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Inslee encouraged by pot talk with AG Holder

By Bob Young Seattle Times staff reporter   Gov. Jay Inslee said his conversation Tuesday with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder convinced him Washington state should continue making rules for a legal marijuana industry as mandated by voter-approved Initiative 502. Inslee and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson met with Holder because of the conflict between federal law, […]

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Marijuana Penalty Reduction Bills Filed in Texas

  By Sativa Galore   AUSTIN, TX – Two separate Texan lawmakers have filed separate bills in the state legislature to relax marijuana laws in the Lone Star State, although the proposals stop short of decriminalization or the legalization of medical marijuana.   Representative Harold Dutton (D-Houston) has filed a penalty reduction bill that would reclassify possession of up to […]

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Medical marijuana, other pot bill filed in the Oklahoma Senate

  By Chris Cordt OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — A pair of marijuana bills have been filed in the Oklahoma Senate. Senate Bill 902 directs the State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision to develop rules for use of medical cannabis. It was filed by Senator Constance Johnson, a Democrat who represents the Oklahoma City area. Right […]

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Overkill in the war on pot

  By Marie Myung-Ok LeeJanuary 22, 2013 As a candidate in 2008, Barack Obama emphatically stated that medical marijuana use was an issue best left to the states. One of the first promises he made as the newly elected president was that he was “not going to be using Justice Department resources to try to circumvent state laws.” This was even […]

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Duncan Jones, David Bowie’s son and director of ‘Source Code,’ tweets support for medical marijuana after wife is diagnosed with cancer

  David Bowie’s son has lit up the Twitterverse after taking a stand supporting medical marijuana. Duncan Jones, the 41-year-old director of the edgy sci-fi thrillers “Source Code” and “Moon,” tweeted Sunday in support of the drug that has helped his cancer-stricken wife cope with the effects of chemotherapy. “Its been both wonderful & at […]

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Old Tokes Home

Al Madrigal investigates medical marijuana’s effects on America’s most vulnerable, Jazzy-riding citizens.   The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook

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Hawaii – Souki Introduces Bill Legalizing Recreational Use of Marijuana

by Dave Smith Image from University of Minnesota.   The newly designated speaker of the state House of Representatives today introduced a bill that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana. House Bill 150 introduced by Rep. Joe Souki of Maui would legalize the use and possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by persons 21 […]

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Weedman Still Defiant, Even on his Day of Reckoning

Jan Hefler   Ed Forchion, widely known as NJ Weedman, wassentenced to probationWednesday for possessing a pound of pot.  But first he got in a few defiant jabs at the prosecutor, the judge, and a legal system that he says criminalizes a plant. At a hearing in Mt. Holly, Assistant Prosecutor Mike Luciano pushed for a 12-month prison term.  “He’s one of the […]

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Washington Marijuana Grower Awarded $40,000 Settlement from Illegal Search

By Thomas H. Clarke   The city of Bothel, WA was ordered to pay nearly $40,000 to a marijuana grower in a civil lawsuit stemming from the illegal search and seizure of property from his home during an investigation into a marijuana-grow operation. U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ordered the settlement on Wednesday as a result […]

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Dr. Oz’s 3 Anti-aging Cooking Oils in the Kitchen That Can Help You Live Longer – Hemp Oil is number one!

By Timothy Boyer   Anti-aging oil #1: Hemp Oil Hemp oil is extracted from the seeds of the hemp plant that is known for its durable fiber that sailors of long ago used in making rope for their sailing ships. Today, you can find a wide assortment of clothing and accessories made from hemp that is […]

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