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Eight Great Things About Cancer

Nicole Bodner It’s hard to describe what it feels like when you’re told you have cancer and probably won’t make it. I’ve heard some people with cancer say they were flooded with feelings of disbelief and fear. But for me it felt more like I’d been ejected from an airplane, one that was carrying everyone […]

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Your Boss Won't Know You're a Pothead

A portable herb vaporizer that offers ‘smokeless freedom’ is flying off the shelves by Joanne Latimer on Thursday, July 22, 2010 11:00am – 43 Comments PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREW TOLSON “It’s a no-brainer,” deadpanned Robin Ellins, owner of Friendly Stranger, a cannabis culture shop in Toronto. Ellins was referring to the runaway success of the Iolite […]

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5 Oklahoma Police Officers Indicted in Federal Corruption Probe

LITTLE ROCK—Jane W Duke, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas; James E Finch, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Oklahoma City Division; and Wayne D Beaman, Special Agent in Charge, Department of Justice – Office of Inspector General, Dallas Field Office, announced today the indictment and arrest of one […]

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Too Many Laws, Too Many Prisoners

Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little Jul 22nd 2010 | Spring, Texas THREE pickup trucks pulled up outside George Norris’s home in Spring, Texas. Six armed police in flak jackets jumped out. Thinking they must have come to the wrong place, Mr Norris opened his front door, […]

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Obama Patent Office Approves then Nixes Trademarks for Marijuana

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another installment of our exciting series “Your Tax Dollars at Work”. In this week’s installment, we bring you the United States Patent and Trademark Office. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, some creative souls at the USPTO created a new category of trademarkable item: “Processed plant […]

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This For That

This For That One of the most beautiful things about the cannabis plant is its versatility. Hemp has dozens of uses, from food to fabric. Marijuana has many uses as well, especially when it comes to medicating. By JOE KLARE In order to help you choose the right strain for your specific needs, we here […]

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Should Wisconsin Revise Marijuana Laws? Part 2

MADISON: As I noted in Part One yesterday, 35 years ago this summer, Wisconsin officials held a series of eight public hearings on Wisconsin’s marijuana laws. The Wisconsin hearings, conducted by the Controlled Substance Board’s “Special Committee on Marijuana Laws,” produced a “Final Report to the Controlled Substances Board,” issued in October 1975, and titled, […]

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Medical Marijuana Myths 'dispose' at City Council Meeting

By ELIZABETH VARIN, Staff Writer Cannabis is an effective pain reliever and helps overcome side effects of chronic pain medicine, said Dr. Wally Marsh at Tuesday’s El Centro City Council meeting. Medical marijuana was a topic of discussion at the meeting as three people came before the council to “dispose myths of medical marijuana,” Marsh […]

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About 100 Medical Marijuana Advocates Protesting

Amanda Loman | The Saginaw News Jay L. French, 45, of Bay City waves a flag during the July 1 protest outside of the Saginaw County Governmental Center. Medical marijuana backers in the protest at Court and South Michigan took aim at drug enforcement seizures by the Saginaw County Sheriff’s Department. SAGINAW — Medical marijuana […]

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Marijuana Use Rarely Leads to Emergency Room

Opinion by Marijuana Policy Project Researchers at the University of Michigan have sifted through nationwide data to determine the prevalence of different drug-related emergency room visits and (surprise, surprise!) their recently released results show that “marijuana dependence was associated with the lowest rates” of emergency room visits. NORML’s Paul Armentano has broken down the study […]

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