Category Archives: Information

Post-KKI Alex

[ I apologize for the lack of contact, I'm actually at work right now delaying my "clock-in" time, so to speak, in order to write something up - it's been a crazy, crazy couple of years ] Initially, Alex went … Continue reading

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Vote yes on Oregon measure 91

Alex visits are extremely draining when he’s almost three hours away (round trip). As such, I won’t be posting a lot about him unless there are major changes. But I figured our ballot measure is worth at least a quick … Continue reading

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I think I’m done

After stating the blog would go on, I haven’t touched it. Partly I don’t feel like putting up more because I’m satisfied that Alex’s story was able to really be told. Partly I feel like the updates aren’t helpful since … Continue reading

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Why cannabis must be legalized – a non-user’s perspective

The federal government recently refused to reclassify cannabis, stating it still hasn’t been proven to have medical value. Of course, it’s a tough thing to prove when the government allows very limited research on the subject. And to be honest, … Continue reading

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OCTA makes the November ballot!

Check it out, straight from the state’s website: 7/13/12 Signature verification complete. Petition contained 88,887 valid signatures, or 58.53% of the 151,870 signatures accepted for verification. Qualified to the ballot for the November 2012 Election. Looks like circulators did a … Continue reading

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The OCTA signature drive is over, and…

The Oregon Cannabis Tax Act turned in just under 168,000 signatures, which is getting Oregonians pretty excited. We only need 87,213 valid signatures to get on the November ballot, and in 2010 we missed the mark by a huge number, … Continue reading

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Act now to stop prohibition!

In Colorado, a measure to legalize marijuana for adult use is going to be on the ballot. Is it absolute freedom and perfection? No, but vote for it if you live in Colorado. It looks like a darn good bill … Continue reading

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Thanks, Treating Yourself, reddit, and family

The past two months have shown a big surge in traffic to the site, and a TON of supportive comments and emails. Last month I made a big post on Huffington Post, and got a lot of traffic, but it … Continue reading

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Vote for Ron Paul?

I’m now a registered republican so I can vote for Ron Paul in the Oregon primaries. I’m not saying I’ll vote for him if he gets the nomination (so no political commentary, please), but I think he would bring issues … Continue reading

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Interesting, informative video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa0nLdVJiIg (and see their site, http://cannabisinternational.org/) Talks some about the science, the controversy, and specifically some of the newer information about the medical value of high-CBD cannabis. Sounds like “Canatonic” might be a good choice for Alex based on the … Continue reading

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