Petition Circulating To Legalize Marijuana In Missouri

Initiative could be on November 2012 ballot by Kevin Murphy A petition now circulating in Missouri would place a constitutional amendment on the November 2012 ballot to legalize marijuana for those 21 or older. The “Show-Me Cannabis Initiative” calls for a sweeping repeal of criminal prohibitions against marijuana in Missouri. The measure would regulate cannabis […]

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Vancouver mayor tweets support for legalizing marijuana

 Mayor Gregor Robertson of Vancouver has joined four former city mayors in support of legalizing marijuana. Photograph by: Jason Payne, PNG   VANCOUVER — Mayor Gregor Robertson of Vancouver has joined four former city mayors in support of legalizing marijuana.   Read complete article here: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Vancouver+mayor+tweets+support+legalizing+marijuana/5769669/story.html#ixzz1f4GI8pHA

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Obama picked the wrong moment for a crackdown on medical marijuana

Gladkov Vladimir Nov 24, 2011 19:52 Moscow Time Photo: EPA The debate about the legality of medical marijuana has once again got into the spotlight in the US. Obama’s federal crackdown on Californian producers and retailers of marijuana has not only shaken the industry, but also revealed a bundle of contradictions between federal law and […]

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Vet to Feds: Enough Stonewalling, Give Us Pot for PTSD

By Katie Drummond By the time Sgt. Ryan Begin obtained his medical marijuana card last March, he’d already hit rock bottom. During his second deployment to Iraq in 2004, Sgt. Begin was evacuated to Maryland’s Bethesda Naval Hospital after enduring an IED attack that left him with a stump for a right arm. The years […]

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Monsanto, Bayer and Dow face trial for ‘systematic human rights abuses’

Agrochemical companies are accused of promoting dangerous and unsafe pesticides Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal accuses biotech giants Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, Syngenta, DuPont and BASF of promoting dangerous pesticides including endosulfan, paraquat and neonicotinoids The world’s major agrochemical companies, Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, Syngenta, DuPont and BASF, will face a public tribunal in early December accused of systematic […]

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If There Were Ever A Pro-Marijuana Video To Go Viral, This Is It

http://cannabis.hawaiinewsdaily.com/2011/11/18/if-there-were-ever-a-pro-marijuana-video-to-go-viral-this-is-it/  

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Copenhagen votes to legalise marijuana

Copenhagen overwhelmingly voted in favour of a scheme that would see marijuana sold through a network of state-run shops and cafes Photo: ALAMY By Richard Orange, Malmö   The scheme, if approved by the Danish parliament at the start of next year, could make the city the first to fully legalise, rather than simply tolerate, marijuana […]

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Marijuana useful in the treatment of spinal cord lesions

  Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive constituent of cannabis, has been reported to induce neuroprotective effects in several experimental models of brain injury. Cannabidiol improved locomotor functional recovery and reduced injury extent, suggesting that it could be useful in the treatment of spinal cord lesions. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21915768

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The California Cannabis Hemp & Health Initiative 2012

Michael Jolson has filed The California Cannabis Hemp and Health Initiative 2012, very similar to  Jack’s initiative. Here is the link: http://ag.ca.gov/cms_attachments/initiatives/pdfs/i1016_11-0073_(hemp_legalization).pdf The California Cannabis Hemp & Health Initiative 2012 website is: http://www.cchhi2012.org/

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HEMP Party rolls out to make joint point

By Bruce MacKenzie The HEMP Party’s giant joint at the Nimbin Mardi Grass (Jo Joyce – ABC North Coast) Members of the Nimbin-based HEMP Party are hoping to catch the eye of the world’s most powerful man in Canberra this week. The HEMP Party’s Michael Balderstone says local campaigners will join a range of other […]

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