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NORML.org – Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

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NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform » … should do in relation to marijuana
policy and they are demanding a change from business as usual. … Party on the
topic of ending cannabis prohibition, the war on drugs in general and states'
rights.


Cannabis political parties

electoral laws were changed requiring all political parties to prove a membership of 500 enrolled voters, an impossible task for the Marijuana Party. The

get-10-protections-when-l-easing-to-a-marijuana-businessGet 10 Protections When Leasing to a Marijuana Business by Glenn Demby
from VendomeRealEstateMedia, ago in
While it may be the most controversial business in America, growing and selling marijuana is legal in many states. Marijuana businesses have a popular product, lots of capital, and a need for commercial space. And they’re willing to pay premium rents. So if you have property in the right state, leasing to a legal and properly licensed marijuana business may deliver a handsome return. But it also carries big legal risks. Although legal risk is an inherent part of any commercial lease, marijuana businesses aren’t like your other tenants. Their businesses pose unique legal challenges that the standard commercial lease form you ask other tenants to sign doesn’t adequately address. Here’s how to tweak your lease so that it works for a marijuana tenant. 

Weed is legal in Washington – but a felony for minors?
Crosscut, on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 05:02:52 -0700
A dime bag of pot won't earn anyone a felony conviction in Washington. Changes to state marijuana laws this past session didn't alter that fact. So why did the enforcement chief for the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, as well as the primary …

Washington State's NEW Marijuana Rules – Canna Law Blog
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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) yesterday issued new emergency rules for medical marijuana that will take effect immediately and issued proposed rules that regulate medical marijuana cultivating, processing, and retailing and that revise some existing recreational … This change will not apply to primary and secondary schools and playgrounds, and cities and counties cannot lower the buffer distance below 100 feet as the crow flies.

State by State
Matt Weiland, Sean Wilsey, published 2010, 608 pages

Big Marijuana

Opinion: Be afraid of Big Marijuana – CNN.com

http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/10/opinion/frum-big-marijuana-cv/
Sep 10, 2013 "We're on the brink of creating Big Marijuana." That warning comes from my
friend Kevin Sabet, a former senior adviser on drug control policy …


Marijuana Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous (MA) is a twelve-step program for people with common desire to maintain abstinence from marijuana. Marijuana Anonymous (MA) formed

collect-pollen-to-fertilize-female-marijuana-plantsCollect pollen to fertilize female marijuana plants
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It’s very easy to save some pollen, you just need an envelope and a piece of paper. As soon as the pollen sacs produce flowers and open up, transfer some pollen to the piece of paper (very little is enough). Fold the paper and put it in the envelope. For best preservation, put the envelope in the freezer.

The Big California Marijuana Legalization Initiative is About to Roll Out
AlterNet, on Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:32:02 -0700
The long-awaited pot legalization initiative from the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform, also known as ReformCA, is about to be filed with state officials. Backers of the initiative told the LA Weekly Tuesday that language for circulation will be

Big crowds head to marijuana stores for one-day tax holiday
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Most of the taxes normally charged on all marijuana products were not collected and it meant big savings for cannabis consumers. But it also meant the loss of a lot of green for the state. The tax holiday happened because of a …

The Big Book of Buds: Marijuana Varieties from the World’s Great Seed Breeders
Ed Rosenthal, published 2011, 240 pages

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Legal and medical status of cannabis

There is no current law allowing the medical use of cannabis in Australia, and the federal law regarding drug use places marijuana in Schedule 9 (the most

