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|Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman: “We are, of course, supportive of legitimate medical marijuana here.”|
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|Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette hates medical marijuana, and he thinks you’re faking to get it.|
Michigan’s attorney general has been busily trying to dismantle the state’s medical marijuana law ever since it was passed by voters. Attorney General Bill Schuette announced legislative proposals on Wednesday targeting patients he claims are “exploiting” the law.
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|Multiple sclerosis patient John Ray Wilson is handcuffed after being sentenced to five years in prison for “manufacturing and drug possession”|
A New Jersey multiple sclerosis patient appears to be headed to prison for growing 17 marijuana plants behind his home.
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|Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative government arrested 58,000 Canadians for marijuana possession last year.|
Canada’s crime rate has dropped to its lowest level in almost four decades, according to Statistics Canada, but marijuana-related arrests are dramatically increasing.
|Lamb and Lynx Gaede, formerly of the white supremacist rock group Prussian Blue.|
It’s only mid-afternoon, but I’m confident this is the strangest story that’s going to cross my desk all day. A pair of twins who caused a media frenzy a few years ago by presenting themselves as the cute faces of white supremacist racism have renounced their former hatred, saying that medical marijuana has helped them see the error of their ways.
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|Congressional candidate Roger Goodman, left, advocates the legalization of marijuana and protecting the planet.|
What if we could elect a real, live drug policy reformer to Congress? A candidate who has that background — and unabashedly advocates the legalization of cannabis nationwide — is running for the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington state, and he has an excellent chance to win.
The California Assembly on Friday rejected Assemblyman Tom Ammiano’s bill, AB 1017, to reduce marijuana cultivation from a mandatory felony to a “wobbler,” which would have allowed discretion on charging a misdemeanor. The vote was 24 yes to 36 no.
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I am totally Fed up.