The Las Vegas Review-Journal Hates Legalized Cannabis

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Anti-Legalized Cannabis Propaganda Proliferator

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has had a tumultuous few years. The publishing world has tried to re-invent itself and keep up with the pace of technology, and the local newspaper is no exception. It first reinvented itself as a copyright troll, and now it’s fighting legalized cannabis, turning itself into an anti-cannabis propaganda tool owned by a bigoted billionaire. Continue reading “The Las Vegas Review-Journal Hates Legalized Cannabis”

How Does Question 1 Affect Cannabis Users?

Background checks are a good thing, right?

Question 1’s background checks for firearms are certainly a step in the right direction, but not if you’re a cannabis user. Because of a federal law, you’ll be denied the right to buy a gun. Question 1 on the Nevada Ballot (Full Text PDF) is about those background checks for gun buyers. It is currently legal for any citizen to transfer a legally purchased firearm to another individual with a voluntary background check done through the State of Nevada’s Central Repository for Records of Criminal History. The new law would require all gun transfers between private citizens to be done through a licensed dealer and include a federal background check through the Brady Bill-mandated National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). Continue reading “How Does Question 1 Affect Cannabis Users?”

Ballot Initiative 2 Extends Civil Liberties, Protects Patient Rights

Some voters in Nevada are misinformed about the rights and privileges that will be extended after a successful day at the polls for ballot initiative #2. First, they fear that legalizing marijuana will take away their right to grow marijuana. Second, they’re concerned about dealing with a bigger bureaucracy when tax time comes around. Third, some folks still believe that marijuana is a dangerous, addictive drug with no medical purpose. I want to dispel these myths.  Continue reading “Ballot Initiative 2 Extends Civil Liberties, Protects Patient Rights”

Recreational Marijuana Legalization: Can It Happen Here?

Vote for Legalization

Across America, support for recreational marijuana legalization continues to grow. One of the reasons for that growing support is the success of Colorado’s pioneering efforts. With its bountiful tax revenues and orderly dispensary system, the state’s recreational cannabis legalization effort is proving to be a shining example for the nation.  Continue reading “Recreational Marijuana Legalization: Can It Happen Here?”