Apr 10 2010

The new war on drugs

Posted by J. Craig Canada in Examiner.com, law, multiple sclerosis, tax

Taxing marijuana “is all fine and good for the economy and for the recreational users that want to get a buzz every now and then, but the patients get fucked,” says a Canadian multiple sclerosis patient who needs ten ounces of cannabis per month.

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Apr 04 2010

A new tone from NORML and MPP?

Is it just because I’m looking for it or have NORML and MPP adopted a new tone in the past few days? I see with regard to a proposal in the District of Columbia that would prohibit the cultivation of marijuana by medical patients NORML’s president Allen St. Pierre had this to say on 31 Mar 10 Continue reading →

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Jan 19 2010

New Jersey delivers crushing defeat for medical marijuana

New Jersey’s medical marijuana law, by excluding pain and psychiatric conditions, will impact about 4% of New Jersey’s medical marijuana patients. In other words, about 96% of New Jersey’s medical marijuana patients got screwed. That is a crushing defeat.

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Jan 15 2010

Medical marijuana and suicide

Posted by J. Craig Canada in Examiner.com, law, psychiatric, ptsd, research

Reuters today published an article announcing "Marijuana Use Unlikely to Boost Suicide Risk".  The article, which is a report on a study published in the December Issue of The British Journal of Psychology turns out to be less positive than the headline when it notes that the 10% of the study group that admitted to Continue reading →

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