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By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Inhaling cannabis reduces symptoms of Crohn’s disease compared to placebo in patients non-responsive to traditional therapies, according to clinical trial datapublished online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Researchers at the Meir Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Israel assessed the safety and efficacy of inhaled cannabis versus [...]Read more.
By Michael Macagnone Don DeZarn smokes a joint at Veterans Park in Hamilton on Monday afternoon. HAMILTON — Monday afternoon in Hamilton’s Veterans Park, Don DeZarn lit up a joint to protest the nation’s drug laws; he also wants to represent New Jersey’s 14th district in the state Senate. DeZarn pulled the joint, which he [...]Read more.
By Steve Raabe The Denver Post Ryan Loflin, of Colorado Hemp, funnels his hemp seeds into a baggie in Crested Butte in April. (AAron Ontiveroz, Denver Post file) Springfield farmer Ryan Loflin on Monday planted the nation’s first industrial hemp crop in almost 60 years. Loflin’s plans to grow hempalready have been chronicled, and Monday’s [...]Read more.
Diane Wattles-Goldstein During my time as a criminal justice professional, I was reminded to adopt strategies that helped my agency to be more effective. A term we adopted is a military expression called a “force multiplier” which is “a factor that dramatically increases (hence “multiplies”) the effectiveness of an item or group.” During my [...]Read more.
BY JULIAN KIMBLE So Ray Kelly wasn’t full of shit. In March, the NYPD Commissioner reported that marijuana-related arrests had fallen in the city. Now, the New York Post has information to confirm Kelly’s statement. Data shows that arrests for possession of marijuana have dropped by 20 to 30 percent in New York City this year, and police are admitting that they’re falling back [...]Read more.
Chicago — Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon says she supports a bill that would allow the medical use of marijuana in Illinois. Simon told The Associated Press Sunday her initial reaction wasn’t in support but after hearing from people with illnesses she changed her mind. She says it’s a tightly-restricted plan. Full Article: http://www.wandtv.com/story/22234650/lt-gov-supports-medical-marijuanaRead more.
Mike Riggs The Vermont House approved Senate changes to a marijuana decriminailzation bill this morning. The bill now goes to Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin. According to a Marijuana Policy Project press release, Shumlin will likely sign it “in the coming weeks.” The whole process took a little over two months. Vermont’s marijuana decriminalization bills–H.200 [...]Read more.
By John Payne, Show Me Cannabis SPRINGFIELD, MO — As you probably recall, last summer we helped activists in Springfield gather signatures to put an initiative petition before the Springfield City Council that reduced penalties on possession of less than 35 grams of cannabis. The council was supposed to have two options: Either vote for the measure [...]Read more.
David Downs U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates took local U.S. Attorney (and rumored Berkeley resident) Melinda Haag to task Wednesday for harassing Berkeley Patients Group. The popular, permitted medical cannabis dispensary in Berkeley faces federal forfeiture efforts from Haag yet again, leading to a press conference yesterday where town leaders defended [...]Read more.
By: Associated Press Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says parents who use medical marijuana aren’t disqualified from having custody of children or visiting them. But Schuette says the immunity isn’t absolute. He says it’s appropriate for a judge to determine whether there are unreasonable dangers for children, similar to a parent’s approved use of [...]Read more.
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