Harris County Misdemeanor Marijuana Policy – Do you qualify?

The long awaited change has come to Harris County! If law enforcement finds you in possession of less than 4 ounces of marijuana, you will now be given the option to take a 4-hour class on cognitive decision making instead of going to jail. The class costs $150. The marijuana will be seized and logged into…… Continue reading Harris County Misdemeanor Marijuana Policy – Do you qualify?

Police Warn of “Weaponized” Marijuana (with video)

I have heard of marijuana referred to as a lot of things, but “weaponized” is not one of them.  In New York City this has become the new pet-name for synthetic marijuana, with police officials claiming that it gives users super human strength, makes them impervious to pain and can be bought for as little…… Continue reading Police Warn of “Weaponized” Marijuana (with video)

In OR Recreational Marijuana Legal July 1st – But You Can’t Sell It?

That’s right folks.  Come July 1, 2015 you may legally possess up to 8 ounces of marijuana in Oregon for recreational use.  However, the voter approved law did not implement how this law would regulate the sale and distribution of marijuana.  This creates an interesting quagmire, where residents can grow their own, but technically, there…… Continue reading In OR Recreational Marijuana Legal July 1st – But You Can’t Sell It?

DRUG WAR FAIL: Could Tobacco-Like Regulation Offer a Solution?

Nearly everyone has seen “Mad Men” at least once.  The show harkens back to a time in our not so distant past when cigarettes were a more socially accepted and dare I say integral part of American culture.  Hell, worldwide culture.  In the 1960’s you could smoke everywhere.  A significant portion of the population smoked.…… Continue reading DRUG WAR FAIL: Could Tobacco-Like Regulation Offer a Solution?