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Nearly Half Of Seattle’s Marijuana Citations Go To Homeless People

BY SCOTT KEYES A homeless veteran in Washington D.C. CREDIT: SHAWN DAVIS There are many activities that, while illegal in public, are perfectly acceptable when done in the privacy of one’s home. Changing clothes. Sex. Drinking alcohol. And now, in Colorado and Washington state, smoking pot. But Seattle’s 2,303 homeless people don’t have the privilege that four walls […]

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Vegas medical marijuana deadline draws crowd

By JANE ANN MORRISON LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL   The deadline for land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments in Las Vegas ended Wednesday with a last-minute frenzy of late comers eager to beat the 3 p.m. deadline. If you didn’t have a ticket by then, you were out of luck. Karen Duddlesten, the city’s […]

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Why 2014 Is a Major Election Year for Marijuana Reform

AlterNet / By Paul Armentano Photo Credit: Jan Havlicek / Shutterstock.com   Voters in several states and municipalities nationwide will head to the polls this November and decide whether or not to radically alter the way many parts of America deal with pot. Voters in three states – Alaska, Florida, and Oregon – will decide on statewide measures […]

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Tasmania’s industrial hemp industry to double

By CHRIS PIPPOS   TASMANIA’S industrial hemp industry – even within a climate of red tape and protracted government inaction – is set to double next year to 200ha.  This is according to Industrial Hemp Association of Tasmania president and Bishopsbourne commercial hemp grower Phil Reader, who said high level talks currently taking place in Canberra […]

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First legal, recreational marijuana sold in Seattle headed to museum

By The Associated Press  Deb Greene, Cannabis City’s first customer, displays her purchase of legal recreational marijuana as the store’s owner, James Lathrop, walks past on July 8, 2014, in Seattle. (Associated Press) The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the city’s Museum of History and Industry. The woman who waited all night to be […]

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Cannabis oil cured my terminal cancer

By: Tom Morgan I couldn’t accept that I was going to die. And when I found I was cured I was completely shocked Mike Cutler Mike, 63, was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2009 and was given a transplant. But in late 2012 he learned cancer had attacked the replacement organ. In desperation he began researching […]

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Recreational pot qualifies for Oregon ballot

BY JONATHAN J. COOPER   Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use. State elections officials certified Tuesday that the petitioners submitted enough valid signatures to qualify the measure for the November ballot. Election workers say there were roughly 88,500 valid signatures — about 1,400 more than required.   […]

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Jacob Lavoro is a teenager facing life in prison for baking cannabis brownies in Round Rock, Texas. Please sign the petition.

To: Jana Duty, District Attorney, Williamson County You promised to “restore integrity to the Williamson County District Attorney’s office” and use alternative sentencing. Please reduce Jacob’s charges to misdemeanor possession. Sincerely, [Your name] Please sign the petition at the following link: https://www.change.org/petitions/jana-duty-you-promised-to-restore-integrity-to-the-williamson-county-district-attorney-s-office-use-alternative-sentencing-reduce-jacob-s-charges-to-misdemeanor-possession

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R.I.P. James Garner — a fan of marijuana and legalization

By Jake Ellison James Garner is shown in character as “Bret Maverick” on the set of his television show, in this April 13, 1982. Photo: Wally Fong, AP   James Garner — one of America’s most iconic actors whose work in the 1950s TV Western “Maverick” and then “The Rockford Files” created two of popular television’s […]

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Celeb chef Kerry Simon gets memorabilia case at Hard Rock Hotel – We must find a cure for MSA!

Full Article: http://www.jrn.com/ktnv/positively-lv/Celeb-chef-Kerry-Simon-gets-memorabilia-case-at-Hard-Rock-Hotel-267642651.html   KERRY SIMON: WHAT I’VE LEARNED By Michael Kaplan   About five years ago, I suddenly had trouble standing up in the kitchen, my eyes hurt, and holding a knife to chop vegetables became a problem. Doctors said I had either Parkinson’s disease or multiple system atrophy (MSA), a rare neurological disorder in which […]

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