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Religious use of pot seen as legal refuge

As spiritual events go, it was an unusual request. “If there’s anybody here who’s a member of law enforcement, you don’t have to identify yourself, just please leave,” the Rev. Timothy Tipton told a crowd at Denver’s Oriental Theater. “This is a private event.” Thus went a stop on the Cannabis Church Revival Tour, a […]

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Washington State Democratic Party Endorses Marijuana Legalization

At yesterday’s Washington State Democratic Convention, party delegates overwhelmingly voted to endorse I-1068, a potential ballot measure to legalize cannabis in the state. From Publicola.net: Bucking the recommendation of their executive board, delegates to the Washington State Democratic Convention endorsed I-1068 (the marijuana legalization initiative) with 62 percent “yes” vote (314 to 185). The executive board […]

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Grand jury refuses to charge three marijuana growers

GRAND JUNCTION — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against three Western Colorado marijuana growers, months after the operation was raided following a neighbor’s complaint. Prosecutors asked for charges, including felony marijuana cultivation, against three owners of a medical- marijuana dispensary called Naturals, A Wellness Center. The growing operation was raided March 9. […]

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Pot Law Practices Grow as Medical Marijuana Debate Rages

The universe of marijuana laws may be devolving into chaos, but Bill McPike remains a mellow man. For 30 years, the Fresno, Calif., attorney has defended clients against pot charges and counseled entrepreneurs on setting up shop to legally grow and sell the substance that spawned a thousand slang terms. But whatever its name over […]

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‘Pot saved my life’: Medical marijuana helps one man thrive

Tim DaGiau will be the first to admit he smokes pot – but it’s not a casual joint to help him better enjoy Pink Floyd. It’s medical marijuana to help him live a normal life. Tim DaGiau after one of his many surgeries/submitted photo Prior to his first toke as a high school senior, this […]

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Pot Compounds Inhibit Oral Cancers

Syracuse, NY–(ENEWSPF)–June 25, 2010.  The administration of the plant cannabinoids delta-8-THC and delta-9-THC inhibit cellular respiration and tumor growth in human oral cancer cells, according to preclinical trial data published in the June issue of the journal Pharmacology. Investigators at the State University of New York (SUNY), Upstate Medical University in Syracuse assessed the anticancer […]

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Fairfax allows medical pot club to provide delivery

Fairfax residents unable to travel to a medical marijuana dispensary can now legally receive home delivery.The town Planning Commission approved the move and also granted the Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana permission to serve minor patients who enter its School Street dispensary, and to sell cloned marijuana plants. But the commission refused to allow the […]

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San Jose Rethinks 'Draconian' Ordinance

Facing a vocal barrage from a well-educated cross-section of San Jose’s 55,000 cannabis patients, the city’s leaders kicked the can down the road Tuesday evening — voting to postpone regulating dispensaries until August. “This is the good part,” said dispensary operator Stephen DeAngelo after the marathon, six-hour hearing. “It’s another one of those days that […]

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Transforming Power

DAILEKH: Locals of Baluwatar and Naumale, in a remote basin 28 km northwest of the district headquarters Dullu, have seen their lives transformed since a micro-hydro system was installed. CFL bulbs have replaced the hazardous kerosene lamps in their homes, women have been freed from the drudgery of milling grain, and men no longer need […]

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John Stossel: War on drugs worse than drugs

I’M CONFUSED. When I walk around busy midtown Manhattan, I often smell marijuana. Despite the crowds, some people smoke weed in public. Usually the police leave them alone, and yet other times they act like a military force engaged in urban combat. This February, cops stormed a Columbia, Mo., home, killed the family dog and […]

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