Jeff Wilcox, founder of AgraMed — a non-profit mutual benefit company set up in Oakland specifically to cultivate medical cannabis. The City of Oakland could make $2 million per year licensing a medical cannabis. One economist who did the six-month, $16,000 report said she was surprised at how potent an economic force cannabis is.
Archive for October, 2010
An Arizona law targeting illegal immigration had its roots in a business venture proposed by prison companies. The law could send hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants to prison, meaning hundreds of millions of dollars in profits to private prison companies
It seemed increasingly likely that when investigators determined the precise cause of the BP oil-rig explosion they would conclude that something went catastrophically wrong with the work done by Halliburton. WELL….GUESS WHAT? That’s EXACTLY what happened!
Chipmaker Nvidia said a new supercomputer built in China is the world’s fastest and is powered by over 7,000 of its graphics processor units and has the horsepower equivalent to 175,000 laptop computers
President Barack Obama thinks politics is no laughing matter as he barely cracked any jokes during his appearance on “The Daily Show” despite host Jon Stewart’s attempts to draw out the president’s humorous side with a few of his own snarky wisecracks.
The opposition to California’s marijuana legalization measure is veering off into paranoid and delusional terrain in the final days of the campaign when the film “Reefer Madness” worked to persuade Americans of the dangers of the drug.
Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio is an unbought and unbossed member of Congress and now the congressman says, he is “investigating” the prospect of impeaching Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. WOW….My HERO!
The Alliance Defense Fund and other reckless Religious Right groups have relentlessly pushed evangelical churches to go political, but they don’t seem to be having much luck according to a Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
The single-most important issue that will be decided on November 2 is California’s Proposition 19, a ballot initiative that would legalize the cultivation, consumption, and sale of marijuana and allow municipalities to regulate and tax the stuff.