David Sorgman

David Sorgman

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The Role of Propaganda Films
December 17, 2014 1 commentby

The Role of Propaganda Films

In 1936, a movie titled Tell Your Children was produced by a church group to warn parents about the dangers ...

The Common Sense Approach to Marijuana Reform
December 3, 2014 No Commentby

The Common Sense Approach to Marijuana Reform

It was November 18 in Providence, and I decided to forgo my regular Tuesday night routine of realigning my fantasy ...

Regulating Marijuana in Rhode Island: A Public Health and Safety Approach Takes Place to Educate Locals and Leaders
November 11, 2014 No Commentby

Regulating Marijuana in Rhode Island: A Public Health and Safety Approach Takes Place to Educate Locals and Leaders

After a successful week at the midterm ballot boxes, the crusade to end cannabis prohibition seems to be gaining momentum. ...

A Stereotype Guide to Ending Cannabis Prohibition
November 6, 2014 No Commentby

A Stereotype Guide to Ending Cannabis Prohibition

With the midterm elections taking place in November, politicians across the nation have been hitting the campaign trail hard; shaking ...

Marijuana Reform: The New Regime
October 1, 2014 No Commentby

Marijuana Reform: The New Regime

Only two years ago, Colorado and Washington defied the will of the federal government as they voted to legalize recreational ...

The New England Green Rush -- Tip of the Legalization Spear
September 4, 2014 No Commentby

The New England Green Rush — Tip of the Legalization Spear

As the November midterm elections approach, the Northeast is poised to be the new tip of the spear for the ...

Oaksterdam University: The Future of the Cannabis Industry
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Oaksterdam University: The Future of the Cannabis Industry

On August 15th through 17th, the RI Convention Center will be home to a rare three-day seminar presented by Oaksterdam ...

A History of Revolution Leads to the Providence Prohibition Party
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

A History of Revolution Leads to the Providence Prohibition Party

Progressive Change with Providence Prohibition Party In 1972, one of the first documented hemp festivals in the US took place ...

Phenomenons in Politics -- Tri-Partisan Support in RI? The Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act
June 4, 2014 No Commentby

Phenomenons in Politics — Tri-Partisan Support in RI? The Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act

Bill: H-7506 “Held For Further Study” On May 16, a RI House Judiciary Committee recommended that the Marijuana Regulation, Control ...

Cannabis and Religion -- Touching the Veil
April 26, 2014 No Commentby

Cannabis and Religion — Touching the Veil

By a quirk of time, Easter, the most sacred day on the Christian calendar coincided with 4/20, the most celebrated ...