Tag Archives: Marijuana

Jonah Raskin :
Happy Birthday, ‘High Times’

‘High Times’ has always had to walk a fine line because the cultivation, distribution, and sale of marijuana has been and still is illegal by federal law. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | November 22, 2014 The High … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
Happy Birthday, ‘High Times’

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Mariann G. Wizard :
SPECIAL REPORT | The Drug War: ‘Against the Wind,’ Part 1

Marijuana prohibition is a house of straw. During the past month, the winds of change have started to rip that house apart and now the DEA may be reevaluating cannabis’ status as a ‘dangerous drug.’ By Mariann G. Wizard | … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
SPECIAL REPORT | The Drug War: ‘Against the Wind,’ Part 1

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James McEnteer :
Good migrations…

How U.S. Customs helped me smuggle marijuana into the USA. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | May 24, 2014 “The past is a foreign country. They do things differently there.” — L.P. Hartley When I first discovered Mexico … finish reading James McEnteer :
Good migrations…

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Mariann G. Wizard :
VERSE | Stronger and More Dangerous

By Mariann G. Wizard | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2014 Stronger and More Dangerous: April 20, 2014 I read it in the newsfeeds, I hear it all the time: the marijuana grown today is not the same as … finish reading Mariann G. Wizard :
VERSE | Stronger and More Dangerous

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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘Weed Land’ author Peter Hecht’s no gonzo journalist

In Hecht’s book, the Feds are always heavy, the growers usually naïve, and it’s almost always bad news. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2014 [Weed Land: Inside America’s Marijuana Epicenter and How Pot Went Legit … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | ‘Weed Land’ author Peter Hecht’s no gonzo journalist

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Lamar W. Hankins :
War on Drugs and ‘gateway’ madness

We should face up to the failure of the War on Drugs as public policy and seek a better way that is consistent with individual rights and personal responsibility. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 22, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
War on Drugs and ‘gateway’ madness

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Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 3

Howard “Cowboy” Wooldridge in Washington, D.C.,  with his wife Karen.. Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado, Part III An analysis of the 2012 state initiatives on cannabis. By Howard Wooldridge / The Rag Blog / January 8, 2013 Howard … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 3

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Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 2

Howard Wooldridge and Misty in Pueblo, Colorado. Image from The Pueblo Chieftain.Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado, Part II By Howard Wooldridge / The Rag Blog / December 20, 2012 Howard Wooldridge was Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 2

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Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 1

Howard “Cowboy” Wooldridge and Misty fight marijuana prohibition in Colorado.Misty and me:Fighting pot prohibition in Colorado Governor Hickenlooper moaned that tourism would decline or, if more tourists came, they would be the ‘wrong sort of people.’ What a muffin-head he … finish reading Howard Wooldridge : Rocky Mountain High / 1

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : ‘Smoke Signals’ from Martin Lee

A psychoactive political journey:Smoke Signals from marijuana maven Martin Lee By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | August 8, 2012 [Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and Scientific, by Martin A. Lee (2012: Scribner); Hardcover; … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : ‘Smoke Signals’ from Martin Lee

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FILM / Jonah Raskin : Oliver Stone’s Over-the-Top ‘Savages’

Savages:Oliver Stone’s over-the-top stoner picture Good and bad run along parallel tracks in Savages, which might well be described as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid meets The Last of the Mohicans. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | July … finish reading FILM / Jonah Raskin : Oliver Stone’s Over-the-Top ‘Savages’

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INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

Paul Krassner at his 80th birthday party.The counterculture was a spiritual revolution:A Rag Blog interview with Paul Krassner  As the editor of The Realist, Krassner taught me not to take myself too seriously and not to gaze with absolute reverence … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Paul Krassner Is Still Smokin’ at 80

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