Marijauna Messaging Socialism

Letter-to-the-editor in response to an article in The Nation

In “Centrist Dems Are Wrong About November’s Losses” (Dec 21, 2020), Steve Phillips presents evidence that high Republican turnout is what caused multiple Democratic House members to lose their seats. He claims, without evidence, that the slogans “defund the police” and “socialism” aren’t what caused the high GOP turnout.   But the sad thing is that […]

Banks Marijauna Washington State Politics

Testimony on establishing a state bank for the cannibas industry

I testified today in support of Bob Hasegawa‘s S.B. 5955 which would establish a State Bank to create a financing infrastructure for the cannabis industry. My testimony begins at time mark 29:15 in the linked video. The audience enjoyed my characterization of Wall Street banksters as the real criminals that we should be worried about. […]

Marijauna Washington State Politics

Medical Marijuana Forum- Ryan Day clip

The passage of I-502 which decriminalized possession and use of recreational marijuana could threaten access to medicine for Medical Marijuana patients in Washington State if the Legislature implements the state Liquor Control Board’s plan. The father of a 5 yo child who suffers from a rare and catastrophic form of epilepsy which has been found […]

Marijauna Politics

Medical mj protest in Olympia

On a trip to Olympia on Friday, I saw outside the capitol protesters dressed in red advocating for more tolerant treatment of medical marijuana. This woman explained to me that she needs to take special breeds of marijuana for her medical condition; recreational marijuana that the state has legalized will likely not have the correct […]

Justice Marijauna

Feds crack down on medical marijuana dispensaries in Seattle and elsewhere

Feds Ramp Up Crackdowns On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries “In several West Coast cities, federal officials are initiating a new round of crackdowns against dispensaries that are seemingly complying with state medical marijuana law. In Seattle, 11 dispensaries received shutdown warnings. In San Francisco, almost half of the city’s small number of state-licensed dispensaries received similar […]