Medical Marijuana

Federal authorities, in their ongoing campaign against California’s legal cannabis corps, are now trying to shut down Harborside Health Center — America’s largest and most famous medical marijuana dispensary. As detailed by the Los Angeles Times, the feds filed complaints for forfeiture of properties in Oakland and San Jose, where Harborside — the subject of […]

just another govt delay, they cant use any of hundreds of “studies” done over the last 50 years? or the one recently out of san diego? just let the people vote for it….ohh, yeah we cant do that, that is what a republic country would do…and finally, it never ceases to amaze me how any […]

BOSTON (AP) — With measures failing to be taken up in the Legislature and advocates rallying support throughout the state, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on contentious issues such as medical marijuana come November. Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin’s office said Wednesday that three proposals have gained enough support to […]

In November, voters in Kalamazoo, Mich., will decide whether to allow prescription pot shops in their city. As detailed on, Kalamazoo City Attorney Clyde Robinson confirmed that the measure — originally submitted in August 2011 — will be on the ballot this fall. There originally had been uncertainty, Robinson said, as other medical marijuana […]

The fourth state this year to tackle the issue… …joining Colorado, Washington State and Montana in considering the issue. A survey of voters in Massachusetts found support for medical marijuana at 53 percent, and opposition at 35 percent. Nationally, 77 percent of Americans support allowing doctors to prescribe medical marijuana, and 75 percent think the […]

Director Of Cannabis Research Center Says Classification And Political Controversy Are “Obstacles To Medical Progress” Dr. Igor Grant, director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (CMCR), and two other investigators published a study in the most recent issue of The Open Neurology Journal, which concluded that the Schedule I classification of marijuana is “not […]

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In what could potentially be the newest front in the Obama administration’s multiple front war on medical marijuana, major credit card companies will no longer accept transactions from medical marijuana dispensaries, according to SF Weekly. Merchant services providers – the intermediaries between retailers and credit card companies who process customers’ payments — began informing their medical […]

We’re still trying to wrap our heads around this item, but here we go… Several British researchers claim that cannabis — fondly known for inducing intense cravings for everything from Hot Pockets to Doritos to Taco Bell — might actually have appetite suppressant qualities, and could even be used to treat obesity. For reals… So […]