Medical Marijuana News

Stoned dogs of Colorado

Time magazine reports that since the onset of medical marijuana in Colorado, veterinarians are noticing a sharp increase in the number of dogs ingesting marijuana, either because they got into their owner’s stash on their own or because the owner fed pot to the dog: http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/10/05/dogs-getting-high-colorado-vets-see-spike-since-marijuana-legalization/?iid=nf-article-mostpop1 The veterinarians cited in the article recommend keeping marijuana […]

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Patients, Caregivers and Treatment Centers: Who Can Grow and How?

(This article first appeared in Mass Grass. It has been changed from the original publication and contains corrections.) Bill Downing Cannabis will soon be grown across the state for medical purposes. We expect most of you activists would like to grow some too. What are the chances we will be able to grow and that […]

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Bradley Jay: ‘Vote Yes For Medical Marijuana.’

Bradley Jay: ‘Vote Yes For Medical Marijuana.’

Medical marijuana is medicine. If you are going to prevent patients from having ready access to this medicine, then you had better remove other medicines from the pharmacy as well. Why do officials single out marijuana? It seems illogical. Especially since many of the other legal prescription drugs have side effects far worse than marijuana. […]

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FROM THE LEFT: State ballot questions all about increasing freedom

Massachusetts voters this fall will have an extraordinary opportunity to increase their personal freedom and liberties by voting yes on three ballot questions that will decide whether to legalize marijuana for medical use, allow terminally ill adults to self-administer life-ending drugs, and require automakers to share diagnostic information with independent repair shops. Read the full […]

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Does Medical Marijuana Increase Teen Pot Use?

  In states where marijuana is legal, for medicinal purposes, some law-enforcement officials have expressed concern about an increase in teenage drug use. When the U.S. Attorney for Colorado sent letters to marijuana dispensaries located within 1,000 feet of schools, asking them to relocate or close, he cited an increase in drug-related school disciplinary incidents […]

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Mass. Officials Announce Fall Ballot Questions

With measures failing to be taken up in the Legislature and advocates rallying support throughout the state, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on contentious issues such as medical marijuana come November. Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin’s office said Wednesday that three proposals have gained enough support to be placed on […]

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