Marijuana activists protest at the White House but no arrests were made Marijuana activists took a drag in front of the White House as a statement that cannabis shouldn’t be considered dangerous. pr Protesters also had originally planned to display a 51-foot-long inflatable “joint” at Saturday’s demonstration, but protest organizer Adam Eidinger said the Secret Service
Rabbi Fights Feds to Open Pot Shop By Amanda Winkler | Published in Reason.com “[The federal government] should know who is a pot dealer and who is not. For them to pretend otherwise is ridiculous,” says Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn. Kahn, an ordained rabbi who has served congregations for over 30 years, is opening a medical marijuana dispensary in
The National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference will take place in D.C. later this month and it is clear Americans for Safe Access is taking a strategic approach to bridging the gap between public and policy and bringing in experts from Law Enforcement Against Prohibition as well as medical experts to discuss harm reduction, science, public
Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeal for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments in the federal landmark case Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration, the court ordered supplemental briefing on the issue of “standing.” By Joe Elford | Published by Americans For Safe Access Just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeal for the D.C. Circuit heard oral
After Larry King hosted the first televised Third-Party debate organized by Free and Equal Elections, Ralph Nader Announces he will also host a debate. (Washington D.C.) – The candidates from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) – will meet for a two-hour debate on Sunday,
This summer, victims of the Drug War in Mexico will travel across the United States. Their goal is to promote peace with justice and dignity on both sides of the border. Please Join Them! By Javier Sicilia | July 24, 2012 Dear Neighbor, The Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity, MPJD sends greetings to you and
As Dr. Gabor Mate explains to Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman at the Occupy Wall Street manifestation, a majority of American adults are ill due to stress, which has a direct impact to the development of a child’s health. As occupations are sprouting up in a grassroots movement throughout the states and abroad, these forms of
The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) held a fundraiser at the home of Libertarian Congressional Candidate Steve Collett with the help many groups in the marijuana and medical cannabis industry. By Sam Sabzehzar | July 9, 2011 Members of the newly formed NCIA gathered in Southern California over the weekend to celebrate the cannabis industry’s
A four-member, mayor-appointed board will oversee the District’s medical marijuana program when the heavily regulated system rolls out sometime next year.
The mayor-appointed board is a key change in the latest set of regulations released by the city, which took the power of overseeing the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana away from the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration. The changes were made after a 45-day public input period. They also include new measures for how the city will chose who can operate medical marijuana facilities.
The new regulations, however, do not increase the number of ailments for which doctors can prescribe marijuana in the District. Only patients suffering from HIV, AIDS, cancer, glaucoma and multiple sclerosis can get a prescription.