Nov 192013
 November 19, 2013
Utah Doctors Endorse Legalizing Medical Cannabis For Children's Epilepsy

Courtesy of The Joint Blog Three Utah doctors, including a neurologist from the University of Utah, have announced their support for allowing medical cannabis extracts (such as tinctures) and oils to be used by children who suffer from seizures. In a letter sent to the state’s Controlled Substances Advisory Committee, pediatric neurologist Dr. Francis Filloux said that liquid forms of medical cannabis high in cannabinoids are a promising option for treating children with epilepsy. He says that refusing to legalize the substance would be “making the decision to limit access of our children to a potentially life-improving therapy”. State Representative Gage Froerer, a Republican from

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The Drug War Is A Failed War

 Posted by at 5:00 AM on November 19, 2013  Ending Marijuana Prohibition
Nov 192013
 November 19, 2013
The Drug War Is A Failed War

By John Payne A version of the following editorial appeared in the Springfield News-Leader last Friday in advance of our Springfield Town Hall meeting. Around 70 people attended the meeting and contributed $229 to the cause of cannabis legalization in Missouri. You can join them by contributing now! Over the last four decades, America, Land of the Free, has turned into the world’s leading warden. In that time, the United States’ incarceration rate has increased fivefold and is now the highest in the world. The incarceration rate in Russia – a country that Americans have traditionally and justifiably associated with tyranny and our nearest competitor

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Nov 192013
 November 19, 2013
'A Maine Approach Coalition' Forms To Advocate For A Local Approach To Marijuana Policy

PORTLAND, ME – A new Coalition of Mainers will gather Tuesday, November 19, 2013 in the Maine Room on the second floor of Portland City Hall to officially outline the next phase of the campaign to regulate and tax marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol. Rep. Diane Russell will also outline her new bill, “An Act To Align Maine’s Marijuana Laws with the Guidelines Governing Taxation and Regulation Issued by the Federal Government.” Who A Maine Approach Coalition Speakers Include David Boyer, Marijuana Policy Project, of Falmouth Denny Gallaudet, Retired Richmond Superintendent, of Cumberland Jonathan Kaelin, Caregiver, of Portland Rep. Diane

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How To Make Marijuana Green Bean Casserole

 Posted by at 4:59 AM on November 19, 2013  Marijuana Recipes
Nov 192013
 November 19, 2013
How To Make Marijuana Green Bean Casserole

Cannabis Green Bean Casserole Recipe This recipe was sent to me via Reddit by a person that didn’t want their name published. It’s too bad too, because this is a tasty dish! If you like marijuana and green bean casserole, you are going to love this recipe: Ingredients: 2 medium onions 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup bread crumbs 3 tablespoons marijuana butter 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup chicken stock 1 cup half and half 1 pound fresh green beans Directions: Preheat the oven to 375°F. Cut onions into the thinnest slices

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Nov 182013
 November 18, 2013
Raspberry Kush Marijuana Strain Review And Pictures

Raspberry Kush Cannabis Strain Review And Pics A dark green bud with hints of purple that is literally frosted with trichomes and crystals. It is an incredibly dense nug with brown stigmas interlaced throughout. The Raspberry Kush experience is a couch-lock, relaxed, and lazy experience. A great smoke for an after-work kick back, or a night cap that will put you soundly to bed. “A great indica for daytime use, comes with an amazing taste and odor, stress relief while getting stuff done.” – Brad420Brad Check out the Raspberry Kush marijuana strain on THCFinder.Com, and see what people had to say about

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Nov 182013
 November 18, 2013
What Does America Think About Pot?

Now that two states have legalized marijuana use for adults and twenty states have protections for medical use of cannabis, it is clear that American attitudes toward marijuana have changed drastically.  Here are five opinions that a majority of Americans hold toward pot, according to the latest opinion polls: 1)      Marijuana use by adults age 21 and older should be legal. The Gallup organization made worldwide headlines last month when it proclaimed “For First Time, Americans Favor Legalizing Marijuana“.  According to their latest poll, 58 percent of Americans supported legalization when asked “Do you think the use of marijuana should be

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Nov 182013
 November 18, 2013
How To Kill Spider Mites On Your Marijuana Plants

Spider mites are perhaps the most damaging invaders to hit your marijuana plants.  Considered arachnids rather than insects, spider mites have eight legs and no antennae.  They are minutely and extremely hard to see with the naked eye.  Spider mites typically make their homes on the underside of leaves and will spin a silky web as a means of protecting their colony and eggs from predators. If you see fine white connections between leaves, chances are you have spider mites. Eggs hatch within three days with the spider mite becoming sexually mature in a mere five days.  This means they can

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Nov 182013
 November 18, 2013
Majority In Massachusetts Support Having A Medical Cannabis Dispensary In Their Community

Courtesy of The Joint Blog New polling conducted by the Western New England University Polling Institute has found that 61% of adults in Massachusetts are in support of having a medical cannabis dispensary in their community, with only 30% opposed to the idea. The poll also found that, a year after medical cannabis was legalized in the state, support for medical cannabis has risen substantially. In 2012 voters approved medical cannabis legalization with 63% of the vote; this new poll has found that 74% in the state are in support of medical cannabis, with only 30% opposed. Support for medical cannabis has the

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Nov 182013
 November 18, 2013
Maryland: Majority For Marijuana Legalization

By Phillip Smith The latest evidence that marijuana legalization has reached the tipping point comes from Maryland, where a newGoucher Poll has a slim majority for legalization, as well as strong support for decriminalization and overwhelming support for medical marijuana. The poll found that 51% supported marijuana legalization, while 90% supported medical marijuana if prescribed by a doctor. The poll also asked whether marijuana possessors should be jailed, subjected to drug treatment, or fined. A near majority (49%) supported fines (or decriminalization), while 34% supported drug treatment, and only 6% supported jailing pot people. “When it comes to marijuana use in

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Nov 182013
 November 18, 2013
How Can Mayor De Blasio End The War On Drugs In NYC?

Future Drug Policy to be Based in Equity, Health and Safety rather than Racism, Criminalization and Violence NEW YORK—This Saturday, New Yorkers will gather to map the future of our city’s drug policies for progressive champion Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio and a new, increasingly progressive City Council. As part of the innovative Talking Transition series, New Yorkers have a unique opportunity to envision new drug polices based in equity, health and safety, rather than drug policies rooted in racism, criminalization and violence. Hundreds of New Yorkers –  students, cultural workers, academics, advocates, community organizers, young people, treatment providers, civil rights activists and

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