Why the Marijuana Product Recall in Colorado Is Actually Good News

By: Friday July 18, 2014 9:06 am

While it may seem counter-intuitive, this is actually a good example of one of the many lesser discussed benefits of legalizing and regulating marijuana. This is how it makes marijuana safer.

Unlike the black market, products are now being inspected and if there is a potential problem discovered it is actually possible to issue a recall to swiftly contain the situation.

 

Marijuana Arrests Plummet in Colorado

By: Monday January 13, 2014 8:08 am

In Colorado marijuana legalization has worked exactly as hoped on the judicial front. In the year since the possession of a small amount of marijuana was legalized for adults the number of marijuana related arrest has plummeted.

Don’t Take Your Legal Pot to Denver Airport

By: Tuesday December 31, 2013 1:01 pm

Starting tomorrow you will be able to buy legal recreational marijuana at several stores in Denver, Colorado — but don’t try to bring it to the Denver airport. Officials have decided to ban marijuana possession anywhere on airport grounds.

Marijuana Legalization More Popular Than Obama or Romney in Colorado

By: Monday October 15, 2012 8:56 am

Amendment 64, which would legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol in Colorado, continues to hold a narrow lead. The most recent SurveyUSA poll for the Denver Post found that 48 percent plan to vote for the initiative while 43 percent plan to vote against it.

Late Night FDL: Which Causes the Most Harm to the Most People?

By: Saturday October 8, 2011 8:00 pm

You might have noticed this past week that the Department of Justice has seemingly declared war on Medical Marijuana dispensaries. The first salvo was probably at the end of September when the ATF issued a statement that it is illegal for medical marijuana users to use firearms. Since then, the four California US Attorneys have declared that California Medical Marijuana dispensaries have to close within 45 days:

To Obama Admin’s Reported Surprise, Private Insurers Skirt New Health Care Law

By: Wednesday September 22, 2010 6:10 am

Private insurers are the scorpion in the story of turtle and the scorpion. They have proven for decades they will do anything to avoid regulation, and will always put profits over the health care needs of regular Americans. Heck, by law, as for-profit corporations, they are required to put profits over everything else. Democrats let insurance companies hop on their back, and now they are smack-dab in the middle of the river with them. Don’t scream when they sting you–it is just their nature.

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