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Mom Treats Son’s Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: ‘He Was In So Much Pain’

Mom Treats Son’s Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: ‘He Was In So Much Pain’

A mom desperate to ease the constant pain her son suffers because of a traumatic brain injury, faces criminal charges for treating him with medical ca…

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Robbie Gennet:  President Obama, Go Big or Go Home

Robbie Gennet: President Obama, Go Big or Go Home

There’s an old saying in surfing: Go big or go home. Right now, each race around the country is in it’s own little bubble, disconnected to the larger narrative. Only true vision and leadership can unite them to raise a populist wave and that is what the Presidential pulpit is for.

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Russ Belville:  Fed Tax Money Supports Campaign Against Oregon’s Marijuana Legalization

Russ Belville: Fed Tax Money Supports Campaign Against Oregon’s Marijuana Legalization

Kevin Sabet, is bringing his road show to Oregon on the taxpayer’s dime to campaign against Measure 91, our initiative to legalize marijuana.

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Uruguayan Prez Explains Why Legalizing Weed Is A ‘Security Issue’

Uruguayan Prez Explains Why Legalizing Weed Is A ‘Security Issue’

Uruguay’s trailblazing legislation legalizing the world’s first government-controlled weed market “began essentially as a security issue,” Pre…

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Dude Named Stoner Arrested On Pot Charges

Dude Named Stoner Arrested On Pot Charges

A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

The Ora…

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Jelani Hayes:  Ending Marijuana Prohibition Must Take a Historical Perspective

Jelani Hayes: Ending Marijuana Prohibition Must Take a Historical Perspective

Underlying marijuana prohibition is a familiar philosophy: to preserve social order and white supremacy and secure profits for an influential few, it is permissible, even advisable, to construct profit-bearing institutions of social control.

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Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.:  Marijuana Documentary Proves That Truth Can Indeed Be Stranger Than Fiction

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.: Marijuana Documentary Proves That Truth Can Indeed Be Stranger Than Fiction

These are all terms that can be truly applied to veteran tabloid television producer/director/writer Wayne Darwen. I had the high honor of working with Wayne on the TV programs,Strange Universe and Extra, where he always exhibited the highest levels of professionalism.

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NBC News Editor Leaves To Head Marijuana News Site

NBC News Editor Leaves To Head Marijuana News Site

Veteran journalist Al Olson has left his senior editor position at NBC News to head Marijuana.com, a cannabis news site.

“I’ve been a journalis…

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Reyne Haines:  Women’s Important Role in Widespread Cannabis Acceptance

Reyne Haines: Women’s Important Role in Widespread Cannabis Acceptance

With more women in serious leadership roles, the door is opened wider, speeding the process through which we can responsibly make cannabis an accepted part of our culture and medicine.

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Congress Will Review The Transfer Of Military Weapons To Police Forces After Ferguson

Congress Will Review The Transfer Of Military Weapons To Police Forces After Ferguson

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Canada: Anti-marijuana Campaign Not Political, Ambrose Says

Canada: Anti-marijuana Campaign Not Political, Ambrose Says

Globe and Mail, 19 Aug 2014 – Urging young people not to smoke pot has nothing to do with politics and everything to do with public health, the federal Health Minister says. Rona Ambrose was reacting to a decision by leading physician groups to distance themselves from Health Canada’s new $6-million marijuana smoking cessation campaign.

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Canada: Political Prescription

Canada: Political Prescription

Ottawa Sun, 19 Aug 2014 – Feds Blame Trudeau for Blowing Smoke on Marijuana Debate OTTAWA – The health minister blames Justin Trudeau after doctors groups declined to participate in a government anti-marijuana campaign. Speaking at a meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, Rona Ambrose accused the Liberal leader of “politicizing” the debate over marijuana and said that shouldn’t take away from the importance of the government’s message.

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US NM: ABQ Council Agrees To Put Pot Issue To Vote

US NM: ABQ Council Agrees To Put Pot Issue To Vote

Albuquerque Journal, 19 Aug 2014 – But Measure Faces Mayoral Veto and Lack of Space on Ballot Petitioners calling for decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana have filed enough valid voter signatures to put a proposal on the ballot in Santa Fe, the city clerk has confirmed.

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US WA: Dozens Wait In Line At Bothell Pot Shop

US WA: Dozens Wait In Line At Bothell Pot Shop

Seattle Times, 19 Aug 2014 – Second Store in Seattle Area With Enough Supplies to Keep Doors Open They came from New Zealand, from Austin, Texas, and from right around the corner in Lynnwood.

