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Posted by Randy Philbrick on April 28, 2016 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

“Oregon is reaping the reward with massive tax revenue ”


Yet another claim by legalizers that can’t be proven. Recreational sales started in October of last year, yet the tax only kicked in this past January. That’s three months of tax-free drug sales. In the first month of taxation, Oregon pulled in $3.5 million in tax ...

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Posted by Randy Philbrick on April 4, 2016 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Marijuana is a Schedule I drug because it lacks any scientific evidence supporting its medicinal value. The pro pot lobby is trying to get Congress to pass the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERs Act). Here is a summary of the proposed CARERs Act:


1. Amending the Controlled Substance Act allowing states to make their own drug policy.


2. Reschedule m...

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Vermont State of the State

Posted by Randy Philbrick on January 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (1)

Governor Shumlin of Vermont gave a really good State of the State speech. He talked about how he plans to help create more jobs, help bring Vermont a greener environment and get more kids to college. Then his speech took a dramatic turn down a very steep embankment to its death. Governor Shumlin addressed the opiate addiction problem as all other states are having. He said that we need to fix this problem, as we should. All in his speech is good and then.....BAM,...

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The Black Market is now a "Legal" Market

Posted by Randy Philbrick on December 29, 2015 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The Black Market is now the "Legal" Market


 As each legalization initiative hits the ballots you hear the same old lines from the proponents. One that I hear the most is that "Legalizing will eliminate the black mark...

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DEA issues regulatory change to speed up marijuana research

Posted by Randy Philbrick on December 26, 2015 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

This past week the DEA has announced that it will ease up on restrictions for Cannabidiol (CBD) research. This is good news for the medical community and no so good news for the legalization community.


Marijuana, which is a schedule 1 drug, has been touted as a medical miracle by the...

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The War on Drugs has Failed, or has it?

Posted by Randy Philbrick on December 20, 2015 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (1)

Pro marijuana activists will have you believe that the war on drugs has failed. They will tell you that too many people are being incarcerated for minor drug possession charges. Too many lives are being ruined for criminal records that they don't deserve. But here's the problem with their argument. Is it really societies fault that someone can't obey the law? Is it really societies fault that someone chooses to do drugs? We live in a world of no accountabil...

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