Skin Cancer Patient Says Oil From Medical Marijuana Is A Cure

Michael McShane. (Credit: Patient Provided)   FERNDALE (WWJ) – A Ferndale man claims he’s found a cure for his cancer and it’s now legal in Michigan. WWJ’s Sandra McNeill spoke with Michael McShane who claims he’s been using a topical oil made from medical marijuana on the skin cancer on his forehead and in just over two months it’s […]

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NYPD Told to Stop Arresting People for a Little Bit of Private Pot

  A new internal operations memo from New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly orders officers to stop arresting people carrying small amounts of marijuana, as long as it’s not out in the open. Under New York law, pot possession up to 25 grams is a criminal offense only if it is being burned or […]

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Russia may legalize cannabis for agriculture, industrial use

Russia may legalize cannabis for agriculture, industrial use   Russia may soon authorize the cultivation of hemp – otherwise known as cannabis sativa – for agricultural and industrial needs, Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service said on Friday. On September 28, the country’s State Anti-drug Committee will decide whether to allow the cultivation of hemp, currently […]

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Joe Grumbine and Joe Byron Denied Medical Defense in Long Beach Pot Trial

By Nick Schou   Why Joe Byron and Joe Grumbine, the operators of two shuttered cannabis clubs in Long Beach as well as Garden Grove‘s Unit D collective, were ever charged for selling marijuana in the first place is a mystery. After all, Long Beach not only does not have any laws banning marijuana clubs […]

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Petition to legalize pot is first to hit White House threshold

By Brendan Sasso A proposal to legalize marijuana is the first idea on the White House’s online petition site to gather enough signatures to break the threshold required to receive an official response. The White House has promised to evaluate and issue a formal response to any idea that receives more than 5,000 signatures within […]

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Hemp Energy Farming Breakthrough Study –Corroborates Jack Herer’s Assertions

by Norman B (“Deviations from the Norm”) Hot off the lab table: Five scientists working at Lund University in Sweden on October 31, 2010, published online their findings about the potential of Hemp as an energy crop. The findings support activist Jack Herer’s teachings, that through growing Hemp on a percentage of our available land, […]

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Hemp 4 Haiti

  “Created to support ongoing disaster relief efforts in Haiti, the Hemp 4 Haiti Project, is focused on providing sustainable, reusable goods and products to the victims of natural disasters. The exterior packaging is crafted from high-quality, hand braided hemp that can be easily unwoven after the non-perishable goods contained within have been consumed. Once […]

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Roseanne Barr for president? You better believe it!

by Meagan Morris Yep, the comedian is serious about running for president in 2012, according to an interview she did with Wendy Williams. “It’s absolutely true,” Barr said when Williams asked if she was running. Her platform? “Legalizing marijuana is first… and hemp. Marijuana is a good medicine and a lot of people know that.” […]

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Cannabis Coffee Shops: Should America Adopt Dutch Marijuana Regulations?

by Carly Schwartz SAN FRANCISCO — Should Americans be able to buy marijuana in coffee shops? A new study by U.C. Berkeley Law and Policy Professor Robert MacCoun explores whether the United States would benefit from regulating cannabis like the Dutch. MacCoun examined the effects of the drug on Dutch society over the course of […]

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Governor Brown vetoes restrictive pot shop bill

By Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Sacramento — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have barred medical marijuana dispensaries within 600 feet of homes, saying it stepped on the powers of cities and counties that already have authority to regulate pot shops.   Read complete article here: http://articles.latimes.com/2011/sep/22/local/la-me-brown-marijuana-20110922  

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