Monthly Archives: October 2010

Friday Film Festival: The Science of Medical Marijuana

From ReasonTV and YouTube today’s Friday Film Festival offering is really interesting. Here are their notes: Donald Abrams, M.D. is chief of Hematology and Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital and the co-author—with Andrew Weil—of Integrative Oncology (Oxford University Press). … Continue reading

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New Jersey Draft Regulations Harshly Restrictive, Cannabis Advocates Say

NORML is reporting this week that advocates of medical marijuana in New Jersey are critical of various draft regulations being circulated by the state Department of Health. The regulations in question are meant to implement the New Jersey Compassionate Medical … Continue reading

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Maine Cannabis Caregivers form Trade Association

Leave it to the New Englanders: a group of medical marijuana caregivers in Maine has formed what they believe is the first trade association in the medicinal cannabis industry, the A newly formed group of medical marijuana caregivers believe they … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana: What Does Your Church Say?

While it’s true that we live in a country where church and state are supposed to be separate, it’s also true that people receive guidance from their various religious or faith communities. Ever wonder what your church’s official policy on … Continue reading

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Marijuana Possession No Longer a Criminal MisDemeanor in California

On October 1st, outgoing California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law a bill that reduces adult, non-medical marijuana possession charges from criminal misdemeanors to civil infractions. The measure, which goes into effect on January 1st, 2011, changes the California Health … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: Oregon’s Prop 74

Oregon is one of the states with a ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana this year. For this week’s Friday Film Festival, we offer an ad-spot from the Pro-legalization folks.

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Facebook Founder Donates to Support CA Prop 19

Forbes is reporting this week that Dustin Moskovitz, the creator of the ever-popular Facebook, has donated $50,000 in support of California’s Proposition 19, the measure that seeks to legalize marijuana in the Golden State next month. Previously, he donated $20,000 … Continue reading

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Cannabis Helps Relieve Social Anxiety Disorder, Study Says

Researchers in Brazil have determined that cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), one of the non-psychoactive components of marijuana, can reduce the symptoms of anxiety in patients with SAD (social anxiety disorder), according to a data from a clinical trial that was published … Continue reading

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Tuesday Threesome: Medical Marijuana Cards

There are many reasons to get a medical marijuana card, but since this is the Tuesday Threesome, we’re offering only our top three. It should be noted, however, that these apply to California cannabis users more than everyone else. It’s … Continue reading

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Medicinal Use of Cannabis now Legal in New Jersey

Last Friday, October 1, 2010, a state law authorizing limited distribution and use of medical marijuana went into effect in New Jersey, making the Garden State one of fourteen, plus Washington, D.C., to allow doctor-recommended cannabis use. Under the New … Continue reading

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