September 2012

http://www.prweb.com…rweb9954724.htm Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP), the first all-hemp, publicly-traded company in US history forges path in the industrial hemp industry, continues its effort to blow the lid off a nest of deception and double standards many feel have been imposed by the United States government concerning the ancient superfood, hemp seeds. Despite the Cannabis classification, […]

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WASHINGTON — Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren offered some support for legalizing medical marijuana in an interview Monday with Boston’s WTKK-FM. She said her father’s battle with cancer taught her the importance of using appropriate drugs to alleviate pain: You know, I held my father’s hand while he died of cancer, and it’s really painful […]

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At say $40,000 a year to keep him in jail, and say he does 50 years, that’s a $2,000,000 bill to the taxpayers.  And does one person think out there because of this arrest and story people quit using marijuana?  What a waste, we should be more ashamed as Americans. …read more at http://www.tokeofthetown.com/2012/09/medical_marijuana_provider_found_guilty_faces_up_t.php

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Congressman Barney Frank might not smoke marijuana, but he has tried pot brownies before. “It made me sleepy,” the retiring elected official told a reporter during an interview with CNN this week. Frank said he would rather just puff on a cigar. Although the long-serving state official is on his way out of office, he […]

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HELENA, Mont. — A jury has convicted a medical marijuana provider of drug trafficking charges in a major test of the U.S. government’s raids of state-regulated pot dispensaries in Montana. The jury found Chris Williams guilty Thursday of all eight charges, including conspiracy to manufacture, possess and distribute marijuana and firearms charges. Williams was in […]

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A Republican from Colorado used a newspaper op-ed page to make the argument for legalizing marijuana in his state. Former GOP congressman and 2010 Constitution Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo firmly believes that pot should no longer be illegal. The conservative politician used his alcoholic father and the Volstead Act, better known as Prohibition to […]

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Former Republican Colorado congressman and runner-up in the 2010 Colorado gubernatorial election as a Constitution Party candidate,  Tom Tancredo, has created a bit of a stir by making a detailed case for the legalization of marijuana in his home state. In an op-ed in the Colorado Springs Gazette, Tarncredo writes “Prohibition has failed us:” Throughout my career in public […]

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Marijuana Fights Cancer and Helps Manage Side Effects, Researchers Find thedailybeast.com   Mounting evidence shows ‘cannabinoids’ in marijuana slow cancer growth, inhibit formation of new blood cells that feed a tumor, and help manage pain, fatigue, nausea, and other side effects. Instead of gaining insight into how cells function, Sanchez had stumbled upon the anti-cancer […]

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Clinical trial evaluates synthetic cannabinoid as brain cancer treatment September 25, 2012. Tags: Cancer, Drugs Existing treatment for brain trauma is being tested in patients with all forms of cancer. Santosh Kesari, UC San Diego Researchers at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center are evaluating the safety and tolerability of a synthetic cannabinoid called dexanabinol […]

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A judge in Toronto has ruled against a church’s bid to use marijuana as a religious sacrament. Church members had argued that the prohibition against marijuana use impinged on their religious freedom, but prosecutors argued that allowing one church to use the substance would be a dangerous step closer toward legalization of marijuana. At the […]

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[JURIST] The Arkansas Supreme Court [official website] announced Thursday that it would allow a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana [JURIST news archive] on the November ballot. The decision [text, PDF] came as part of a lawsuit brought by the Coalition to Preserve Arkansas Values (CPAV) which fought the inclusion of the measure on the […]

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