Medical Marijuana Raises Tough Questions for Nursing Homes

Alyson Martin Norma Winkler, 82, uses cannabis oil mixed with applesauce to ease pain from a back injury. She would not consider living in a nursing home that did not permit her to use the oil. Every night before bed, Norma Winkler, 82, opens a small jar of cannabis oil and measures out a quarter-teaspoon […]

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Book Says Pot Laws Are Unconstitutional; Soon Available Online

Photo: Shady House Publishing Company ​It doesn’t take a psychic to know that marijuana legalization is on the way. A new book showing that it never should have been outlawed in the first place will be soon be available online, according to its publisher. Author Hoam Rogh‘s new twist on his cult classic marijuana novel, […]

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N.J. Doctors Forced To Tell Patients Marijuana Is Addictive

Photo: BakedLife.com ​New Requirement Called Openly Hostile, “Blatantly Political” New Jersey doctors who have begun enrolling some of their sickest patients in the state’s medical marijuana program Tuesday found they must agree to tell the patients there’s a “lack of scientific consensus” that cannabis works, that it could even hurt them, and that it has […]

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San Fran Pot Shop, Free Joints for Giants’ Homers, Other Goodies

When the San Francisco Giants’ Juan Uribe hit a homer in game one of the team’s World Series 11-7 win over the Texas Rangers, patients at ReLeaf Herbal Center were the winners. The medical marijuana dispensary is giving one free joint to all existing patients on the premises, for every home run hit by a […]

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Landlord Seeks Marijuana Patients To Rent His Place

A BAY AREA LANDLORD IS ACTUALLY SEEKING OUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTS TO RENT HIS PLACE. HE’S NOT SECRETIVE ABOUT IT. IN FACT, HE PUT AN AD ON CRAIGSLIST. HE SHOWED ROBERT LYLES THE ONE ROOM IN THE HOUSE THAT’S THE BIG SELLING POINT. IT HAS 3 BEDROOMS…THAT ARE WORKS IN PROGRESS. “Would this be considered […]

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Gross Racial Disparities In California Pot Arrests

SAN FRANCISCO — Attorney General Eric Holder ruffled some feathers with his recent promise to “vigorously enforce” marijuana prohibition in California even if the state ballot initiative seeking to legalize marijuana passes on November 2. He might have some trouble with fair implementation: Studies show minorities are much more likely to be arrested for pot […]

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Wilkinson’s Novel ‘Witchgrass’ Gets It Exactly Right

  There is so much damage and devastation inflicted on American communities by our government’s senseless war on cannabis that the sheer magnitude of the tragedy can sometimes overwhelm us. Bust statistics and prison terms blur into a cacophony of numbers, a calculus of pain as they inexorably pile and snowball. But one thing that […]

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Machine-Gun Toting Cops Raid Legal Pot Patient For Two Plants

Photo: Voice It Out Seattle Police officers knocked a legal patient’s door down, charged in brandishing machine guns, and forced him face down to the floor. He had two legal plants.   ​Seattle Police officers brandishing submachine guns broke down the door of a 50-year-old medical marijuana patient Monday night and pushed him face down […]

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Fill’er Up with Hemp Biodiesel

Hemp could be on the verge of joining the growing number of weeds that could power your car. Researchers at the University of Connecticut have found that industrial hemp seeds could make an ideal feedstock for biofuel production. Slight hitch: growing hemp, industrial or otherwise, is still illegal in the U.S. However, given that medical […]

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Medical marijuana patients will be able to smoke openly at this year’s Cypress Hill Smokeout

Cypress Hill has made no bongs about where its allegiances lie. The venerable South Gate-raised rhymers have been teaching America how to get high and the right ways to do it, since Bush père owned the Oval Office. And since 1998,  the group’s struck the match for the Cypress Hill Smokeout, along with Guerilla Union […]

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