Browsing archives for February, 2012

Cannabis: The good, the evil, the ugly

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Cannabis-like substances that are produced by the body have both therapeutic and harmful properties, besides their well-known intoxicating effects, and the body’s cannabinoid system may be a target for new strategies in cancer treatment, new research suggests.

NORML PSA: Who Would You Rather Your Kids Talk to About Drugs?

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Now Streaming on NORMLtv: New PSA – Who Would You Rather Your Kids Talk to About Drugs? Misinformation about marijuana, from programs such as DARE, distort our children’s understanding of the real world ramifications of marijuana use. It is up to the parents to have a rational conversation with their kids, educate them, and help [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Colorado’s Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act Qualifies for 2012 Ballot

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Residents of Colorado will have the opportunity to vote in favor of ending marijuana prohibition this November. Today, the “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act” was approved for the ballot by Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler. With this confirmation, Colorado now joins Washington as one of two states where measures specific to legalizing cannabis will appear [...]

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Marijuana Prohibitionists and Profiteers: Naked Opposition Exposed in The New York Times

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You can’t make this stuff up! I often say to staff, supporters and the media that: We’re blessed by our opponents to cannabis law reform!” A few weeks ago the New York Times featured a straight forward story during these recessionary times about local and state governments with legal protections for medical cannabis patients struggling [...]

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WA: New Poll Shows 47% of Likely Voters Support I-502, 15% Undecided

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A new survey of likely Washington state voters by Public Policy Polling shows 47% percent support I-502, an initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use. Only 39% of respondents were opposed and 15% remained undecided. New Approach Washington, the group backing the initiative, turned in about 278,000 valid signatures at the end of January, a little over [...]

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