The freeways surrounding MetLife Stadium in New Jersey – home of Super Bowl XLVIII – will be surrounded by cannabis billboards before the game, in a move put forth by the Marijuana Policy Project . mppbillboard

“Hopefully it’s going to inspire people to talk to one another about marijuana and particularly its relative harms compared to alcohol and football,” says Mason Tvert, Communications Director for the Marijuana Policy Project . “I think a lot of people will be shocked at just how many people are getting in trouble for using a less harmful substance than alcohol… When you’re sitting in a full stadium...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/cannabis-billboards-surround-superbowl-xlviii/

Yesterday Indiana’s Senate Agriculture Committee gave unanimous approval to  Senate Bill 357 , a measure to legalize hemp under state law.

hempleaf

“This is a plant that has been used for centuries throughout the world and has tremendous potential,” says Senator Richard Young, the bill’s primary sponsor.

The proposal now moves to the full Senate for debate, where its passage would send it to the House of Representatives; its passage there would send it to the governor for final consideration.says Senator Richard Young, the primary sponsor of the proposal.

“I wish Kentucky wouldn’t always be in front of us,” Indiana Farmers Union ...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/indiana-senate-committee-unanimously-approves-hemp-legalization-proposal/

By Shadee Ashtari,  HuffingtonPost .com  

A provision in the new $1.1 trillion farm bill, finalized  by Congress Monday , legalizes the production of industrial hemp for research purposes and is set to move forward, pending a House 18-hemp and Senate vote expected Wednesday.

The bill, which would allow universities and state agriculture departments to legally grow industrial hemp in states that permit it, challenges a long-standing ban on production under federal controlled-substances laws. Currently, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia hold such laws.

The amendment, which does not apply to individual farmers, was authored...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/united-states-house-senate-vote-legalizing-hemp-research-tomorrow/

The DEA’s Leadership is Obsolete

“She said she felt the administration didn’t understand the science enough to make those statements. She was particularly frustrated with the fact that, according to her, the White House participated in a softball game with a pro-legalization group. … B......

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No Pot Smoking In Portions of Washington State

While Washington State is gearing up to begin sales of recreational marijuana later this spring, some local municipalities say that regardless of the new law, they will not allow marijuana commerce to take place in their neck of the woods....

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Pot Shop ATMs = Money Launderering?

While the collaborative cluster fuck between the Obama Administration and the Treasury Department attempts to establish regulations that would allow banks to do business with the legal marijuana trade, proprietors of pot dispensaries have been forced into operating a &ldq......

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Study: Illness Caused by Synthetic Pot on the Rise

New research from the Colorado School of Medicine highlights the dangers of using synthetic marijuana, marketed under such brands as “Spice” or “K2.”The study, published in theNew England Journal of Medicine,reports that in the la......

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See Brooklyn Overrun With 10ft. Pot Plants

If you were you, but living in Brooklyn in the1940sand '50s, you would have been a very happy stoner. Why you may ask? Brooklyn was overgrown with marijuana plants. They were everywhere -- ripe for the taking! That is until an evilSanitation Departme......

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5 Weedtastic Instagram Accounts

Instagram is the perfect venue for your weed-related pictures to be shared and celebrated by all. We personally post under @hightimesmagazine. Today we've rounded up some of our amazing friends on Instagram that post some of the dankest pictures around. Check them out......

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The freeways surrounding MetLife Stadium in New Jersey – home of Super Bowl XLVIII – will be surrounded by cannabis billboards before the game, in a move put forth by the Marijuana Policy Project . mppbillboard

“Hopefully it’s going to inspire people to talk to one another about marijuana and particularly its relative harms compared to alcohol and football,” says Mason Tvert, Communications Director for the Marijuana Policy Project . “I think a lot of people will be shocked at just how many people are getting in trouble for using a less harmful substance than alcohol… When you’re sitting in a full stadium...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/cannabis-billboards-surround-superbowl-xlviii/

Yesterday Indiana’s Senate Agriculture Committee gave unanimous approval to  Senate Bill 357 , a measure to legalize hemp under state law.

hempleaf

“This is a plant that has been used for centuries throughout the world and has tremendous potential,” says Senator Richard Young, the bill’s primary sponsor.

The proposal now moves to the full Senate for debate, where its passage would send it to the House of Representatives; its passage there would send it to the governor for final consideration.says Senator Richard Young, the primary sponsor of the proposal.

“I wish Kentucky wouldn’t always be in front of us,” Indiana Farmers Union ...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/indiana-senate-committee-unanimously-approves-hemp-legalization-proposal/

By Shadee Ashtari,  HuffingtonPost .com  

A provision in the new $1.1 trillion farm bill, finalized  by Congress Monday , legalizes the production of industrial hemp for research purposes and is set to move forward, pending a House 18-hemp and Senate vote expected Wednesday.

The bill, which would allow universities and state agriculture departments to legally grow industrial hemp in states that permit it, challenges a long-standing ban on production under federal controlled-substances laws. Currently, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia hold such laws.

The amendment, which does not apply to individual farmers, was authored...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/united-states-house-senate-vote-legalizing-hemp-research-tomorrow/

The DEA’s Leadership is Obsolete

“She said she felt the administration didn’t understand the science enough to make those statements. She was particularly frustrated with the fact that, according to her, the White House participated in a softball game with a pro-legalization group. … B......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/qrDN8z99SSQ/dea%E2%80%99s-leadership-obsolete

No Pot Smoking In Portions of Washington State

While Washington State is gearing up to begin sales of recreational marijuana later this spring, some local municipalities say that regardless of the new law, they will not allow marijuana commerce to take place in their neck of the woods....

