This past election cycle, both Washington and Colorado approved the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. Supporters of legalization in both states celebrated by toking up in public. At the time, law enforcement agencies looked the other way. But that approach can’t last forever. Now it’s down to citizens, businesses, trade associations and lawmakers to […]
Altitude Organic Corp in Final Negotiations with International Organic Fertilizer Producer (via PR Newswire) PHOENIX and DENVER, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Altitude Organic Corp, a subsidiary of Tranzbyte Corporation (ERBB:OTC:PK) is pleased to announce it is in final negotiations to exclusively partner with a major organic fertilizer producer. The proprietary fertilizer and soil […]
CNN’s Sanjay Gupta discusses marijuana in Colorado and Washington State with an interview from Dr. Julie Holland, editor of The Pot Book.
VOL. 69 February, 1938 NO. 2 American farmers are promised a new cash crop with an annual value of several hundred million dollars, all because a machine has been invented that solves a problem more than 6,000 years old. It is hemp, a crop that will not compete with other American products. Instead, it will […]
When we talk about the legal landscape, political identities, social issues, and economic benefits associated with something we choose words to transmit our feelings about the subject. Typically we take the word most familiar to us. The word whose meaning we feel emphasizes our own beliefs. When communicating ideas, we create countless iterations of our […]
The long history associated with cannabis is rooted in the very real political and economic effects of its use. You see, cannabis is a ‘Wonder-plant’ with thousands of uses: many applications in medicine, textiles (think nylon, but better), food, paper, construction material, and all the way to biofuels. With these known uses and the industries […]
Yesterday, the City of Los Angeles Council members voted 14-0 in favor of banning an estimated 1,000 cannabis dispensary locations within city limits, while leaving an exempt number of storefronts operating under revised regulations. The overwhelming vote to ban these dispensaries was also backed by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who has the option to veto. This […]
By now we’ve all seen the news coverage: Medical Cannabis is big business. Last year alone, sales of medical marijuana just within the state of California were in excess of $1.3 Billion. The number of states with medical marijuana laws now totals 16 ( see: “States Where Medical Marijuana is Legal”). This expansive, growing market has […]
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