budtender-training-how-to-buy-medical-marijuanaBudtender Training: How To Buy Medical Marijuana
from GreenCulturED, ago in
How To Buy Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana. It’s controversial, but it is gaining traction. Under United States Federal Law, marijuana is classified as a Schedule 1 Drug, which means it has no medical value in treatment. However, several states have legalized marijuana for medical use. In the United States, 18 out of 50 states and Washington D.C. are now legally selling, distributing and growing medical marijuana according to ProCon’s website. Canada, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Israel, Italy, Finland, and Portugal have also passed laws so you can legally buy marijuana for medical use. What Is Medical Marijuana? According to Wikipedia, “medical cannabis refers to the parts of herb cannabis used as a physician-recommended form of medicine or herbal therapy.” It is the same marijuana/cannabis as that which is smoked recreationally but is used to alleviate pain or improve the quality of life in certain patients. Medical marijuana, also referred to as medical cannabis, is known to treat several illnesses such as anxiety, insomnia, severe pain, cancer, side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, eating disorders, multiple sclerosis, Lyme disease, AIDS, and many other ailments. Can I Get A Prescription For Medical Marijuana? In states where marijuana is legalized, a patient has to receive a doctor’s recommendation in order to buy marijuana for medical purposes. A patient will undergo a thorough physical examination first before a recommendation is given and afterwards will have to apply for their medical marijuana license. Most medical states require proof of residency to be considered a qualifying patient for to use and buy marijuana legally. How Can I Buy Medical Marijuana? In states where you can buy marijuana for medical use is legal, a patient is entitled to apply for their medical marijuana license to possess or grow marijuana. With this license, the patient is enlisted in their state-run medical marijuana program. This license will give the patient and/or their caregiver easy access to buy marijuana legally from dispensaries or grow medical marijuana at home. Caregivers can also buy marijuana in behalf of their patients. Where Can I Purchase Medical Marijuana? There are different dispensaries all over the United States to buy medical marijuana. Patients present their medical marijuana license and/or their doctor’s recommendation, as well as a valid identification card for proof of identity. At dispensaries there are different strains and types of medical marijuana available for patients’ needs and staff members will be able to assist the patient on the right kind of medical marijuana. Some patients are recommended by their physician to cultivate certain amounts of medical marijuana and find and purchase clones and seeds that are available in dispensaries. Learn More At: http://www.GreenCulturED.co

New Michigan Medical Marijuana Program Could Be Law By November 2015
The Weed Blog (blog), on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:15:00 -0700
Insider information says the total redo on Michigan's medical marijuana program could get Governor Rick Snyder's signature in less than two months. The three highly controversial Bills containing these proposed changes- HBs 4209, 4210 and 4827- were …

Drugs, Crime, and Justice
Steven Belenko, Cassia Spohn, published 2014, 344 pages

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23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC – Medical Marijuana …

http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.resource.php%3FresourceID%3D000881
Jul 1, 2015 Medical marijuana laws by state. Includes fees, possession limits, and other
program guidelines.


Medical cannabis in the United States

that medical cannabis should be legal in the United States. Most recently, in April 2015 Georgia became the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana not

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A brief discussion of medical marijuana from the pharmacist perspective

Lawyer sues Warren over medical marijuana
Detroit Free Press, on Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:38:20 -0700
The lawsuit, filed in Macomb Circuit Court by attorney Michael Greiner, also claims that Warren zoning officials, Police Commissioner Jere Green and Mayor Jim Fouts cooperated in a policy to shut down a medical-marijuana transfer center — the Michigan …

Marijuana As Medicine?:: The Science Beyond the Controversy
Alison Mack, Institute of Medicine, Janet Joy, published 2000, 216 pages

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23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC – Medical Marijuana …

http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.resource.php%3FresourceID%3D000881
Jul 1, 2015 Medical marijuana laws by state. Includes fees, possession limits, and other
program guidelines.


Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Initiative

The Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Initiative, appeared as the third question on the state’s 2012 ballot as an indirect initiated state statute. The

medical-marijuana-53093189Medical Marijuana
from taha_801, ago in
A brief discussion of medical marijuana from the pharmacist perspective

Former Warren official files $5 million lawsuit for medical marijuana patients
MyFox Detroit, on Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:42:13 -0700
Standing in the way of people like Bryan Mazurkiewicz, who runs a transfer facility – a safe place where patients can meet with caregivers to purchase their medical marijuana. "That's what is frustrating,'” said Mazurkiewicz. "You come in every day you

Hunter finds 260 marijuana plants growing at Illinois park …
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Hunter finds 260 marijuana plants growing at Illinois park. MedicalMarijuana. PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — Police in western Illinois say a hunter who was scouting land ahead of deer season found 260 marijuana plants illegally …

Marijuana Medical Handbook: Practical Guide to the Therapeutic Uses of Marijuana
Dale H. Gieringer, Ed Rosenthal, Gregory T. Carter, published 2008, 257 pages

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Cannabis News – marijuana, hemp, and cannabis news

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Marijuana, cannabis, and hemp all describe the same plant cannabis sativa. Our
mission is to distribute accurate and unbiased news about marijuana, cannabis …


Bobby Black (journalist)

entertainment scene. Bobby became senior editor of the quarterly Medical Marijuana News & Reviews in 2010. His involvement at High Times includes: writing feature

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Second medical marijuana supplier offers discount – MPR …
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Minnesota Medical Solutions offers pills and oil to people registered to buy and use medical cannabis in Minnesota. Tim Nelson | MPR News. Minnesota Medical Solutions announced it will be giving a discount aimed at …

