Marijuana Was Legal At the Federal Level In The Sixties

This one is right out of Old Hippie’s infamous stash of little-known facts. In the process of doing some historical research, I found some interesting tidbits. Today is, at least according to one source, exactly 75 years since the U.S. House of Representatives passed the dangerous and illegal Marihuana Tax Act of 1937, based largely […]

We’re Fed Up! – An Open Letter From 30,000,000 Marijuana Smokers Who Vote

Because of our diversity and direct democracy, California has always been a “test state” for many new ideas and political reforms. The Federal government is now targeting California and its Medical Marijuana patients to create a test case out of us. They are afraid to change the status quo. But it is not just Medical […]

“States Should Make Their Own Decisions”: Obama

Last Thursday, members of Congress submitted HB 2306, a bill that would end Federal prohibition of marijuana completely and allow each state to decide whether they wanted to ban it, regulate it, or simply legalize it. There’s been quite a lot of discussion since then about how it would work, whether it would work, it’s never […]

Discovered: Legal Precedent For Medical Marijuana At the Federal Level

Exhibit A: That’s right. During alcohol prohibition in the United States, your doctor could use one of these forms to prescribe alcohol for whatever medical condition he thought was necessary, and the Federal Government allowed it, in spite of the fact that alcohol was illegal anywhere in the United States based on the 18th Amendment […]

Cannabis Is A Threat To National Security

“Cannabis is a threat to national security. It causes its users to become intelligent, healthy, compassionate and creative persons. These traits are not valued by our system, nor are they needed. Cannabis use threatens our exploitive system. A cannabis user has the audacity to question authority.” — subvertc on /r/trees. A beautifully worded statement by […]

Prohibition: Wisdom From Two American Presidents

Brought to my attENTion by the Ent BabyDeku: “Prohibition… goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.” — Abraham […]