If we want to get serious about REAL job creation, we have to consider all logical options. Oregon already has a growing microbrewery industry, and our wine industry is being celebrated more and more, rivaling Nappa Valley. A regulated and controlled cannabis industry would bring even more permanent jobs, numbering in the thousands. With a […]

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CANNABIS CULTURE – The latest battle in the Canadian courts over the right to use marijuana for religious purposes – the seemingly immaculate Charter Challenge case of cannabis historian Chris Bennett – was struck down by a Federal Judge this week. Bennett, a reverend of the Church of the Universe, believes the cannabis plant is […]

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Medical Marijuana Resolution Now in Both Chambers of Florida LegislatureNewTimes / Mathew Hendley / 11,21,2011 Resolutions to let voters decide on an amendment to the Florida Constitution to legalize medical marijuana have now been proposed in both chambers of the Legislature. Miami Democratic Sen. Larcenia Bullard dropped Senate Joint Resolution 1028 in the hopper on […]

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SEATTLE (AP) — An effort to decriminalize and tax recreational marijuana sales for adults in Washington state has won some high-profile endorsements — including from two former Seattle U.S. attorneys and the former head of the FBI here — and its sponsors are well on their way to collecting enough signatures to place the measure […]

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tokeofthetown.com A probation officer says the state of Arizona and Mohave County fired him illegally to retaliate because he signed a letter in support of a California ballot measure to legalize marijuana. The ACLU of Arizona on Thursday filed a suit on his behalf. The letter, from the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), endorsed […]

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If we want to get serious about REAL job creation, we have to consider all logical options. Oregon already has a growing microbrewery industry, and our wine industry is being celebrated more and more, rivaling Nappa Valley. A regulated and controlled cannabis industry would bring even more permanent jobs, numbering in the thousands. With a […]

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CANNABIS CULTURE – The latest battle in the Canadian courts over the right to use marijuana for religious purposes – the seemingly immaculate Charter Challenge case of cannabis historian Chris Bennett – was struck down by a Federal Judge this week. Bennett, a reverend of the Church of the Universe, believes the cannabis plant is […]

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Converted Organics Announces Clarification to Medical Marijuana Inc. Option Agreement BOSTON, Nov. 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — – Converted Organics Inc. (OTCBB:COIND) announced today that on August 31, 2011 TerraSphere Systems, LLC, a subsidiary of Converted Organics Inc., entered into an agreement with Hemp Deposit and Distribution Corporation (HDDC) d.b.a Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTCBB:MJNA), which […]

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Full legalization still divides the country – largely by generations and gender (older folks and women are the most resistant). But support for the medical marijuana policy that the DEA is now targeting in Californa and elsewhere is massive: [M]ore than three in four Americans think that doctors should be allowed to prescribe small amounts […]

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