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The MORE Act

The MORE Act

I would be shocked at anyone who could not see the glaring bigotry in all of this. This is Cognitive Dissidence in its purest form. It’s apparent that the authors, even when faced with almost a century of history, still are not convinced that Cannabis does not pose any harm …

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Smoking Medicine

Smoking Medicine

If you’re a long-time Cannabis patient, chances are you have heard (many times) someone, most likely a physician, say “…medicine has NEVER been smoked!” …Quite often amid threats of COPD, emphysema or lung cancer. Well, as I would find out, that wasn’t quite true.

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a hopeful time

a hopeful time

A lot has happened since that magazine cover. History, apparently, has not played out exactly as we planned. It appears that the vernacular raced ahead of the law. Words like “legal”, have been stretched – practically to the point of breaking – as activists, “entrepreneurs” and profiteers raced to cash …

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Pedersen & Niehouse:  Felony Case Resolution

Pedersen & Niehouse: Felony Case Resolution

For the better part of two years, we have existed within the fear of an uncertain and terrible future. Five felonies is not a slap on the wrist. The Jefferson County DA’s office was seeking to make an example of us. We were being portrayed as organized crime. These were …

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Jack Splitt, Life of a Hero

Jack Splitt, Life of a Hero

It is in overcoming that heroes are born. When we rise above our daily challenges, when we reach beyond our own circumstance – no matter how great – and realize the need that eclipses our own – the greater need that effects our world – this is what makes a …

Cannabis and DUI

Cannabis and DUI

Without the means to accurately determine motor-function, or the lack there of through blood or urine tests, one would think the obvious resort would be to actually observe a crime, before considering a “stop, charge, fine or arrest”.

Why Removal from the CSL is So Important

Why Removal from the CSL is So Important

Completely removing Cannabis from a state’s CSL changes everything. Literally. And it would be the right thing to do. Once beyond the ignorance and propaganda that has revolved around Cannabis for almost a century, a new since of both freedom and responsibility will emerge. Cannabis will no longer be considered …

The Fallacy of “Baby Steps” in Cannabis Reform

The Fallacy of “Baby Steps” in Cannabis Reform

Cottage industries are created with each “baby step” that caters to prohibition at that particular level, becoming entrenched – politically and financially.  For them, greater freedom for all spells the end of their livelihood. With each “step”, more of those who supported REAL legalization are swayed to accept prohibition with …

Cannabis Restoration

Cannabis Restoration

Denying a patient access to the medication they require is the REAL crime – plain and simple. It’s time that freedom and liberty ring true in our nation. Only We, the People can ensure that our needs and wishes are preserved for, not only ourselves but future generations to come.

My Life as a Colorado Cannabis Caregiver

My Life as a Colorado Cannabis Caregiver

It is because of our close association with this plant and its sustenance that we are seeing miracles. It is my hope that through the work that we are doing, all will see and seek to preserve this needful humanitarian outreach and help us to open the doors to educational …