Category Archives: Legalization

The 2012 National Drug Control Strategy

Marijuana has been called many things. ┬áPot, weed, 420, smoke, trees- it’s all the same stuff, and medicine nonetheless. While recently perusing some political blogs and information regarding the upcoming election, I came across The 2012 National Drug Control Strategy, … Continue reading

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Butte County MMJ Supporters Get Dispensary Ordinance Rescinded

Medical marijuana supporters in Butte County, California gathered enough signatures on Tuesday to rescind an ordinance banning MMJ dispensaries in the county – on the very day the a referendum about growing the plant was placed on the ballot. The … Continue reading

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Sea-Tac on List of MMJ-Friendly Airports

The Seattle Weekly has reported that TSA agents at the Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) airport seem to be better-informed about the rights of medical marijuana users in Washington than many other members of the Federal government. This was proven when one of … Continue reading

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Idaho to Consider MMJ Legalization

While other states are battening down the hatches, and trying to protect their medical marijuana systems from assaults by the Federal government, the state of Idaho has a movement to afoot to become the 16th state to legalize the drug … Continue reading

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Deputy AG Silent on MMJ Dispensary Crackdown

Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole, the author of a June, 2011 memo which says that state MMJ laws do not protect medical marijuana growers is in Denver this week, announcing the results of a local crackdown on armed gang … Continue reading

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MMJ Q&A in Michigan Tonight!

In order to help dispel the confusion surrounding the legality of medical marijuana in Michigan, Edith Burney, a youth librarian at the Chelsea District Library has organized a discussion panel on the subject. The panel, called “Medical Marijuana: The Good, … Continue reading

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DEA Rules Against It’s Own Adminsitrative Law Judge

NORML reported yesterday that a final order has been issued by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) which rejects a ruling from it’s own Administrative Law Judge who found that the public interest would be served if the University … Continue reading

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Kucinich Calls Hempfest Attendees to Action

Representative Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), who may make a bid for an opening representative seat in Washington if his existing seat in Ohio is eliminated because of re-districting, spoke on Saturday at Seattle’s Hempfest. His speech called for – among other … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Says No to Medical Marijuana as a Special Need

The Department of Community Services in Nova Scotia, Canada, are getting stricter about what qualifies for special needs funding, and the changes to the guidelines say that people on “income assistance” (sort of like welfare) will no longer have their … Continue reading

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DoJ, ACLU Want AZ MMJ Suit Dismissed

Two months ago, Arizona governor Jan Brewer filed a lawsuit asking for an official verdict regarding whether or not the state’s medical marijuana law is legal. On Monday, Federal attorneys asked a judge to throw the suit out, claiming there … Continue reading

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