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Common Myths of Legal Marijuana

For decades, there has always been a negative stigma about cannabis. As the 1930 brought various “brainwashing” propaganda about marijuana and it’s evil ways, so did a long lasting negative stigma carry on all the way to the modern day; the stereotype that marijuana smokers are pot heads, stoners, dirty hippies, lazy, no job, stupid and unsavory. Today, the stigma still ... Read More »

Forming a Collective

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A consumer collective cooperative corporation is a special type of corporation that can be formed to serve it’s members interests.   While although in 2017, California passed legal recreational marijuana, the collective model may still continue to be used in the state, as there are said to still be growing limitations per person.  States which have not yet gone legal, ... Read More »

25 Years Ago: DEA’s Own Administrative Law Judge Ruled Cannabis Should Be Reclassified Under Federal Law

Friday, September 6, 2013 marks the 25-year anniversary of an administrative ruling which determined that cannabis possesses accepted medical utility and ought to be reclassified accordingly under federal law. The ruling, issued in 1988 by US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis Young “In the Matter of Marijuana Rescheduling,” determined: “Marijuana, in its natural form, is one ... Read More »

Drug-Friendly Netherlands to Close 8 Prisons – Not Enough Crime 

For years prohibitionists, including our own Drug Enforcement Administration, have claimed — falsely — that the tolerant marijuana policies of the Netherlands have made that nation a nest of crime and drug abuse. They may have trouble wrapping the… Read More »

What to do if you become a victim of a raid

The Otherside Farms Private Collective was a victim of a Federal Marijuana raid on January 14, 2012 despite having abided by (above and beyond) all State laws and guidelines. Look for an experienced lawyer.  Since the incident, Otherside Farms had been in contact with several lawyers on the State and Federal level.  In the event that you are a victim of ... Read More »

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Sanjay Gupta Apologizes For ‘Misleading’ Public About Cannabis

CNN’s chief medical expert Sanjay Gupta announced Wednesday night that he has reversed his blanket opposition to marijuana use. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reversed his position on marijuana’s health benefits and apologized for his previous stand against it in an article Thursday for CNN. In 2009, Gupta penned an op-ed advocating against marijuana, where he advised as a doctor that “marijuana ... Read More »

Pro-Legalization Law Enforcement Group Screens Prop. 19 Documentary

Pro-Legalization Law Enforcement Group Screens Prop. 19 Documentary Special Preview and Panel Discussion Planned in Long Beach LOS ANGELES, Calif. – As debates over ballot measures to legalize marijuana heat up in Colorado, Oregon and Washington, a… Read More »

Inspector General’s New Asset Forfeiture Report Reveals DOJ Is Now Just Robbing Americans [UPDATED]

The Office of Inspector General for the Justice Department released an audit yesterday reviewing the DEA's use of asset forfeiture, which is the policy that allows federal law enforcement agencies to confiscate the savings and property of Americans susp… Read More »

COSTA MESA SOUGHT FEDS’ HELP BEFORE POT RAIDS

The city has spent $457,612 on court fees in its court challenges of the marijuana clinics. Costa Mesa City Attorney Tom Duarte asked federal authorities months ahead of a January raid to help shutter the marijuana dispensaries operating illegally in… Read More »

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