The 5 Biggest Myths About Medical Marijuana – Backdoor – Day 4

You have to hand it to the U.S. Government. Without the money, might, and monotony of this monolith, it would have been impossible to suppress and distort the truth about cannabis – a plant used beneficially by humans for the last 5,000 to 10,000 years. But that’s in the past, because the truth — like a […]

Screwed By The Broadus Effect?

Well, Prop 19 seems to have gone down to defeat bigtime. But what about the polls that showed the odds almost even? Perhaps the Broadus Effect was responsible…that odd factor that makes people answer telephone polls differently than the way they vote. It seems that people talk to pollsters in terms of what they think […]

Prop 19 Has Already Won…

…in terms of revitalizing the public discussion about the nation’s failed drug policies, according to this article on AlterNet. Best quote from the article: “Controlling and regulating marijuana will mean jobs and revenue that the state currently cedes to criminal cartels and the black market.” Yes, perhaps it took the state of the economy to […]

My Secret Business Highdea

I used to work behind the counter at my grandfather’s candy store (this was a real NYC candy store in the 1950s) and I still remember how to make every kind of serious soft drink, including the infamous egg cream. In fact, I remember distinctly mixing Cokes. By hand. With syrup and seltzer. But wait, there’s […]