Archive for 2014
SEATTLE (AP) — An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African-American…
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NEW YORK — Drug reform advocates across New York state are demanding emergency access to medical marijuana for critically ill patients after a 9-year…
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The World Health Organization came out publicly, if quietly, in support of the decriminalization of personal drug use in a report released last week.
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“In a time of universal deceit,” George Orwell once said, “telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” That maxim certainly applies to David Victorson’s book, 37 Tons.
H. A. Goodman: America Will Be a Stronger Nation When Gay Marriage and Marijuana Are Legalized Nationally
When this generation allows Americans the basic right to marry and earn money from a plant that isn’t responsible for “2.5 million years of potential life lost (YPLL) annually,” then future legislation will be based more on reason than superstition or prejudice.
This November, Oregon voters will get to decide whether they want to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana.
“Initiative Petition 53 has qua…
The Daily Observer, 18 Jul 2014 – Toronto – The provincial government should crack down on convenience stores that sell bongs, drug pipes, pill grinders and similar items, the Ontario Safety League (OSL) says. Brian Patterson, president and CEO for the OSL, said an undercover operation this spring in convenience stores in Toronto and Barrie that carried drug paraphernalia found staff were routinely willing to sell to 17-year-old mystery shoppers.
Michael Komorn: Add Up Your Edibles and Calculate Your Concentrates — The New World of Michigan Medical Marijuana
Edibles will no longer be some hazy, undefined grey area under the MMMA. They will be regulated and counted toward a patient’s allowable 2.5 ounces. How did the lawmakers decide to calculate the weight of edibles?