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Savino: Medical marijuana has more than enough votes in Senate

by Jessica Bakeman   Sen. Diane Savino, a member of the Independent Democratic Conference, pushed a bill Tuesday that would legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes and said 38 senators will vote for it. Six others are “leaning yes,” the Staten Island senator said at a news conference near the Capitol with advocates. “We […]

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Mendocino strikes deal with feds over marijuana records; Humboldt officials watching closely as local ordinance takes shape

Tiffany Revelle – Ukiah Daily Journal and Grant Scott-Goforth Times-Standard   Mendocino County officials have struck an agreement with the federal government to release records the county keeps under its medical marijuana ordinance, but will not release the names of the people who applied for permits under the ordinance, the Mendocino County board of supervisors announced Tuesday. The move […]

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Feds scoop up medical marijuana patient records in Oregon investigation

 jakeellison@seattlepi.com   Despite Oregon’s best efforts to keep medical marijuana patient records private, a federal search warrant forced the state agency to hand over some records, according to recently discovered court records. The warrant was executed in November of last year against the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, the state agency that administers the Oregon Medical Marijuana […]

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Medical marijuana: A veteran’s plea for support

By Steven Giles   The Department of Veteran Affairs estimates that more than 256,820 veterans who served over the last 12 years suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder — a consequence mostly of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Medical marijuana may help with the symptoms, but vets still can’t use it to treat their symptoms, […]

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VA still prescribing tranquilizers to veterans with PTSD, despite warnings

FoxNews.com   Veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are still being prescribed tranquilizers – such as Valium and Xanax – by doctors from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Stars and Stripes reported. This practice, however, is in direct contrast to VA guidelines, which advise against tranquilizer use for this purpose. According to Dr. Nancy […]

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Physicians Across Illinois Endorse Medical Marijuana

By Marijuana Policy Project   At a news conference Tuesday, a group of doctors announced the support of nearly 250 Illinois physicians for allowing patients with serious illnesses to obtain and use medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it. “For many patients, the treatment can sometimes be worse than the disease,” said Dr. Margaret Millar of […]

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Time to say yes to medical marijuana in Illinois

JOURNALSTANDARD.COM   If you have a loved one who is seriously ill you want that person to have access to any medication that can alleviate pain. In 18 states and the District of Columbia that includes marijuana. Illinois could join those states if House Bill 1, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, […]

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Missouri Hemp Network joins Earth day festival in Columbia

BY Missouri Statesman   Missouri Hemp Network is proud to announce that it has joined the list of organizations that will have a booth for this years Earth day Festival in Columbia, MO. It will be a prelude to Hemp History week (which runs from June 3rd through June 9th) with the booth offering information about […]

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California’s First Pot Farmers’ Market: Weed ‘stead of Kale

Written by David Downs   FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT – Northern California’s first pot farmers’ market is like most other farmers’ markets, except you buy weed instead of kale and there’s the possibility you’ll go to prison – which gives visits to the Organicann Harvest Market in Sonoma County a bit of an edge this chilly morning. Driving through […]

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