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  •  Smoking pipes are displayed during a ComfyTree Cannabis Academy conference February 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.
    Texas lawmaker pushes for marijuana legalization in the Lone Star State
    With recreation pot now legal in the states of Colorado, Washington, and most recently Alaska, Texas state Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview has introduced bill in the state legislature to completely decriminalize marijuana in the Lone Star State,...
  • Marijuana business is booming
    Money from legal marijuana sales flowing in with no banking services to help
    With the legalization of marijuana in several states in the US, it opens up other problems such as what to do with the income received at the marijuana shops. The multibillion dollar pot industry is lacking in the ability to deal with banks,...
  • Colorado Pot-repreneur Anthony Franciosi Revolutionizes The Marijuana Marketplace & Puts Organic Weed On The Forefront With His All-Natural Cultivation Methods
    Pot-repreneur Anthony Franciosi Revolutionizes The Marijuana Marketplace
    Stacey Chillemi: Is marijuana addictive?Anthony Franciosi: Marijuana is not addictive in the way that nicotine, alcohol, prescription drugs, or hard drugs can be. Stopping the use of marijuana is much easier to do than quitting these other...
  • Oregon passes marijuana Measure 91.
    Oregon passes Marijuana 91: No smoking in public until July 2015
    Yes, you read the headline correctly. Although Oregon voters gave the nod to legalized marijuana Tuesday the law won’t go into effect until July 2015; with retail sales permitted the following year.According to U.S. Today and oher national...
  • Marijuana "decriminalized" in Philadelphia
    Philly cops to confiscate money from marijuana users instead of arresting them
    Media enforced hysteria over marijuana has been declining significantly during the past decade, with Colorado's limited legalization of the plant last year signifying a shift in influence over marijuana policy from an older less tolerant...
  • Charlo Greene, a former reporter for KTVA
    Alaska reporter quits on live TV to focus on her weed business
    KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quit her job during the station's 10 pm newscast on Sunday. After presenting a story about the Alaska Cannabis Club, Greene revealed herself to be the club's actual owner and said she would be leaving the...
  • Legalization of Cannabis
    Marijuana: Not so green after all
    The push to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes has created an unexpected and unprecedented environmental issue. If legislators are not proactive, we could end up with severe ecological damage in areas where marijuana is...
  • Colorado Pot Store
    Finally: Legit Libertarian criticism from mainstream media
    Without understanding the many faces of libertarianism – minarchists, anarchists, partyarchs, non-voters, consequentialists, moralists, realists, idealists, agorists, voluntaryists -- syndicated columnist Michael Gerson takes on libertarians...
  • Legalizing Medical Marijuana: Will Floridians benefit financially?
    Legalizing Medical Marijuana: Will Floridians benefit financially?
    The debate about benevolent Medical Marijuana legalization started in Florida. Both sides of the argument are making their voice heard and giving Floridians all the information needed for the proper vote.Since it was approved by the supreme court...
  • CO supports legal pot
    New poll says majority of Coloradans still support legal marijuana
    Nearly four months after becoming the first state in the U.S. to offer recreational sales of small amounts of marijuana to adults over the age of 21, Coloradans are still high on legal weed, according to a new poll released by Quinnipiac...
  • An attendee wears a '420' necklace at Hempfest on April 20, 2014, in Seattle, Washington. Seattle Hempfest is an annual event for the purpose of educating the public about the benefits of marijuana and advocating for its decriminalization.
    First signs of plan for marijuana taxation reported
    The legalization of marijuana for personal use in Colorado and Washington and moves by other states to legalize or liberalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes has prompted new research that intends to be health oriented. Beau Kilmer...
  • NJ marijuana bill
    New Jersey State Senator introduces bill to legalize marijuana
    A New Jersey State Senator introduced a bill to legalize marijuana on Monday, making the Garden State the latest battleground for pro-legalization efforts.According to the Newark Star-Ledger, Sen. Nicholas Scutari, (D-Union), introduced...
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    California is suffering from hubris.
    I got this piece by Hunter Lewis from Chuck Mann on Facebook. It gives a good general economic background for what I want to address in California in this installment of the Grumpy Libertarian. I edited for some typos in the version I copied, but...
  • Washington pot business
    Washington state issues first legal-marijuana business license
    Washington state issued its first legal-marijuana business license yesterday to the makers of the “super joint.”Sean Green, CEO of the awesomely-named Kouchlock Productions, was awarded a business license by the state Liquor Control...
  • Florida: a gold mine of marijuana ethanol 'marithanol'
    Florida: a gold mine of marijuana ethanol 'marithanol'
    While many are debating the topic of marijuana legalization for recreational and medicinal purposes, we are missing one of the most helpful aspects of the marijuana plant; organic material yield. The marijuana plant, if legalized for commercial...