Nov 282012
 November 28, 2012
Do Oregon And Washington Credit Unions Allow Medical Marijuana Business Accounts?

Banking Is An Issue For Many Medical Marijuana Businesses One of the most interesting panels I have ever attended was at the 2012 National Marijuana Business Conference in Denver earlier this month. The panel was titled, “Risky Business: Overview of the Legal Risks Facing MMJ Companies, Vendors and Investors,” and was hosted by Christian Sederberg (Vicente Sederberg LLC), Khurshid Khoja (Greenbridge Corporate Counsel), and Chris Lindsey (Montana Cannabis Industry Association). During the panel discussion, the three panelists discussed the issue of banking, and how most financial institutions won’t open accounts [...]

Nov 272012
 November 27, 2012
Support The South Carolina Medical Marijuana Movement

What You Can Do To Help Bring Medical Marijuana To South Carolina 1. SIGN THE PETITION: http://tinyurl.com/scmmm-petition If you are not yet ready to sign the petition, I humbly ask you to consider at least reading the petition (the full text is available at the end of this message) and perhaps some of the background information about why this movement is so important. 2. INTERACT WITH THE SCMMM WEB SITE: http://tinyurl.com/gotmedicine You can share your thoughts, submit a guest blog, read the latest news on medical marijuana, learn more about [...]

Nov 272012
 November 27, 2012
New Poll Shows Canadians Want Marijuana Law Reform

by Phillip Smith Even as the Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephan Harper institutes harsher penalties for some marijuana offenses, a new poll finds that nearly two-thirds of Canadians favor either decriminalizing or legalizing marijuana, while less than one-third favor the status quo or even harsher penalties. The poll, from Forum Research, found that 33% backed legalization, while 32% favored decriminalization of small amounts. Support for legalization was down seven points over last year’s Forum Research poll, while support for decriminalization was up by six points. Overall, support for marijuana [...]

How To Make Chocolate Hemp Seed Bark

 Posted by at 8:53 AM on November 27, 2012  Cannabis Recipes, Hemp
Nov 272012
 November 27, 2012
How To Make Chocolate Hemp Seed Bark

Chocolate Hemp Seed Bark Recipe Below is another great recipe from our friends at Hippie Butter. I have been trying to eat more hemp products lately, and encourage everyone else to do so. It’s healthy, and tastes great if made into the right things! Chocolate Hemp Bark Recipe Ingredients: 6 Bars of your favorite Chocolate 1/2 Cup Hippie Butter Hulled Hemp Seeds 1/2 Cup Fresh Organic Almonds Directions In a double boiler slowly warm the chocolate until it melts (Do not heat or melt the chocolate to quickly). Once the chocolate [...]

Nov 272012
 November 27, 2012
I-502 King County Zoning Lecture Today At Noon

Find Out Where The Best Areas Are To Open A Marijuana Business In King County, Washington Thinking about vying for one of those uncertain-to-materialize, federally-questionable state licenses to produce, process or retail cannabis? Here’s a tip: location, location, location. Section 6(8) of Initiative 502 states: “The state liquor control board shall not issue a license for any premises within one thousand feet of the perimeter of the grounds of any elementary or secondary school, playground, recreation center or facility, child care center, public park, public transit center, or library, or any [...]

Nov 262012
 November 26, 2012
Seven Year Old Marijuana Patient Sparks Debate Over Age Limitations

by DrugPossessionLaws.com Staff A 7-year-old leukemia patient from Portland Oregon who received medical marijuana treatments has sparked a debate amongst her parents as to whether she is too young, or whether it would stunt her development. Mykayla Comstock was diagnosed with leukemia last spring. Her mother Erin Purchase, 25, says on gram of cannabis oil daily has helped Mykayla to go into remission and eases the side effects of chemotherapy, but her father worried she was frequently stoned and reported the situation to child welfare officials, according to NBC NEWS. [...]

Nov 262012
 November 26, 2012
Grant A Full Pardon To Medical Marijuana Grower Chris Williams

Sign A White House Petition Calling For A Full Pardon For LEGAL Medical Marijuana Grower Facing 80 Years In Prison A came across another petition calling for the release of Chris Williams. Please sign it by clicking the link here! The petition currently needs 5,406 more signatures to reach it’s goal. Below is the language from the petition: Chris Williams is a Montana man who opened up a Medical Marijuana production facility after 62% of voters approved the law in his state. Chris William’s operated his facility according to the [...]

Nov 262012
 November 26, 2012
New York Times And Washington Post Favor Marijuana Law Reform

Two of the Largest American Newspapers Opine in Favor of Allowing States to Legalize Marijuana By Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director In the wake of the historic votes for marijuana law reform on November 6th, there has been a renewed focus on the topic and a shift in tone amongst the mainstream media. While previously, many outlets have either covered our efforts with a wink and a nod (or didn’t cover them at all), now that two states have called for the end of marijuana prohibition, reporters are rushing to [...]

Nov 262012
 November 26, 2012
Doug Fine: The Feds Are Still Harassing The Drug Peace Program I Wrote About In 'TOO HIGH TO FAIL'

Mendocino County Wants It’s Local Medical Marijuana Program Left Alone By Doug Fine Just when I was almost ready to celebrate the Drug War’s End, new hostilities have broken out. To get a bit of background, please check out the prediction I made at about 17:30 into this August television interview (surrounding federal reactions to Mendocino County, California’s tax-generating, cartel-hurting, sustainable, locavore, small scale cannabis permitting program that I had just spent a year researching — it was called the Zip-tie Program, for the bright yellow bracelets every permitted plant wore, issued [...]

Nov 262012
 November 26, 2012
Alabama Health Committee Chairman Jim McClendon; Out Of touch With The People Or Reality?

AMMJC, APRC, Ron Crumpton 2014 On November 14, the Alabama House Committee on Health, held a hearing on the issue of medical marijuana in Alabama. It was evident that the purpose of the hearing was to kill HB 2, the Alabama Medical Marijuana Patients’ Rights Act. In his closing remarks at the hearing, Chairman McClendon, Republican St. Clair Springs, said, “Medical marijuana is an issue supported by an extremely small group of people in Alabama, while the vast majority of the population is opposed to this type of legislation.” He [...]