Medical Marijuana

How intuitive were our forefathers? Was the Constitution a living document? Or was it something that was set in stone, meant to be followed throughout the ages, regardless of how mankind evolved with technologies, pharmaceuticals, and guns? With so many judges on the Supreme Court claiming to be strict constitutionalists, one can’t help but wonder […]

(Credit: CBS Boston) (CBS) Federal authorities in Maine charged 49-year-old Timothy Courtois Tuesday with weapons and drug counts after stopping him for speeding, and finding a cache of weapons, including an AK-47, a machine gun, ammunition and news clippings about the Colorado “Batman” movie theater shooting that killed 12 people on Friday. When state police […]

The evil statist (and lying, dirty, rotten crony capitalist) Mitt Romney, when confronted with someone who clearly has a medical condition that they say is helped by using marijuana for medical reasons, displays not the least bit of compassion for another human being. He instead gives his robotic response, as if he’s not really listening […]

SEATTLE (AP) — Armed robbers took 40 plants from a medical marijuana dispensary early Saturday in Seattle. Police say two men armed with handguns and a third man forced their way inside the dispensary about 4:30 a.m. and held the 70-year-old night watchman at gunpoint. The robbers also took a laptop computer and fled in […]

The Top 7 Marijuana Strains For Treating Fibromyalgia By Scrog Betty This headline popped out at me the other day…“While self-medicating with cannabinoids may provide some pain relief to fibromyalgia patients, we caution against general use of illicit drugs;“ the journal of Arthritis Care Research. As a general rule of thumb, I tend to take those […]

Even though Los Angeles is being a total buzzkill when it comes to curative bud, some Californians still seem pretty open to the idea of permitting prescription pot. And they happen to live in Solana Beach. On Nov. 6, Solana Beach citizens will vote on whether to permit medical marijuana dispensaries, reports the Carmel Valley […]

SANTA MONICA (CBS) — Santa Monica’s proposed residential smoking ban has failed because of the ordinance’s possible effect on medical marijuana users. The beach community’s residents, including medical marijuana smokers, would have had to disclose to their landlords and get their units designated as smoking units. The measure, which initially had majority support on the City […]

Above: San Diego County’s only licensed medical Marijuana dispensary will be open for business tomorrow. A bankruptcy judge held off an eviction for the Mother Earth Alternative healing Cooperative until the group’s debts can be sorted out. KPBS Business and Environment Reporter Erik Anderson says the dispensary got a 45-day reprieve. (Video by Katie Euphrat) […]

This week, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously agreed to shut down all 900 store fronts selling marijuana for so-called “medical” purposes.” Siding with neighborhood residents and public health experts like the American Medical Association, the Council took a courageous stand against what has become a magnet for crime, nuisance, and addiction. The vote — […]

After Los Angeles’ prescription pot supporters and opponents took to City Hall to do verbal battle about the legal future of medical marijuana dispensaries, the L.A. City Council decided Tuesday night to ban prescription pot shops. The unanimous vote requires that all 762 dispensaries close immediately, though the move might allow some shops to remain […]