Day: August 3, 2013

Why Kerlikowske?

So as far as I can tell, there hasn’t been a huge buzz about President Obama nominating ONDCP director Gil Kerlikowske for the post of Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection.

The best article about Kerlikowske’s planned departure is from Eric Sterling

Kerlikowske has been an unimaginative drug czar, often invisible. Having come from Seattle, […]

Marijuana Adventure: Swashbuckling For Sativa Strains

Over the last year or so I’ve read about and on occasion met with the newly minted ‘cannabis CEOs’ in America (men and women who’re at the vanguard of creating a sustainable cannabis industry in America post prohibition). Most of them talk in couched terms regarding what they ‘hope’ to see happen with a legal cannabis market in the US or issue over-the-top and breathless press releases that seek to attract investor attention. However, Vice Magazine has produced a very fascinating and revealing short documentary featuring a real life cannabis […]

Is the UN losing its appeal?

So the INCB came out with strongly worded statements against Uruguay and its marijuana legalization, but instead of cowering and giving in…

Uruguay President to defend legal marijuana at UN

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A spokesman for Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica said he will deliver a major speech defending the country’s marijuana licensing plan at […]

This will make you furious

Sorry, but you need to read it.

Father of murdered foster child speaks

DFPS removed [Alex] from her parent’s home last November for “neglectful supervision.”

Hill admits they were smoking pot when their daughter was asleep.

“We never hurt our daughter. She was never sick, she was never in the hospital, and she never had […]