The Santee Sioux tribe has already proven its business acumen, running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota.
John Mackey, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market; Richard Branson of the Virgin Group; billionaire financier George Soros; and Peter Lewis of Progressive Insurance (who was a longtime advocate before passing away in 2013).
Now, there’s a fifth CEO–George Zimmer,
Yeast is an incredible organism—you can thank it for booze!—and thanks to the marvels of modern genetics, we’ve made it incredibly versatile. Just a month after announcing a method for hacking yeast to produce narcotics, researchers just announced that the creation of yeast that produces THC and cannabidiols.
Originally posted by The Joint Blog — August 31, 2015
Jeff Mizanskey released (soon!) — a Missouri man who’s been in prison for over 20 years serving life without parole for a cannabis charge, will be set free tomorrow, September 1st.
Jeff, who was arrested in 1993 on his third non-violent cannabis-related charge, and
On Wednesday July 1st, history was made. Oregon became the fourth state to legalize recreational pot with Measure 91. Oregon joins Alaska, Colorado, Washington and the capital, Washington DC as trailblazers in the recreational marijuana legalization movement. Oregonians will not be able to purchase marijuana from
One of the boogiemen of legalizing a previously banned substance is that fear that our streets will become populated by drug-addled drivers, plowing into family station wagons and school buses. Opponents to legalizing marijuana point to studies that show increases in drivers testing positive for marijuana while driving. Proponents of ending the prohibition on marijuana point to similar studies showing that these people testing positive for marijuana are usually
BY JUDY LIN AND JULIET WILLIAMS
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers counted far-reaching but less-ambitious climate change legislation, statewide medical marijuana regulation and a deeply emotional measure to allow aid in dying among the hundreds of bills they passed before closing out
On Wednesday, one of America’s largest marijuana advocacy groups — the Marijuana Policy Project — released a list of who it thinks are the top 50 American individuals who have used cannabis. It identifies people who have achieved high-levels of success and influence, and uses factors like “power to influence cultural and social attitudes, political clout, individual wealth, and personal media profile” to choose who takes the cake.
To qualify for MPP’s list, individuals must (1)
Two medical marijuana bills that would regulate medical marijuana in different ways in California were approved Tuesday by an Assembly panel, although lawmakers said more work needs to be done to address concerns and settle on one scheme.
The Assembly Business and Professions Committee approved AB 34 by Democratic Assemblymen Rob Bonta of Alameda and Reginald Jones-Sawyer of