Criminal Justice System

June 16, 2011

Help Fight Anti-MMJ Collective Senate Bill

                Help Fight Anti-MMJ Collective Senate Bill     Key Vote on Nasty Anti-MMJ-Collective Bill SB 847 A nasty bill restricting medical cannabis collectives to non-residential areas will be facing a key vote in the Assembly Health Committee next Tuesday, Jun 21. The […]
June 14, 2011

Colorado Toddler Hospitalized Due to Marijuana Ingestion

    For the second time this year, a toddler in Colorado was hospitalized due to ingesting marijuana accidentally that belonged to the parents. An 11 month old toddler was flown by helicopter life-flight to the Longmont United Hospital where the young girl was thought to be having a reaction […]
June 10, 2011

Washington State Supreme Court Rules Against Medical Marijuana Patient’s Rights

  The Washington State Supreme court has ruled that an employee can be fired for using medical marijuana, even if the employee is using it at home and shows no sign of impairment on the job. The decision handed down today from the highest court in the state found that […]
June 9, 2011

US Attorney for Oregon attempts to squelch First Amendment

  Dwight Holton, the US Attorney for Oregon, tried to silence a lawful protest by marijuana legalization activists on City Hall steps in Portland this morning, according to attorney Paul Loney. Holton recently authored a letter circulated to cannabis patients’ clubs threatening federal law enforcement action.  The letter was endorsed […]
June 9, 2011

Utah AG “Tempted” to Use Medical Marijuana

  In an interview Wednesday, Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said that he had been tempted to use medical marijuana while undergoing treatment for cancer. He cited many of the reasons other medical marijuana patients do for wanting to use this treatment, including intense pain and being unable to keep […]
June 8, 2011

Willie Nelson Pleads ‘no contest’ to charges of marijuana possesion in Texas

  Willie Nelson should write a song about his experiences in Huspeth County, Texas. Arrested there in November by border patrol, the amount of marijuana confiscated eventually changed from six ounces to less than two. The deputy sheriff even suggested Nelson would have to sing in court before the case […]
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