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/SoamH4RhfEo/no-pot-smoking-portions-washington-state

Pot Shop ATMs = Money Launderering?

While the collaborative cluster fuck between the Obama Administration and the Treasury Department attempts to establish regulations that would allow banks to do business with the legal marijuana trade, proprietors of pot dispensaries have been forced into operating a &ldq......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/nEdNVPOLoBA/pot-shop-atms-money-launderering

Study: Illness Caused by Synthetic Pot on the Rise

New research from the Colorado School of Medicine highlights the dangers of using synthetic marijuana, marketed under such brands as “Spice” or “K2.”The study, published in theNew England Journal of Medicine,reports that in the la......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/bqP5J5_mNPc/study-illness-caused-synthetic-pot-rise

See Brooklyn Overrun With 10ft. Pot Plants

If you were you, but living in Brooklyn in the1940sand '50s, you would have been a very happy stoner. Why you may ask? Brooklyn was overgrown with marijuana plants. They were everywhere -- ripe for the taking! That is until an evilSanitation Departme......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/KXtpSfW2Kmo/see-brooklyn-overrun-10ft-pot-plants

5 Weedtastic Instagram Accounts

Instagram is the perfect venue for your weed-related pictures to be shared and celebrated by all. We personally post under @hightimesmagazine. Today we've rounded up some of our amazing friends on Instagram that post some of the dankest pictures around. Check them out......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/hwDhDgwThpQ/5-weedtastic-instagram-accounts

The freeways surrounding MetLife Stadium in New Jersey – home of Super Bowl XLVIII – will be surrounded by cannabis billboards before the game, in a move put forth by the Marijuana Policy Project . mppbillboard

“Hopefully it’s going to inspire people to talk to one another about marijuana and particularly its relative harms compared to alcohol and football,” says Mason Tvert, Communications Director for the Marijuana Policy Project . “I think a lot of people will be shocked at just how many people are getting in trouble for using a less harmful substance than alcohol… When you’re sitting in a full stadium...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/cannabis-billboards-surround-superbowl-xlviii/

Yesterday Indiana’s Senate Agriculture Committee gave unanimous approval to  Senate Bill 357 , a measure to legalize hemp under state law.

hempleaf

“This is a plant that has been used for centuries throughout the world and has tremendous potential,” says Senator Richard Young, the bill’s primary sponsor.

The proposal now moves to the full Senate for debate, where its passage would send it to the House of Representatives; its passage there would send it to the governor for final consideration.says Senator Richard Young, the primary sponsor of the proposal.

“I wish Kentucky wouldn’t always be in front of us,” Indiana Farmers Union ...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/indiana-senate-committee-unanimously-approves-hemp-legalization-proposal/

By Shadee Ashtari,  HuffingtonPost .com  

A provision in the new $1.1 trillion farm bill, finalized  by Congress Monday , legalizes the production of industrial hemp for research purposes and is set to move forward, pending a House 18-hemp and Senate vote expected Wednesday.

The bill, which would allow universities and state agriculture departments to legally grow industrial hemp in states that permit it, challenges a long-standing ban on production under federal controlled-substances laws. Currently, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia hold such laws.

The amendment, which does not apply to individual farmers, was authored...

Read more http://thejointblog.com/united-states-house-senate-vote-legalizing-hemp-research-tomorrow/

The DEA’s Leadership is Obsolete

“She said she felt the administration didn’t understand the science enough to make those statements. She was particularly frustrated with the fact that, according to her, the White House participated in a softball game with a pro-legalization group. … B......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/qrDN8z99SSQ/dea%E2%80%99s-leadership-obsolete

No Pot Smoking In Portions of Washington State

While Washington State is gearing up to begin sales of recreational marijuana later this spring, some local municipalities say that regardless of the new law, they will not allow marijuana commerce to take place in their neck of the woods....

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/SoamH4RhfEo/no-pot-smoking-portions-washington-state

Pot Shop ATMs = Money Launderering?

While the collaborative cluster fuck between the Obama Administration and the Treasury Department attempts to establish regulations that would allow banks to do business with the legal marijuana trade, proprietors of pot dispensaries have been forced into operating a &ldq......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/nEdNVPOLoBA/pot-shop-atms-money-launderering

Study: Illness Caused by Synthetic Pot on the Rise

New research from the Colorado School of Medicine highlights the dangers of using synthetic marijuana, marketed under such brands as “Spice” or “K2.”The study, published in theNew England Journal of Medicine,reports that in the la......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/bqP5J5_mNPc/study-illness-caused-synthetic-pot-rise

See Brooklyn Overrun With 10ft. Pot Plants

If you were you, but living in Brooklyn in the1940sand '50s, you would have been a very happy stoner. Why you may ask? Brooklyn was overgrown with marijuana plants. They were everywhere -- ripe for the taking! That is until an evilSanitation Departme......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/KXtpSfW2Kmo/see-brooklyn-overrun-10ft-pot-plants

5 Weedtastic Instagram Accounts

Instagram is the perfect venue for your weed-related pictures to be shared and celebrated by all. We personally post under @hightimesmagazine. Today we've rounded up some of our amazing friends on Instagram that post some of the dankest pictures around. Check them out......

Read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/HIGHTIMESMagazine/~3/hwDhDgwThpQ/5-weedtastic-instagram-accounts