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By Kirsten Stewart | The Salt Lake Tribune The University of Utah’s top pediatric neurologist has come out in support of families seeking accessto a cannabis extract that has proven successful at stopping seizures. “I would like to express my strong belief that [cannabidiol]-based oils (referred to here in Utah as Alepsia) should be available as […]Read more.
(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Piper Koozer tries rolling onto her stomach on the floor of her new Colorado apartment. Her parents, Tennesseans Annie and Justin Koozer relocated in order to obtain a cannabis oil that has proven effective at calming intractable seizures. It is obvious that Utahns should be allowed access to […]Read more.
Vanessa Waltz PHOTO: Sam Sabzehzar/Medical Marijuana 411:The Daily Dose I met author Martin Lee during the New Jersey stop on his book tour for Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational, and Scientific. Lee, the co-founder and director of Project CBD, granted me a lively interview between a book signing event, an NPR interview, […]Read more.
The Huffington Post | By Matt Ferner Dennis Peron, leader of the campaign for Proposition 215 and founder of the Cannabis Buyers Club, right, smokes a marijuana cigarette next to Jack Herer, of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1996, in San Francisco. (AP photo) At a recent speech in Denver, Drug Policy Alliance executive director Ethan […]Read more.
By Robin Wilkey Portland, Maine, voters on Tuesday approved legalizing recreational marijuana for residents 21 and older. The measure, Question 1, passed with about 70 percent of the vote, making Portland the first East Coast city to legalize recreational pot. Full Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/05/portland-maine-marijuana_n_4221919.html?ir=PoliticsRead more.
Sahra Kant PHOTO: Jonathan Oakley What’s worse than going to jail for cannabis? Your children taken away by child protection services for it. If you’re incarcerated, you receive a specific custodial sentence — which may be reduced for good behavior or perhaps even commuted — during which you are guaranteed visits with your family. You […]Read more.
KOLR10 News City Council Bill 2013-287 – Expunging Records (958.2 KB) SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield City Council will discuss a proposed ordinance that would allow some people to clear their records if they have been convicted of possessing marijuana or paraphernalia. The ordinance, up for a public hearing and first reading tonight, is a […]Read more.
Martin A. Lee For many years, the federal government has subsidized studies designed to prove the negative effects of marijuana, while blocking inquiry into its potential benefits. Ironically, the government’s steadfast search for harm has yielded remarkable scientific insights that explain why cannabis is such a versatile remedy and why it is the most […]Read more.
Martin A. Lee (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Just when the legalization struggle had reached its nadir, however, there emerged an improbable hero who championed cannabis as a multifaceted sustainable resource, an eco-friendly source of food, fiber, medicine and recreation. Jack Herer, a charismatic, barrel-chested Korean War veteran and former Goldwater Republican, was instrumental in […]Read more.
By: Rebecca Schleicher, Primetime Reporter Could pot ever be legal in Oklahoma? It’s a question one lawmaker has asked for nearly a decade. Saturday dozens met at the State Capitol to get the ball rolling on possible medical marijuana legislation. Among them were parents Kelli and Jason Dodson. “It’s the worst thing that could […]Read more.
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