The Haag, By Dr. Geuss

 Posted by at 7:07 AM on January 28, 2013  Marijuana Video, Medical Marijuana Policy
Jan 282013
 January 28, 2013
The Haag, By Dr. Geuss

The whimsical political satire, THE HAAG, was first performed as a live play at the July 23rd demonstration in front of Oakland City Hall, Calif., protesting federal actions against the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries. For the last several years, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern California District, Melinda Haag, has been waging a brutal offensive against medical cannabis patients and the dispensaries in which they go for their medicine. This offensive has closed hundreds of state-legal, locally compliant dispensaries in Northern California and has threatened others like Harborside Health Center. [...]

Jan 282013
 January 28, 2013
Issue A Public Comment To San Diego City Council About Medical Marijuana

What: Issue a Public Comment to San Diego City Council When: 2:00PM, January 28, 2013 (or use the link to the on-line form below!) Where: 12th Floor of San Diego City Hall at 202 C St, San Diego, CA 92101 (or use the link to the on-line form below!) Last month, San Diego Mayor, Bob Filner put an end to the investigation and persecution of medical cannabis dispensaries by the city’s Neighborhood Code Compliance. Additionally, Mayor Filner directed the City Attorney, Jan Goldsmith to drop all pending civil suits against [...]

Jan 272013
 January 27, 2013
StoptheDrugWar.Org Is Looking For Interns

By David Borden, StopTheDrugWar.Org StoptheDrugWar.org works for an end to drug prohibition worldwide and an end to the “drug war” in its current form. We believe that much of the harm commonly attributed to “drugs” is really the result of placing drugs in a criminal environment. We believe the global drug war has fueled violence, civil instability, and public health crises; and that the currently prevalent arrest- and punishment-based policies toward drugs are unjust. Please visit our web site, and please read more about us. We are seeking Legislative, Writing/Research, Web Content, Information Technology, and Admin/Finance interns (potentially [...]

Jan 272013
 January 27, 2013
First US High Times Cannabis Cup Set For April 20/21 In Denver

Ever since I was a teenager, I have dreamed of a day when the High Times Cannabis Cup would be held in America. That dream was somewhat realized when High Times started holding medical Cannabis Cups in California and Colorado. Now it looks like the full dream is being realized, because High Times is holding the first recreational Cannabis Cup in America, on 4/20 no less! Below are details for the event: The first-ever HIGH TIMES US Cannabis Cup is coming to Denver! The two-day cannabis expo will feature cultivation seminars and activism [...]

Jan 272013
 January 27, 2013
CannaBus To Travel From California To Montana To Support Chris Williams

A courageous cannabis caregiver from Montana will have a busload of allies standing behind him as he learns his fate for providing medical marijuana for terminally ill and disabled patients. Chris Williams faces a mandatory minimum sentence of five years to life in prison when he goes before U.S. District Court Judge Dana Christensen on February 1st. His case is among a handful that have been heard by a Jury, after hundreds of federal raids on state-legal medical marijuana operations across the country. Since President Obama took office in 2008, [...]

Jan 272013
 January 27, 2013
Marijuana Policy Project's Strategic Plan For 2013

By Rob Kampia, Marijuana Policy Project Eighteen years ago today, the Marijuana Policy Project was founded with the intention of ending marijuana prohibition. I am enormously proud of how far we have come, but I am even more excited about what lies ahead. Lawmakers are introducing good bills in state legislatures around the country, support among elected officials and the public is growing rapidly, and reporters are consistently asking us which states will be the next to reform their marijuana laws. Here is what I think we can reasonably accomplish [...]

Jan 262013
 January 26, 2013
Live Tue: Telethon / Auction Benefit for Brave Mykayla, 7-year-old fighting cancer with cannabis

420RADIO.org, The Russ Belville Show, and A Different View are proud to announce a telethon / fund-raiser / auction to help cover medical expenses for Brave Mykayla Comstock, the 7-year-old girl on the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program who is battling leukemia with medical cannabis. Brave Mykayla will be live in our 420RADIO RoLLaJaY Studios, Tuesday, January 29th at 3pm Pacific, taking your calls with her parents, Erin Purchase and Brandon Krenzler, and her sister Rylie. Her story has been featured in The Oregonian (voted #2 video of 2012) and recently profiled on [...]

Jan 262013
 January 26, 2013
Ethan Nadelmann: The White House Experiments With Cannabis

Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, explains that recent marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington isn’t simple. The Federal response (or lack thereof) will determine how the policy is actualized. Transcript– With the victories for the marijuana legalization initiatives in Colorado and Washington on Election Day 2012, it really presents the White House and the Attorney General with a dilemma. Because on the one hand they and their law enforcement officials — federal law enforcement officials, you know, can point out and have repeatedly said it’s all [...]

Jan 262013
 January 26, 2013
Cannabis Oil As Medicine Reaches Mainstream

20 months ago Sam Dyer was diagnosed with a malignant inoperable Brain Tumor, Watch Sam speak on the use of Cannabis Oil on MAINSTREAM TV as unconventional treatment for Cancer and Tumor Growth. His father Martin Dyer on the the other hand is a leading Cancer Specialist in conventional treatment, although he admires his son for his single minded purpose he does not agree with Sams unconventional treatment.