Cannabis Activist Network was started in 2010. We are a grassroots news site that seeks to inform cannabis activists worldwide with the latest news relevant to the cause. Throughout the years we have grown but we’ve always kept our mission to spread information to a global audience.
We operate independently out of our own pocket because we believe citizens of the world should have a balanced view of the issues at hand without having a bias applied because we are beholden to any investors with a specific agenda. We aggregate the most relevant news to spread what we believe is a shared message.
Our goal should be clear: Stop the criminal prohibition of cannabis, end the discrimination against users both recreational and medical, and let the world benefit economically. We do this because we believe responsible adults should have a choice not only for medicine in the case of illness but also for recreation as a safer alternative to tobacco and alcohol.
Since it’s inception ‘the war on drugs’ has subjugated the world’s civic rights and sovereignty, broke up countless families, eroded personal privacy, and put communities at odds with their local law enforcement, and ruins lives where criminal records and asset forfeiture are concerned. The war against cannabis is needless discrimination against people who both need it medically and enjoy it for recreational purposes.
We believe the flawed logic of the 20th century should not hinder our progress in the 21st century. It is our duty as citizens to keep informed and stay vigilant. While we are seeing some progress with recent legalization successes, the truth is that the war on drugs is far from over on a global and national scale. We are each agents of history and history is still in the making.