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WATCH: TV Star Campaigns For Medical Marijuana In Oakland

| Posted 11.28.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. As third-party hero Gary Johnson cements his status as the most viable alternative pre...

Janean Chun

'Guts Or Insanity:' Marijuana Entrepreneurs Talk Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 09.04.2012 | Small Business

Offering a hot product wasn't enough to keep Christie Lunsford's business open. In fact, it was the reason she had to shut down. Lunsford's problem? S...

Happy 4/20! 16 Ways Marijuana Affects The Economy

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.20.2012 | Business

In honor of 4/20, we had hoped to give you 420 reasons to celebrate. Then we randomly got lazy. So here are, like, 16 reasons instead. Legalizing m...

Lucia Graves

Obama Administration's War On Weed Rolls On

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.18.2012 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- When federal agents raided Oaksterdam University, Richard Lee's downtown Oakland, Calif.-based trade school, earlier this month, it wasn...

Can Obama Win Votes by Waging War on Medical Marijuana? I Don't Think So.

Scott Morgan | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Scott Morgan

To even suggest that Obama has to appear "tough on drugs" in order to deflect political attacks is preposterous. What political attacks? When have we ever heard him criticized for any such thing?

Medical Marijuana Hub Too Close To Schools, Raided By Feds

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Youth Radio Photo Credit: Denise Tejada/Youth Radio A crowd of protesters gather outside Oaksterdam University in Oakland, California, as feder...

While Obama's Thugs Raid Marijuana School, People Die

Neill Franklin | Posted 06.03.2012 | Crime
Neill Franklin

While federal agents were using a battering ram, a sledgehammer and power saws to break into a business that complies with state and local law and pays taxes, a gunman was murdering seven people at Oikos University, just three-tenths of a mile away.

Federal Agents Raid World's First Marijuana University

AP | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 06.03.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Federal agents on Monday targeted a San Francisco Bay area medical marijuana training school started by a leading pot advocate who ...

Oaksterdam University Founder: Marijuana Legalization Is 'Dead' In California

| Posted 11.09.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly. By Chris Roberts Last year's Proposition 19 was quite a wild ride, but marijuana legalization in...

On A Marijuana Mission

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Have we become a nation of chronic employment? Out in California -- spiritual home to the Grateful Dead, Snoop Dogg, Cheech & Chong and Weeds -- it ap...

420: Put Down That Joint and Pick Up a Pen

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Given slavish governmental allegiance to the drug war (over the course of eight presidencies), skepticism is understandable. But unwarranted.

California's Marijuana Economics

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blaise Zerega

When emotion is stripped from the debate over the legalization of marijuana, it becomes a simple economic issue. Watch as marijuana advocates and law enforcement spar over the "costs and revs" of legalization.