Do You Think Medical Marijuana Should Be Legalized for Dogs?

Julia Szabo   Christine L. of Nevada misses her Rottweiler, Sampson, who passed away on November 20, 2012 of a rare form of blood cancer. “In 2010, between the vomiting and diarrhea, he was losing two pounds a day,” she recalls. Unable to afford chemotherapy, she felt helpless watching her best friend waste away to 64 […]

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Malawi must legalise Indian hemp, says Ras Judah: ‘Top officials sell it’

http://www.nyasatimes.com/2013/02/28/malawi-must-legalise-indian-hemp-says-ras-judah-top-officials-sell-it/

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Arkansans for Medical Cannabis Submit Ballot Initiative for 2014

By: KARK 4 News   Arkansans for Medical Cannabis submitted a ballot initiative with hopes of giving voters in the Natural State a second opportunity to decide whether they want medical marijuana legalized. The group turned the ballot initiative into the Arkansas Attorney General’s office on Monday. – See more at: http://arkansasmatters.com/fulltext?nxd_id=641532#sthash.ixaQM8Vw.dpuf   Full Article: […]

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Why Country Music Stars Should Join the Marijuana Majority

Jamie Haase Former Special Agent, Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)   On average, HuffPost readers probably aren’t the biggest aficionados of country music. Still, many readers here understand the need for establishing responsible marijuana policy. When it comes to reversing archaic pot prohibition laws across the United States, the […]

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Obama MIA On Jim Crow During Black History Month

As Black History Month is celebrated during February, it offers an opportunity to examine the parallels between Jim Crow policies from the early 20th century and current drug prohibition policies, both which have been used to oppress and restrict African Americans, according to Steve Young, co-author of The Cannabis Papers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 28, […]

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Georgia’s first Southern Cannabis Reform Conference coming

Posted by Rodney Carmichael JOEFF DAVIS   The homegrown fight to legalize weed is getting fired up again. Marijuana legalization advocates have announced Georgia’s first Southern Cannabis Reform Conference, scheduled to take place March 15-16. Organized by Peachtree NORML, a local affiliate of the national organization, the conference will mix entertainment and education, with workshops and panels […]

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FL Lawmakers to consider medical marijuana bill

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- State Sen. Jeff Clemens (D-Lake Worth) introduced a bill Wednesday, that would allow Floridians with debilitating medical conditions to legally obtain and use marijuana if their doctors recommend it. S.B. 1250, the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would allow patients with certain qualifying medical conditions, or their officially designated caregivers, to privately […]

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‘Weed’ should be legalized in U.S.

HANDOUT / THE CANADIAN PRESS ENLARGE IMAGE Activists have been struggling to legalize hemp for decades in the United States, but only recently has the issue seemingly caught fire in Congress. As states of a more liberal bent battle the federal government over the legalization of medical and even recreational marijuana, another cannabis battle has re-emerged […]

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Hemp Bill Clears Hurdle in the Hawaii House

REPORT FROM THE HOUSE MINORITY – The House Finance Committee unanimously passed HB154 HD2, to establish an industrial hemp research pilot program, on Monday, February 25, 2013. A primary focus of the research is phytoremediation, the process by which the hemp plant draws toxins out of the soil and processes them safely through its roots, stalk, […]

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Oklahoma bill reducing marijuana criminal penalty unanimously passes House committee

Courtesy of okhouse.gov   Criminal penalties for marijuana possession in Oklahoma would be reduced under a bill passed without objection by a House committee. The House Public Safety Committee voted 14-0 on Wednesday for the bill that would make first and second offenses of marijuana possession a misdemeanor. Under current law, a second offense is […]

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