• Thumbnail Restrictive medical marijuana policies leave New Jersey residents relying on drug dealers. A couple years after New Jersey joined 18 states in allowing medical marijuana, Governor Christie has been trying to severely weaken if not downright nullify the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, a final act of power by outgoing Governor Corzine. Governor Christie has created bureaucratic [...]

  • Thumbnail Vermont is already notorious for being a state to get syrup and smoke weed, so it might as well official decriminalize pot. Syrup is  still legal, but it doesn’t produce nearly the amount of benefits (or fun) that marijuana does. On Tuesday, Vermont’s Senate voted  to approve legislation to decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, thus making [...]

  • Thumbnail (Editor’s Note: This article was originally written for NewJerseyNewsroom.com and can be found here) A couple years after New Jersey joined 18 states in allowing medical marijuana, Governor Christie has been trying to severely weaken if not downright nullify the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act, a final act of power by outgoing Governor Corzine. Governor Superfleece has created [...]

  • michael hayne wrote a new diary post: New Justice Department Threatens Raids on Pot Shops

    2011-07-06 16:32:21View | Delete

    t seems a day doesn’t go by where medical marijuana isn’t on the receiving end of wicked bully smack-down. From Governor Chris Christie’s weakening of New Jersey’s medical marijuana law, to the Feds unremitting war against cancer patients, government agencies are keeping it in the closet similar to gay marriage. Medical marijuana advocates are fighting against [...]

  • Thumbnail Four decades of the so-called “War on Drugs” has produced incarceration of innocents, the suffering of millions of innocents, overcrowding of our prisons with non-violent citizens, the complete and utter waste of billions of dollars we don’t have on law enforcement, and the empowerment of underground drug gangs who thrive on violence. Trying to find [...]

  • michael hayne wrote a new diary post: NJ Workers Rally in Trenton in Show of Solidarity

    2011-02-25 10:39:01View | Delete

    ThumbnailMembers of New Jersey’s unions braved the cold, rainy weather and showed up outside the Trenton Statehouse in a symbolic show of solidarity for their fellow workers in Wisconsin currently under assault by a their governor’s attempt to strip them of their collective bargaining rights. (One rallier expresses his distaste for Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, who many believe is nothing but [...]

  • michael hayne wrote a new diary post: No Certainty for Medical Marijuana in New Jersey

    2011-02-14 14:17:44View | Delete

    Thumbnail Today marked the deadline for those wishing to distribute medical marijuana in the state of New Jersey, but questions over the ridiculously stringent regulations imposed by Governor Chris Christie have left many scratching their heads. Nevertheless, the state is moving forward with its deadline for prospective dealers to apply to legally grow and sell medical [...]

  • So I was recently featured in National Geographic’s  pot documentary, ” High On Marijuana ,”– widely criticized in the cannabis community for its alarmist portrayal of the herb – with reassaurances that it  would be an impartial, wholly scientific look at cannabis. Well, I can confidently say that the special was flagrantly misleading editing, fox news style broken logic with unsubstantiated assumptions, [...]

  • michael hayne became a registered member

    2011-01-28 14:38:53View | Delete