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This 11 Year Old Stood For The First Time in 4 Years -- Amazing!

Wendy Robbins | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact
Wendy Robbins

Alexis was seven and a half when #FIRES hit. Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome is a rare epilepsy syndrome causing up to hundreds of seizures a day. Her mom shared her daughter's story.

More Than Just Revenue: The Social Capital Benefits of Legal Cannabis

Amanda Reiman | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics
Amanda Reiman

Much of the hoopla around the emerging cannabis industry is focused on tax revenue, with states and cities counting the cash (and without banking access, it's literally cash) that comes with the legal retail sale of cannabis. However, beyond just tax dollars, this industry has value, and it lies in opportunity, empowerment, and self-determination.

Transplanting Marijuana: Myth to Mainstream America

Skip Shuda | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Skip Shuda

Myths around marijuana have created a great deal of injury. People's lives have been destroyed due to arrest records. We've deprived countless patients from a helpful medicinal plant.

Hunter Stuart

Weed Entrepreneurs In Oregon And Alaska Celebrate Legalization | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business

On Tuesday, marijuana prohibition suffered another defeat. Voters in Washington, D.C., Oregon and Alaska followed Colorado and Washington in votin...

Hunter Stuart

Oregon's Cheap Legal Weed Could Starve Washington's Market | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.01.2014 | Business

Could Oregon’s legal marijuana market starve Washington’s? Voters in Oregon decide on Tuesday whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana...

Hunter Stuart

If You Support Legal Marijuana, Memorize These 13 Stats | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.19.2014 | Business

Regardless of your feelings about legalizing marijuana, it's hard to deny that legal weed would be a bonanza for cash-strapped states, just as tobacco...

Hunter Stuart

These States Are Ready To Break The Marijuana Taboo In The Conservative South | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Any day now, Alabama -- which was ranked the most conservative state in the country by Gallup last year -- will become the first state in the South to...

This Is The Last State In New England That Still Jails People For Minor Weed Offenses

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

A bill that would significantly reduce penalties for possessing and growing marijuana was overwhelmingly approved by the New Hampshire House of Repres...

Hunter Stuart

Wisconsin Struggles To Legalize Marijuana Extract | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Nic Volker, 9, has an average of 100 seizures a day. "He used to have to wear a helmet all the time," says his mom, Amylynne Santiago Volker. "Because...

Jamaica Could Decriminalize Marijuana This Year

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.28.2014 | World

It's been nearly 40 years since Peter Tosh said "Legalize It," and Jamaica is finally thinking about moving in that direction. Marijuana is in some...

This State Wants To Legalize Medical Marijuana, But Police Agencies Are In The Way

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

Minnesota will consider passing legislation to legalize the medical use of marijuana, but police agencies are standing in the way. A bill in the ...

Marijuana Could Be The Answer For This Incurable Disease

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living

It's long been accepted that marijuana has direct benefits for glaucoma patients, but a new study suggests that pot may also prevent blindness for suf...

Weed Companies May Sue This State For Not Letting Them Sell Legal Bud

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

The anger over how Massachusetts awarded its first medical weed licenses has reached a new level, with a group of about 20 companies now saying they'r...

Massachusetts Marijuana Dispensaries Will Make Home Deliveries

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

Could the Pilgrims ever have imagined getting legal weed delivered right to their doorsteps? Probably not, but -- ding, dong! -- here it is. Whe...

Hunter Stuart

You Can Already Order Weed Delivery In Washington | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business

Recreational weed won't be on sale in Washington for months, but you can already order up high-quality buds and have them delivered to your door in so...

This Southern State Is Considering Legalizing Medical Weed

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

The Bluegrass State is considering legalizing medical marijuana. A proposed law introduced last week in the Kentucky House of Representatives woul...

Hunter Stuart

State With Harsh Pot Laws Considers Going Recreational On Weed | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

In Missouri, which has some of the nation's harshest marijuana laws, there are two separate efforts underway to legalize marijuana for recreational us...

The Garden State Is Thinking About Fully Legalizing Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

The Garden State will get a whole lot greener if one lawmaker gets his way. New Jersey state Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) said last week he ...

West Virginia Unveils Medical Marijuana Bill

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A bill to legalize marijuana for a wide range of medical purposes was introduced Thursday in West Virginia. The proposed law, HB 4264, would allow...

Taking The Fun Out Of Marijuana.

Slate Magazine | William Saletan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We've taken the caffeine out of coffee, the alcohol out of beer, and the smoke out of tobacco. What's next?...