The Fresno City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss a proposal to ban all adult-use cannabis activities in the city. Medical marijuana cultivation and medical dispensaries have been banned for several years. This meeting is a watershed moment for Fresno and every Prop. 215 patient living here. Around the state, cities and counties are working hard to implement regulations for commercial cannabis activities, which are authorized under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety [read more …]
This Fresno County cannabis meme shown below is designed to be shared and tagged, and tagged and shared, with 420-friendly Fresno County voters. It’s bound to annoy some 420-unfriendly voters, too, but that’s how politics works. That’s how memes work, too, come to think of it. They’re like visual sound bites for Facebook.
Medical cannabis patients and several noted industry leaders rallied Wednesday outside the federal courthouse in downtown Sacramento. They were there to protest the recent federal crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries and collective growers, with Assemblymember Tom Ammiano calling on President Obama to order federal enforcement agencies to stand down. “I support the president, but he is confusing the issue by having these people muddy up the water and violate civil rights and human rights,” Ammiano [read more …]
I’ve already voted for Prop. 19, thanks to mail-in balloting, so I could tune out the rest of the campaign. Except I’m pissed off, and you should be too. Selfish stoners are talking out their collective asses with such passion it almost makes one forget the dazzling incoherency of what they’re saying. Selfish stoners say they support legalization but oppose Proposition 19. Then they rattle off a list of complaints that are inherent with any [read more …]
This November, Californians will have the opportunity to vote on an historic proposition. If passed, Proposition 19 would spurn federal law by permitting recreational use of marijuana in California. Prop 19 has sparked furious debate on both sides, and it has also caught the attention of young voters, Andrew Boydston reports in The Collegian at CSU Fresno. “Prop 19 caught my attention and made me want to vote this year,” said Kevin Chan, a kinesiology [read more …]