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www.freedomisgreen.com Marijuana News, Science, Activism and Culture Growing the East Coast cannabis community 3/2/2011 Chris Goldstein, a nationally recognized journalist and pro-marijuana advocate, is launching a new online resource for…

A Profound Moment for American Marijuana

Photo by David Sygall The spring of 2011 has brought tension to the air for everyone involved with cannabis in the United States. Federal authorities have unleashed a coordinated attack on political efforts to tax marijuana and they have…

A Moment for Betty Ford

“I am indebted to no man and only one woman, my dear wife, Betty, as I begin this very difficult job.” - Gerald Ford, 1976 Betty Ford is considered one of the most outspoken First Ladies in our history. Her candor and boldness…

A Brief History of Cannabinoid Research

Depiction of Cannabis use in Japan Photo: www.japanhemp.org/en/canjpn.htm As early as 5,000 years ago Cannabis was noted for its effects on the central nervous system. This often manifested in the form of pain relief, appetite stimulation,…

4-20 Marijuana March Planned in Washington DC

Volunteer organizers from around the country will descend on the National Mall in Washington DC on 4/20/2011. The Overgrow The Government Rally is planning a protest march from the Washington Monument to Lafayette Park, directly across the…

10 Questions To Ask Your Cannabis Scientist

Guest blog by Samantha Miller - The current cannabis laboratory environment is unregulated so consumers have to be savvy. Knowing what questions to ask a prospective cannabis lab is key. To help the process a group of laboratory…

10 Fast and Freewheeling Weed Quotes

Quotes are kinda like quick and easy snack food for the brain. Here’s some mental potato chips for your mind munching, thanks to the good folks at Baked Life. 1. “Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the…