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WA, RI Governors Petition Feds To Reclassify Marijuana For Medical Use

Governors Christine Gregoire (D-WA) and Lincoln Chafee (I-RI) announced at a press conference today that they were jointly filing a federal petition to reclassify marijuana for medical use. Under the Controlled Substances Act, the federal government considers marijuana a Schedule I substance, a dangerous drug with no medical value. The rescheduling petition filed by Governors […]

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Medical Marijuana Reduces Traffic Deaths And Alcohol Use

By Steve Elliott of Toke of the Town A groundbreaking new study shows that laws legalizing medical marijuana have resulted in a nearly nine percent drop in traffic deaths and a five percent reduction in beer sales. “Our research suggests that the legalization of medical marijuana reduces traffic fatalities through reducing alcohol consumption by young […]

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WeedMaps Buys Marijuana.com For 4.2 Mil

General Cannabis, Inc.(OTCBB: CANA), (OTCQX: CANA), a technology-based Internet marketing services company, today announced that WeedMaps Media, Inc. has acquired the domain name Marijuana.com. WeedMaps Media purchased Marijuana.com on November 18, 2011 for an undisclosed amount (ed. reported 4.2 mil) . The transfer of the name and control of the URL by WeedMaps Media is […]

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Newt Gingrich Hates Medical Marijuana And Would Expand The Failed War On Drugs

by Phillip Smith Republican presidential nominee contender Newt Gingrich said Saturday he would favor the use of the death penalty against Mexican drug trafficking organization leaders. The comments came in an interview with Yahoo News in which the former Georgia congressman and Speaker of the House also called medical marijuana in California “a joke” and […]

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How Do The California US Attorney Guidelines For Federal Raids Apply To Montana?

by Kate Cholewa There are guidelines for federal marijuana prosecutions? Apparently so. This is good news as many medical cannabis businesses are eager to comply with the rules that they are informed of. Cal NORML has obtained a February 2011 memo outlining the California U.S. Attorneys’ guidelines for federal medical marijuana prosecutions in California. As […]