Federal Government Escalated Assault on Harborside

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 1:10 pm

The Federal government has taken its assault on Harborside Health Center, one of America’s largest and best known medical marijuana dispensaries, to a new level.

 

4/20: A Look at Marijuana Reform Advances This Year

By: Friday April 20, 2012 9:55 am

With today being the unofficial holiday for cannabis in the United States, it is a good time to look back at the advances the marijuana reform movement has made in the past 365 days.

Oaksterdam Update: Richard Lee Calling it Quits?

By: Friday April 6, 2012 12:58 pm

Following the raid on Oaksterdam University earlier this week, in which federal agents from the IRS and DEA seized bank accounts, plants, computers and records from the industry training center, founder and Prop 19 sponsor Richard Lee announced today that he will be leaving the business.

DEA and IRS Raid Oaksterdam University, Medical Marijuana Institution

By: Monday April 2, 2012 1:30 pm

This morning agents from both the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Internal Revenue Service raided Oaksterdam University, one of California’s most famous medical marijuana institutions. From NBC Bay Area. The raid follows another similar raid, both based on IRS rulings that such facilities may not lawfully deduct ordinary business expenses. The ruling puts all medical marijuana facilities in financial jeopardy.

Sunday Late Night: “Cleanse the White House” Really???

By: Sunday December 11, 2011 8:01 pm

Evangelical preachers and leaders who want to herd their flocks to support converted Catholic Newt Gingrich have a tough sell: Newt’s thrice-married, with nasty well-publicized divorces — and his current marriage began as an adulterous affair.

What is the leadership, who appear to badly need to avoid having their faith-Occupied party anoint scary cultist Mitt Romney or anti-Israel extremist Ron Paul, to do?

Unions Begin to Organize California Marijuana Industry

By: Friday May 28, 2010 3:25 pm

Employees in California’s huge marijuana industry are starting to join unions. One hundred employees in Oakland pot shops – including Oaksterdam University and Blue Sky Coffee Shop, the establishments of California cannabis initiative lead Richard Lee – will announce tomorrow they will join the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). The workers all signed cards and will have their union recognized under majority sign-up.

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