|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.
|Photo: Andreas Fuhrmann/Record Searchlight|
|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!
Law enforcement agencies say they have faced a bit of a struggle since medical marijuana was approved in Montana in 2004, reports Nikki Laurenzo at KTVQ.
New Jersey farmers see a chance to add a profitable new crop now that the state legalized medical marijuana last month.
|Graphic: Out Front Colorado|
Medical marijuana dispensaries in Denver have only five days to apply for a city-required specific dispensary license.
|Photo: HempCon 2010|
|HempCon 2010 Los Angeles is already a huge success, with thousands of festive attendees on the convention floor. Stay tuned, San Francisco… your turn is in April.|
A three-day celebration of all things cannabis opens Friday in downtown Los Angeles.
|DEA agents bag and remove marijuana plants from the home of Chris Bartkowicz during their February 12 raid of his home|
A federal judge ruled Friday that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) must keep 10 marijuana plants with roots along with 10 clone starts taken from a medical marijuana grower while he awaits trial on drug charges.
|Medical Marijuana Patients of the District of Columbia|
The District of Columbia Council is scheduled to hold a hearing next week to discuss legislation to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes in D.C.
|Vegetable matter is sprayed with synthetic cannabinoid JWH-018 and marketed under the brandname “K2”|
Federal agents are cracking down in imports of a “synthetic marijuana” as the substance, legal in 49 states (everywhere except soon-to-be-illegal Kansas), gains popularity nationwide.
|Happier days: Olympia, WA Mayor Pro Tem Joe Hyer in 2009|
Well, at least Olympia used to be cool.