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Cannabis oil cured my terminal cancer

By: Tom Morgan I couldn’t accept that I was going to die. And when I found I was cured I was completely shocked Mike Cutler Mike, 63, was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009 and was given a transplant. But in late 2012 he learned cancer had attacked the replacement organ. In desperation he began researching […]

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Recreational pot qualifies for Oregon ballot

BY JONATHAN J. COOPER   Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. State elections officials certified Tuesday that the petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot. Election workers say there were roughly 88,500 valid signatures — about 1,400 more than required.   […]

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Jacob Lavoro is a teenager facing life in prison for baking cannabis brownies in Round Rock, Texas. Please sign the petition.

To: Jana Duty, District Attorney, Williamson County You promised to “restore integrity to the Williamson County District Attorney’s office” and use alternative sentencing. Please reduce Jacob’s charges to misdemeanor possession. Sincerely, [Your name] Please sign the petition at the following link: https://www.change.org/petitions/jana-duty-you-promised-to-restore-integrity-to-the-williamson-county-district-attorney-s-office-use-alternative-sentencing-reduce-jacob-s-charges-to-misdemeanor-possession

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R.I.P. James Garner — a fan of marijuana and legalization

By Jake Ellison James Garner is shown in character as “Bret Maverick” on the set of his television show, in this April 13, 1982. Photo: Wally Fong, AP   James Garner — one of America’s most iconic actors whose work in the 1950s TV Western “Maverick” and then “The Rockford Files” created two of popular television’s […]

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Celeb chef Kerry Simon gets memorabilia case at Hard Rock Hotel – We must find a cure for MSA!

Full Article: http://www.jrn.com/ktnv/positively-lv/Celeb-chef-Kerry-Simon-gets-memorabilia-case-at-Hard-Rock-Hotel-267642651.html   KERRY SIMON: WHAT I’VE LEARNED By Michael Kaplan   About five years ago, I suddenly had trouble standing up in the kitchen, my eyes hurt, and holding a knife to chop vegetables became a problem. Doctors said I had either Parkinson’s disease or multiple system atrophy (MSA), a rare neurological disorder in which […]

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DEA Is Absolutely Losing the War on Marijuana Politics

Sam Tracy Become a fan Chairman of Students for Sensible Drug Policy     This past Saturday, the LA Times published a fantastic article, “DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics,” outlining the federal agency’s downfall from undisputed moral high ground to the wrong side of history. It explains that members of Congress from both parties are […]

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Henderson, Nevada gets 28 medical pot applications

By ARNOLD M. KNIGHTLYLAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL   Henderson seems poised to cash in on the medical marijuana industry. The city received 28 applications for medical marijuana establishments by the end of the application period Thursday, nearly three times as many as the city’s low-end estimate going in.   Full Article: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/pot-news/henderson-gets-28-medical-pot-applications

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Demand For Legal Marijuana In California Could Top $2.1 Trillion

By Chris Roberts   It’s not just cops and weedheads who are eagerly watching Colorado’s experiment with marijuana legalization. Bankers and businesses also have a very literal stake in the legal cannabis game. What happens in Colorado is likely a bellwether for what will happen elsewhere in the country once marijuana is made legal.   Here’s […]

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There’s going to be a marijuana scavenger hunt in High Park

  Full Article: http://www.torontolife.com/informer/random-stuff-informer/2014/07/16/theres-going-marijuana-scavenger-hunt-high-park/

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Former nurse fights to decriminalise medical cannabis

By Karen Keast  Daniel Haslam Throughout her 20-plus year nursing career, Lucy Haslam was familiar with issues around pain management and cancer treatment. A community nurse, Lucy founded and ran her own home nursing service in Tamworth, New South Wales, often assisting palliative care patients. But it wasn’t until her son Daniel began battling bowel […]

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