Daily Archives: July 31, 2014

The Sentencing Project Finds Reducing Prisoners Reduces Crime

The Sentencing Project Finds Reducing Prisoners Reduces Crime

The Sentencing Project, an organization dedicated to tracking and exposing inequalities in the criminal justice system, has released a new report that takes a surprising stance on criminal activity and prison. The report, titled “Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States,” analyses the broad impact of the efforts of three states to intentionally […]

Poem: Good Math

Poem: Good Math

  I have to be twice as good on half as much. Twice as talented, half as much the fool. Four times as willing, eight times as slick. Twice that and that’s my drive to sixteen times as quick. I have to get there half as quick in my head, if I took twice as […]

Petition Asks News York Times to Stop Testing Employees for Cannabis

Petition Asks News York Times to Stop Testing Employees for Cannabis

Despite the fact that The New York Times has taken a strong editorial position in favor of ending the failed federal prohibition on marijuana, the New York Times Company continues to unnecessarily drug test new employees for marijuana. As recent editorials demonstrate, The Times editorial board and its publisher feel strongly about ending┬áthe practice of […]

SERIES BOOK REVIEW: Stinky Steve Explains Medical Marijuana

SERIES BOOK REVIEW: Stinky Steve Explains Medical Marijuana

When Maggie Volpo sent me the first book in her Stinky Steve series, I was charmed to see the wonderful illustrations by Mauricio J. Flores and the intelligent, compassionate way Maggie approaches educating children about medical cannabis. It is written in poetry form with a great rhythm that is friendly to children, making it easier […]

Colorado Cannabis Industry Reacts to PA Senator Leach’s Tour

Colorado Cannabis Industry Reacts to PA Senator Leach’s Tour

PA Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) giving the thumbs-up at 3D Cannabis Center in Denver, CO – PHOTO: Diane Fornbacher Before my family and I moved from Collingswood, New Jersey to Highlands Ranch, Colorado, I had already been in contact with Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery) because he’s been such a proponent of medical cannabis […]