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  • Oregon's Largest Newspaper Supports Legalization of Marijuana

    Oregon’s Largest Newspaper Supports Legalization of Marijuana

    Oregon has had a wink-wink, nudge-nudge relationship with recreational marijuana use since 1998, when legalization for medical purposes created a wide, open system that distributes pot cards to just about anyone with a vague medical claim and the signature of a compliant physician. We’re not suggesting that marijuana has no palliative value to those with genuine medical problems. But let’s be honest: Recreational marijuana is all but legal in Oregon now and has been for years. Measure 91, which deserves [...]

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  • Steelers, Bell & Blount, Busted for Marijuana

    Steelers, Bell & Blount, Busted for Marijuana

    The top running back on the Steelers depth chart was arrested on Wednesday. Le’Veon Bell is facing a possession of marijuana charge and a possible DUI-marijuana charge after a cop pulled him over around 1:30 p.m. according to the Associated Press. A source told CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora that backup running back LeGarrette Blount was also in the car. However, Blount wasn’t arrested and was told he could call someone to pick him up at the scene. [...]

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  • Proof Cannabis Can Cure Cancer

    Proof Cannabis Can Cure Cancer

      Like WF on Facebook  |  Follow WF on Twitter   One of the more promising holistic cancer treatments involves hemp oil, as promoted by Rick Simpson. According to Simpson, there are three different ways to use hemp oil: you can ingest it, vaporize it or use it as a topical oil. As evidenced by eyewitness testimonials, Hemp Oil not only cures cancer but also helps to alleviate other medical issues such as back pain, migraine headaches, ovary cysts, arthritis, [...]

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  • Card Tricks with Willie Nelson

    Card Tricks with Willie Nelson

    Like WF on Facebook  |  Follow WF on Twitter Our love of Willie Nelson knows no bounds, but it somehow still managed to grow to previously-unimaginable levels when we discovered that, on his official YouTube channel, Texas’ national troubadour is now hosting “Card Tricks With Willie,” in which he shows off some of his favorite things to do with a deck of cards to an unsuspecting guest. We’re not actually sure that Willie will be revisiting “Card Tricks With Willie,” [...]

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  • Brothers Beheaded for Marijuana Trafficking in Saudi Arabia

    Brothers Beheaded for Marijuana Trafficking in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia is apparently very strict when it comes to drug trafficking. Four brothers were reportedly beheaded after they were found attempting to transport the illegal substance into the kingdom.  Severed heads lie on a banner, threatening a rival drug gang, in the municipality of Puente de Ixtla, in the outskirts of Cuernavaca July 12, 2012. Six severed human heads were found early Thursday in two different sites, three of them in front of a kindergarten, in the municipalities of [...]

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  • Jaycee Chan Arrested for Cannabis in Beijing

    Jackie Chan’s Son Could Face Execution for Marijuana Charges

    Like WF on Facebook  |  Follow WF on Twitter   Chinese actor and singer Jaycee Chan was arrested for marijuana consumption and possession in Beijing Monday. The son of Jackie Chan, he could face up to three years in prison or, at worst, even execution if convicted. Last night, China Central Television (CCTV) reported that Beijing police had arrested 32-year-old Jaycee Chan, real name Fang Zuming, and Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung. Both tested positive for marijuana consumption. The younger Chan was [...]

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  • Colorado’s Rollout of Legal Marijuana Is Succeeding

    Colorado’s Rollout of Legal Marijuana Is Succeeding

    In November 2012, Colorado voters decided to experiment with marijuana, passing a constitutional amendment legalizing recreational cannabis. It was a bold move, but it also required quick, bold, and unprecedented action on the part of the state government to implement the policy. Colorado needed to set up a legal, regulatory, and tax system so that product would be available in dispensaries by January 1, 2014. As part of an examination of Colorado’s implementation and rollout, Brookings’ John Hudak spent a week [...]

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  • These 5 Groups Are Standing in the Way of You and Legal Marijuana

    These 5 Groups Are Standing in the Way of You and Legal Marijuana

    A new OpenSecrets report has revealed some of the biggest donors to anti-marijuana legalization campaigns and politicians — and there’s serious money involved. When marijuana reform laws are on the ballot in your state, you should know that people with a financial interest in keeping marijuana illegal are bankrolling those scare ads and anti-pot PSAs. Here are the five biggest groups OpenSecrets thinks have ulterior motives in mind for backing the War on Drugs. 1. Police unions Police unions are major donors to anti-legalization efforts, probably because a [...]

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  • D.C. Voters to Decide on Marijuana Use in November

    D.C. Voters to Decide on Marijuana Use in November

    D.C. residents will vote in November on whether to legalize marijuana use in the nation’s capital after elections officials decided Wednesday to place the question on the ballot. The three-member D.C. Board of Elections voted unanimously Wednesday morning to approve the ballot initiative, certifying that activists gathered the tens of thousands of voter signatures necessary to qualify for the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Several of those activists attended Wednesday’s meeting and cheered the vote, which moves the District closer to [...]

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