More Cannabis Aloha in Republican Idaho than Democrat Hawai’i

Betsy Russell, writing in Idaho State Journal, detailed action of an Idaho House committee that voted yesterday to introduce a "very restrictive bill" to legalize medical cannabis (marijuana) in the state. This moves the measure forward to full hearing on the bipartisan proposal from Reps. Mike Kingsley, R-Lewiston, and Ilana Rubel, D-Boise, which they title the … Continue reading More Cannabis Aloha in Republican Idaho than Democrat Hawai’i

Hawaii Needs Aloha Like Senator Charles Schumer

Collectively we're in the most stressful, challenging and frankly frightful time of our lives. Must be similar to what our grandparents, The Greatest Generation, experienced during the depression and war. Labeled this crisis the Third World War in early 2020. As in times of war, millions of Americans now battle effects of Pandemic PTSD. We … Continue reading Hawaii Needs Aloha Like Senator Charles Schumer

Conversation with ALTRES Lynn Hiyane: Please Don’t Be Cruel About Cannabis

Cannabis (marijuana) stocks are roaring and legalization proposals sweep the nation. With Democrats in control of Congress, investors are high on cannabis companies. Bill Miller, money manager who bet big early on Amazon.com Inc., leads a new breed of investors jumping in. He predicts cannabis bans will go the way of alcohol prohibition a century … Continue reading Conversation with ALTRES Lynn Hiyane: Please Don’t Be Cruel About Cannabis

Letter to President Joseph R. Biden

January 20, 2021 Congratulations Honorable President Joe Biden, I am very thankful for Donald J. Trump. Our nation was broken in so many ways prior to his arrival. With his rise to power, all our cracks and flaws became apparent to us and the world. We were forced to look in the mirror and face … Continue reading Letter to President Joseph R. Biden

Pro Sports in USA End Racist Cannabis Drug Test Policies

Today, the NBA reported players participating in the 2020-2021 NBA season will not be drug tested for cannabis (marijuana). A spokesperson for the National Basketball Association announced: “Due to the unusual circumstances in conjunction with the pandemic, we have agreed with the NBPA [player’s association] to suspend random testing for cannabis for the 2020-21 season … Continue reading Pro Sports in USA End Racist Cannabis Drug Test Policies

Hawaii Senator Roz Baker Supports Killing Babies and Weeds

Rosalyn 'Roz' H. Baker is a 74-year-old politician, originally from Texas, who now lives in the gilded community of Lahaina on the island of Maui. Lahaina's popularity as a tropical getaway has made real estate some of the most expensive in Hawai'i, as many luxury homes and condos sell for more than $5 million. Senator … Continue reading Hawaii Senator Roz Baker Supports Killing Babies and Weeds

You Can Fool All The People Some of the Time

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. Abraham Lincoln This week, Hawai'i and New Mexico announced they will decriminalize small amounts of cannabis, more commonly called pakalolo in the islands. Both states are dominated … Continue reading You Can Fool All The People Some of the Time

Marijuana Legalization Reduces Illegal Smuggling from Mexico

The U.S. Border Patrol confiscated a high (no pun intended) of over 3.8 million pounds of cannabis (marijuana) in 2009. Analysts now expect seizures to drop to 0.6 million pounds in fiscal year 2019. This is a reduction of 84 percent. Princeton Policy Advisors show the dramatic drop in illicit drugs nabbed at the U.S. … Continue reading Marijuana Legalization Reduces Illegal Smuggling from Mexico