|The United Nations wants us to stop questioning the almighty Drug War|
A fast growing movement in Latin America to relax the laws against marijuana and other illegal drugs may — horrors! — undermine the global Drug War, according to a United Nations group.
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|Sick and dying New Yorkers who can benefit from using medical marijuana may soon be able to stop worrying about jail.|
The New York State Senate Health Committee passed a medical marijuana bill Tuesday afternoon.
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|Medical marijuana has never lost the popular vote in a statewide election — except in South Dakota.|
South Dakotans will probably get to vote (again) on legalizing medical marijuana this November.
|I heart marijuana in D.C.|
As the District of Columbia Council meets Tuesday afternoon to hear testimony on the legalization of medical marijuana, they’ll be hearing different opinions from people on the same side of the argument, reports Martin Austermuhle at DCist.
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Medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) responded Tuesday to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s latest effort to shut down registered dispensaries by threatening to intervene in the lawsuits the city filed recently against raided collectives Organica and Holistic Caregivers.
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An Ohio man called police Monday afternoon to report that someone had robbed him at gunpoint — and stolen his bag of marijuana.
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients are the largest group enrolled in New Mexico’s medical marijuana program. But the Veteran’s Administration hospital in Albuquerque — the only source of health care for many veterans — doesn’t allow its physicians to recommend medical marijuana to patients, despite the fact that it’s legal in the state.
|Artwork: Jimmy Wheeler|
|The late Jimmy Wheeler, a medical marijuana patient in Washington, created this artwork. Now a proposed patient protection bill will be named in his honor.|
As most medical marijuana patients in the state already know, the current medical marijuana law in Washington doesn’t protect patients from search, arrest or prosecution.
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|Veteran Sean Merritt has spoken out against gun store owners who won’t sell firearms to medical marijuana patients.|
Morphine? Klonopin? No problem. But if you use medical marijuana, no gun for you!