Daily Archives: September 8, 2014

Philadelphia: Mayor To Sign Marijuana Depenalization Measure

Philadelphia: Mayor To Sign Marijuana Depenalization Measure

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Philly NORML Facebook City mayor Michael Nutter announced today that he will sign municipal legislation¬† into law decriminalizing marijuana possession penalties. Under the measure, penalties pertaining to the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis would be reduced from a criminal misdemeanor to a non-summary civil offense, punishable by a […]

Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference Begins Tomorrow, Registration Still Open

Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference Begins Tomorrow, Registration Still Open

Denver, Colorado will be hosting a three-day conference, beginning tomorrow, focusing on Marijuana for Medical Professionals. The conference will take place at the Sherman St. Event Center at 1770 Sherman Street in Denver, and will run from September 10th-September 12th, 2014. There are many reasons for medical professionals with an interest in cannabis to attend […]

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer Calls for Federal Investigation into Misuse of Public Funds To Oppose A Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer Calls for Federal Investigation into Misuse of Public Funds To Oppose A Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer is shining a spotlight on questionable, possibly illegal, practices being used by supporters of ongoing marijuana prohibition. He has sent a letter to the White House Drug Czar asking for an investigation into these tactics in the case of some lectures in Oregon, clearly intended to be anti-legalization and anti-cannabis, despite […]

Does Cannabis Lead to Wedded Bliss? Maybe the NFL Should Reconsider Their Testing Policy

Does Cannabis Lead to Wedded Bliss? Maybe the NFL Should Reconsider Their Testing Policy

Trigger Warning: Article discusses domestic abuse and links to a graphic video of a physical assault. There has been a lot of media coverage of a small study which indicates that intimate partner violence is a significantly lower risk in relationships where both parties regularly consume cannabis. Of course, cannabis has the immediate effect of […]

Lady Business: Bethany Moore from National Cannabis Industry Association

Lady Business: Bethany Moore from National Cannabis Industry Association

PHOTO CREDIT: Christie Lunsford for Ladybud Magazine Lady Business is a way for people both in the cannabis movement and industry to learn about the women who are making change happen as we enter a new paradigm of legalization. Ladybud Magazine is setting out to also educate those not yet in legal states — either […]