Browsing archives for January, 2012

Obama’s Opportunity: Will the White House Snub Marijuana Yet Again?

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Last week, the White House launched the next in its long line of social media engagement initiatives, this one entitled “Your Interview With the President.” The concept was simple, anyone could upload their question to the President on YouTube, others would vote on them, and the highest rated ones would be posed to the Commander [...]

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Teach Your Parents Well: Live Stream From Medical Marijuana Silver Tour In Florida

Generic 30 January 2012 | 0 Comments

Today @ 1:30 PM (eastern) the NORML and High Times-sponsored Silver Tour, hosted by America’s longest serving cannabis prisoner Robert Platshorn, is live from Temple Shaarei Shalom in Boynton Beach, Florida. Topic of the day: Teaching senior citizens about the safety, utility, effectiveness, cost savings and politics of medical cannabis. Featured speakers include Irvin Rosenfeld [...]

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The NORML Network provides 24-hour stream of marijuana news, education, and entertainment

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If you haven’t taken a moment to check out The NORML Network, you’re missing out on the internet’s only source of 24-hour live streaming news, education, and entertainment for the cannabis community.  Visit our Audio/Video department or click the graphic above to see the complete schedule. Our network is anchored by NORML SHOW LIVE, weekdays at [...]

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President Obama’s YouTube Forum deems marijuana legalization questions “inappropriate”

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UPDATE:  As of 7pm Pacific, I checked the YouTube.com/WhiteHouse page to see how many votes our question received in President Obama’s latest YouTube Forum.  The good news?  Our question, “With over 850,000 Americans arrested in 2010, for marijuana charges alone, and tens of billions of tax dollars being spent locking up non-violent marijuana users, isn’t [...]

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Latest Science: Non-Psychotropic Cannabinoid Inhibits Colon Cancer Cell Proliferation

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The administration of the non-psychotropic cannabis plant constituent cannabidiol (CBD) is protective in an experimental model of colon cancer, according to preclinical trial data published online in the Journal of Molecular Medicine. Investigators at the University of Naples assessed the effect of CBD on colon carcinogenesis in mice. Researchers reported that CBD administration was associated [...]

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