Cannabis Culture

Marijuana Activist Jack Herer Featured in New Venice Beach Mural

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Muralist Brian “TAZROC” Garcia has completed his latest public art installation, a mural depicting Marijuana activist Jack Herer, which can now be seen on the side of the Nile Collective building at 1501 Pacific Ave.

Herer, known as the “Emperor of Hemp”, wrote “The Emperor Wears No Clothes“, a book used in efforts to decriminalize cannabis, and also founded and served as the director of the organization Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP).

Help NORML win a free Super Bowl Ad

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Intuit Quickbooks is currently running a contest, with the grand prize being a professionally produced ad run during the big game this year. The first round of the contest is public voting and we are pleased to say NORML, after just a few short days, has skyrocketed to the #6 most popular submission.

Together, we the people, are ending America's war on pot. With the last election and with the recent announcement from the attorney general in Washington DC, we are beautifully positioned to make sure a responsible, adult American citizen is never again arrested for the use of recreational marijuana.

KILLER PILLS: MYTH OR MURDER?

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This is not just another drug scare story. ‘Ecstasy’ pills containing PMA are killing clubbers in the UK. Find out how to make sure you’re not next, and why the government should be doing something about it.

All across Britain the revulsion has been palpable. In February, consumers trusting their supermarkets to sell them what they pay for, found they had been dining on horsemeat rather than beef.

Products were recalled, questions were raised in Parliament. It seemed like a throwback to a previous era. Food scandals such as this were common in the 19th century, when food labelling requirements were non-existent, factories operated without any scrutiny and the main principle of the business was profit for the manufacturers.