Medical Marijuana

Originally, New Jersey’s first medical marijuana dispensary was set to open in July 2011. It’s been two years since the program went into effect for chronically-ill patients, and they are still waiting for the doors to open. Last month, patients finally received the green light to register for the program. Greenleaf CEO Joe Stevens says […]

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Watch this video on YouTube In the video above, students discuss the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. View closed captions on YouTube On November 6, Massachusetts residents will vote on a ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana. The controversial measure would allow people with glaucoma and chronic illnesses that cause […]

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Massachusetts medical marijuana opposition forgets to register domain By Jason Weisberger at 7:21 pm Saturday, Sep 15 At election time in Massachusetts every voter gets a copy of the state produced ‘Information Guide.’ Inside this guide, with the usual pros and cons, are URLs for the folks leading the support or opposition. An interested voter […]

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In one of my favorite recent political events, anti-medical cannabis zealots, led by former Drug Czar aide Dr. Kevin Sabet, made a huge political mistake in their campaign against a medical marijuana legalization measure on the ballot this November in Massachusetts.  A “Yes” vote on Question 3 in the Bay State, will allow patients to utilize medical cannabis for their […]

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If I-502 is passed in WA state, the per se law will relate to active THC in the blood, NOT THC-COOH: “I-502 clarifies that THC-COOH, the inactive marijuana marijuana metabolite known as carboxy-THC that is sometimes used to convict marijuana users of DUI under current law, is not to be considered in determining THC concentration […]

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View full sizeWCSOMichael Anthony CollisSummary: Three suspects accused in connection with several crimes last year have been convicted and sentenced in Washington County Circuit Court. The case: At about 2 a.m. on March 3, an Oregon State trooper stopped Michael Anthony Collis, 25, for a traffic violation at Southwest 60th Avenue and Lesser Road in […]

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Jeffrey Beall via flickr See Also Amanda Knox’s Ex Admits It Was Odd They Kissed And Caressed While Police Searched For Roommate’s Body Appeals Court Fights Back Against Idaho Law Criminalizing Abortions Court Rules Chicago Cops Can’t Arrest People For Being Annoying The Montana Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s decision and ruled Big Sky […]

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An obscure tax law, intended to prevent cocaine kingpins from deducting yachts and other necessities, may alter Boulder’s landscape. Experts say it may shutter dispensaries nationwide. Fourteen years before any medical marijuana laws existed, US Tax Code was amended because a convicted coke dealer had successfully deducted guns, boats, and bribes. Ever since, Section 280E […]

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Two Nevada lawmakers are hoping to make it easier for qualified patients in the state to obtain medical marijuana, possibly via highly regulated dispensaries. This week, Assemblyman Steven Brooks said he is teaming up with Assemblyman Tick Segerblom to determine an ideal medical cannabis distribution system in Nevada by analyzing the MMJ infrastructure in other states. Segerblom […]

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Google maps.There’s not much online about The Retreat — just its location and its connection with five other dispensaries, including many of the former Colorado Dispensary Services (CDS) locations. That means no online menu, no website telling its story, nothing. Just the basics. Which, in hindsight, is much like the dispensary itself. The Retreat 2420 […]

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Implementation of the Los Angeles City Council’s ordinance banning medical marijuana dispensaries has been delayed as dispensary operators have filed lawsuits and, along with activists, have taken on efforts to repeal the ordinance. The ordinance was intended to address issues related to the high number of dispensaries located in Los Angeles, CA, according to City […]

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