Category: Business


LEAP's Stephen Downing, along with Terry Nelson, join The Real News Network to explain why they support legalizing drugs. By The Real News Network  |  November 15, 2012 Law Enforcement Against Prohibition's Stephen Downing, a retired deputy chief of police for the LAPD and commander of the Bureau of Special Investigations, along ... Read More
November 15, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


Legalize It film screening in Long Beach brings out Libertarian Vice Presidential Candidate Judge Jim Gray, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), Drug Policy Alliance, Moms United To End the War on Drugs, and Medical Marijuana 411 had a front row seat. By Sam Sabzehzar  |  October 29, 2012 Richard Lee, Dale Sky ... Read More
November 8, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


By Lauren E. Bohn  |  Published in The Huffington Post Moshe Rute survived the Holocaust by hiding in a barn full of chickens. He nearly lost the use of his hands after a stroke two years ago. He became debilitated by recurring nightmares of his childhood following his wife's death last year. "But after ... Read More
November 7, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and eight initial co-sponsors introduce HR 6335 to stop unfair land grabs by DOJ By Americans For Safe Access Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and eight initial co-sponsors introduced HR 6335, the States’ Medical Marijuana Property Rights Protection Act, in an attempt to stop the seizure of property from ... Read More
August 3, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


Nation's leading medical cannabis facility facing closure for being too large Before discovering California's premier medical cannabis dispensary, Harborside Health Center, Jason David was losing hope for his young son Jayden suffers from Dravet Syndrome, a rare and severe form of epilepsy. In his first five years, Jayden had a seizure every ... Read More
July 16, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


The Department of Justice & the Drug Enforcement Administration are once again targeting patients & providers across the country.  They’re not considering the tremendous ramifications of their actions. By Lauren Payne  |  July 14, 2012 The recent interference by the Dept of “Justice” is infuriating.  The DEA & the DOJ have collaborated ... Read More
July 14, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


In a Recent Letter, the Originator of  SB 420 Clarifies that Medical Cannabis Providers Can Make a Profit.  By Robert A. Raich  |  February 12, 2012 There is a widely held misperception that businesses in the California medical cannabis industry are prohibited from making a profit. In reality, no California law prohibits cannabis-related ... Read More
February 12, 2012Sam Sabzehzar


By Brad Burge  |  Published in With over 700 attendees from over 30 countries and many more at The Medicine Ball, Cartographie Psychedelica revealed the real scope and impact of the last 25 years of MAPS' work. Our research and education are transforming science, medicine, law, spirituality, and human relationships. MAPS and ... Read More
December 24, 2011Sam Sabzehzar


As protests continue against Wall Street and the nation’s biggest banks, Democracy Now! speaks to British journalist Ed Vulliamy, author of "Amexica: War Along the Borderline." By Democracy Now!  |  Published in At the time, Wachovia was the nation’s fourth-largest bank. It has since been taken over by Wells Fargo. "You can’t ... Read More
October 27, 2011Sam Sabzehzar