• Los Angeles has a new face of cannabis

    Los Angeles has a new face of cannabis2

    Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed Cat Packer as Executive Director of the newly-established Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation. Packer will be the first Executive Director for the department, which was created in June after Los Angeles voters approved the local regulation and taxation of cannabis earlier this year. In her new role, Packer will

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  • PTSD and POT

    PTSD and POT1

    PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, events like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault. PTSD can happen to anyone. It is not a sign of weakness. A number of factors can increase the chance that someone will have

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  • PROP 64 AXED – PATIENTS OVER PROFITS

    PROP 64 AXED – PATIENTS OVER PROFITS3

    Today as many medical marijuana patients arise to take their first medication, as I am doing now, in a morning celebration known to insiders as a ‘wake ‘n’ bake’, it is a special day. This is the first day of #420PatientsOverProfits as President Donald Trump puts Sean Parker and the rest of the pot posers

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  • ANOTHER VOICE FOR THE CHOIR

    ANOTHER VOICE FOR THE CHOIR0

    As this fight heats up in the fight for medical cannabis over so-called recreational marijuana through the state’s Sean Parker Prop 64 Initiative [AUMA], public education is the key to convincing key swing votes who may be hearing one message from old-time stoners and something completely different from their grassroots leadership. Recently Joe Hemp, of

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  • SHATTER BREAKS EAST

    SHATTER BREAKS EAST0

    For good or ill, you’ve broken into the mainstream when you appear in the Washington Post. Shatter has cracked the East Coast, and it scares the hell of of them there as does pot in general. The potent concentrate is now appearing on law enforcement radar. Shatter is a form of marijuana wax, derived from

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  • POISON POT

    POISON POT0

    Once again it’s illustrated commercialism and cannabis DO NOT mix, as more whack legal weed turns up in Denver, hopefully not for patients. A CNN report published last Wednesday found that at least one over-the-counter product tested positive for illegally high levels of the neurotoxin imidacloprid. CNN commissioned tests by an independent lab, and the report

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