Federal Business Opportunities???

Production, Analysis, & Distribution of Cannabis & Marijuana Cigarettes Solicitation Number: N01DA-10-7773 Agency: Department of Health and Human Services Office: National Institutes of Health Location: National Institute on Drug Abuse   See it here: https://www.fbo.gov/index?tab=ivl&s=opportunity&mode=form&id=2f734e46a74d477e37ac07798c08a3ae&tabmode=list  

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Israeli researchers say more doctors should recommend marijuana to cancer patients

By Dan Even More than two-thirds of cancer patients who were prescribed medical marijuana to combat pain are reportedly satisfied with the treatment, according to a comprehensive study conducted for the first time in Israel. The study – conducted recently at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, in conjunction with the Israel Cancer Association – involved […]

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The Organic Elite Surrenders To Monsanto: What Now?

Ronnie Cummins Director, Organic Consumers Association   February 3, 2011 – Ronnie responds to reader comments with a new article (submitted but not yet published here at Huffington Post): Monsanto Nation: Exposing Monsanto’s Minions “The policy set for GE alfalfa will most likely guide policies for other GE crops as well. True coexistence is a […]

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Washington marijuana legalization measure certified

The Associated Press   The secretary of state’s office has certified an initiative to legalize marijuana, and unless the Legislature takes action, the measure will appear on the November ballot. The office of Secretary of State Sam Reed announced Friday that sponsors of Initiative 502 submitted nearly 278,000 valid signatures, more than the 241,153 necessary […]

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Should marijuana be legalized for medicinal use in Alabama? Our commenters say yes.

By Amber Acker, al.com Though many doubt it will pass, our readers voice their supportive thoughts on the legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Alabama. An Alabama lawmaker says it’s time for this state to enact a law similar to those in place in 16 others that would allow physicians to prescribe marijuana […]

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Schedule of Neill Franklin Appearances | Hawai`i News Daily

Neill Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), will be in Hawaii next week. Franklin is a retired police major and a 33-year police veteran who led multi-jurisdictional anti-narcotics task forces for the Maryland State Police. After seeing several of his law enforcement friends killed in the line of fire while enforcing drug […]

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Bill Calls for Inclusion of PTSD in State’s Medical Marijuana Law | Navy SEALs Blog

Rep. Jim Masland of Vermont has introduced a bill that will amend the state’s medical marijuana law, in order to include the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The bill, according to Masland, was introduced at the prompting of constituents who were using marijuana to treat PTSD symptoms. The medical marijuana law in Vermont took […]

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Missouri Drive to End Marijuana Prohibition Gets Going

By Phillip Smith A Missouri campaign to place an initiative to end marijuana prohibition on the November ballot has entered the signature-gathering phase, and petition-toting volunteers across the Show Me state are hunting for registered voters as the campaign looks for funds to help it get over the top. The effort is off to an […]

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Letter of the Day: Drug dealers

In the midst of the federal crackdown on our medicinal marijuana industry, a British pharmaceutical company is looking for the go-ahead from the Food and Drug Administration to bring in the marijuana drug called Sativex (“Pot-based medicine seeks OK,” Monday). This is not synthetic but derived straight from the plant itself. It’s already being used […]

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Cannabis initiative captures place on ballot – Washington

An initiative to license, regulate and tax marijuana sales in Washington has collected enough valid voter signatures to go before voters in November, if the Legislature does not enact it first. Washington may be in the unusual position this November of voting on both same-sex marriage and legalization of marijuana.   Read complete article here: […]

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