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US KY: In Kentucky, Fertile Soil For Hemp

US KY: In Kentucky, Fertile Soil For Hemp

Washington Post, 17 Aug 2014 – Researchers and Farmers Are Producing the First Legal Crop in the State in Generations Murray, KY. (AP) – Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop.

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Activism

CN AB: Column: Pot’s Poster Boy Is (Sigh) Back

CN AB: Column: Pot’s Poster Boy Is (Sigh) Back

Fort McMurray Today, 21 Aug 2014 – You have to give Marc Emery credit: After more than four years in a U.S. prison, he can still draw a crowd. Better yet (from his point of view), he can still wrangle the news media. The “Prince of Pot,” as journalists and his disciples have dubbed him, has certainly earned that nickname. A native of London, Ont., he has spent most of his adult life championing the cause of cannabis policy reform.

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US NY: Drug Counseling Program Trains Dogs To Help Those With

US NY: Drug Counseling Program Trains Dogs To Help Those With

Daily Freeman, 17 Aug 2014 – TOWN OF ULSTER – Sloane LaPointe credits her 8-month-old dog, Moo, and their participation in the Awareness counseling program with helping her maintain a drug-free lifestyle. “When you’re in recovery and you feel completely alone, it’s nice to have something there with you,” LaPointe said recently. “Someone that needs you. Someone that you can go to every day that doesn’t judge you. That constantly loves you. You need that to recover. And that’s what Awareness brings to it, too. It’s not even about making you more comfortable. It’s about having that bond with something.”

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Study: Newlyweds Who Smoke Marijuana Are Less Prone To Domestic Violence

Study: Newlyweds Who Smoke Marijuana Are Less Prone To Domestic Violence

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Want to ensure that your new marriage won’t end in a spate of domestic violence? Try smoking some marijuana, before and after saying “I do.”

That simple conclusion — smoke weed and you’ll avoid spousal abuse — is the takeaway from a recently-released study making the rounds today.…

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Canada: Trudeau ‘Politicizing’ Marijuana Debate: Feds

Canada: Trudeau ‘Politicizing’ Marijuana Debate: Feds

The Expositor, 19 Aug 2014 – ‘Telling Kids to Not Smoke Pot Is Not a Partisan Attack,’ Ambrose Says OTTAWA – Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose blames Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau after doctors groups declined to participate in a government anti-marijuana campaign.

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Money to Burn: Investors want to put Money in California’s Marijuana Industry. The Problem Is Figuring Out Where.

Money to Burn: Investors want to put Money in California’s Marijuana Industry. The Problem Is Figuring Out Where.

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Unlike cigarettes, marijuana can be legally bought out of a vending machine. Behind the counter at a San Jose-area dispensary sits a $25,000, climate-controlled, heavily-armored box, the lone unit that West Hollywood-based startup Medbox has sold in the Bay Area.…

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US NV: Column: Doctors, Police Worry That Medical Marijuana

US NV: Column: Doctors, Police Worry That Medical Marijuana

Las Vegas Sun, 20 Aug 2014 – It’s not surprising that both the Florida Sheriff’s Association and the Florida Medical Association oppose legalizing medicinal marijuana. Expanding public access to legal marijuana is bad for business. Locking people up for minor drug offenses and maintaining a monopoly on the bountiful pain-relief industry are two aspects of the status quo that law enforcement and physician groups have an interest in maintaining. Sure, they dress up their concerns in different terms. But I don’t buy it.

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US MI: Haring Township Attorney To Prepare Marijuana Moratorium

US MI: Haring Township Attorney To Prepare Marijuana Moratorium

Cadillac News, 19 Aug 2014 – CADILLAC — The days of seeing marijuana dispensaries in Haring Township may be going up in smoke. Haring Township board members approved a decision for Zirnhelt, Bowron and Wiggins, P.L.C. to prepare a marijuana moratorium for the township at a special meeting Monday at the township hall.

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US: Legalization Blurs Message To Teens About Marijuana

US: Legalization Blurs Message To Teens About Marijuana

Boston Globe, 18 Aug 2014 – NEW YORK – When the antidrug educator Tim Ryan talks to students, he often asks them what they know about marijuana. “It’s a plant,” is a common response. But more recently, the answer has changed. Now they reply, “It’s legal in Colorado.”

