Dec 31 2009

Tide betide whate’er betide, Haig shall be Haig of Bemersyde

Posted by J. Craig Canada in hoge

According to Scotland Places – Bemersyde consists of a lofty rectangular tower, to which lower, modern extensions have been added to W and E. The original building, which has been a fairly typical Border peel-tower, rises to five storeys and dates from the early 16th century; it was probably built in conformity with the Act Continue reading →

Nov 27 2009

Medical marijuana and caregivers

The California Supreme Court went through some truly embarrassing rhetorical gymnastics to conclude that providing marijuana to medical marijuana patients is not enough to qualify as a caregiver under The Compassionate Use Act of 1996.

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Nov 21 2009

Portland’s Cannabis Cafe is not the first medical marijuana coffee shop in America

Posted by J. Craig Canada in business, distribution, Examiner.com, organizations

Inside the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club circa 1995 On Friday the 13th NORML announced the opening, in Portland, of the first medical marijuana coffee shop in America.  Since then this unforgivable error has been picked up by CBS 3, examiner.com, Canada Free Press, Daily Finance, Money Times, Visit Bulgaria, The New York Times, Passport Continue reading →

Nov 19 2009

Santa Cruz considers ban on more medical marijuana dispensaries

The Santa Cruz Planning Commission will have a hearing tonight, 19 Nov 09 at 7:00 PM on proposals to ban additional dispensaries, allow the sales of clones as well as on-site cultivation, and increase the set-back from residential property from 50 to 600 feet. To date, the city has no licensed production houses.  Current regulations Continue reading →