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One of Angela’s Brown’s Two Charges for Treating Her Son With Cannabis Dropped

One of Angela’s Brown’s Two Charges for Treating Her Son With Cannabis Dropped

This last week, there was some minor positive progress in Angela Brown’s pending prosecution; on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015, a district judge in Minnesota dropped the pending child endangerment charge Brown was facing. She is still facing a charge of contributing to the need for child protection and will theoretically go to trial to answer […]

Decades-Old Rape Kits Being Tested, Assailants Being Prosecuted

Decades-Old Rape Kits Being Tested, Assailants Being Prosecuted

Content Note: This article discusses rape and rape culture. In 2009, a Detroit prosecutor discovered something horrifying: there was a backlog of untested rape kits in a warehouse, some dating all the way back to the 1980s. After records were checked, it turned out that there were more than 11,000 (11,303, to be exact) untested […]

‘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 […]

ATMs in Legal Dispensaries Shut Down, Cutting off Cash for Customers

ATMs in Legal Dispensaries Shut Down, Cutting off Cash for Customers

One of the ways retail cannabis dispensaries and medical marijuana dispensaries have been able to operate in a country that doesn’t allow them to actually bank has been via the use of on-site ATMs, registered to their business or a neighboring business. These machines may either dispense cash directly to customers or allow them to […]

Job Security vs. Personal Freedoms: An Analysis of Priorities

Job Security vs. Personal Freedoms: An Analysis of Priorities

Trigger Warning: This article discusses a police raid. I’ve been living my life inside a confirmation bias bubble for a few years now. The bubble has meandered a bit as I educated myself with the help of my hunni, my like-minded online community and Mr. Google. But for the most part, because of my own […]

Denver Police: Watch Out for Medicated Halloween Candy

Denver Police: Watch Out for Medicated Halloween Candy

That’s it, trick or treating is canceled! Okay, not really, unless the Denver Police Department gets its way. Why else would they be trying to scare local parents about their kids being poisoned by pot candy? Yesterday, they released a video on their YouTube channel warning all parents to forget about the razor blade in […]

What Would Jesus Do?  Probably Not Protest Marijuana Dispensaries

What Would Jesus Do? Probably Not Protest Marijuana Dispensaries

In a very un-Christlike display, Mount Calvary Christian Center, a Seattle church run by pastor Reggie Witherspoon, descended on the newly opened Uncle Ike’s dispensary yesterday. The shop, which has been open since Tuesday, September 30th, 2014, is apparently too close to their church for comfort, and they’re throwing the whole “love your neighbor as […]

PA Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill, Removes AIDS, Smoking, Vaporizing

PA Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill, Removes AIDS, Smoking, Vaporizing

The Pennsylvania State Senate voted in a landslide to pass the state’s medical marijuana bill, which had just been approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier in the week.¬†There were only seven votes against the bill, all Republicans. Now, the State House of Representatives will need to make a decision, and quickly, if the bill […]

Minnesota Mom Charged For Giving Son Cannabis Oil, Despite State MMJ Law

Minnesota Mom Charged For Giving Son Cannabis Oil, Despite State MMJ Law

Mothers with sick children understand desperation in a way few other people can; how do you sit passively by while someone you love suffers unnecessarily?¬† Angela Brown, like many mothers with a severely ill child, was relieved and grateful when her state finally approved and passed a medical marijuana law that would provide her son […]

Medical Cannabis Gets 87-Year-Old Woman Kicked out of Housing

Medical Cannabis Gets 87-Year-Old Woman Kicked out of Housing

It truly sounds like something published by The Onion: an 87-year-old who has rented the same subsidized apartment for the last five years is being kicked out for violating their drug policy even though she lives in Durango, Colorado and has a recommendation from her doctor for her cannabis use. Reportedly, a compliance officer smelled […]