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CN BC: Marc Emery Free From Prison, Back in Canada, and Taking

CN BC: Marc Emery Free From Prison, Back in Canada, and Taking

The Georgia Straight, 14 Aug 2014 – After spending almost five years in the United States incarcerated for selling marijuana seeds via mail, the Vancouver-based Prince of Pot is a free man. On August 12, Emery immediately used waiting microphones to resume his work as a activist.

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US CA: Column: SN&R’s Pot Columnist Explains Senate Bill 1262

US CA: Column: SN&R’s Pot Columnist Explains Senate Bill 1262

Sacramento News & Review, 14 Aug 2014 – Can you explain why people are so upset about the bill that would create top-down regulations for California’s medical-marijuana industry? – -Dude Seriously, Dude, I’m not sure. It’s not great, but people are losing their minds. Let’s take a look.

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Why We Celebrate Weed On 4/20

This article was originally published on April 20, 2009, and has been reposted each year since.

Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, …

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Signs You’re Definitely Way Too High For This Party

Signs You’re Definitely Way Too High For This Party

“Why is everybody staring at me?”

Watch the latest “Commentary On” video from Above Average to see what one woman’s night looked like when she got …

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This Is The Marijuana Musical You’ve Been Waiting For

This Is The Marijuana Musical You’ve Been Waiting For

Marijuana legalization has been dominating headlines as of late, bringing tales of Colorado’s edibles and Washington’s dispensaries to nationwide news…

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New Ipsos MORI poll shows 53% of GB public want cannabis legalised or decriminalised

New Ipsos MORI poll shows 53% of GB public want cannabis legalised or decriminalised

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New Ipsos MORI poll shows 53% of GB public want cannabis legalised or decriminalised, and 67% want a comprehensive review of our approach to drugs

A new poll by Ipsos MORI, commissioned by Transform Drug Policy Foundation, shows that over half of the public (53%) support cannabis legalisation (legal regulation of production and supply) or decriminalisation of possession of cannabis. Only 1 in 7 support heavier penalties and more being spent on enforcement for cannabis offences. In addition, the survey shows that around two thirds (67%) support a comprehensive independent review of all the possible policy options (from legal market regulation to tougher enforcement) for controlling drugs.

The findings indicate that 45% of mid-market newspaper readers (including Daily Mail and Express readers) support cannabis legalisation (legal regulation of production and supply) or decriminalisation of possession of cannabis, with less than one in five (17%) supporting heavier penalties and more being spent on enforcement for cannabis offences. For tabloid readers these figures are 47% and 20%. Around 65% of mid-market newspaper readers and 66% of tabloid readers support a full review of all drug policy options.

Additional survey findings include:

  • 53% of the public support legal regulation or decriminalisation of cannabis – 50% of Conservative supporters and 55% of Labour supporters also support these options, as do 46% of Daily Mail readers
  • Only 14% of the public (and 17% of Daily Mail readers) support tougher enforcement and heavier penalties for cannabis offences
  • 67% want a comprehensive review of all policy options. 70% of Conservative supporters and 69% of Labour supporters also feel this way, as do 61% of Daily Mail readers
  • When outcomes from Portugal were briefly described, almost 40% of the public support the Portuguese-style decriminalisation of small quantities of drugs for personal possession

A spokesperson for Transform said: “These results show just how far ahead of politicians the public are. Whilst Labour and Conservative politicians shy away from the debate on drugs, around half of their supporters want to see legal regulation of cannabis production and supply or decriminalisation of cannabis possession, and a significant majority want a comprehensive review of our approach to drugs – including consideration of legal regulation. The poll demonstrates that even amongst Daily Mail readers, almost half support less punitive approaches to cannabis, and a majority back an independent review of all options, which may come as a surprise to the paper’s editors.

“Politicians have repeated their ‘tough on drugs’ propaganda for so long that they assume the public are more fearful of change than they really are. In fact the world has changed, and the public are far more progressive than was thought, right across the political spectrum. At the very least the government should heed long standing and growing calls for a review of all policy options, including legal regulation. And as a matter of urgency the coalition should engage in experiments in the Portuguese style decriminalisation of possession of drugs for personal use. Now is the time for the heads of all parties to show the leadership citizens surely deserve.”

