Medical Marijuana

May 31, 2011

California Legislature to vote on two Medical Marijuana Bills June 3, 2011

This Friday, June 3, is the last day for bills to be voted on in the California Legislature for passage to the other legislative house. Two major marijuana bills are before the Legislature and need action — one each in the Senate and the Assembly. It’s time to contact your […]
May 31, 2011

Florida woman wrongly arrested for marijuana possession had Sage instead

 Hollywood, Florida woman is suing the Broward State Attorney’s Office for negligence and malicious prosecution. Robin Brown, 49, was arrested at her place of work for possessing a substance erroneously believed to be marijuana. The “marijuana” was eventually properly tested and turned out to be nothing more than a sage […]
May 31, 2011

Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson stops short of calling for policy change in regards to Marijuana

    Republican prez hopeful Gary Johnson spent considerable time addressing drug policy issues during his interview with Fox’s Sean Hannity on May 27. “What I’m advocating is the legalization of marijuana,” he told the conservative pundit. “Having done both I can tell you that marijuana is a lot safer […]
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 […]
May 30, 2011

Colorado’s Medical Marijuana industry is thriving under harsher rules

As Colorado’s new tougher regulations on the medical marijuana business take hold — rules its sponsors predicted would curb sales — the industry is showing remarkable resilience. The state Department of Revenue is preparing to issue its first dispensary licenses and to aggressively enforce the new regulations. Still, of the […]
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