by Joe Klare Jack Herer (1939 – 2010), sometimes called the “Emperor of Hemp,” was an American cannabis activist and the author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, a book which has been used in efforts to decriminalize cannabis. Herer also founded and served as the director of the organization Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP). – Wikipedia [...]
Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee has agreed to move onward with the implementation of Initiative 502 after having what he referred to as a “very satisfying” consultation with the United States Attorney General Eric Holder. Governor Inslee acknowledged that the 45 minute discussion with the Attorney General was a “confidence builder” and he is content about [...]
By Wildflower I recently had the chance to catch up with Ziggy Marley on the subject of music, politics & Cannabis. This month he releases an amazing live compilation album with many favorites titled, Ziggy Marley in concert. It is now available on iTunes and at ZiggyMarley.com Our conversation actually took place prior to Election [...]
Cancer is one of the greatest scourges mankind has ever seen. Every year some 12 million people are diagnosed with some form of cancer, and more than 20,000 people a day die from it, according to the American Cancer Society.
It’s been quite a year. New pipes, kitchen gadgets, supplements to make you a bit less grouchy and ways to keep your stuff fresh and tasty. These are just some of the new products from 2012.
With adults in Colorado and Washington now legally able to possess an ounce or less of marijuana for any reason, it’s important to stop for a moment and take stock of the landscape when it comes to marijuana law reform.
It’s the giving season once again, and The 420 Times is in the giving mood! Our headquarters are overflowing with awesome stuff from some great folks, and we want to give away this stuff to the greatest folks of all: our readers! Every day between now and Christmas we will be giving away something to [...]
Who’s been naughty and who’s been super mellow and dank this year? Check out some of our favorites for those on your holiday list — and make sure to put yourself down on that list too!
From Cheech and Chong to Harold and Kumar, pot comedies have been a Hollywood staple for decades.
Now some independent filmmakers are putting a new twist on a grass roots project – by financing their pot comedy through the crowd-funding web site Kickstarter.
Can anyone just open a dispensary, photocopying your rec, your nosy neighbors — David R. Welch answers your questions about individual liberties and the law.
The folks at Wonderful Pistachios announced their latest “Get Crackin” spot starring the one and only Snoop Lion (Dogg), who shows viewers how he cracks a nut, “Snoop does it habitually.” The spot started airing November 12th online and on various cable networks but the big four TV networks turned it down due to its subtle reference to medicinal marijuana. Now in its 4th year the spots have already featured The Village People, The Simpson, Frankenweenie, Twitter, Google and Brobee — but Snoop’s spot will only be seen cable and online.
LEAP’s own, Diane Goldstein, is rolling code red on our reader’s latest round of questions for police on getting a job as a police officer, drug dogs and why don’t cops smile.
It would be one thing if our closest neighbor was upset about us not mowing our lawn, but when it comes to Mexico, our southern friends have had it with our failed drug war and they want us to do something about it.
On Tuesday night Washington state made history – along with Colorado – by legalizing the recreational use of marijuana for adults. The law takes effect on December 6th, 2012, with a licensing system for sellers to be finished by next December, meaning it could be a long while before retail outlets are selling marijuana. Delays in setting up the licensing system could turn Washington’s recreational law into a repeat of the medical marijuana laws in Washington D.C. and New Jersey, where delays have gone on for years.
CO: What you need to know. Indeed there shall be legal weed in Colorado. On election night voters in Colorado passed Amendment 64, which is described above (except for the school tax, which will have to be enacted by the state legislature). The measure itself takes effect when the governor signs the amendment (this could take up to 30 days).