Post Tagged with: "weed"

The last time the legalization of recreational marijuana use was on the CA ballot was in 2010. It failed to pass by a seven percent margin, but will make a reappearance this November.

Garden of Weedin’: The Golden State Looks to Legalize Marijuana Use

California has rejoined the list of states seeking to legalize marijuana with two different ballot initiatives vying to appear in the November 2014 election.

Coast Guard Takes Smuggled Reefer Near Channel Islands

Coast Guard Takes Smuggled Reefer Near Channel Islands

On Sunday morning, crew members from the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Alert recovered approximately 3.3 tons of marijuana floating in the Pacific Ocean near the Channel Islands. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard aircraft based in Sacramento spotted a suspected smugglers’ boat 90 miles west of San Nicolas Island, […]


Universities Study Effects of Weed on Lung Health

In a national study, researchers at UC San Francisco found that a low to moderate level of marijuana usage is less harmful to the pulmonary system than tobacco use. The researchers believe the data can supplement the existing knowledge regarding the beneficial aspects of low to moderate use of marijuana […]

featured / News

County Stops Commercial Weed Trade

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors approved a ban on all medical marijuana dispensaries in the county at its Tuesday meeting after months of deliberation and failed alternate proposals. The board voted 4-1 to prohibit storefronts in unincorporated areas of the county after placing a temporary moratorium on local […]

Letters to the Editor / Opinion

Puff Piece for Pot Fails to Deliver Adequate Argument

Maybe I just don’t get it, but as a longtime reader of the Nexus’ drug articles, I still find myself at a loss as to what the paper or frequent drug columnist Kevin McCarty is actually advocating. A recent column (“The Pointlessness of Pot Persecution,” Daily Nexus, May 16, 2011) […]