Rejoice Seattle bus riders… bus drivers will now treat legal amounts of lost marijuana (up to 1 ounce) as they would forgotten cell phones and iPods: as personal items that should be returned to a lost-and-found center for recovery by owners. In order to claim lost marijuana, owners will have to specify when it was lost, on which route and what the marijuana and its container looks like.
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Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon says that after hearing from people that could benefit from medical marijuana, she now supports HB-1, Illinois’ MMJ bill. HB-1, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana, has passed the House and awaits a Senate vote.
The California Supreme Court ruled on Monday that medical cannabis dispensaries are legal under state law, but cities and counties can still ban them. The decision in City of Riverside v. Inland Empire Patients Health and Wellness Center is disappointing, but it is not the end of the fight for safe and dignified... Read More »
Marijuana advocates called it an historic day – one of Seattle’s top cops is taking part in the cannabis freedom march at Westlake Park–as they spread their message of widespread legal acceptance of pot.
Fly-over action sends message to Holder, launches advocates’ Peace for Patients campaign As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder delivered a commencement speech this morning for UC Berkeley law school graduates, a plane flew overhead with a banner that read “Holder: End Rx Cannabis War. #Peace4Patients,” in protest Read More »
A new study compared the risk of bladder cancer in more than 83,000 men who smoked cigarettes only, marijuana only, or both substances. More frequent marijuana use — smoking pot more than 500 times — was associated with greater risk reduction than infrequent marijuana use — smoking once or twice.
Study: No Association Between the Cumulative Consumption of Cannabis Smoke and the Risk of Lung Cancer
In a recent presentation given at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research, investigators from the University of California, Los Angeles, provided the latest data reaffirming that cannabis consumption is not associated with an elevated risk of lung cancer. Below is a summary of the findings from The Read More »
Gaining support With House Bill 1318 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 Colorado lawmakers sought to blackmail voters into approving exorbitant taxes on cannabis. The Colorado legislature recently approved House Bill 1318 and it will go to Colorado voters in November. The bill passed the Senate without much of a battle given its... Read More »
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer quietly signed legislation allowing marijuana research on campuses. The only reason this legislation exists is that another bill was passed last year to ban medical marijuana on college and university campuses, causing at least one physician to be delayed in conducting research on medical marijuana.
Christian Delarosa, a 34-year-old building superintendent with an almost superhuman ability to identify plant species, was foiled this week, as he spotted some Cannabis growing on the roof of his Prospect Lefferts Gardens building. Like any good super, Delarosa freaked out and called the cops, who arrived in short... Read More »