October 2011

BY FRANCES THOMPSON DOING THEIR BIT: Jerrys Plains farmers Paul and Vicki Nichols have just finished sowing a crop of hemp on their property, above, and a hemp crop in the region, below. – Main Picture by Max Mason-Hubers AN ADVOCATE of industrial hemp says the Hunter’s mining industry and farmers have a lot to […]

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Originally Posted by jeremysdemo There is a clause related to the emergency scheduling powers of the DEA that states if a substance produces revenues in excess of $100 million US per annum then before scheduling it must go to committee to assess the economic impact of controlled status. In real terms this has very little […]

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I feel as though marijuana is a bad drug, and habitual use definitely lowers general cognitive skills, as I’ve seen first-hand and have numbers studies have shown. However, I believe in freedom, first, and second, from a more pragmatic standpoint, it is obvious that the ‘war on drugs’ is an unmitigated failure. The billions of […]

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I feel as though marijuana is a bad drug, and habitual use definitely lowers general cognitive skills, as I’ve seen first-hand and have numbers studies have shown. However, I believe in freedom, first, and second, from a more pragmatic standpoint, it is obvious that the ‘war on drugs’ is an unmitigated failure. The billions of […]

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Grass/Jeans Note: The first Levi’s jeans were made with hemp cloth. Dear Reader: Industrial hemp is not a drug. Just wanted to clear that up right away. While I am not in the least interested in growing, selling, or smoking marijuana, I am interested in the industrial production of Cannibis sativa for clothing, yarn, paper, […]

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Oral Fluid and Plasma Cannabinoid Ratios after Around-the-Clock Controlled Oral {Delta}9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Administration [Drug Monitoring and Toxicology] Written by Milman, G., Schwope, D. M., Schwilke, E. W., Darwin, W. D., Kelly, D. L., Goodwin, R. S., Gorelick, D. A., Huestis, M. A. on October 28, 2011 – 9:31 pm – BACKGROUND: Oral fluid (OF) testing is […]

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Medical marijuana advocates submitted nearly 49,000 signatures on Friday to qualify a referendum that would repeal San Jose’s restrictions on cannabis dispensaries. The Citizens Coalition for Patient Care hopes to undo a package of zoning regulations that limit how and where pot dispensaries can operate in the city of San […]

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“In the words of John Adams, ‘facts are stubborn things, and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.’” So began the ironically titled op/ed, “Facts on medical marijuana are stubborn things, too,” by Joseph Summerill — general counsel for the […]

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US: Legalize Marijuana Sales Say B.C. ExpertsHuffingtonPost / 10,27,2011 A coalition of prominent B.C. police officers, health professionals, legal experts and academics is calling for the legalization and regulated sale of marijuana. The group Stop the Violence, which includes former B.C. Supreme Court justice Ross Lander and B.C.’s former chief coroner Vince Cain, has launched […]

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Grass/Jeans Note: The first Levi’s jeans were made with hemp cloth. Dear Reader: Industrial hemp is not a drug. Just wanted to clear that up right away. While I am not in the least interested in growing, selling, or smoking marijuana, I am interested in the industrial production of Cannibis sativa for clothing, yarn, paper, […]

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