Medical Marijuana News

June 1, 2011

Global Drug War is a Failure

NPR this morning (and a host of major media sources around the world): Report: ‘The Drug War Has Failed’ The global war on drugs has failed and governments should explore legalizing marijuana and other controlled substances, according to a commission that includes former heads of state, a former U.N. secretary-general […]
June 1, 2011

Film released in the U.S. June 3, 2011 Mr. Nice an international drug smuggler

Mr. Nice, a riveting British film which will be released in the United States on Friday, June 3, tells the story of the legendary Howard Marks, a Welsh-born Oxford University student whose initial dabbling in marijuana dealing led to a career as an international cannabis smuggler. His chosen vocation resulted in […]
June 1, 2011

Vermont Governor Pete Shumlin explicitly authorizes state medical marijuana dispensary

Vermont Governor Pete Shumlin – who MPP helped elect – just signed a bill to make Vermont state law the eighth to explicitly authorize and regulate dispensaries where registered patients can purchase medical marijuana. Today’s signing marks the culmination of a two-year lobbying effort led by MPP and the third […]
June 1, 2011

World Leaders call for an End to the War on Drugs and Full Legalization of Marijuana

  The marijuana internets are abuzz with the latest headline about world leaders declaring the War on Drugs to be a failure and calling for the legalization of marijuana. Here are a few: World Leaders: Time to End Marijuana Prohibition Who’s Who of World Leaders Call Global Drug War a […]
May 31, 2011

Dutch Coffee Shops to Ban trade with Tourists

 The Dutch government appears to be moving ahead with plans to ban tourists from purchasing marijuana in coffee shops.  Although the Netherlands has long been known for liberal drug policies, “far-right political leaders” have spearheaded the new rules. According to a letter from Dutch health and justice ministers to the parliament, the […]
May 31, 2011

North Carolina Cannabis Act Public Forum June 7, 2011

If If you or someone you care about has cancer or another debilitating medical condition that modern medicine is not helping — or the medicine is causing more side effects than it is worth — and you’ve considered using medical cannabis, you know how important legal access can be. North Carolina […]
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