Medical Marijuana News

July 19, 2011

Seattle approves medical marijuana regulations

      By Laura L. Myers SEATTLE | Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:23am EDT SEATTLE (Reuters) – The City Council voted on Monday to establish a municipal licensing and regulation system for medical marijuana distribution in Seattle under a new Washington state law that takes effect later this week. Seattle […]
July 16, 2011

Medical marijuana may help fibromyalgia pain

        “There are more places to purchase medical marijuana than banks or Mexican restaurants now,” medical assistant says. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Fibromyalgia patients typically experience bodywide pain Fibromyalgia patients often take multiple drugs for other symptoms Marijuana may treat multiple symptoms, and some patients are seeing results Concerns: […]
July 16, 2011

Marijuana laws: DEA stance on Schedule I locks door to medical marijuana research

  Editorial Medical marijuana: Research, not fear The DEA is right in saying there’s not enough scientific evidence about the medical uses of cannabis. But that’s because the government’s paranoia about the plant makes legitimate research on possible benefits all but impossible. The Drug Enforcement Administration lists marijuana as a […]
July 15, 2011

Legislate Educate and Medicate

July 15, 2011

Challenging the DEA’s War on Medical Marijuana

The federal agency insists it has no legitimate use. So are all the cancer, glaucoma, and multiple sclerosis patients lying? Can I interest you in a cross-country trip? Its theme is Anti-Empiricism in America. The tour bus leaves from The Bay Area, where a lot of people still think rent […]
July 15, 2011

White House National Drug Control Strategy Report 2011: Read It & Weep!

    Tuesday, 12 July 2011 13:14   It’s staggering to realize that the Republican policies of the Bush era are not very different from the policies of the Obama era when it comes to marijuana. The latest ONDCP national drug control strategy report sadly proves that. Read it and […]
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