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Will Marijuana’s Decriminalization Ruin This Company?

Bob Dylan once sang, “Oh, the times they are a-changin’.” While these lyrics are not directly tied to marijuana — although Mr. Dylan has certainly written many on the subject — they are certainly apt when you consider America’s attitude toward pot. Could changing attitudes present a risk to correctional companies? America’s mellowing out on […]

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The mythology of marijuana

Over the course of my 52-year professional career as a forensic pathologist and medicolegal consultant, I have been involved in numerous civil and criminal lawsuits dealing with various kinds of drugs — prescription, over-the-counter and illicit. Some of these cases have been quite significant, including a few that have been the subject of congressional hearings. […]

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Can Marijuana Kill You?

A recent headline reads: “Can Marijuana Kill You? German Scientists Say Yes.” The article focuses on a study of two (count ’em, two!) young men who died while they had detectable levels of THC in their blood. I take a lot of pleasure in this kind of melodrama. If prohibitionists are stooping this low, we must really […]

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Jerry Brown Afraid Marijuana Legalization Will Make Too Many Potheads

California Governor Jerry Brown is afraid that widespread marijuana legalization could lead to the creation of too many “potheads.” California has had a medical marijuana program since 1996 and it was one of the first states to pursue such a program. More expansive programs have been adopted by states such as Colorado and Washington in […]

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The 7 States Slamming the Door on Legalized Marijuana

Colorado’s newly legal recreational marijuana industry is creating quite a buzz – particularly when it comes to visions of a new tax revenue stream for cash-strapped states. With the Centennial State’s successful rollout, it seemed certain that others, in addition to Washington state, would follow. But, there are major headwinds that may keep the budding […]

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Medical marijuana bill limits who can prescribe pot

SACRAMENTO – Law enforcement groups and municipalities have switched tactics in the debate over regulating medical marijuana in California, and are pushing a bill that protects local bans and limits who can recommend the drug. The legislation would require patients to go through their primary-care doctors – or someone their primary doctor refers them to […]

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Marijuana Decriminalization in U.S. Capital Passes Council

The Washington city council voted to decriminalize marijuana consumption in private homes, adding the nation’s capital to a growing list of states that have loosened sanctions for using the drug. The council today approved reducing the punishment for possession of as much as an ounce of marijuana to a fine, instead of potential jail time. […]

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MPP’s Rob Kampia Discusses the Future of Texas Marijuana Policy Reform

MPP’s Rob Kampia Discusses the Future of Texas Marijuana Policy Reform On March 1, MPP officially began lobbying for marijuana policy reform directly in the Texas legislature. Over the next several years, we will be working with supportive lawmakers and local advocates to remove the threat of jail for simple possession of marijuana, and eventually end marijuana […]

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JAMAICA DRUGS-Report says Jamaica largest Caribbean supplier of marijuana to the United States

WASHINGTON, Mar 4  – The United States says Jamaica remains the largest Caribbean supplier of marijuana to the United States and Caribbean islands and that even though cocaine and synthetic drugs are not produced locally, Jamaica is a transit point for drugs trafficked from South America to North America and other international markets. But in […]

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Kuboo, Inc. and Northsight Capital to Acquire Approximately 7,000 Marijuana Related Domains

Kuboo, Inc., (OTC Pink: SGTB) dba Safe Communications, Inc. (“Safe”), and Northsight Capital, Inc.(OTCBB: NCAP)(OTCQB: NCAP), announced today that Northsight Capital (“NCAP”), Safe’s 80% owned subsidiary, has signed a letter of intent to acquire approximately 7,000 domains, all in the marijuana/cannabis/hemp space. NCAP is expected to change its name to “The Marijuana Advertising Group” after […]

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