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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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Voters Asked to Expand Oregon's Medical Marijuana Law

A worker at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic prepares packets of marijuana buds for sale in San Francisco. EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon voters will decide in November if the state should have dispensaries to sell medical marijuana. Supporters of the idea gathered enough signatures to put the issue on the November ballot. Alice Ivany, […]

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Marijuana Plants Growing Randomly Throughout City

Marijuana plants growing randomly throughout city By JUAN DEJESUS These are high times in the city. Pictures have surfaced on the Internet of what looks like marijuana growing near the intersection of E. 1 St. and 2nd Ave. — the latest photographic evidence to suggest that errant pot plants are taking over the city. Last […]

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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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