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Danny Kushlick, Head of External Affairs: 07970 174 747 danny@tdpf.org.uk

Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analyst: 07980 213 943 steve@tdpf.org.uk




Notes

1. The full poll data is available here: http://www.tdpf.org.uk/Ipsos_MORI_TPDF_poll.pdf

Technical Details

Ipsos MORI carried out the survey, on behalf of Transform Drug Policy Foundation, between 25th January and 5th February 2013. A sample of 946 British adults aged 18+ completed a face-to-face survey via the Ipsos MORI omnibus. The data has been weighted by gender, social grade, age, region, working status, housing tenure and ethnicity to reflect the known local population profile.

Questions / Definitions

  • Given the subject matter, questions were presented to respondents on showcards with options reversed for some respondents. Respondents read out a letter to indicate their response.
  • Q1 was a split sample question: half sample were asked Q1A half sample were asked Q1B.

Q1A. Possession of illegal drugs is currently a criminal offence in the UK. Some other countries have ‘decriminalised’ possession of small quantities of illegal drugs for personal use. This means that possession of a small quantity for personal use is usually punished with fines (like a speeding fine), or attendance at a drug treatment or education programme, rather than arrest. Under ‘decriminalisation’, drugs are still confiscated. Production and supply to others remain criminal offences that may result in punishments carrying a criminal record, for example a prison sentence, fines or community service.

With this in mind, which of the following comes closest to your view of the law in the UK?

  1. The law in the UK should stay as it currently is, so that possession of illegal drugs remains a criminal offence.
  2. The law in the UK should be changed, so that the possession of small quantities of illegal drugs is ‘decriminalised’, as described.
  3. An experimental trial of ‘decriminalisation’ should take place for a limited time period in some parts of the UK, to allow its effectiveness to be evaluated.
  4. Other

Q1B. Possession of illegal drugs is currently a criminal offence in the UK. Some other countries have ‘decriminalised’ possession of small quantities of illegal drugs for personal use. This means that possession of a small quantity for personal use is usually punished with fines (like a speeding fine), or attendance at a drug treatment or education programme, rather than arrest. Under ‘decriminalisation’, drugs are still confiscated. Production and supply to others remain criminal offences that may result in punishments carrying a criminal record, for example a prison sentence, fines or community service.

Since this was introduced in Portugal in 2001, and resources were instead spent on healthcare, overall use of drugs rose at a similar rate to neighbouring countries. However, there were higher numbers accessing drug treatment, the justice system spent less time and resources on drug-related crime, and there were falls in problematic drug use, and drug use amongst school age children also fell.

With this in mind, which of the following comes closest to your view of the law in the UK?

  1. The law in the UK should stay as it currently is, so that possession of illegal drugs remains a criminal offence.
  2. The law in the UK should be changed, so that the possession of small quantities of illegal drugs is ‘decriminalised’, as described.
  3. An experimental trial of ‘decriminalisation’ should take place for a limited time period in some parts of the UK, to allow its effectiveness to be evaluated.
  4. Other

Q2. Would you support the government commissioning a full independent review of drug policy, that compared our current system of criminalisation with alternatives, including: increasing the criminal penalties for production, sale and use of drugs; decriminalising drug possession as described; and the legalisation and state regulation of production and supply for some currently illegal drugs?

  1. Yes, I would support a review
  2. No, I would not support a review
  3. Other

Q3. Here are a number of different options for regulating the production, supply and use of cannabis (also sometimes called marijuana, pot, hash, grass, skunk, weed, spliff or joints). Please read through this card and then read out the letter next to the option which you think best matches how you think cannabis should be regulated.



Scenario A. Legal – minimal control


Legal to produce and sell cannabis with minimal control and regulation.

Similar to tea and coffee, there is unrestricted advertising and availability. Only basic trading standards and quality controls apply, with prices, location and number of outlets decided by the market.



Scenario B. Legal – moderate control

Legal production and availability of cannabis with moderate government control and regulation

Similar to the current system for tobacco and alcohol, but cannabis is only available from licensed shops or premises. The number and location of outlets is decided by the government, which also influences prices through taxes or setting minimum prices. Packaging carries health warnings, and advertising and age restrictions apply.

If you are underage and in possession of cannabis, it may be confiscated. Licensed premises selling the drug to anyone underage will be fined, and may lose their license. All unlicensed sales are illegal and may result in punishments that carry a criminal record, for example a prison sentence, fines or community service.



Scenario C. Legal – strict control

Legal production and availability of cannabis with strict government control and regulation

Like controlled medicines, cannabis is only available either with a doctor’s prescription for medical uses, and/or bought over the counter from a licensed retailer similar to a pharmacist, trained to give health information and advice. The government decides prices, maximum quantities sold, and the number and location of outlets. Users may be registered, age restrictions apply. Packaging carries health warnings, and branding and advertising are banned.

