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Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz Among "100 Women Of Weed"

Opinion by NORML (September 06, 2010) in Society / Drug Law As the issue of cannabis legalization heats up so too does the discussion of women and cannabis use. At this week’s national NORML conference in Portland (Oregon) there is a panel ‘Women, Cannabis and Respect’ hosted by the NORML Women’s Alliance. Via Jerri Merritt’s […]

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Israel: Medical Cannabis Gains Wider Acceptance

srael looks set to up its quota of medical cannabis patients to over 5000 by the end of the year. It has permitted 5 more doctors to prescribe medical cannabis, in answer to the Israeli medical ministry’s estimates that more than 5000 medical cannabis patients will be using government sanctioned medical cannabis come the end […]

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Marc Emery Prosecutor Now Says Legalize Marijuana

by Phillip Smith, In a Seattle Times op-ed Saturday, former US Attorney for the Western District of Washington John McKay defected to the other side. As the federal prosecutor in Seattle, McKay oversaw the indictment and prosecution of Canadian marijuana seed seller and pot advocate Marc Emery, who now sits in an American federal detention […]

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Marijuana better than pharmaceuticals at treating chronic pain, improving mood

(NaturalNews) Experts from different persuasions often argue about the alleged benefits of using marijuana for pain relief, but a new study out of McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University (MU) has conclusively found that cannabis, the genus name for marijuana, is better than pharmaceutical drugs at relieving chronic neurological pain, and without all […]

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A good court ruling in California

Chief justice nominee blocks school drug tests In a ruling by California’s chief justice nominee, a state appeals court has barred a school district from drug testing all students in extracurricular activities such as choir, the school band and Future Farmers of America. […] the Third District Court of Appeal in Sacramento said Thursday that […]

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Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Moffett Goes on Record Supporting Industrial Hemp

rom Bloomberg (NY) Phil Moffett said Friday he’s willing to “go to the carpet” to legalize the production of industrial hemp in Kentucky. The Louisville businessman voiced support for industrial hemp in a question and answer session with libertarian voters in Lexington on Thursday and again Friday in an interview with The Associated Press. (Link […]

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Dane County Wisconsin to Vote on Medical Marijuana Referendum

by Phillip Smith, * Ballot Measures * Medical Marijuana * News Brief Voters in Dane County, Wisconsin, the home of Madison, the state’s capital and second largest city, will be asked if they support passage of a state medical marijuana law, and they might not be alone. A city councilman in River Falls last week […]

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Liquid Wood Could Cut Down On Use Of Plastics

A German company called TECNARO is responsible for manufacturing liquid wood. Liquid wood is an innovative material used to make a bioplastic that ismore eco-friendly than petroleum made plastics, which are non-biodegradable and can contain carcinogens and other toxic substances. The uses for TECNARO’s innovative bioplastic could save money, fossil fuels and other natural resources. […]

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California Legislature Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

Just hours before the state’s legislative session ended Tuesday, the California Assembly voted to approve SB 1449, Sen. Mark Leno’s bill to fully decriminalize simple marijuana possession. The bill passed the Senate in June and now goes to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s desk. The vote was 43-33 and largely along party lines. Democrats supported the bill […]

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In California, Pot Not Just for Stoners and Sick Anymore

As California voters prepare to decide in November whether to become the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, a Field Poll reveals that weed already is deeply woven into society. By Peter Hecht SACRAMENTO, Calif. — John Wade, 43, a San Francisco commercial lighting specialist, takes a quick hit from a marijuana cigarette […]

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