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May 20, 2013

Maine: Let the People Decide on Marijuana Legalization!

Residents of Maine may get the opportunity to vote on ending their state’s marijuana prohibition this fall, if lawmakers approve of an amended version of LD 1229: An Act to Tax and Regulate Marijuana in the coming weeks. LD 1229 was introduced earlier in the session by Representative Diane Russell […]
May 14, 2013

Study: Regular Cannabis Use Associated With Reduced Risk Factors For Type 2 Diabetes

Subjects who regularly consume cannabis possess favorable indices related to diabetic control as compared to occasional consumers or non-users, according to trial data published today online in the American Journal of Medicine. Here is a summary of the study from the website diabetes.co.uk: Cannabis may prevent development of type 2 […]
May 12, 2013

Study: Inhaled Cannabis Reduces Crohn’s Symptoms

Inhaling cannabis reduces symptoms of Crohn’s disease compared to placebo in patients non-responsive to traditional therapies, according to clinical trial data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Researchers at the Meir Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Israel assessed the safety and […]
April 3, 2013

Most Americans Want Legal Marijuana

For the first time since they began polling the question four decades ago, Pew Research Polling has released new survey data that reveals 52% of Americans want marijuana to be legalized. Only 45% were opposed. This support is spread across demographics. The Baby Boomers (50%), Generation X (54%), and Millenials […]
September 6, 2012

Montana Medical Marijuana Pioneer Gets Probation No Jail

Yesterday, Montana medical marijuana activist Tom Daubert was sentenced to five years of probation by a federal judge for his involvement in a medical marijuana access point that was raided by federal agents early last year. That operation was one of 26 locations that were raided simultaneously throughout Montana by […]
September 3, 2012

NC NORML is LIVE at the Democratic Convention

STREAMING LIVE 9/4/2012 at 5:30pm Watch Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson, former special agent Jamie Haase, and southern rock artist Greta Gaines as they speak live on behalf of North Carloina NORML to raise awareness and support for ending marijuana prohibition at the Democratic Convention in Charlotte. Live video by Ustream
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