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Cancer Patient, Former Congressional Candidate Hardy Macia Makes Plea To Maggie Hassan For Medical Marijuana Bill
By Sarah Rae Fruchtnicht Former Libertarian candidate for Congress Hardy Macia, who suffers from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, recorded a personal plea to New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan to pass the medical marijuana bill. Macia said he supported medical marijuana for the last decade, initially because of a cousin who became quadriplegic after a car accident. “Coming [...]Read more.
Posted by Jennifer Jones - email Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill that would allow public colleges and universities to conduct medical marijuana research. Brewer’s action Tuesday comes roughly a year after she signed a bill banning medical marijuana on higher education campuses. Critics say last year’s law was too strict. The new law would [...]Read more.
Matt Mullin, Sports Editor This September, Riley Cote and Live Nation will host the second annual Hemp Heals Music Festival at Festival Pier. This year’s lineup includes Rebelution, Matisyahu, Collie Budz, and Zion I. I wasn’t sure what to make of this at first, because judging by the name, not to mention the acts [...]Read more.
By Chris Roberts A major roadblock in the way of medical cannabis reform in California was removed Monday when the California Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling, which says that cities can ban pot clubs. For now. At least 200 places across the state, including San Mateo County and the East Bay’s tonier cities, have [...]Read more.
Stephan Cho SAN DIEGO—For the first time, a study has found that cannabis use may be associated with a decreased risk of bladder cancer, researchers reported at the American Urological Association 2013 annual meeting. In a study of nearly 82,000 men, bladder cancer developed in 279 over an 11-year period. Subjects who smoked marijuana, but not [...]Read more.
By DAVID HARPER World Staff Writer Tulsa attorney Sabah Khalaf advertises his opposition to marijuana laws on a brightly colored van that is decorated with pot leaves. The yellow 1975 Volkswagen van, which has been parked in downtown Tulsa parking lots in recent weeks, acts as a rolling invitation for those accused of marijuana [...]Read more.
Posted by Johnny Green We all know that hemp is a very versatile plant. It can be turned into bio-fuel, it can be made into fiber for clothing, it can be turned into paper, etc. But one thing that I think a lot of people don’t know enough about is the tasty things you can [...]Read more.
Drug War Chronicle / By Phillip Smith Photo Credit: SHUTTERSTOCK.COM In the wake of the marijuana legalization victories in Colorado and Washington last November, and buoyed by a series of national public opinion polls showing support for pot legalization going over the tipping point, marijuana reform legislation is being introduced at state houses across the land at [...]Read more.
Foreign visitors to the Dutch town of Maastricht may find it easier to get their hands on cannabis, a week after a court ruled a ban on selling it to foreigners was, itself, illegal. Maastricht Mayor Otto Hoes had tried to close the Easy Going coffee shop after it sold marijuana to non-Dutch citizens. Hoes’ spokesman [...]Read more.
Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl/YouTube Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl announced something fantastic today on YouTube: his cancer is in remission. In the two-minute vid, an optimistic Rosendahl thanks his support group, “incredible” doctor and of course, medical marijuana. “Medical marijuana has saved my life,” says Rosendahl, a known proponent for the healing powers of prescribed [...]Read more.
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