Daily Archives: September 3, 2014

Poem: Amor Vincit Omnia (Love Conquers All)

Poem: Amor Vincit Omnia (Love Conquers All)

Different time zones Different lives altogether Sea level to my mountain altitude Your hand touches the tea kettle Thousands of miles away I feel the mint touch my tongue I hear the crashing of porcelain Onto a tiled floor Yet my feet are on carpet There is no tea for me here. In a dresser drawer Lie […]

What is Dravet Syndrome and Why Should You Care?

What is Dravet Syndrome and Why Should You Care?

Dravet syndrome is a condition that has been heavily referenced in a lot of mainstream media articles and reports about medical marijuana or the medical applications of cannabis. Many times, however, the condition is glossed over, leaving those who have never heard of it before wondering what Dravet syndrome really is. Dravet syndrome is genetic […]

Why All Cannabis Advocates Should Support Hemp Legislation

Why All Cannabis Advocates Should Support Hemp Legislation

There are quite a few cannabis-related bills in Congress. In fact, a quick search showed more than 10. My favorite is HR 499, the Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act. But according to Govtrack.us, HR 499 has a zero percent chance of passing. Why? Because it was assigned to the Judiciary Committee, which is focused on […]

Petition: Free Jeff Mizanskey, Serving Life Without Parole for Marijuana

Petition: Free Jeff Mizanskey, Serving Life Without Parole for Marijuana

There’s a petition on Change.org that has been building momentum. It is a petition requesting clemency from the Governor of Missouri for a man who has been in prison for twenty years and faces life without parole for a non-violent cannabis crime. Jeff Mizanskey was sentenced under Missouri’s harsh three-strikes law. He had been arrested […]