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Taking the Mystery out of Marijuana

When Dean Folda goes to pick up his medicine, he has a choice between cannabis products with names like “Grunk,” “Johnny Rocket,” and “Godbud.” Folda, 47, says marijuana helps relieve his pain. He’s had a myriad of health issues over the years, ranging from an accidental gunshot wound when he was 10 years old to […]

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Tehama Herbal Collective Owner Vies for Council

By GEOFF JOHNSON -DN Staff Writer If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Even as Corning prepares for a September legal battle against him, the co-owner of the county’s sole remaining storefront-style cannabis collective is planning a run for council in the same city that seeks to shut him down. Reached Wednesday, Ken Prather said […]

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Cute Cannabis Smokes Out Marijuana Myths

This cute little pot leaf want to be your bud. ORLANDO, Fla. (Wireless Flash – FlashNews) – Myths about smoking marijuana are being smoked out by adorable digital pot plants. On Cannabuddies.com, tokers can learn the truth about bud by adopting their very own virtual marijuana leaf as a pet. The animated leaves are a […]

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Marijuana and Autism

Jay Selthofner, a supporter of medicinal use of marijuana and of legalizing the drug, has been inspired to run for office in Wisconsin’s State Assembly for District 41. The inspiration comes in the form of Joey, a child with autism whose mother has successfully treated him with the use of marijuana and the subject of […]

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Santa Cruz City Council Asked to Lift Ban For WAMMFest

SANTA CRUZ — After the last several WAMMFests encountered challenges, organizers of Santa Cruz’s annual medical marijuana awareness event appear to be in for an easier time getting the city’s nod of approval. Today, the City Council will consider lifting a smoking ban at San Lorenzo Park for five hours Sept. 25 to allow authorized […]

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Med. Marijuana Despensaries Could Mean Big Changes for Oregon

With one hand, Lindsey Bradshaw hoisted his food bag onto his back, arranging the tube that has helped feed him since cancer ravaged his stomach seven years ago. In his other hand, he clutched a small gold bowl of marijuana and a pipe. He depends on both devices to get through the day. One of […]

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Jane Hamsher Talks Marijuana Legalization on MSNBC

Hey, watch this unbelievable video of firedoglake‘s Jane Hamsher hurling marijuana legalization like a hand grenade into the middle of the immigration debate: …and everyone just nods in stunned agreement. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I sure haven’t seen much coverage of marijuana policy on MSNBC recently, if ever. Is it necessary to tell […]

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Veteran Administration Clarifies Medical Marijuana Practices

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–July 23, 2010. The authorized use of medical marijuana by veterans should not be penalized by federal administrators or defined as ‘illegal drug use,’ according to a July letter issued by the US Department of Veteran Affairs, Under Secretary of Health. The letter, from Under Secretary Robert Petzel, M.D. to Michael Krawitz, administrator for […]

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Mother: Marijuana Helps Son Cope with Severe OCD

Mother: Marijuana Helps Son Cope with Severe OCD Opinion by NORML (ABC News) Last year, 12-year-old Ryan Mendoza’s obsessive compulsive disorder became so bad, his mother said, that his triggers — the wind and spotting the number “6″ — would drive him to have crippling and violent meltdowns. When Ryan Mendoza first was diagnosed with pediatric […]

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Cannibinoids Offer Novel Treatment For Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

ScienceDaily (July 23, 2010) — A University of Minnesota Medical School research team led by Kalpna Gupta, Ph.D., has discovered that cannibinoids offer a novel approach to ease the chronic and acute pain caused by sickle cell disease (SCD). Using a mouse model of SCD, Gupta and University of Minnesota colleagues studied the pain mechanisms […]

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