At its Jan. 25, 2012 meeting, Ann Arbor’s zoning board of appeals heard two appeals from representatives of medical marijuana dispensaries, who had been denied a zoning compliance permit by the city. The ZBA granted one appeal (from Green Planet), overturning the decision of city staff, and rejected the other (from TreeCity). Both businesses were  seeking such […]

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This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly’s The Snitch. By Chris Roberts San Francisco city officials indefinitely suspended the city’s medical marijuana dispensary permitting program on Wednesday, according to the Department of Public Health. Pending permits had been on hold since December, after a ruling in a state appeals court case halted similar […]

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A measure to legalize marijuana for recreational use will be on California ballots this year. CNN’s Dan Simon reports. Reported On March 25, 2010 ————————————————————————– Here’s an interesting article posted on CNN’s website titled “Medical marijuana users risk job loss”, read it and get mad. Link: www.cnn.com …read more at http://udank.com/2012/01/will-california-fully-legalize-marijuana/

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A Virginia lawmaker wants to study the possibility of selling marijuana through state-run liquor stores. Democratic Del. David Englin of Alexandria has filed a joint resolution to look at the potential revenue impact for such a proposal, according to the Associated Press. Under the resolution, eight members of the General Assembly would study the feasibility […]

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<!– Latest Science: Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoid Inhibits Colon Cancer Cell Proliferation –> by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director January 24, 2012 The administration of the non-psychotropic cannabis plant constituent cannabidiol (CBD) is protective in an experimental model of colon cancer, according to preclinical trial data published online in the Journal of Molecular Medicine. Investigators at the […]

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Daily Camera: A group of medical marijuana advocates and business owners are calling for a Medical Marijuana Day of Action on Wednesday to protest federal marijuana enforcement against Colorado dispensaries. Read the whole story: Daily Camera “; var coords = [-5, -72]; // display fb-bubble FloatingPrompt.embed(this, html, undefined, ‘top’, {fp_intersects:1, timeout_remove:2000,ignore_arrow: true, width:236, add_xy:coords, class_name: […]

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Recently, I was allowed access to a marijuana growing operation in Oakland, California and had full access to photograph it. My tour guide, a commercial medical cannabis grower, let me take as many images as I liked as long as the operation’s details were un-identifiable (foremost, a concern of safety). As harvest time was near, […]

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Industrial hemp growing in France Ramoda Anand, a local activist who crusades for stuff like public access for disabled people, GMO-labeling and loosening up county Liquor Control rules prohibiting dancing in clubs is adding legalizing industrial hemp research to his list of things to get done. With the help of state Representatives Joe Souki (D-Wailuku), […]

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