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Why High Washington Marijuana Prices Are a Good Thing

“It’s pretty simple, really,” I offered. “It’s just the law of supply and demand, and the supply is a weed that grows anywhere. Without absolute prohibition, it can’t help but become much cheaper.”

Seattle City Attorney Buys Legal Weed

Today the first legal sales of marijuana for recreational purposes occurred in Washington State. In Seattle, City Attorney Pete Holmes made history as the first US elected official to buy legal marijuana.

Washington Faces Higher Legalization Hurdles than Colorado

Washington State looms next week as Act II in the story of retail marijuana legalization. Like the second act in any screenplay, this is where the tension begins.

How to Frame the Stoned Driving Debate

If we’re going to win this debate, we’d better stop making the same framing mistakes that got us 5 nanogram THC limits in Washington’s and Colorado’s legalization.

Legalizing Marijuana Didn’t Increase Teen Pot Smoking

The latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey shows that the “message” sent to teens as Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana in 2012 did not lead to an increase current teen marijuana use in the United States.

Change NFL’s “Washington Redskins” to “Washington Americans”

Keep the logo of the Native American, keep the team colors, but change the name to the Washington Americans. THEN you can say your logo is honoring the First Americans.

Medical Marijuana by the Numbers

With Minnesota passing the first no-plant, no-home-grow medical marijuana law and a few states passing laws that only address the use of cannabidiol extracts, we thought it was time to uncover some of the facts about medical marijuana, by the numbers.

Quit Blaming I-502 for Fucked-Up Washington Medical Marijuana

I feel for actual, legitimate medical marijuana patients as much as anyone. That’s why I’m so shocked they would continue to follow leaders that continually get them fucked over in every way possible.

Washington Appeals Ruling Bans Collective Medical Marijuana Gardens

A recent ruling by the Washington State Court of Appeals in Cannabis Action Coalition v. City of Kent has declared …Read the Rest

Legalization Is Not To Blame For Washington’s Medical Marijuana Mess

I do not accept the pity party going on in Washington State, complaining that legalization has ruined medical marijuana. No. Medical marijuana activists in Washington ruined medical marijuana.

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