June 1, 2011

Vermont Governor Pete Shumlin explicitly authorizes state medical marijuana dispensary

Vermont Governor Pete Shumlin – who MPP helped elect – just signed a bill to make Vermont state law the eighth to explicitly authorize and regulate dispensaries where registered patients can purchase medical marijuana. Today’s signing marks the culmination of a two-year lobbying effort led by MPP and the third […]
June 1, 2011

World Leaders call for an End to the War on Drugs and Full Legalization of Marijuana

  The marijuana internets are abuzz with the latest headline about world leaders declaring the War on Drugs to be a failure and calling for the legalization of marijuana. Here are a few: World Leaders: Time to End Marijuana Prohibition Who’s Who of World Leaders Call Global Drug War a […]
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 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 […]
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