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News, The Snitch People More Open to Cannabis in States With Medical-Use Laws

People More Open to Cannabis in States With Medical-Use Laws

In November, many states will have some sort of marijuana-related initiative on their ballots, with California once again attempting to legalize the drug. (Proposition 19 failed in 2010.) So what better time to gauge the nation’s attitude toward cannabis…
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News, The Snitch Marijuana Legalization Is Heading to California Voters

Marijuana Legalization Is Heading to California Voters

Legal cannabis for all adults (over 21) is closer to reality in California, after the star-studded backers of a well-funded legalization campaign announced Wednesday that they have enough signatures to put the issue before voters in November. Mostly bankrolled by…
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News, The Snitch Specials, Events, And Picking Up After Yourself: Your 2016 420 Guide

Specials, Events, And Picking Up After Yourself: Your 2016 420 Guide

It’s shaping up to be a banner year for cannabis. With attitudes rapidly evolving nationwide and legalization looming in the country’s largest state, this polarizing plant’s acceptance has never been stronger. So what better year than 2016 to celebrate…
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News, The Snitch Doug Benson Wants No Part of a Super High Me Sequel (But Check Out the Trailer)

Doug Benson Wants No Part of a Super High Me Sequel (But Check Out the Trailer)

If you have not seen Super High Me, chances are you've at least heard of the 2008 documentary in which 420-friendly comedian Doug Benson — even then a "Stoner of the Year," according to High Times — was stoned for…
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News, The Snitch Gavin Newsom is Still Marijuana Legalization's Best Friend

Gavin Newsom is Still Marijuana Legalization's Best Friend

No California politician is safe from marijuana — or at least no elected official can step out of doors without the risk of being asked about the magic plant.  California will likely legalize marijuana at the 2016 ballot; even Gov.…
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News, The Snitch Poll: Majority of Californians Want To Release Marijuana Offenders From Prison

Poll: Majority of Californians Want To Release Marijuana Offenders From Prison

With every new poll showing a majority of people supporting marijuana legalization, marijuana news is treading dangerously close to "dog bites man" territory. It would almost be more noteworthy if Tuesday's Field Poll showed a majority among Californians in support…
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News, The Snitch Marijuana Legalization In Uruguay Is Limited

Marijuana Legalization In Uruguay Is Limited

There are many reasons to visit Uruguay -- the food and wine are excellent, the people are friendly and prosperous, and enjoy ample jobs and a low rate of poverty along with free health care. But marijuana is not yet…
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News, The Snitch Napa Says "No" to Marijuana

Napa Says "No" to Marijuana

It's fair to call Napa County awash in drugs. The area's economy is based on intoxicants. After all, this is wine country, as an oft-perilous afternoon drive on Highway 29 after the tasting rooms close reveals. One drug that's hard…
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News, The Snitch 10 Billion Rea$ons Why Politicians Are Interested In Marijuana

10 Billion Rea$ons Why Politicians Are Interested In Marijuana

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom has a story he likes to tell every time he mentions marijuana, which, as of late, is fairly often. As mayor of San Francisco, Newsom wasn't keen on legal weed and opposed Proposition 19. But after…
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News, The Snitch Support for Marijuana Legalization in California Is At An All-Time High

Support for Marijuana Legalization in California Is At An All-Time High

Californians are a demanding bunch, though they're not always exactly sure what it is they want. Take the newly released Public Policy Institute of California Poll. The poll takes the state's temperature on a host of issues, including fracking (we…
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News, The Snitch Feds Won't Block Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, but That Doesn't Help California

Feds Won't Block Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, but That Doesn't Help California

There were more than a few celebratory smoke-outs last fall after voters in Colorado and Washington legalized small amounts of cannabis for adults. But for almost a year, lawmakers, law enforcement officials, and the general public were waiting for the…
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News, The Snitch Obama Pressed on Medical Marijuana, but Won't Support it Just Yet

Obama Pressed on Medical Marijuana, but Won't Support it Just Yet

It's been a while, but President Barack Obama has gone on record condoning medical marijuana use. As candidate and as president, he's said, sick people should be able to access the drug. They just need to do keep on doing…
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News, The Snitch Feds Seize Marijuana Icon Richard Lee's Money, Which He Owed The IRS Anyway

Feds Seize Marijuana Icon Richard Lee's Money, Which He Owed The IRS Anyway

In these days of leaks, the federal government has bigger worries than drug war dissidents. But Uncle Sam hasn't forgotten about the marijuana movement. This week, the target of the biggest federal drug raid in recent Bay Area memory was…
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News, The Snitch Congress' New Marijuana Champions Introduce Legalization Bill

Congress' New Marijuana Champions Introduce Legalization Bill

Like the changing of the seasons and the movement of the tides, so too is the march of time marked by the annual show of members of Congress introducing marijuana legalization bills.These bills go nowhere -- there's no way to…
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News, The Snitch Another Poll Shows Marijuana Legalization Has Overwhelming Support

Another Poll Shows Marijuana Legalization Has Overwhelming Support

If only President Barack Obama was marijuana, then he'd win reelection by a landslide.Marijuana legalization enjoys a 20-point advantage in the polls among American adults, according to a recent survey Rasmussen Reports. Fifty-six percent of Americans polled support the notion…
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News, The Snitch Marijuana Legalization Efforts Fail in California, Thanks to Money and The Feds

Marijuana Legalization Efforts Fail in California, Thanks to Money and The Feds

Few successful political movements count their finest hours a loss. Yet 2010 will remain the high-water mark of the marijuana legalization movement for at least another two years -- or longer, if the federal situation worsens.Buoyed by Oaksterdam University founder…
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News, The Snitch Red Cross Calls for Drug Decriminalization

Red Cross Calls for Drug Decriminalization

It turns out it's not just the Castro or rural America: The entire world has a meth problem. Worldwide demand for methamphetamine "appears to be expanding significantly," according to the 55 countries which comprise the United Nations' Office on Drugs…
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News, The Snitch Biden: Drug Legalization "Worth Discussing," but There's "No Possibility" of U.S. Support

Biden: Drug Legalization "Worth Discussing," but There's "No Possibility" of U.S. Support

Joe Biden's a reasonable guy. When presidents of Latin American nations suggest drug legalization as a solution to the drug-fueled violence wreaking havoc on their land, the Vice President will listen... long enough to dismiss the idea out of hand.The…
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News, The Snitch Tony Bennett on Whitney Houston: "Legalize Drugs"

Tony Bennett on Whitney Houston: "Legalize Drugs"

If the marijuana legalization efforts currently underway in California receive some unexpected financial support from Hollywood over the next few months, drug war opponents may be able to thank Whitney Houston. And Tony Bennett.Mere hours after Houston was found dead…
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News, The Snitch Marijuana Legalization Measure Courts Billionaires for Vital Campaign Cash

Marijuana Legalization Measure Courts Billionaires for Vital Campaign Cash

Regulate Marijuana Like Wine, a marijuana legalization measure vying to get onto the November ballot, has only $80,000 in cash on hand, according to finance records. But in a poll released this week, it had potential support from 62 percent…
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