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Questions for prominent defense attorney Eric Shevin

Anti-Pot Group Compares Orlando Tragedy to Marijuana ‘Threat’

The idiots at the Oregon chapter of anti-pot group Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) just compared the tragedy in Orlando, Florida to the "threat" posed by making access to marijuana easier. U.S. Rep. Earl...

Man Faces Life in Prison for Marijuana Crime

A man has been convicted by a federal jury of trying to smuggle nearly two tons of marijuana into the United States from Mexico. Twenty-four-year-old Mexico resident Jose Guadalupe Zepeda-Ramirez was found g...

As Legalization Prevails, Teen Pot Issues Decline

It might be a stretch to say that the medical and recreational legalization of marijuana is good for teenagers. But it seems clear that teen pot use, even in states with legalized cannabis, is leveling off o...

California Legalization Will Create New Pot Smokers

A new analysis from RAND Drug Policy Research Center co-director Beau Kilmer concludes that if Californians legalize recreational marijuana in November, "use will increase." He calls it a "fairly safe bet." ...

New Dispensary Group Works to Protect Marijuana Biz

A new medical marijuana dispensary group in Los Angeles is vying to protect its interests. The UCBA (United Cannabis Business Alliance) Trade Association just launched its website, organizers say. The org...

Speed Weed Delivery Says it’s Not Over in L.A.

Earlier this month Los Angeles city officials said medical marijuana delivery service Speed Weed agreed to shut down operations in town. Speed Weed is making it sound like that's not true. In a statement ...

Hillary Clinton Balks at Backing California Pot Legalization

Hillary Clinton is clearly the more conservative candidate when compared to Sen. Bernie Sanders. During a recent swing through California she didn't disappoint her centrist fans. The former Secretary of S...
Medical Marijuana at Harborside Health Center in Oakland photo by Spot Us

Finally Some Good California Cannabis News

After being blindsided by MMRSA, then being hit with local growing and dispensary bans all over the state, marijuana activists have been feeling pretty let down by pot politics in the Golden State lately. But i...

Hawaii Blocks Woody Harrelson’s Bid to Open a Marijuana Shop

Woody Harrelson had a dream to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Hawaii, where he has a residence. The state said no. The actor was not one of eight applicants recently approved by a Hawaii State Dep...

Republican Congressman Backs Calif. Marijuana Legalization

Orange County Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has endorsed the leading California initiative to legalize marijuana. That shouldn't come as a big surprise. Rohrabacher has long supported tokers' right...