Any licensed retailers selling cannabis to anyone underage will be fined and may lose their license. All unlicensed sales are illegal and may result in punishments that carry a criminal record, for example a prison sentence, fines or community service.



Scenario D. Illegal – decriminalise possession

Illegal to produce and supply, but possession of cannabis does not lead to a criminal record

Supply of cannabis is only through the illegal market where manufacture, distribution and sale are unregulated. Those found in possession of a small amount of cannabis for personal use would not be given a criminal record. But the drug may be confiscated, and the user given a fine (similar to a speeding fine), or a requirement to attend a drug treatment or education programme.

Production and supply of cannabis to others remain criminal offences that may result in punishments carrying a criminal record, for example a prison sentence, fines or community service.



Scenario E. Illegal – current laws apply

Illegal to produce, supply and be in possession of cannabis all lead to a criminal record

Supply of cannabis is only through the illegal market where manufacture, distribution and sale are unregulated. Production, supply and possession for personal use, or to supply others, can result in punishments that carry a criminal record, for example a prison sentence, fines or community service.



Scenario F. Illegal – much heavier penalties apply

Illegal to produce, supply and be in possession of cannabis all carry a prison sentence

Supply of cannabis is only through the illegal market where manufacture, distribution and sale are unregulated. Possession for personal use is always punished with a prison sentence, or a young offenders’ institution for under 18s. Production and supply to others is punished with an automatic life prison sentence. Substantially more money would be spent on enforcement against suppliers and users.

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Premium Concentrates Pen: HELOS From eDab

Premium Concentrates Pen: HELOS From eDab

Every so often, there are certain truly exceptional products that come out and despite their premium quality, seem to somehow fly under the radar. It then falls on the industry insiders to spill the beans, and inform the masses about these best kept secrets that are right under their noses. You’ve just stumbled upon one […]

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CN NS: Editorial: Get Down to the Nitty-Gritty

CN NS: Editorial: Get Down to the Nitty-Gritty

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Truro Daily News, 19 Aug 2014 – Most will agree – both politicians and those without ulterior motives – - that youths should not smoke marijuana. Yet political parties insist on settling into their default mode of pointing fingers and mudslinging rather than informing Canadians honestly about their position on what’s shaping up as a monumental issue.

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US CO: Column: Party With Best Meds, or Vibrant Health Clinic

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Colorado Springs Independent, 13 Aug 2014 – THC trophy time The socially minded Club 710 will celebrate its fourth annual Best Meds contest at 9 p.m. this Thursday, Aug. 14, at Peak 31 (the old Union Station, 2419 N. Union Blvd., 321/626-9469). Over the last few months, some 200 volunteer judges have critiqued unlabeled packages of both medical and recreational bud and concentrate, looking for the best sativa, indica, hybrid, kush and oil. Now comes the party, where vendors like Silver Surfer Vaporizer and The Ganja Group will mix with contestants and fans.

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CN BC: Ruling Vindicates Parents Of Sick Summerland Tot

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The Daily Courier, 14 Aug 2014 – In a decision that will affect a Summerland couple’s efforts to treat their daughter’s seizures, the B.C. Appeal Court has ruled the federal government’s restriction on allowing only dried marijuana to be used under its medical access regulations is unconstitutional. Two-year-old Kyla Williams, who has a severe seizure disorder, has shown marked improvement during the past five months while her family has been treating her with cannabis oil. The only problem is, it’s illegal.

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CN ON: Column: Pot’s Poster Boy Is (Sigh) Back

CN ON: Column: Pot’s Poster Boy Is (Sigh) Back

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London Free Press, 16 Aug 2014 – You have to give Marc Emery credit: After more than four years in a U.S. prison, he can still draw a crowd. Better yet (from his point of view), he can still wrangle the news media. The “Prince of Pot,” as journalists and his disciples have dubbed him, has certainly earned that nickname. A native Londoner, he has spent most of his adult life championing the cause of cannabis policy reform.

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CN ON: ‘Why Not Orillia?’

CN ON: ‘Why Not Orillia?’

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Packet & Times, 16 Aug 2014 – In Business: Medical marijuana lounge opening downtown A medical marijuana vapourization lounge is opening in downtown Orillia. Chad McInnes, owner of The Vape Lounge, described the 97 Mississaga St. E. business as a place for people to socialize and medicate.

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