Monthly Archives: November 2014

New York City Decriminalization of Cannabis Begins Today

New York City Decriminalization of Cannabis Begins Today

Beginning today, November 19th, 2014, the possession of 25 grams of less of cannabis in the city of New York, New York will be punishable by a court summons instead of arrest and a misdemeanor charge. For a city long notorious for its racially biased stop and frisk practices, this shift in policy could be […]

Keystone XL Pipeline Defeated; Sioux Who Sang in Senate in Victory Arrested

Keystone XL Pipeline Defeated; Sioux Who Sang in Senate in Victory Arrested

Last night, the Senate chambers briefly filled with the sounds of a Crow Creek Sioux tribe member named Greg Grey Cloud singing in victory after the vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline Bill was not passed. The bill failed to pass by only one vote. This vote came after months of heated debate and increasingly […]

Epileptic Calls 911 for Ambulance, Gets Beaten By Cops and Denied Medical Attention

Epileptic Calls 911 for Ambulance, Gets Beaten By Cops and Denied Medical Attention

Andrea Starr has had Juvenile Myoclonic Syndrome for some time, so she recognized the epileptic seizure she was experiencing on the beach for what it was. After repeatedly waking up, disoriented on the beach, Starr realized that she was likely experiencing tonic-clonic seizures on October 11th, 2014. Having been treated for her seizures for years and […]

1 in 3 Campaign Speak Out Event November 20th

1 in 3 Campaign Speak Out Event November 20th

This Thursday, November 20th, 2014, is the 1 in 3 Campaign’s Abortion Speakout. As part of this national campaign, many women will share the stories of their abortions; some will do so live on Skype, some will speak from a studio in Washington DC, while others have already shared their stories to be read anonymously […]

65 Year-Old Cancer Patient Takes Magic Mushrooms, Her Life Changes Forever

65 Year-Old Cancer Patient Takes Magic Mushrooms, Her Life Changes Forever

This article was written by Cassius Methyl on 11/13 & was originally published by The Anti Media. It is an excellent analysis and report on the effect of psychedelics on those enduring great suffering. This story is not meant to diagnose the reader, simply to inform the public of a person’s experience. In August, a 65 year-old woman […]

‘Dollars & Sense of Risk, Financial Planning for Your Cannabis Business’ Event in Bellevue, WA November 22

‘Dollars & Sense of Risk, Financial Planning for Your Cannabis Business’ Event in Bellevue, WA November 22

Members of the professional cannabis world in Washington have an opportunity this weekend to attend a special event organized by the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and hosted at the Bellevue, Washington Red Lion. Entitled “Dollars & Sense of Risk & Financial Planning for Your Cannabis Business,” the event is slated to run from 9am to […]

‘Most Decorated Officer in Maine’ Accepts Plea For Sexually Assaulting 4 Year-Old

‘Most Decorated Officer in Maine’ Accepts Plea For Sexually Assaulting 4 Year-Old

Trigger Warning: This article discusses sexual abuse of a minor by a family member who is also a police officer. This article was written by Cassius Methyl and originally published by The Anti Media. It discusses the privilege experienced by law enforcement during the criminal justice process, even when said officers admit committing a grave […]

CNN’s Recent Ayahuasca Coverage: Medical Psychedelics Getting Mainstream Consideration

CNN’s Recent Ayahuasca Coverage: Medical Psychedelics Getting Mainstream Consideration

Not that long ago, most mainstream news sources were reticent to take an openly positive stance on medical marijuana. That has shifted dramatically in the last few years, thanks in part to CNN and other  major media outlets. Now, it seems that the reporters working for CNN are exploring some of the more popular psychedelic […]

POEM: Ayahuasca Awakening

POEM: Ayahuasca Awakening

Not a holy Man believer But embracing the goddess She covered all my insides With a purity of nature A thick, bitter juice For good and even measure. Singing began Goddesses and shamans Jazz flutes drums Spanish guitar Chorus rising and falling Shaking the ego loose Shaking me to let go. Fall away noise Be […]

Poem: Find Me

Poem: Find Me

Find me in the part of the sky where my sun rises and your sun sets. Find me in that moment where two souls connect. Find me in the glances where love blooms, Find me where the sun becomes the moon. Find me. #latenightpoet   Need some more beautiful words? Click here for previous poems […]