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Life In Prison For Pot And Other Travesties Of Marijuana Prohibition

Life In Prison For Pot And Other Travesties Of Marijuana Prohibition

Greener Culture September 5, 2014 0

Now that growing and selling marijuana are legitimate businesses in Colorado and Washington, the injustice of sending people to prison for engaging in those activities is starker than ever before. This week at Reason.com,

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For-profit firms not eligible for Colorado marijuana research grants

For-profit firms not eligible for Colorado marijuana research grants

Greener Culture September 4, 2014 0

For-profit companies will not be eligible to lead ground-breaking state-funded medical marijuana studies, under the terms of the grant program released Wednesday. In the official request for applications, the Colorado Department of Public Health

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2014 Emmys: Marijuana takes center stage

2014 Emmys: Marijuana takes center stage

Greener Culture August 26, 2014 0

The 66th Annual Primetime Emmys might have lacked in laughs, but it still managed to hit plenty of “high” notes. Monday night’s telecast was peppered in jabs and jokes centered on pot – which

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Bid to Expand Medical Marijuana Business Faces Federal Hurdles

Bid to Expand Medical Marijuana Business Faces Federal Hurdles

Greener Culture August 25, 2014 0

Behind a tall curtain of corn that hides their real cash crop from prying eyes, the Stanley family is undertaking an audacious effort to expand their medical marijuana business to a national market. For

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Marijuana Law Mayhem Splits U.S. as Travelers Get Busted

Marijuana Law Mayhem Splits U.S. as Travelers Get Busted

Greener Culture August 22, 2014 0

America is two nations when it comes to marijuana: in one it’s legal, in the other it’s not. The result is that people like B.J. Patel are going to jail. The 34-year-old Arizona man

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Recreational marijuana in Washington: High prices, pot shortages dog new industry

Recreational marijuana in Washington: High prices, pot shortages dog new industry

Greener Culture August 21, 2014 0

On a recent morning, New Vansterdam sat empty. A clutch of employees chatted behind a counter. Occasionally, the sound of a would-be customer rattling the locked metal gate at the entrance echoed through the

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Want to learn how to grow your own marijuana? Bally’s Atlantic City to host seminar

Want to learn how to grow your own marijuana? Bally’s Atlantic City to host seminar

Greener Culture August 18, 2014 0

A California school will hold a seminar this weekend in Atlantic City that teaches participants how to grow their own marijuana, according to a report on Philly.com. The four-day seminar kicks off Saturday at

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Cannabis oil helped cure my cancer, claims father who was given two years to live

Cannabis oil helped cure my cancer, claims father who was given two years to live

Greener Culture August 16, 2014 1

A father battling cancer claims cannabis helped cure him of the disease. Trevor Smith, 54, was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2012. Doctors told him that without immediate surgery to remove his bladder, prostate

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NFL’s marijuana challenge weighs pain relief vs. recreation

NFL’s marijuana challenge weighs pain relief vs. recreation

Greener Culture August 15, 2014 0

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it’s not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana’s possible benefits

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Banks are slowly welcoming legal marijuana dealers

Banks are slowly welcoming legal marijuana dealers

Greener Culture August 13, 2014 0

A top federal official on Tuesday said that 105 banks and credit unions are doing business with legal marijuana sellers, suggesting that federal rules giving financial institutions the go-ahead to provide services to dealers

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