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  • Majority of Americans Favor Cannabis Legalization

    A Gallup poll conducted last month confirms what a lot of us have already guessed – support for legalizing cannabis is at an all-time…well…high. The organization has been tracking Americans’ opinions on legalization since 1969 when only 12% supported the idea. By 2001, that had risen to about a third, which still meant the vast […]

  • Around the World with Cannabis

    Once a month or so, we at The Green Solution® turn our attention to the laws governing cannabis in other parts of the world. Previously we’ve looked at Uruguay, Japan, and Portugal. Today our subject is an island nation that’s nearly synonymous with cannabis – Jamaica. First, a little background. Jamaica gained its independence from […]

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  • California and Recreational Sales

    Lots of things happened on Election Day 2016, and one of the happier outcomes was the passage of The Adult Use of Marijuana Act (Proposition 64) in California, which legalizes sales of recreational cannabis statewide on January 1, 2018. But with less than two months to go, cities are still hashing out (pun intended) the […]

  • Election 2017: Colorado and Cannabis

    Tuesday, November 7th was Election Day across the country, and three cities – Alamosa, Monte Vista, and Rocky Ford – in southern Colorado voted on allowing cannabis sales. Alamosa residents voted against allowing either medical or retail cannabis stores in their city, as did Monte Vista. Rocky Ford already allowed medical sales, and its residents […]

  • The VA, Veterans, and Cannabis

    In this week leading up to Veteran’s Day, The Green Solution® is thinking about the men and women who serve or have served in the armed forces. We continue to watch for legislation that could impact our veterans, especially when it comes to their ability to legally use cannabis to alleviate symptoms of PTSD. On […]

  • How Free is Speech?

    The First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects one of the most fundamental and precious rights of American citizens – the right to free speech. That extends, of course, to freedom of the press. But does it always? That’s the question being debated at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Illinois after the school […]

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    Second Annual TGS Food Drive

    During this month of gratitude and giving back, we want you to know that The Green Solution® cares. That’s why we’re sponsoring the Second Annual TGS Food Drive to benefit Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR). You can participate in this new tradition by donating cans of food at any of The Green Solution’s 13 […]

  • Veteran’s Day: A Family Story

    Veteran’s Day is a time to honor those who have served in The United States Armed Forces. It is a holiday that brothers Nick and Eric Speidell, co-founders of The Green Solution®, hold very close to their hearts. When the Iraq War started in 2003, Nick Speidell felt obligated to have a representative of the […]

  • New Jersey Senator Cory Booker’s Battle for Cannabis Justice

    We’ve previously written about New Jersey senator Cory Booker’s introduction of the Marijuana Justice Act of 2017 which seeks to “amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marijuana, and for other purposes.” Senator Booker reiterated his stance on legalization in a video message played […]

  • Around the World with Cannabis

    In previous months, The Green Solution® has taken a look at global cannabis culture, specifically the rules and regulations governing the herb in Uruguay and Japan. This month we’re turning our attention to Portugal, a country considered to have some of the most liberal drug laws in the world. The drug policy of Portugal as […]