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Support New Approach Oregon’s Legalization Fundraiser!

Support New Approach Oregon’s Legalization Fundraiser!

New Approach Oregon is pushing forward with their eyes on the prize: legalization in the state of Oregon via a ballot initiative that voters will get to decide on this November. New Approach Oregon is backing Oregon Initiative 91, a proposal which would legalize cannabis use for all adults in the state of Oregon. In […]

Mexicans Are Awesome, Marijuana Is Too!

Mexicans Are Awesome, Marijuana Is Too!

As a cannabis activist, I think it’s helpful to have some understanding about how prohibition began. For me, I began to form my opinion after reading from Jack Herer’s book, The Emperor Wears No Clothes. I know the term “marijuana” was created by William Randolph Hearst’s yellow journalism. I also know his newspapers had a huge […]

LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Madeline Martinez, sole proprietress of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe, is a board member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and one of the founding members of the NORML Women’s Alliance (NWA) Foundation. A grandmother of six and former police officer, she knows the failures of prohibition and is aware of the very […]