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Tue
12
May

Poll: Should students be allowed to use medical marijuana in school?

Parents of NJ medical marijuana teen battle her school

The Larc School in Belmawr, where Genny Barbour attends school, and the Maple Shade school district where she ilives have denied her parents request to allow her to consume marijuana oil on campus. She has a severe form of epilepsy. (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)

TRENTON — The parents of a 16-year-old girl with epilepsy and autism are suing for her right to consume homemade cannabis oil at school because it has shown to control her seizures.

Tue
12
May

Fed Propose 50% Marijuana Tax---As A Tax Cut

Should marijuana businesses pay tax on gross profits or net profits? It sounds like a silly question. After all, virtually every business in every country pays tax on net profits, after expenses. But the topsy-turvy rules for marijuana seem to defy logic. And taxes are clearly a big topic these days.

Tue
12
May

Hopes high, security tight as Minn. medical marijuana era nears

It may be the best guarded greenhouse in Minnesota.

The Minnesota Medical Solutions operation in Otsego, about 40 minutes northwest of downtown Minneapolis, is growing marijuana — legally. One of two manufacturers picked by the state to produce medical cannabis, the company is readying for July 1, when it will be legal to sell the product in pill or oil form.

Security, though, is at a premium. The federal government still considers marijuana growing illegal. As officials walked reporters through the plant on Tuesday, they left no doubt they’re serious about keeping the operation safe.

Tue
12
May

San Jose to Take Major Marijuana Dispensary to Court

For nine months, the city of San Jose has attempted to close down San Jose Organics, a major medical marijuana dispensary with over 5,000 members.

San Jose has already fined the dispensary thousands of dollars and told it to cease operations. The city is adding $1,500 a day to its fines for every day it remains open. Now, the two sides are set to face of in court.

In a hidden camera investigation, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit saw that the dispensary appeared to be violating several city regulations on the sale of medical marijuana.

Tue
12
May

The Future Of Marijuana Trimming

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Mon
11
May

How Our War on Drugs Undermines Mexico

The continued dominance of multi-billion dollar Mexican drug cartels is linked to aggressive drug policies of the U.S. in the 1960s and '70s

 

This post is in partnership with theHistory News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was originally published atHNN.

Mon
11
May

Why I Changed My Mind About Medicinal Cannabis | Hugh Hempel | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Hugh Hempel is a technology industry veteran turned health care entrepreneur. In this moving talk he discusses how medicinal cannabis has enriched the lives of his ailing 11 year-old daughters. This talk will challenge your views of medical marijuana. 

Hugh Hempel is a technology industry veteran turned healthcare entrepreneur. During his 30-year career in high technology, Hugh has held numerous senior management positions in many innovative and pioneering technology companies.

Mon
11
May

Why Morgan Freeman Thinks Marijuana Should Be Legalized

Marijuana legalization has been a hot topic lately and many celebrities have used their status in the media to vocalize their own thoughts on the matter. There are those we’ve grown accustomed to speaking loud and proud of their marijuana use (Snoop Dogg anyone?) but then there are those that to some may seem unexpected. One in particular is Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman who just pretty much destroyed the argument against legalizing weed

Mon
11
May

Colorado's Openly Anti-Cannabis Governor Admits Legalization’s Been Good for the Economy

When the new Governor of Colorado, John Hickenlooper, was first elected to office, there was some cause for concern. The concern stemmed from Hickenlooper being openly anti-cannabis in his policy. While it was pretty clear that Colorado was experiencing success with the legalization movement at the time Hickenlooper took office, it was too late to backtrack, and it was anybody’s guess how this new arrangement would play out.

Mon
11
May

Marijuana Melee: Nebraska And Oklahoma v. Colorado

In December of last year, Nebraska and Oklahoma (the “NO States”) filed suit against Colorado in the United States Supreme Court, seeking to invalidate Colorado’s recreational cannabis laws. Last week, the Supreme Court invited the Obama Administration to weigh in with its position on the lawsuit.

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