Robert Platshorn served more time in prison than any other person for a nonviolent marijuana offense (30 years). Since his release, Platshorn has turned his attention to activism – specifically extolling the virtues of pot to seniors through his Silver Tour.
By Coele Gaia
Chet Helms, the revered father of the Summer of Love who brought Janis Joplin to San Francisco, has died.
The voice of Oakland's Angel Raich might soon be emanating from radios near and far as medical marijuana advocates launch a nationwide advertising blitz.
Stony Award polling has officially ended and the votes are being counted.
By Mark Miller
Gush Katif, Gaza Strip (CNSNews.com) - Activists of all stripes are flocking to the Gaza Strip, some to lobby for pet causes, while others dig in to resist the Israeli government's disengagement plan.
HONOLULU (AP) _ A mainland marijuana advocacy group plans to open a Honolulu clinic designed to help people become certified for Hawaii's medical marijuana program.
Providence — A bill that would allow patients with serious diseases to smoke and grow marijuana continued its advance through the General Assembly, winning overwhelming support from House lawmakers Wednesday.
Federal drug agents launched a wide-ranging crackdown on medical marijuana providers Wednesday, charging a husband and wife in Sacramento and raiding more than 20 San Francisco dispensaries.