The Little Black Book of Marijuana
Elliott Steve, published 2011, 0 pages

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Native American Tribe in California Announces Plan to Grow Medical Marijuana. News.Vice.com (retrieved 15 Jan 2015) Pritzker, Barry M. A Native American

medical-marijuana-in-canada-32024051Medical marijuana in canada
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Canabud.ca is basically a source for Marijuana News, Recipes, Reviews and much more. Here, you find different canadian stores through which you can browse list of marijauna dispensaries

Is marijuana a single species?: While you're searching for the perfect high …
Salon, on Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:03:45 -0700
Now, as marijuana increasingly moves out from the shadows and into a regulatory—as opposed to prohibitionist—environment, the question becomes ever more pressing, and not just for stoners. With the commercialization of cannabis already well underway …

It’s Just a Plant: A Children’s Story about Marijuana
Ricardo Cortes, published 2013, 48 pages

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Washington Initiative 502

Against I-502". NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform. Executive Director, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Retrieved March 18, 2012. 

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A short guide on marijuana state laws and federal regulation. To see the whole infographic: http://myright.me/marijuana/marijuana-laws-infographic/. To get more information: http://myright.me/marijuana/america-vs-marijuana-a-battle-for-state-rights/

Wellington teen's death sparks new marijuana legislation
Sun Sentinel, on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:24:10 -0700
The sentiment that this bill is needed now, as society moves toward more liberal marijuana laws, is one shared by Steven Turner, Cassy Pomerance's father. "If we're going to accept that this is the new normal, then we need to be prepared," he said. And

Strict Marijuana Laws Encouraging Black Market Purchases …
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New States, Strict Laws. When states make medical marijuana available for the first time, the rules governing the drug are typically much more strict than in other states. This is especially true in Minnesota, where medical …

Medical Marijuana Law
Richard Boire, Kevin Feeney, published 2007, 240 pages

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These Maps Show Changing Marijuana Laws Across America | TIME

http://time.com/3826778/maps-marijuana-laws/
Apr 20, 2015 These Maps Show Changing Marijuana Laws Across America … marijuana upon
us, here's a look at the drastically changing American legal landscape for pot
users. …. What Pope Francis Thought of the United States.


Cannabis in Massachusetts

"Mass Cann". MASS CANN. Retrieved March 31, 2013.  "Marijuana Laws Massachusetts".  "General Laws". 188th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

michigan-legislature-revisiting-medical-marijuana-lawsMichigan Legislature Revisiting Medical Marijuana Laws
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If you are an approved user of a dispensary and feel that your rights have been violated, then criminal defense attorney in Cass County are here to help. Call 269.982.1100 to know more.

Weed is legal in Washington – but a felony for minors?
Crosscut, on Thu, 24 Sep 2015 05:02:52 -0700
A dime bag of pot won't earn anyone a felony conviction in Washington. Changes to state marijuana laws this past session didn't alter that fact. So why did the enforcement chief for the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, as well as the primary …

Marijuana Law Changes Not Associated With Increased …
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Changes in marijuana laws are not associated with increased use of the substance by teens, according to data compiled by Washington's Healthy Youth Survey and published by the Washington State Institute of Public Policy.

Medical Marijuana: Changing Times II: Changing Times II
Max Beau, published 2010, 231 pages

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Preventing Another 'Big Tobacco' – Smart Approaches to Marijuana …

https://learnaboutsam.org/marijuana-is-like-tobacco/
We know if it's legalized, marijuana will be commercialized, too. A commercial
marijuana industry will act just as the tobacco industry acts. Big Tobacco may …


National Cannabis Industry Association

"Move over, Big Pharma and Big Oil, Big Marijuana is here". The Raw Story. Retrieved 2010-12-13.  Hotakainen, Rob (2010-12-12). "Marijuana-legalization

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Politics of pot: how the US cannabis industry plans to spend big in the 2016 …
Telegraph.co.uk, on Wed, 23 Sep 2015 07:48:07 -0700
As marijuana becomes big business in America, its political clout is also growing. Politicians are no longer embarrassed to be seen in public with so-called “pot barons” and the cannabis industry is gearing up to be a significant player in next year's …

Canadian Election Could Usher in Big Changes for …
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Canada's medical cannabis industry could undergo a big shift if the controlling Conservative Party loses power in the upcoming fall election. Some observers say a changing of the guard to either the Liberal Party of Canada or …


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