Medical Marijuana News

July 6, 2011

White House to host ‘Will you legalize marijuana?’ town hall on Twitter

      June 30, 2011, 2:19 PM — Source: Twitter Twitter and the White House have announced a Twitter Town Hall webcast for July 6 in which participants are invited to ask President Obama “questions about the economy and jobs.” But if past experience is any indicator — and […]
July 6, 2011

Mendocino Forest braces for major pot raids

                            Michael Montgomery/California Watch | A drug agent stands in an illegal marijuana grow site during raids last summer.   Law enforcement agents in six northern counties are preparing for the largest series of marijuana raids ever […]
July 6, 2011

Let states enact their own marijuana policies

        By Paul Armentano, Special to CNN STORY HIGHLIGHTS Paul Armentano refutes Bill Bennett’s suggestion that billl an effort to legalize pot Armentano: Measure would give states the right to enact their own policy on pot The states should be able to regulate marijuana just as they […]
July 6, 2011

Peaceful Pot Celebration Sharp Contrast to Drunken Hockey Riots

      By Jeremiah Vandermeer, Cannabis Culture – Tuesday, July 5 2011         CANNABIS CULTURE – Hempy Birthday Canada! Thousands of relaxed and red-eyed Vancouverites converged on the downtown Art Gallery on July 1, 2011 for the city’s annual Cannabis Day celebration, an always-peaceful marijuana-themed blowout held […]
July 6, 2011

Pot advocates hound Rep. Smith

        U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, holds a press conference at his office, Dec. 13, 2010. Photo: SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, JERRY LARA / U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, holds a press conference…   Page 1 of 1 WASHINGTON — Worried that marijuana decriminalization dreams […]
July 6, 2011

Search warrant folly – An open letter to Paul Gallegos

  Jeffrey Schwartz/For The Times-Standard Posted: 07/06/2011 02:40:13 AM PDT   On July 2, 2011, in Sacramento, Calif., Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos attended a fundraising dinner to retire his 2010 campaign debt. The host was the medical marijuana lobbying group, California Cannabis Business League. The lobbying group chose Mr. […]
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