Medical Marijuana News

August 22, 2011

What symptoms do patients treat with medicinal cannabis?

    One question the 2011 Medical Marijuana Survey (sponsored by Legalize Utah) queried which received some of the most detailed responses was” “Do you use Medical Marijuana to treat any physical or psychological conditions and if so, which conditions”. The first responses were “To treat Asperger’s syndrome” while the […]
August 22, 2011

Spliff decision: Angel of medical-marijuana mercy, or drug dealer?

    BY JASON NARK Philadelphia Daily News 215-854-5916 FACEDOWN ON the pavement with two pounds of pot in her trunk and a cop punching her in the side, Colleen Begley could have packed her bohemian lifestyle away and called it quits. The Moorestown native could have dimed out […]
August 18, 2011

Genetic research has gone to pot

    By Christine McConville Thursday, August 18, 2011 – Updated 7 hours ago   A Marblehead biotechnology company has cracked the code on cannabis, and will roll out the first-ever sequencing of the entire pot genome today. Weed may be better known as the stuff of Cheech and Chong […]
August 18, 2011

The Real Deal Behind Obama’s ‘Yes We Cannabis!’ Rhetoric

      The DEA is cracking down hard on legal mom-and-pop medical marijuana dealers and disingenuously declaring pot for pain doesn’t work. Over at the FDA, the first medication made straight from the plant is sailing toward approval to treat ”you guessed it!”pain. Is the method to Obama’s reefer […]
August 17, 2011

Obama Is Asked To Defend His Administration’s Opposition To Medical Cannabis — He Can’t

    Regardless of one’s opinion of President Obama as a political figure, it is hard to deny his skill as an eloquent orator. So it is notable, even newsworthy, when the Commander and Chief is publicly at a loss for words. Such was the case yesterday at a Presidential […]
August 16, 2011

Drug enforcement checkpoint on I-25: Could narcotics stops become commonplace?

  On Tuesday night just shy of midnight, a Westword reader was traveling on Interstate 25 near the 144th Street exit when he saw an electronic sign that read: “DRUG ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT AHEAD (Canines in Use).” Also nearby — a squad car and a cone zone. What’s the story? Figuring […]
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