Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cannabis Farmers Markets Come to Washington

Yesterday in Seattle, Washington, a couple hundred people queued up at the Little Red Bistro to attend the Cannabis Farmers Market. There was no charge for any attendee who presented valid ID and proof of medical marijuana authorization, and the … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: NORML Update: Women’s Alliance Strategy Session

NORML has begun a weekly video update. Their first focuses on a strategy session from the Women’s Alliance. For this Friday Film Festival entry, we’re sharing that video.

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IRS Auditing Dispensaries

The IRS has been auditing medical marijuana dispensaries in California, where sale of the substance is legal under state law, but illegal under federal law. As a result, representatives of cannabis collectives say the way the IRS is treating them … Continue reading

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Indiana Senate Approves Study on Marijuana

State Senator Karen Tallian’s bill requiring Indiana to study the legalization of marijuana has passed the senate in a 28-21 vote, and will now move to the Indiana House of Representatives. The bill would require the state’s committee on criminal … Continue reading

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Navy Vet to Challenge Cannabis Laws in Missouri

Cannabis Culture Magazine shared a story yesterday about a disabled U.S. Navy Veteran who has been labeled “unemployable” by the St. Louis Veterans Administration. The veteran, Ken Unger, became disabled after getting hit in the head with a 50-ton crane … Continue reading

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Video: Testimonial on MMJ and Migraines

Since it’s Presidents’ Day, we’re giving you an extra video this week – a testimonial from a medical marijuana user who takes cannabis to help soothe migraines. Enjoy:

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Friday Film Festival: New Jersey Testimony

So, New Jersey STILL hasn’t agreed on workable rules for medical marijuana, even though use of it has been legal there for over a year. This week’s video? Some of the testimony about the regulations.

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Wal-Mart Can Fire MMJ Users, Judge Says

Despite the fact that medical marijuana is legal in Michigan, private businesses have the right to fire people who use it, said a federal judge who dismissed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. U.D. District Judge Robert Jonker said that … Continue reading

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Wednesday Special Series: Marijuana Part V (From National Geographic’s DRUGS INC)

Since January 19th, courtesy of YouTube, we’ve been running the Marijuana episode of the National Geographic Channel’s “Drugs, Inc.” each Wednesday. This marks the final episode. Enjoy.

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Grow Lights in Home Pot Gardens Cause Fires in Santa Rosa

In less than a week, faulty electrical wiring in indoor marijuana gardens has caused two apartment fires in Santa Rosa, California. According to Battalion Chief Mark Basque, the latest blaze yesterday morning destroyed the apartment unit where it began, and … Continue reading

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