Monthly Archives: March 2015

MJ Law


War on Drugs

number of users of marijuana in the U.S. declined between 2000 and 2005 even with many states passing new medical marijuana laws making access easier

D.C.'s new marijuana law, explainedD.C.’s new marijuana law, explained
As of February 26, marijuana is legal in D.C.—sort of. Here are the ins and outs of the complex new pot law. Watch the video on PostTV here: http://wapo.st/1A7qyO4.

marijuana-lawsMarijuana laws
from nikhil_jhunjhnuwala, ago in
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/


, on

Study shows teens and adults hazy on Washington …
http://www.washington.edu/news/
More than two years after Washington legalized marijuana, parents and teens may be hazy on the specifics of the law, if the findings of a new study are any indication. University of Washington research, published recently in …

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

MJ Law

Recreational drug use – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recreational_drug_use
A small number of recreational inhalant drugs are pharmaceutical products that
…. After over a decade of decreasing use, marijuana smoking began an upward …


Washington (state)

2010.  Bly, Laura (November 7, 2012). "Colorado, Washington OK Recreational Marijuana Use". USA Today. Retrieved November 7, 2012.  "Washington State Report

Boulder: Buying Recreational Marijuana in Colorado on 420 - All OVER: Real Life TravelsBoulder: Buying Recreational Marijuana in Colorado on 420 – All OVER: Real Life Travels
Get yourself some handicrafts or local jewelry–Help the Perception Travel project while supporting the Rainbow Children Home orphanage in Pokhara, Nepal: http://igg.me/at/perceptiontravel…

how-to-use-medical-marijuana-tips-on-how-adult-use-itHow to use medical marijuana tips on how adult use it
from sergiomcgeez, ago in Education
It is without any doubt that marijuana has many health benefits. From findings that have been carried out by different researchers and medical institutions, this substance been proven to treat or offer relief to various medical conditions including glaucoma,epileptic seizures, cancer, anxiety, multiple sclerosis just to mention but a few. This is why many states in the U.S have legalized it.

Recreational pot might make 2016 Az ballot
TucsonSentinel.com, on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:41:04 -0700
Democratic bills to legalize the recreational use of marijuana have gone nowhere at the Arizona State Legislature, but advocates say their main strategy has always involved the ballot box. The Marijuana Policy Project, the Washington, D.C.-based group …

Smoked dry: Massive marijuana cultivation has 'lethal …
http://rt.com/
California's current drought has been caused by the demand for water needed to cultivate cannabis, which, under state law, is illegal for recreational use. Streams are running dry, fish are dying, and…

The Cannabis Grow Bible: The Definitive Guide to Growing Marijuana for …
Greg Green, published 2003, 264 pages

MJ Law


Cannabis (drug)

"Marijuana" redirects here. For other uses, see Marijuana (disambiguation). Cannabis, commonly known as marijuana and by numerous other names, is a preparation

10 Things To Know About Colorado's Recreational Marijuana Shops10 Things To Know About Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Shops
Colorado will begin allowing recreational marijuana sales on January 1 to anyone age 21 or over. Residents will be able to buy marijuana like alcohol — except the cannabis purchase is limited…

medical-cannabis-and-cancer-research-ppt-to-videoCannabis College: Medical Cannabis and Cancer Research
from GreenCulturED, ago in Education
introduced the Marihuana Tax Act in 1937. This Act enforced a levy of $1 an ounce of medical cannabis and $100 an ounce for recreational use. In the United States, the medical doctors were the principle opponents of this Act.The American Medical Association (AMA) opposed the Act since physicians were had to pay a special tax for recommending medical cannabis, use special order forms to obtain it, and extra record-keeping for prescribing it. Also, the AMA rejected the “idea” that cannabis was harmful and

How 'marijuana refugees' brought legal cannabis to Georgia
Christian Science Monitor, on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:03:09 -0700
Ted Cruz railed against the decision by the Justice Department to continue to allow states to experiment with legal recreational marijuana. But earlier this month, Senator Cruz, who announced his presidential candidacy this week, took a different tack

