victims of the drug war

Movement Within a Movement: the Ice Bucket Challenge and Cannabis Activism

Movement Within a Movement: the Ice Bucket Challenge and Cannabis Activism

Imagine, if you will, all the causes that you envision yourself standing behind. Imagine the passion, the determination, the endless hours, the research, the people, the patients, the veterans, the organizations, the countless kind souls trying to make a difference, the activists, the advocates and all the other aspects behind the scenes that it takes […]

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

Illegal Medicine: The Struggle of A Southern Medical Marijuana Activist

I find it surreal, this world I live in…a world that feels like a dream of how the future is not supposed to be. Ours is a world full of people who are suffering, living with pain that could be eased by a plant… a simple, beautiful flower. But they may not be allowed to […]

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 […]