Daily Archives: October 10, 2014

MJBA Women’s Alliance Hosts Ladybud Publisher Diane Fornbacher

MJBA Women’s Alliance Hosts Ladybud Publisher Diane Fornbacher

Join MJBA Women’s Alliance & Eden Labs for an exclusive evening with Ladybud Magazine publisher Diane Fornbacher and dynamic personal and business finance expert Debbie Whitlock. Get inspired to lead the way with other major women leaders in the cannabis industry, including mistress of ceremonies Shawn DeNae Waggenseller of Washington Bud Company, legal pioneer, Anne […]

GEORGIA 10/13: Rally in Support of Slain Grandfather Amid False Drug Claims

GEORGIA 10/13: Rally in Support of Slain Grandfather Amid False Drug Claims

Peachtree NORML will be holding a rally in support of the Hooks family on Monday October 13 in front of the Laurens County Courthouse in Dublin. For more information please see the event page here. When Teresa Hooks looked outside the craft room window of her Georgia home one night last week, she saw hooded […]

Poem: Flash Bang Grenade Paragon

Poem: Flash Bang Grenade Paragon

Burn our babies Break our doors Flashbang grenade Flashbacks Track back Too many To count Bodies burning Shots fired No recourse America Confidence broken Where are we Where are we What has become of us?   Photo Credit: ePi.Longo (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Flickr

#UNACCEPTABLE: A Direct Action Demanding the State of MA Put Patients Before Politics

#UNACCEPTABLE: A Direct Action Demanding the State of MA Put Patients Before Politics

On November 6, 2012 Massachusetts residents voted overwhelmingly to allow citizens to have access to medical cannabis. Nearly two years later the will of the people has still not been implemented and patients are still forced to go without cannabis medicine, or to seek it out from often dangerous black market sources. It is unacceptable. […]

A Birmingham/Salt March Moment: The Cultural Tipping Point for Cannabis Legalization

A Birmingham/Salt March Moment: The Cultural Tipping Point for Cannabis Legalization

Before I became a stay-at-home dad for a medically fragile child, I was a social historian, studying how large groups of people forced “change from below” via organization and protests. With my specialty being African and African-American history, I spent a lot of time researching the history of the anti-colonial and civil rights movements. Now […]

Grand Jury Fails to Bring Charges in Flash Bomb Incident; Cops Not Responsible

Grand Jury Fails to Bring Charges in Flash Bomb Incident; Cops Not Responsible

In a predictable but outrageous turn of events, the Georgia Grand Jury reviewing the botched raid earlier this year that left Bounkham “Bou Bou” Phonesavanh’s face and torso severely damaged and burned decided that the police were not responsible for his injuries. For those not familiar with the case, the Habersham County SWAT team burst […]