Archive for March 20th, 2014
Washington Post, 18 Mar 2014 – The Maryland House of Delegates approved legislation Monday intended to make it possible for patients to use medical marijuana, which was legalized last year but remains unavailable in the state. Delegates voted 127 to 9 to allow “certified physicians” to discuss the option of medical marijuana with patients and then recommend its use. Those patients or their caregivers could obtain a 30-day supply from a licensed grower. The legislation now heads to the Senate, where approval is expected.
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Washington Times, 18 Mar 2014 – (AP) – The Maryland House of Delegates has passed by a wide margin a measure to make the state’s medical marijuana law effective. The House voted 123-13 on Monday for the bill, which now goes to the state Senate.
Adults are often looking for a way to check out. Is being slightly spacey because you rolled a joint any worse than staring at your phone the entire afternoon when at the park with your kid?
The Oregon Legislature took a hard look at marijuana legalization in early 2014, but failed to act. So November voters may get to choose between legalization initiatives with dueling revenue ideas.
Baltimore Sun, 18 Mar 2014 – Some Doctors Would Be Allowed to Recommend Drug Responding to growing public support for medical use of marijuana, the House of Delegates approved legislation Monday that would allow specially licensed physicians in Maryland to recommend the drug to patients with debilitating medical conditions.
Washington Times, 18 Mar 2014 – (AP) – The federal government has signed off on a long-delayed study looking at marijuana as a treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, a development that drug researchers are hailing as a major shift in U.S. policy. The Department of Health and Human Services’ decision surprised marijuana advocates who have struggled for decades to secure federal approval for research into the drug’s medical uses.
The Shelburne County Coast Guard, 18 Mar 2014 – Upstairs in his mother’s barn in Conway, just outside Digby, Shawn Harvey has hundreds of cannabis plants. He has two rooms up there, built out of white fiberglass paper and hung with bright lights; one room contains 60 large plants-they get a warm yellow light-and across the hall are a couple hundred younger plants under cooler white lights. The large plants are budding and almost ready to harvest; the smaller plants will be the next crop.
Kingman Daily Miner, 17 Mar 2014 – Two Marijuana Measures on the Table in Arizona KINGMAN – Backers of two marijuana initiatives – one that would reduce the penalty for possession of the weed from a felony to a civil fine and another that would fully legalize recreational use for Arizonans 21 years or older – are in the process of gathering the necessary signatures needed to place them on November’s ballot.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for r…