Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The (Acapulco) Gold Rush For Medical Marijuana Licensing In Illinois – Chicagoist

September 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The (Acapulco) Gold Rush For Medical Marijuana Licensing In IllinoisChicagoistMonday was the last day to apply for dispensary licenses under the state's Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and state officials were seemingly unprepared for the rush of last-minute applicants, all of them with a backbreaking load of paperwork and a …Number of medical marijuana applicants to be released WednesdayThe Herald-Newsall 4 news articles »

LeafLine medical cannabis facility wins approval in Cottage Grove – Minnesota Public Radio News

September 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

KARELeafLine medical cannabis facility wins approval in Cottage GroveMinnesota Public Radio NewsThe Cottage Grove City Council has given the green light to a medical marijuana growth facility in a city business park. The council's unanimous approval Wednesday night grants a conditional use permit and a contract for private development between …Cottage Grove approves medical marijuana farmTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressMedical marijuana farm approvedAlbert Lea TribuneUpdate: Cottage Grove OKs medical marijuana facility, Bemidji considering oneRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsMinneapolis / St. Paul Business Journalall 37 news articles »

CN BC: FOI Request Reveals Vancouver City Hall Perplexed By

September 14, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Georgia Straight, 11 Sep 2014 – THERE’S CONFUSION AT 12th and Cambie about how Vancouver should regulate its burgeoning market for medicinal marijuana, according to documents released in response to a Straight freedom of information request. But one councillor appears to have taken a clear stance on cannabis. That’s Vision Vancouver’s Kerry Jang, who in March 2014 received a letter of gratitude for letting his position be known.

How the University of Arizona Fired Pot Researcher Sue Sisley After a State Senator Complained

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Dr. Sue Sisley was about to conduct some of the most important cannabis research in the United States when she was abruptly fired from her job at the University of Arizona this past June for wh…

Oregon Shuts Down Nine "Illegal" Medical Marijuana Clinics

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Nine medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon – six in Portland alone – have been forced to shutter their doors after state officials say they were operating illegally and in opposition to the s…

Australia: OPED: A Doctor’s Dilemma On Medicinal Marijuana

September 3, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Sydney Morning Herald, 04 Sep 2014 – In recent weeks we have seen the political landscape shifting rapidly as moves to legalise medicinal cannabis in Australia gain momentum. But do we have enough evidence on both its potential long-term adverse effects and the short-term health benefits to fully inform our decisions?

How Big Pharma Is Sandbagging Marijuana

September 3, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

As more Americans express interest in the healing potential of medical marijuana, the boardroom brass of BigPharmahas become noticeably concerned about how these changing opinions might affect their bottom line.

Despite legalization, medical marijuana’s future in question – nwitimes.com

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Despite legalization, medical marijuana's future in questionnwitimes.comWhile medical marijuana has been legalized in 23 states, including Illinois, questions surround its role as a treatment option for a range of medical conditions including seizure disorders, cancer and HIV. In Illinois, the Compassionate Use of Medical …National Cable Documentary Features Medical Marijuana, Inc.; Educates …CNNMoneyall 4 news articles »

Parents Warn Against Synthetic Marijuana After 19-Year-Old Son Dies – KTLA

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WZTVParents Warn Against Synthetic Marijuana After 19-Year-Old Son DiesKTLAParents of a 19-year-old California teen who recently died after smoking synthetic marijuana spoke to KTLA about trying to prevent similar deaths from happening in the future. On July 11, Connor Eckhardt inhaled one hit of dried herbs that had been …Teen Dies After 'One Hit' of Fatal Synthetic MarijuanaWZTVall 7 news articles »

US: Pro-Pot Editorials Draw A Rebuttal

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The Philadelphia Inquirer, 03 Aug 2014 – A coalition of groups is running a full-page advertisement in the New York Times this weekend, advocating against the maturing movement to legalize marijuana. The ad comes in response to a New York Times editorial series launched last weekend arguing for an end to marijuana prohibition. The newspaper’s editorial board advocated for an end to the federal ban on the drug.

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