Medical Marijuana

It is hard to believe that anyone who has seen a loved one suffer through the last phases of a terminal illness could possibly advocate for the continued ban of medical marijuana in Maryland. Those gut-wrenching moments experienced by families, be they social conservatives or liberals, convince most that pain management for the dying must […]

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Almost as soon as the federal crackdown of medical marijuana businesses in Colorado began, marijuana rights attorney Rob Corry told 9News that he thought the U.S. Attorney’s Office announcement was a “colossal bluff” and went on to say that he didn’t think the U.S. Attorney had the resources to really pull off a crackdown of […]

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After much anticipation, the California Supreme Court agreed this week to review how cities and counties regulate medical marijuana. The High Court issued an order indicating its intent to review two controversial medical marijuana cases, Pack v. City of Long Beach and City of Riverside v. Inland Empire Patient’s Health and Wellness Center., Inc. As […]

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 — Committee Launches Campaign/Fundraising/Outreach Efforts to Qualify Initiative SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Californians to Regulate Medical Marijuana (FPPC #1343895) has filed with the Secretary of State as a campaign committee to support the California Medical Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act. 71 percent of Californians support the […]

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San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensary MedMar Helps Collect Over 8,500 Lbs of Food During Holiday Food Drive January 21, 2012 San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2012 San Jose medical marijuana dispensary MedMar Healing Center, along with other San Jose cannabis collectives, collected over 8,500 lbs. of much-needed food for the hungry over the holiday […]

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Ohio’s second proposed medical-marijuana statewide ballot issue took a step forward yesterday when it was certified by Attorney General Mike DeWine. The Ohio Medical Cannabis Amendment to the Ohio Constitution contains a “fair and truthful” summary and has the necessary 1,000 signatures of Ohio registered voters, DeWine determined. The issue next heads to the Ohio […]

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Last week Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer retracted her lawsuit against the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, which will allow prospective medical marijuana dispensaries to apply for their licenses. (Photo by Beth Easterbrook) U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton dismissed Gov. Jan Brewer’s lawsuit against the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act on Jan. 4. Brewer announced in a Jan. […]

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Drug War Issues Criminal JusticeAsset Forfeiture, Collateral Sanctions (College Aid, Drug Taxes, Housing, Welfare), Court Rulings, Drug Courts, Due Process, Felony Disenfranchisement, Incarceration, Policing (2011 Drug War Killings, 2012 Drug War Killings, Arrests, Eradication, Informants, Interdiction, Lowest Priority Policies, Police Corruption, Police Raids, Profiling, Search and Seizure, SWAT/Paramilitarization, Task Forces, Undercover Work), Probation or Parole, […]

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