Sheriffs sue Colorado governor over recreational marijuana …
http://wreg.com/
DENVER, Co. — Six Colorado county sheriffs are suing their governor over the state's recreational marijuana law, and law enforcement officials from Kansas and Nebraska are also fighting the legislation. Colorado's …

State and Local Politics
Todd Donovan, Daniel Smith, Tracy Osborn, Christopher Mooney, published 2014, 640 pages

MJ Law


Florida Amendment 2 (2014)

Florida Amendment 2, Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, is an initiative that appeared on the November 4, 2014, ballot in the state of Florida

Sick Pets May Soon Be Able To Use Medical Marijuana ft. Anthony LeeSick Pets May Soon Be Able To Use Medical Marijuana ft. Anthony Lee
Check Out JustKiddingNews Podcasts! http://www.Soundcloud.com/justkiddingnews 1 – Weed News …

medical-marijuana-in-canada-january-22-2015Medical Marijuana in Canada – January 22, 2015
from jackiemanthorne, ago in Health & Medicine
Throughout 2015 the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network (CCSN) will offer a series of webinars designed to provide you with information to help build your knowledge and understanding of medical marijuana use in Canada. The first webinar in this series features a presentation and Q&A session with Dr. Paul Daeninck , MD, MSc, FRCPC.

Path-Breaking Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana In States That Allow It
Forbes, on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:59:18 -0700
The bill, which has bipartisan support, would amend the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) so that the federal ban on marijuana does not apply to people who grow, distribute, or use the drug for medical purposes in compliance with state law. Since this is

Nevada bill would allow sick pets to use medical marijuana …
http://krqe.com/
Medical Marijuana Animals In this May 30, 2013, file photo, "Companion Cannabis: Medical Marijuana for Dogs & Cats" by Holistic Therapeutics is displayed at La Brea Compassionate Caregivers, a medical marijuana …


, published , pages

MJ Law


Hinchey-Rohrabacher medical marijuana amendment

Justice from spending money to prevent the implementation of state medical marijuana laws. The amendment was offered by Representatives Maurice Hinchey and

“A Practical Understanding of Medical Marijuana Law in Washington State,” David Kerr
Link to Lawline CLE Seminar: http://www.lawline.com/cle/course-details.php?i=1774 Course Description: The medicinal value of cannabis is controversial — although the Federal Government does…

Legal Issues | Medical Marijuana
http://norml.org/legal/medical-marijuana-2
These states have medical marijuana laws enacted. Modern research suggests that cannabis is a valuable aid in the treatment of a wide range of clinical applications.

sacramento-medical-marijuana-and-the-medical-patientsSacramento Medical Marijuana and the Medical Patients
from ElCaminoWellnessCenter, ago in Business
It is great to hear that Americans medical patients are now able to like the idea of legalizing the use of medical marijuana for medical problems. This sentiment was shared by medical patients in Sacramento and was supported by local researchers based in the region.   For more information please visit us at http://www.ElCaminoWellnessCenter.com

Path-Breaking Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana In States That Allow It
Forbes, on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:59:18 -0700
The bill, which has bipartisan support, would amend the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) so that the federal ban on marijuana does not apply to people who grow, distribute, or use the drug for medical purposes in compliance with state law. Since this is

Illinois Medical Marijuana Law: A Practical Guide for Everyone
Bradley Vallerius, published 2013, 132 pages

MJ Law

23 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC – Medical Marijuana …

http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.resource.php%3FresourceID%3D000881
Jan 8, 2015 Medical marijuana laws by state. Includes fees, possession limits, and other
program guidelines.


People v. Jackson (2012)

provided by California Senate Bill 420 (known as the Medical Marijuana Program Act). The decision has defined medical marijuana law in the state of California

Sen. Leahy Holds Hearing on Conflicting State and Federal Marijuana LawsSen. Leahy Holds Hearing on Conflicting State and Federal Marijuana Laws
WASHINGTON (Tuesday, September 10, 2013) –The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled “Conflicts Between State and Federal Marijuana Laws.” Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who has.

