Medical Marijuana News

August 29, 2011

After court decision, medical marijuana rules hazier than ever

August 25, 2011

DEA Upholds Federal Marijuana Monopoly, Obstructing Privately-Funded FDA Research — WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011

     WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) delivered yet another blow to privately funded medical marijuana research last week, despite the Obama administration’s promises to prioritize science over politics when it came to medical marijuana. On Monday, August 15, 2011, the DEA issued its […]
August 24, 2011

Colorado NASCAR driver suspended for medical marijuana use

  DENVER – A NASCAR driver has been suspended indefinitely after testing positive for marijuana. But Ronnie Hults says he got the drug legally, as a prescription for chronic pain. While the state constitution allows people to smoke and buy medical marijuana, those rules may not apply to your workplace. […]
August 24, 2011

Push to Legalize Medical Marijuana in Arkansas Causing Concern

An effort to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas is causing concern for the Family Council Action Committee (FCAC). On Tuesday, FCAC President Jerry Cox issued a statement regarding the push by Arkansans for Compassionate Care, which is gathering signatures for a ballot proposal in 2012. “This is about legalizing marijuana,” […]
August 23, 2011

REPEAL CANNABIS PROHIBITION Act of 2012 Initiative filed 8/19/11 in Sacramento

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Committee Contact: Joe Rogoway Esq. Co-Proponent, Repeal Cannabis Prohibition Act of 2012 The Committee to Repeal Cannabis Prohibition PO Box 282 Santa Rosa, CA 95402 (707) 520-4205 joerogoway@cannabislawinstitute.com Re: “Repeal Cannabis Prohibition Act of 2012” filed in Sacramento, California SACRAMENTO CA, August 19, 2011—In a […]
August 22, 2011

Student drug testing may have only small effect in reducing use

    By Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog 11:19 AM PDT, August 17, 2011 Student drug testing has been a hot-button issue in high schools for the past decade. But a new study joins a growing pile of research papers that describe student drug […]
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