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THEATRE REVIEW:  “Yes Weed Can” At Second City Hollywood

THEATRE REVIEW: “Yes Weed Can” At Second City Hollywood

“Yes Weed Can” is a musical comedy packed with big laughs and upbeat hilarious songs, but it’s not your typical stoner fare. You will leave the theater with an education in the ridiculous history of marijuana prohibition in America (and sore abs). Writers Shawn Handlon & Jaime Moyer weave hilarious historical flashbacks throughout the main […]

International Summit On Cannabis Brings US Cannabis Industry And Former Mexican President Together

International Summit On Cannabis Brings US Cannabis Industry And Former Mexican President Together

PHOTO: Memorials in Mexico from deaths resulting from Drug War policy. A little after high noon a press conference for the “International Summit on Cannabis” began as Harborside Health Center CEO and recent federal cause célèbre, Steve DeAngelo, welcomed the rather thin turnout of media assembled in one of the ballrooms at the venerable Sir […]

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 […]