Marijuana Laws by State
http://www.marijuanaandthelaw.com/state-laws/
Medical Marijuana Laws. Medical Marijuana is legal in 23 states, however, it is still illegal under United States Federal Law. Feel free to choose your state below to view the marijuana laws of that state.

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 Real Estate
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

Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law
The Augusta Chronicle, on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:42:56 -0700
Peake said 23 of those and Washington have liberal laws allowing the use of “home grown” marijuana extracts with no limits on the levels of THC. An additional 12 states have laws allowing medical marijuana use only for epilepsy and have varying limits

Marijuana early experiences with four states’ laws that allow use for …
unknown, published unknown, 0 pages

MJ Law

State Laws – Norml

http://norml.org/laws
Select to show which states have these types of laws. Conditional … Legalization
· Medical MarijuanaNew Hampshire Laws & Penalties · READ MORE …


Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States

2013-07-06.  "Regulate Marijuana like Wine". Libertarian Party.  "Barney Frank, Ron Paul Pressure Obama on New Marijuana Laws". 14 November 2012.  Chloe

Behind the Headlines- Marijuana Laws in the US 2013Behind the Headlines- Marijuana Laws in the US 2013
A review of my new marijuana laws map, available at National Cannabis Coalition.

Know the New Marijuana Laws
http://www.850koa.com/articles/breaking-news-124975/know-the-new-marijuana-laws-11937018/
Colorado's News, Traffic & Weather Station. Marijuana sales to people over the age of 21-years by licensed shops are legal beginning on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in Colorado.

permanent-retail-marijuana-rules-adopted-january-10-2014Colorado MMIP | Permanent Retail Marijuana Rules, Adopted January 10, 2014
from coloradommip, ago in Health & Medicine
Permanent Retail Marijuana Rules, Adopted January 10, 2014

GOP medical marijuana bill has oils, legal growing
The Tennessean, on Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:15:00 -0700
Marijuana legally grown, processed and given for treatment at the recommendation of a doctor in Tennessee could become a reality if lawmakers approve a new Republican-led initiative. The chances of changing current law aren't fantastic: Sen.

Federal marijuana laws can change if enough states reform …
http://rt.com/
President Barack Obama said he is starting to see liberals and conservatives recognizing that current marijuana laws don't make sense, and how costly it is to incarcerate individuals for non-violent drug offenses. … Russia's new Armata tank on Army 2015 shopping list. Undo. Sun continues to cause cancer in darkness, scientists discover. Undo. Flight fright: Russian MiG-31 jet pulls midair maneuver on Norwegian F-16 (VIDEO). Undo. by Taboolaby Taboola.


, published , pages

MJ Law


Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Colorado, where recreational marijuana use has been decriminalized at the state level. Shortly after going public, Medical Marijuana, Inc. hired agents

Marijuana in Canada - CBC Documentary - Recreational Drug Use - Part 1Marijuana in Canada – CBC Documentary – Recreational Drug Use – Part 1
Marijuana in Canada Across the country, formerly laid-back marijuana growers now live in fear of armed thieves, and smugglers take huge risks to cross the beefed up American border. Conflicted…

Recreational use | Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum
http://hashmuseum.com/recreational-use
The recreational use of cannabis. Therefore, the social and recreational uses of cannabis sometimes coincide with, or complement, its medical uses.

recreational-drugs-webquestRecreational Drugs WebQuest
from Katkiser, ago in Health & Medicine
Public Awareness Campaign WebQuest for 9th grade health course


, on

Advocates see Arizona closer to legalizing recreational …
http://cronkitenewsonline.com/
Democratic bills to legalize the recreational use of marijuana have gone nowhere at the Arizona State Legislature, but advocates say their main strategy has always involved the ballot box. The Marijuana Policy Project, the …


, published , pages

MJ Law


Marijuana Policy Project

non-coercive marijuana policies; (2) identify and activate supporters of non-punitive, non-coercive marijuana policies; (3) change state laws to reduce or

