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Protecting Marijuana’s $2.7 Billion Cash Industry When Banks Won’t
Thanks to recreational legalization in Colorado and Washington, the U.S. marijuana industry exploded from $1.5 billion to $2.7 billion in one year. But now, businesses making hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars a week are facing a serious problem: There’s nowhere to stash all the money.
Marijuana Legalization State by State
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Cheech & Chong Debate On Fox News About Marijuana
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Published on Oct 29, 2014
Featured Image: Sheeple Magazine#23. SOURCE: David Dees
Published on Jul 15, 2014
A look at how the recreational marijuana industry is doing in Colorado six months after pot became legal.
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Featured Image: Pot Plant. CREDIT: United States Fish and Wildlife Service SOURCE. Wikimedia. (Public Domain).
Former FEMA director Joe Allbaugh, who took the reins of Gov. Rick Perry’s 2012 presidential campaign just as it was going into a nosedive, has jumped into a potentially more stable and long-term endeavor: legal marijuana.
Allbaugh is an investor in and board director of Colorado-based CannLabs, which calls itself “a leader in cannabis innovation” and specializes in the testing of pot potency and quality. . . Read Complete Report
Image: Joe M. Allbaugh
Portrait of (former) FEMA Director, now big-time pot dealer, Joe Allbaugh Photo by Greg Schaler/ FEMA News Photo. (Public Domain)
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Featured Image: Another one of the millions of uses of the hemp plant. Hempcrete CREDIT: Olivier Dupont SOURCE Wikipedia Commons (Public Domain)
August 20, 2014
Source: American Chemical Society
Using waste hemp fibers as the starting material, researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada have developed a high-performance electrode material for supercapacitors at one thousandth the cost of the more commonly used graphene. The advance could lead to supercapacitors that are both cheaper and able to operate under harsh environmental conditions.
Despite a bad reputation, hemp is a truly remarkable plant. It can be grown on the cheap, requiring very little care even in very cold and dry environments, and has many uses, ranging from construction material to clothing, bioplastics, and even biofuel creation. . . . Read Complete Report
Hemp For Victory (1942)
Hemp For Victory is a 1942 film documentary made to encourage farmers to grow hemp during World War 2 because other industrial fibers, often imported from overseas, were in short supply. The film shows a history of hemp and hemp products, how hemp is grown, and how hemp is processed into rope, cloth, cordage, and other products.
Dig a little DEEPER ~ THEI Archive “Weed for Victory”
4th grader sells pot in northern Colorado
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus.
John Gates, director of safety for Weld County School District 6, said Wednesday that the students involved, three 10-year-old boys and a 10-year-old girl at Greeley’s Monfort Elementary School, faced tough discipline but not suspension or expulsion. He would not elaborate on their punishment.
Read the rest of this AP story HERE
Mexico confirms confrontation with Border Patrol agents
Image: Wikipedia Commons; File:US Navy 090317-N-5253T-016 Two men scale the border fence into Mexico a few hundred yards away from where Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB) 133 and NMCB-14 are building a 1,500 foot-long concrete-lined dr.
U.S. officials characterized the incident as one of the most serious incursions in recent years.
BY RICHARD A. SERRANO AND TRACY WILKINSON
WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/Tribune Washington Bureau.
U.S. officials said it was one of nearly two dozen border incursions by Mexican soldiers into southern Arizona in the last four years.
Read the rest of this LA Times story HERE
Cops Say Legalize Drugs
Image and some content Copyright Indiana NORML used under terms of Fair Use
Lt. Tony Ryan, board member for L.E.A.P. (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) and retired Denver police officer after 36 years of service, says;
“The War on drugs is a disaster for law enforcement. A total failure at reducing use or crime, that costs billions of dollars while making the problem worse and enriching drug dealers.”
One or more representatives of L.E.A.P. will present the case against pot prohibition (and other drugs) this weekend in Merrillville, Indiana.
Radisson Star Plaza, 800 East 81st Street – Merrillville, Indiana, Sunday, February 9, 2014
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central Time
Read Indiana NORML event page HERE
We here at THEI hope this is a productive session leading to a community consensus that ultimately is a positive influence on government..
In June, 2012, Indiana became the first U.S. state to specifically allow homeowners to use force, even deadly force, against police officers or other public servants during illegal acts commissions by those public servants, according to the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys in Washington, which represents and supports prosecutors.
Then, this past week, the Indiana Senate passed a bill legallizing hemp production in the State, despite Federal law to the contrary.