Politics
How Prop. 47 Is Good for Marijuana Legalization

How Prop. 47 Is Good for Marijuana Legalization

At first glance, California’s Proposition 47 does little to further the cause of marijuana decriminalization/legalization. In fact, the only mention of marijuana is in the provision making it a misdemeanor for first-time possession of concentrated cannabis for personal use, whereas before it was a “wobbler” (capable of being charged as a felony or a misdemeanor at the discretion of the district attorney). 

Health
Cannabis Experts Chime In On Ebola Cure Claims

Cannabis Experts Chime In On Ebola Cure Claims

The cannabis/Ebola controversy continues to pick up steam and support. Several cannabis researchers are chiming in on their beliefs that perhaps marijuana could be effective in the cure and treatment of Ebola. Recently the Ebola virus has reared its ugly head again, ravaging three countries in West Africa. Ever since, health and government officials have been scrambling to find a cure. Even in this day and age, a reliable vaccine has yet to be developed.

Legal
Marijuana Prohibition Continues to Create More Problems Than It Solves

Marijuana Prohibition Continues to Create More Problems Than It Solves

On Oct. 13, police responded to a Santa Rosa home due to a report from a witness that shots were fired. The police raided the home and discovered an estimated 230 lbs of marijuana in various stages of processing and several firearms. As it turned out, there was no evidence of a shooting. Rather, there was a dispute between the witness and the pot operation about payment and, unbelievably, the witness may have called the cops in retaliation.

Legal
What Happens After Arrest? A Lawyer's Advice

What Happens After Arrest? A Lawyer's Advice

An arrest can be among the most traumatic and confusing experiences in one's life. Not only for the person being accused of a crime, but also for the arrestee's worried family members. As far as the police are concerned, they have no interest in keeping these people informed. Depending on the type of offense, two things can happen: you can receive a citation with a future court date or you will be transported to jail. If you are transported to jail, you will go through a long and tedious intake process, which begins when they place you in the back of the cop car.

Legal
Colorado Health Dept. Calls for Ban on Edibles in the State

Colorado Health Dept. Calls for Ban on Edibles in the State

The state of Colorado and the Internet in general were in an uproar yesterday when the Colorado Department of Health and Safety called for a ban of almost all marijuana edibles just ten months after the state made the groundbreaking decision to legalize all forms of recreational marijuana. The recommendation was made to a group of legislators working on a Colorado House bill that will place technical and specific restrictions on the sale of edibles in the state.

Lifestyle
Grow Tips: Cutting and Drying

Grow Tips: Cutting and Drying

Yes, it's that time of the season—grab your scissors and a beer, because it's cutting time!

I'll you a way of cutting down that will maximize your yield. This method involves taking larger colas while leaving smaller bud sites to fill in for another week or two.

Some tips to keep in mind before we dive in. Have your dry room ready, fans ready to blow, and fresh scissors. (Always use new scissors.)