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Is it government’s duty to control weeds? (Part II)

By Nathan Barton In the last commentary I discussed the role of government in controlling weeds.  Weeds along streets and roads, on public property, and on private property. I believe that there are many ways to deal with weeds that … Continue reading

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Is it government’s duty to control weeds? (Part I)

By Nathan Barton A correspondent recently asked me an interesting question.  Is it government’s duty to protect us from weeds?  Is it government’s job to control weeds? Although he was asking the question regarding a particular subject, in reality, there … Continue reading

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The art of the deal – January 2018

By Nathan Barton The cries are loud.  Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recinded the Obummer-issued memo telling the nation’s federal prosecutors to leave off on pursuing cannabis pushers and users in the growing number of states that have legalized medical … Continue reading

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2nd Amendment redux – another state!

By Nathan Barton Just hours after posting my commentary on the Nazgul denying hearing cases in Florida (on open carry) and Maryland (prohibiting ownership of “assault weapons”), the State of Hawai’i demonstrated yet another massive threat to the freedom of … Continue reading

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Oh, the idiocy of it all (Tales of the Colorado General Assembly)

By Nathan Barton Cannabis has been legal in Colorado for some time, now, first for medical use and now for recreational as well as medicinal use.  It seems to have gone pretty well, with a few problems, but none of … Continue reading

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My oh my – what’s that cloud in the sky?

By Nathan Barton A pro-cannabis-legalization web site, Smell the Truth reports that the DC mayor says that arrests are unlikely for “smoking weed” at Trump inauguration. “The few attendants of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration should have little to worry about … Continue reading

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Colorado – Is cannabis REALLY legal?

By Nathan Barton My oh my. What’s a cop to do? CBS Chanel 4 in Denver reports that despite marijuana being legal now in Colorado (even for – gasp! Recreational use), the Denver Police are seizing greater and greater quantities … Continue reading

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