Tag Archive: big brother

Mar 02

Civil Cold War: The Oncoming State-Federal Marijuana Battle – High Times

The Trump administration’s spokesperson Sean Spicer has recently signaled that it will abide by the Congressional spending rider that prevents federal interference in the states that have legalized the medical use of marijuana. However, it has also made clear that recreational marijuana is very different than medical marijuana and that we could see more federal …

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Jan 30

Former DEA Spokeswoman: Marijuana is Safe and The DEA Knows It – #illegallyhealed

“Marijuana is safe, we know it is safe. It’s our cash cow and we will never give up,” Belita Nelson told an audience of doctors and nurses at the Marijuana for Medical Professionals Conference in Denver, Colorado this month. 7Nelson says that was the first thing she learned from her Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) education …

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Jan 27

If You Smoke Weed, You Can’t Legally Buy Guns

We’ve hit on this topic a number of times in recent years, but the news clearly isn’t getting out there. If you use marijuana, even in states where it is legal to purchase and use either medically or recreationally, you are barred by federal law from purchasing firearms.The federal government is stepping up its efforts …

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Jan 17

Exposed: The Full Story Behind Why Marijuana Is Illegal

The other day our team got together and discussed the censorship of medical marijuana knowledge. Despite the multitude of studies supporting the medicinal benefits of cannabis, not much is changing and the plant remains illegal.To help us understand why this news isn’t getting covered, let’s go over the history of the prohibition of cannabis. This …

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Dec 30

Grandma Got Run Over by Obama: SSA Finalizes New Gun Prohibition Rule

Last Monday, Barack Obama’s Social Security Administration (SSA) issued the final version of a rule that will doom tens of thousands of law-abiding (and vulnerable) disability insurance and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients to a loss of Second Amendment rights under the guise of re-characterizing them as “mental defectives.” The SSA, for the first time in its history, will be coopted into the …

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Dec 21

After legalization, teen marijuana use drops sharply in Colorado – The Washington Post

Teen marijuana use fell sharply in Colorado in the years 2014 and 2015, after the opening of that state’s recreational marijuana market, new federal survey data show.The state-level data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health showed that 18.35 percent of Coloradans ages 12 to 17 had used marijuana in the past year in 2014 or …

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Dec 10

DEA Report Says Positive “Media Attention” of Cannabis Making It Harder for Them To Arrest You for It

As The Free Thought Project has faithfully reported, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) of the United States government, hasn’t softened its position nor its stand against marijuana, and this summer attempted to classify yet another plant, Kratom, as a Schedule I narcotic. While a majority of the rest of the states (29 at last count) …

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Nov 22

How Idaho’s Drug Warriors Robbed Epileptic Children of their Only Hope—CBD Oil – High Times

When Josh Phillips of Salmon, Idaho (population 3,300) was 10 years old, doctors diagnosed him with a type of epilepsy that causes severe seizures. But that didn’t stop Josh from becoming a champion wrestler in high school.Two years ago, on the way home from a wrestling match with the Salmon High team, Josh was rushed to …

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Nov 20

Legal Marijuana Poses a Problem | GOA News

“GOA finds it very troubling that the Obama administration would use medical issues to ban law-abiding Americans from owning firearms,” said the group’s executive director, Erich Pratt.Legal Marijuana Poses a Problem for Gun BuyersSen. Lisa Murkowski’s husband and sons ordered her a new Benelli 12-gauge shotgun as a gift, but when the Alaska Republican—and enthusiastic …

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Nov 04

The Electoral College Still Makes Sense Because We’re Not A Democracy

The Electoral College has been on life support since a chad—specifically a “hanging” chad—tipped the White House to George W. Bush in 2000. The painful reality of how our Constitution works was never more apparent. The Gore/Lieberman ticket won the popular vote 50,994,086 to 50,461,092 but lost the electoral vote 266 to 271.There was a …

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