March 02, 2012

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)I don’t feel like a terrorist just because I smoke weed. Do you?​You knew it would come to this, right? Lest you think those hard-...

October 15, 2011

​By Jack RikessToke of the TownNorthern California CorrespondentCalifornia NORML estimates that there are somewhere between 750,000 to 1.25 million  medical marijuana patients…

October 13, 2011

First Coast NewsNicole Marie Killeen, 24, was jailed after her one-year-old daughter tested positive for marijuana. Charges were dropped on Tuesday.​A Florida mother was jailed on a…

September 29, 2011

Kym Kemp/Redheaded Blackbelt​By Jack RikessToke of the TownNorthern California CorrespondentDriving down 101 South, I was listening to the radio returning home after four grueling…

September 28, 2011

Humor Ninja​Three members of the Houston Police Department are accused of eating some marijuana brownies they had seized in a drug raid, according to court documents. It seems two…

September 26, 2011

Think that marijuana dispensary down the street creates more crime in your community? Think again. A report that investigators are calling “the most rigorous independent…

September 23, 2011

CFCA AmericaOhio Attorney General Mike DeWine: “I am unable to certify the summary as a fair and truthful statement of the proposed amendment”​The summary of a second proposed…

September 19, 2011

Photo: Miami HeraldJailers wouldn’t call 9-1-1 to help Eric Perez as he lay dying. ​​​Eric Perez died after suffering all night long, screaming and throwing up.An 18-year-old…

September 19, 2011

Photo: KULR 8David Dayton, Heightened Harvests: “A lot of it is related to what’s happening with the news lately”​Montana’s medical marijuana system is set to begin a new, extremely…

September 19, 2011

Photo: Ty Barbour/ChicoERButte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey: vindictive prosecution?​Butte County, California’s restrictive dispensary ordinance was just blocked by petition…

September 19, 2011

Photo: Douglas HiattDouglas Hiatt: “It is not legalization, and it is going to criminalize patients in this state”​The New Approach Washington initiative, which has gained financial…

August 09, 2012

rakonturRobert Platshorn spreads the truth about cannabis through The Silver Tour, even as he battles cancer. Now the federal government has moved to silence him, and has forbidden…

August 08, 2012

Via: Rehab InfoHow prevalent can substances be, when they aren’t legal?As it turns out, extremely prevalent. The body count continues unabated in the global War On Drugs. How did we…

August 06, 2012

The United States Senate approved a Food and Drug Administration-based legislation last week that includes an amendment supported by Susan Collins that would ban synthetic chemicals…

August 05, 2012

All photos by Sharon LettsHumboldt Stories"It’s not Weeds, its real.“By Sharon LettsLewis woke-up, rolled over, and sat up, pushing a half-eaten bag of chips away from the computer…

July 31, 2012

Worldwide HippiesCommentary By Jack RikessToke of the TownNorthern California CorrespondentAbout a month ago, in California, Assembly member Tom Ammiano removed a pro-cannabis bill…

July 21, 2012

Spin SucksIf all goes according to plan, Toke of the Town, along with all its Village Voice Media sister sites, will be rolling out the new Livefyre commenting system throughout the…

June 13, 2012

Weed Not GreedWeed Not Greed, a nationwide tour sponsored by the Cannabis Information Network, will be promoting awareness of marijuana/hemp uses and advocating for the repeal of…

June 13, 2012

Laurel Dewey’s Betty’s (Little Basement) Garden Raises Awareness Of Medical Marijuana Laurel Dewey, the Colorado author best known for her Jane Perry mystery series, has written…

June 13, 2012

Sharon LettsReview & PhotosBy Sharon LettsThe ancillary business of tobacco has been relatively small, and aside from the occasional “Joe’s Smoke Shop,” relatively quiet. For,...

June 10, 2012

NuggetryFifteen percent of registered voters in Imperial Beach, California have signed the initiative to overturn the city’s current ban on safe access to medical cannabis and…

June 09, 2012

Via Lakeview HealthThose of us who have been through a few media cycles of hysteria over the “latest drug menace” are always skeptical when the mainstream whips itself up into a…

June 06, 2012

The online activist organizations Anonymous and Team Vendetta have announced that Operation Cannabis 420 needs to evolve beyond marches, social networks, and campaigns. The team has…

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