Legalization

City Council Holds Hearing on the Evils of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

City Council Holds Hearing on the Evils of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston’s City Council, now headed by anti-pot airhead Bill Linehan, held a hearing March 4 on medical marijuana dispensaries in Boston that was almost entirely devoted to the potential evils of having such establishments among us. Chris Faraone of the Weekly Dig was kind enough to attend the hearing so that the rest of us […]

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Conservatives for Legalization

Conservatives for Legalization

An informal poll by the Huffington Post of conservatives attending the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor, Maryland, found that a majority of those polled were in favor of legalizing marijuana and taxing and regulating it in a manner similar to alcohol, a position notably espoused by libertarians Ron and Rand Paul. An […]

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The Little Pot Shop of Horrors: a Sample of Boston Herald Coverage

The Little Pot Shop of Horrors: a Sample of Boston Herald Coverage

Search results for a typical week of Boston Herald coverage: Virtually all stories below contain one instance of the words “medical marijuana dispensary”; all subsequent references are to “pot shops.” March 3, 2014 Donna Goodison Walsh: Find other sites for pot shops March 2, 2014 O’Ryan Johnson No rules bar EBT cards in pot shops… […]

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New Hampshire House Votes for Legal Pot; Governor Set to Veto

New Hampshire House Votes for Legal Pot; Governor Set to Veto

By Thomas H. Clarke (Reprinted from The Daily Chronic, with thanks.) CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire House voted 169-162 Wednesday, Jan. 15, to give preliminary approval to a bill that would legalize and tax marijuana in the state if it is approved by the Senate, who has failed to take action on similar bills […]

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Coming: Weed Lite

Coming: Weed Lite

The ultimate skunk weed may no longer reign supreme if users have their say in a free retail market. As reported in Slate magazine, growers in Seattle are hearing from more and more customers that they would like some high-quality but low-potency marijuana to chill out at the end of the day without major zombification. […]

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“Low Priority” says President Obama re WA and CO, or, Hope He Means It This Time

HuffPo reports today, “High Times”! The President has stated in an interview with Barbara WaWa that prosecuting recreational users is not a priority. He did not say anything about how he will treat the medical cannabis industry. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/14/obama-pot-washington-colorado_n_2299512.html ABC posts a video of Barbara Walters and clips of her interview with the President. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/president-obama-marijuana-users-high-priority-drug-war/story?id=17946783#.UMs4OaX8tbp

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