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Protecting young minds when marijuana is legal

Protecting young minds when marijuana is legal

By Stan Mantooth & Dr. Robert Levin   On Jan. 1, marijuana – a substance that affects youth differently than adults — will become legal for retail sale in California. Although the federal government still classifies cannabis as illegal, California voters have elected to legalize it for adults age 21 and older. We write not to debate […]

The impact of recreational marijuana legaliztion

The impact of recreational marijuana legaliztion

By USA-Focus.org “Love of money is the root of all evil.” (The Bible) FOUNDING FATHERS PERSPECTIVE “A departure from principle becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so on, till the bulk of society is reduced to mere automatons of misery, to have no sensibilities left but for sinning and […]

CA Democrats want higher fees and taxes for state infrastructure

CA Democrats want higher fees and taxes for state infrastructure

Sharing in a new emerging consensus in favor of substantial infrastructure spending, California Democrats have teed up the policy for early action in 2017, triggering renewed debate over the wisdom of funding the effort through significant new transportation-related fees and taxes. Gov. Jerry Brown and other leading Democrats had signaled earlier in the month that infrastructure […]

Towns take heat from proposed taxes targeting streaming video

Towns take heat from proposed taxes targeting streaming video

By James Poulos . Tempting fate — and mobilized outrage from consumers and their Silicon Valley allies — municipalities around California have zeroed in on a new source of revenue: Online film and television streaming services, and the people who use them. “If the cities are successful in adjusting their existing utility users taxes — and there are questions […]

New era of marijuana dawns in California, nationwide

New era of marijuana dawns in California, nationwide

By James Poulos Californians have gone down in history as leading a nationwide charge to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. “Voters on Tuesday approved Proposition 64, making California the most populous state in the nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana,” the Los Angeles Times confirmed. “The approval of the ballot measure creates the largest […]

Marijuana Legalization: Give Peace a Chance

Marijuana Legalization: Give Peace a Chance

By Thomas L. Knapp On November 8, voters in eight states will decide whether or not to legalize, to one degree or another, the possession, use and sale of marijuana. If all of the measures pass, more than 86 million Americans will enjoy increased legal access to the plant: For medical use in Arkansas, Florida […]

The Free and Equal Elections Foundation Endorses the California Cannabis Hemp Initiative #CCHI2016

The Free and Equal Elections Foundation Endorses the California Cannabis Hemp Initiative #CCHI2016

    Dear Supporters ~ The Free and Equal Election Foundation has this month endorsed the “California Cannabis Hemp Initiative 2016“. We hope you will consider supporting them as well! The CCHI2016, often referred to as “The Jack Herer Initiative” after the late researcher, author and Cannabis-culture icon, only has 3 months left to secure […]