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Costa Rica’s Ministry Of Health Releases Criteria For Pending Medical Marijuana Bill

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:00
Earlier this month, the Costa Rican Ministry of Health outlined the details for the implementation of a pending bill to research and regulate marijuana for medical and industrial purposes. The bill was introduced by ruling Citizen Action Party legislator Marvin Atencio last year to tax marijuana products and regulate the use of medical marijuana through

Michigan: 56% Support Marijuana Legalization The MILegalize Way

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:30
A new poll by the Detroit News indicates 56% of Michigan residents favor legalizing the adult use of marijuana, a 5% increase from an April 24 survey published by MRG on the subject. That result favors the legalization proposal authored by the Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Committee (MILegalize). The poll, which was conducted by

‘Operation Overmed’ Highlights Veterans, Pharmaceuticals, And Medical Marijuana

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:47
Yesterday one of my TWB teammates, Kaliko, brought to my attention a fantastic idea from a photographer named Mike Whiter. In addition to being a photographer, Mike is also a veteran. He is starting a new photo series on veterans, pharmaceuticals, and medical marijuana. Essentially his project seeks to highlight the fact that veterans can

Frequently Asked Questions (And Answers) About The Ohio Marijuana Legalization Campaign

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:00
I am not a fan of marijuana prohibition in any way. There is not one provision of marijuana prohibition that I support. That’s why I get up everyday and try as hard as I can to support reform efforts across America and beyond. With that being said, I’m a realist. I have a Bachelor’s degree

Cannabis Means Business At The Cannabis World Congress And Business Exposition In New York

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 11:30
What: 2nd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in New York (CWCBExpo) When: June 17-19, 2015 Where: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center 38th Street & 11th Avenue New York, NY Why: The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo) in New York is the leading event on the East Coast for the legalized

Supreme Court Of Canada – All Forms Of Medical Marijuana Are Legal

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 04:08
A big misconception out there among non-cannabis consumers is that the only way that cannabis can be ingested is in smoke form from smoking flower out of a bong or pipe or joint. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Cannabis can be turned into all kinds of things these days, from an endless variety of

Colorado Supreme Court: Employees Can Be Fired For Marijuana Use, Even Medical, Even If Off The Clock

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 19:51
A fear that many marijuana consumers have to live with is the fear of being fired from their job for marijuana. That fear is very real, even for medical marijuana patients who only use medical marijuana while off the clock in the privacy of their own homes. It’s a fear that I have had to

Marijuana Reefer Madness Redux: Who Let The Clowns Out?

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 15:00
By Keith Stroup, NORML Legal Counsel The anti-marijuana zealots in this country have always been entertaining, but I have lately noticed the appearance of some new defenders of prohibition, making Reefer Madness claims reminiscent of the earliest years of prohibition. Harry J. Anslinger, the first commissioner of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, was the principal

Santa Ana Medical Marijuana Dispensary Raid Causes Major Controversy

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 14:30
Late last week a video was released that showed a medical marijuana dispensary raid in Santa Ana, California. The dispensary operators had a feeling that they were going to be raided, so they set up a secret video camera just in case. Every raid video footage I see breaks my heart and makes me upset,

Kevin Sabet Says Marijuana Legalization Is ‘All About Money’ While Being Paid With Taxpayer Dollars

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 13:36
In not so shocking news, Kevin Sabet is a hypocrite. Kevin Sabet recently visited the State of Montana where he gave a speech to a crowd of mostly prosecutors and members of law enforcement. It was bad enough that Kevin was preaching his form of reefer madness to the crowd, and claiming that ‘legalization is about