Welcome to Colorado: How to use recreational marijuana without breaking the lawWelcome to Colorado: How to use recreational marijuana without breaking the law
Since Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, anybody who is 21-years-old and over and has a valid government-issued photo ID, can legally purchase marijuana. If you’re a Colorado resident,…

It's 2015: Is weed legal in your state? – CNN.com | The marijuana debate
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/01/07/us/recreational-marijuana-laws/index.html
However in August 2013, the U.S. Justice Department said it wouldn't challenge Colorado or other states with laws legalizing recreational marijuana.

medical-cannabis-and-cancer-research-ppt-to-videoCannabis College: Medical Cannabis and Cancer Research
from GreenCulturED, ago in Education
introduced the Marihuana Tax Act in 1937. This Act enforced a levy of $1 an ounce of medical cannabis and $100 an ounce for recreational use. In the United States, the medical doctors were the principle opponents of this Act.The American Medical Association (AMA) opposed the Act since physicians were had to pay a special tax for recommending medical cannabis, use special order forms to obtain it, and extra record-keeping for prescribing it. Also, the AMA rejected the “idea” that cannabis was harmful and

Obama: If Enough States Decriminalize Marijuana, Congress May Change …
Huffington Post, on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:48:45 -0700
Obama, during an interview with Vice Media co-founder Shane Smith released in full on Monday, said he's encouraged that liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans seem to agree that current U.S. marijuana laws don't make sense. "We may be able to

Sheriffs sue Colorado governor over recreational marijuana …
http://wreg.com/
DENVER, Co. — Six Colorado county sheriffs are suing their governor over the state's recreational marijuana law, and law enforcement officials from Kansas and Nebraska are also fighting the legislation. Colorado's …

Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana – Medical, Recreational and …
Martin A. Lee, published 2013, 528 pages

MJ Law

Medical Marijuana Treatment Uses and How It Works – WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/features/medical-marijuana-uses
Nov 4, 2013 More states are passing laws that allow people to use medical marijuana. So
what does it treat, and who can and should use it?


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Transplant List Because Of Medical Marijuana Use". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 2012-02-29.  "Second Medical Marijuana Patient Denied Transplant by

Cannabis Medicine: 10 Health Benefits of MarijuanaCannabis Medicine: 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana
Cannabis Medicine Youtube Channel: http://youtube.com/user/CannabisMedicine.

Goodell might be open to medical marijuana use for NFL players – Fox News
http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2014/01/12/goodell-might-be-open-to-medical-marijuana-use-for-nfl-players/
"I don't know what's going to develop as far as the next opportunity for medicine to evolve and to help either deal with pain or help deal with injuries, but we will continue to support the evolution of medicine," he said. He said he could envision a time when players use medical marijuana in states where it's legal.

adult-use-of-medical-marijuana-guide-to-using-it-properlyAdult use of medical marijuana guide to using it properly
from sergiomcgeez, ago in Education
When medical marijuana is taken responsibly, it has a lot of health benefits to the user. That is why a good number of states in the U.S and some countries across the globe have legalized its use for medicinal purposes. There are different types of strains of marijuana to choose from, all which provide different effects. Ways of consuming this substance have also grown dramatically over the past few years. You do not necessarily need to smoke it to get it into your system.

Nevada proposes medical marijuana for dogs, cats
Green Bay Press Gazette, on Sat, 21 Mar 2015 08:00:00 -0700
Segerblom said the animal pot-use provision is part of a bill that makes some corrections to the state's medical marijuana statute. He said he was looking for ways to strengthen the former legislation when he heard from numerous constituents who wanted

Public Health committee chair says medical marijuana bill is …
http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/
AUSTIN—A key lawmaker suggested Tuesday that a bill legalizing marijuana for medical use is probably “dead,” but the sponsor said she's not discouraged by the “premature” pushback. The bill has not yet been referred to a …

Medical Marijuana and Marijuana Use
unknown, published 2009, 97 pages