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45th Hash Bash: A weed winter wonderland

Thousands gathered on Saturday April, 2 in Ann Arbor to celebrate the annual Hash Bash and Monroe Street Fair. The event occurs on the first Saturday of April every year [...]

April 4, 2016

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Psychedelics and Spirituality

Humans have a long history of utilizing psychedelics for spiritual purposes. And cannabis is just one of the many naturally occurring psychoactive substances that have helped [...]

February 17, 2016

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Government Hypocrisy and Cannabis

The federal government of the United States of America has rights to patent number 6630507, for the use of “Cannabinoids as antioxidants and neuroprotectants,” yet [...]

February 11, 2016

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Activism, Social Justice, and Cannabis

Cannabis users have long been characterized in popular culture as lazy and unmotivated, or even as completely apathetic and unintelligent individuals. Some would make a [...]

January 19, 2016

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Legislation, Regulation, and Preparation

Amidst the medical marijuana rule changes and regulations that seem to be continuously being discussed among members of the Michigan legislature, there are several groups who [...]

January 8, 2016

Legalization or Abrogation?

Since the spring of 2015, two groups have been petitioning to place an initiative on the Michigan ballot for the legalization of recreational marijuana. Both the Michigan [...]

January 6, 2016

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Compassion over Capitalism

Any current discussions about Michigan’s medical marijuana program will undoubtedly include how ‘cloudy’ the law is. The words on the paper have spurred many [...]

December 6, 2015

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Cannabis is Not a Drug

Cannabis is a plant, better described as an herbal supplement than a drug. Yet for years it’s use has been outlawed, and research has been tightly restricted, even [...]

December 4, 2015

Rosenberg Step Down, DEA Deschedule Now!

The federal government’s Drug Enforcement Agency has certainly been receiving some well deserved criticism as of late. Between the current acting director’s inflammatory [...]

November 28, 2015

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DEA Needs New Leadership, New Approach

In a previous article, titled Marijuana Movement, I mentioned the acting Drug Enforcement Agency’s leader, Chuck Rosenberg, and his unfounded remarks about how marijuana is [...]

November 14, 2015

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