Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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

September 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

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

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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

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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 –

August 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

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.

Big Rehab: Use Marijuana [and] Your Brain Won’t Work

August 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

In 10 years of marijuana activism and six years in the marijuana media, I’ve reported on a whole lot of reefer madness. But the recent response by the head of the American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM, or if you prefer, “Big Rehab”) set a new sta…

GA Congressmen co-sponsors bill to legalize limited forms of medical marijuana … – WXIA-TV

July 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

WXIA-TVGA Congressmen co-sponsors bill to legalize limited forms of medical marijuana …WXIA-TVJanea Cox moved Haleigh to Colorado in March, and since then Haleigh has been taking drops of a liquid form of medical marijuana several times a day. Janea says Haleigh continues to improve. Haleigh had been having more than 200 seizures a day.Federal marijuana bill would legalize some cannabis strainsCNNMedical marijuana oil bill aims to help children across USColorado Springs GazetteU.S. House Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Medical MarijuanaSunshine State NewsPhiladelphia Magazine (blog) -Las Cruces Sun-News -13WMAZall 41 news articles »

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