Medical Marijuana News

September 13, 2011

Not My Kid: Parents Severely Underestimate Teens’ Drug and Alcohol Use – Teens, Substance Use & Parental Awareness

      More than 50 percent of surveyed 10th-graders reported drinking alcohol in the last year and 28 percent reported using marijuana within the last year.CREDIT: Katseyephoto | Dreamstime Few parents of teens who drink or smoke pot are aware of it, suggests a new study that also finds […]
September 13, 2011

California Hemp Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature

  10:51 pm By Phillip Smith A bill that would allow farmers in four California counties to grow industrial hemp has passed the state legislature and now sits on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown (D) awaiting his signature. The bill, Senate Bill 676, the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act, passed […]
September 13, 2011

A Decade After 9/11, Police Departments Are Increasingly Militarized

New York magazine reported some telling figures last month on how delayed-notice search warrants — also known as “sneak-and-peek” warrants — have been used in recent years. Though passed with the PATRIOT Act and justified as a much-needed weapon in the war on terrorism, the sneak-and-peek was used in a […]
September 9, 2011

Smoking Dope at City Hall with the Cops’ Protection: Welcome to Cannabis Expo

        By Todd Anthony Thu., Sep. 8 2011 at 1:00 PM     It’s just what it looks like (if you recognize Oakland City Hall, that is). ?A telltale stench filled the air as thousands of stoners milled around Frank Ogawa Plaza at the foot of Oakland City […]
September 9, 2011

Colorado cancer patient faces incarceration for medical marijuana

                                                        Photo: Wikimedia Commons       By Scot Kersgaard | 09.09.11 | 9:10 am | More from The Colorado Independent     […]
September 8, 2011

After stumbling into pot club, Pacifica officials weigh response

  Mary Ann Nihart has had some surprises since becoming mayor of Pacifica. Stumbling into a pot dispensary was, by far, the weirdest. Not that it took her long to work out what kind of business she, the chief of police, and a county supervisor had randomly discovered while touring […]
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