February 5, 2013
02/05/2013
Old Hippie Edible Story: Cosmic Caramels

Old Hippie Edible Story: Cosmic Caramels

I was digging around in my Dank Drawer (yes, all my Canna Caps and various edibles have their own entire drawer in our refrigerator), when I found...
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February 5, 2013
02/05/2013
Massachusetts Department of Public Health May Miss May 1st Medical Marijuana Deadline

Massachusetts Department of Public Health May Miss May 1st Medical Marijuana Deadline

Massachusetts state health officials say they may miss the deadline imposed by the law to create and define the rules surrounding the medial marijuana program.
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February 5, 2013
02/05/2013
Up Next… Oregon!

Up Next… Oregon!

Over the past couple of months, I have been asked the following question many, many times: So which states are next? What people want to know, of...
By: Steve Fox
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February 5, 2013
02/05/2013
Texas Teen Narrowly Escapes Death After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana

Texas Teen Narrowly Escapes Death After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana

Houston-area teenager Emily Bauer was a normal 16-year-old “full of light and laughter” until her family says she had serious side effects from smoking synthetic marijuana.
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February 5, 2013
02/05/2013
CA Supreme Court to Hear Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban Case

CA Supreme Court to Hear Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban Case

Court is expected to weigh in on whether municipalities can ban distribution, deny patients a legal medication The California Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow morning...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Oregon May Allow MMJ for PTSD

Oregon May Allow MMJ for PTSD

Early in February the Senate Committee in Oregon will hear testimony for the use of medical marijuana for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD, an anxiety disorder,...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Weeding Through Marijuana Facts and Fiction

Weeding Through Marijuana Facts and Fiction

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.,Vice President of Clinical Innovation at Cedars-Sinai discusses the facts and fictions about marijuana.
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Recreational Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in PA

Recreational Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in PA

Senator Daylin Leach has introduced a recreational marijuana legalization bill in Pennsylvania. Republican Governor and former prosecutor, Tom Corbett, says he’ll simply veto the bill if he...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Missouri Lawmaker to Reduce Marijuana Possession Sentences

Missouri Lawmaker to Reduce Marijuana Possession Sentences

Missouri Representative Rory Ellinger sponsored legislation to make first-time marijuana possession (of 1 ounce or less) punishable by a $250 fine. Ellinger also plans to introduce a bill...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Seattle Kmart Receives 10 Pounds of Marijuana

Seattle Kmart Receives 10 Pounds of Marijuana

A Seattle Kmart was surprised to receive a package containing 10 pounds of marijuana. The package was originally sent from Los Angeles to Philadelphia. For some reason,...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Mitch McConnell Endorses Kentucky Hemp Bill

Mitch McConnell Endorses Kentucky Hemp Bill

In a Thursday statement, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the minority leader in the US Senate, endorsed pending legislation in his home state that seeks to reintroduce industrial hemp...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Marijuana Postal Service Scheme Busted

Marijuana Postal Service Scheme Busted

Investigators discovered and busted a scheme that used the U.S. Postal Service to mail marijuana from Fort Collins, CO to places in Tennessee and West Virginia. Despite...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Couple Loses Kids and Car for Medical Marijuana

Couple Loses Kids and Car for Medical Marijuana

A California couple has had their children taken away twice, and had their car seized while in court. All this trouble after a ‘compliance check’, which the...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Study: Marijuana Smoking Not Associated with Greater Mortality Risk Among Heart Attack Survivors

Study: Marijuana Smoking Not Associated with Greater Mortality Risk Among Heart Attack Survivors

The use of cannabis among patients with established coronary disease is not associated with increased mortality risk, according to trial data published online in the American Heart Journal. Investigators at...
By: NORML
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Canada Takes a Giant Step Back from Medical Marijuana

Canada Takes a Giant Step Back from Medical Marijuana

A Canadian Court of Appeals overturned a 2011 court ruling that stated sick people cannot get access to medical marijuana by appropriate means, and were forced to...
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February 4, 2013
02/04/2013
Oakland Complains of ‘Twilight Zone’ Medical Marijuana Case

Oakland Complains of ‘Twilight Zone’ Medical Marijuana Case

The possible shutdown of a medical marijuana dispensary puts Oakland, Calif., in a “twilight zone” where it has no rights, a city lawyer told a federal judge....
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February 1, 2013
02/01/2013
Piece of the Week | Swiss Perc Bong

Piece of the Week | Swiss Perc Bong

Swiss Perc, what’s a Swiss Perc? Well it’s short for “Swiss Cheese Peculator”. Take a look at the bongs and the name immediately makes sense. For a bong, it’s...
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February 1, 2013
02/01/2013
Poll: Marijuana Users in Legal States Shouldn’t Be Arrested

Poll: Marijuana Users in Legal States Shouldn’t Be Arrested

In a recent poll conducted by the libertarian Reason Foundation, national support for recreational legalization of marijuana fell short, with 47%. Almost 75% of people polled think...
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February 1, 2013
02/01/2013
Colorado Companies on Internet Offer Free Marijuana

Colorado Companies on Internet Offer Free Marijuana

A Colorado Springs company, Billygoatgreen Marijuana Delivery Service, offers free marijuana. The associated delivery charge, however, has many questioning the legality of the business. According to the company,...
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February 1, 2013
02/01/2013
Georgia Marijuana Reform Group Reaches Out to Governor Deal

Georgia Marijuana Reform Group Reaches Out to Governor Deal

The marijuana reform group, Georgia Campaign for Access, Reform, & Education (Georgia CARE) has asked governor Nathan Deal (and the state of Georgia) to stop the arrest...
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