot Report

The Return of the Boston Pot Report

Submitted by Cara Crabb-Burnham and Keith Saunders After a 6-month hiatus, a move to a new internet radio station, a reunion of the ‘A’ lineup, and a return to Friday afternoons, the Boston Pot Report did not miss a beat on its WEMF Radio debut on April 4. “It feels like going home again, having […]

4/20: To Celebrate & Remember

4/20: To Celebrate & Remember

April 20th will soon be upon us with little festivals and large gatherings that will hopefully welcome those who celebrate the cannabis plant and the dream of freedom with love and a safe place to partake in sacrament, medicine or revelry. As the countdown to that hallowed time on that hallowed day, there will be […]

Mother/Activist Paula Joana Confronts Governor Chris Christie

Mother/Activist Paula Joana Confronts Governor Chris Christie

PHOTO: Lefty Grimes/Sativa Cross By now, many of you have already seen the footage of Paula Joana confronting New Jersey Governor Chris Christie yesterday at a town hall meeting in Fairfield. If you haven’t seen it already, here it is. Have some tissues handy before pressing play: Video credit: Lefty Grimes/Sativa Cross I wanted to […]

New Jersey Should Tax and Regulate Marijuana

New Jersey Should Tax and Regulate Marijuana

PHOTO: Lefty Grimes/SativaCross The Coalition for Medical Marijuana-New Jersey urges the state to adopt a program of legalized, taxed and regulated marijuana distribution for adults, similar to the program in Colorado. This is the most efficient way to meet the needs of the numerous patients in this state who can be helped by medical marijuana. […]