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The Secret Weapon That Can Get Marijuana Legalized Nationwide

​What if I told you there is a secret weapon that, if understood and utilized by the cannabis reform community, could fairly quickly and very decisively decide the issue of marijuana legalization once and for all? Everybody knows that cannabis legalization is very, very near the tipping point in the...

The Systemic Abuse of Medical Marijuana Patients Must Stop

As laws regarding the medical use of marijuana continue to change, will the rest of society catch up quickly enough? When state laws and doctors support the use of medical marijuana while federal laws maintain an outdated “zero tolerance” war-like attitude, medical marijuana patients end up being...

Vaporizers: A Great Choice For Marijuana Patients

One of the most commonly used arguments among the more ignorant of medical marijuana detractors is that anything that is smoked cannot be benign. Aside from the fact that this ignores the wide variety of cannabis-infused foods available today, it is hard to deny that smoking raw plant material has some...

Smoke Weed Every Day – Live to 120

For many people, age is a scary thing. Many of us want to live life as long as possible. This was also the goal of Fulla Nayak. Living in a small village named Kanarpur in India, Fulla was said to be 125 years old when she died. However, looking at a voter photo ID card issued by the Indian government in...

UK Man Growing Marijuana for Severe Pain Still Faces Prison

It’s well documented that medical marijuana helps with pain, and in a market town in the Burough of Darlington in England, a man with a spinal condition must have seen the research; he was growing 27 marijuana plants, utilized to numb the pain caused by his condition. Stephen Tull, 59, was charged...

Sheriff Insists Marijuana Patients Have No Second Amendment Rights

The clash between federal and state marijuana law is an unremitting challenge for everyone involved. In what is generally a case of semantics at worst, the two laws can be complete contradictions. The federal law can be likened to the draconian, harsh Old Testament, and state law (in pro-marijuana states)...

Guest Post: A Medical Marijuana Patient’s Position on Pain

This post was sent in by Jeffrey A. Benedict as part of our community blogger outreach.  Have a reefer-related post to share? We want to hear from you too! If you would like to be featured on 420petition send your blog to community@marijuanadoctors.com My name is Jeffrey A Benedict, and I am a medical...

Marijuana News: This Week in Brief

Seattle Supports Marijuana With a unanimous vote of 8-0, the Seattle city council has approved a system that will allow the distribution of medical marijuana. The council favored the statutes, and Seattle Mayor Mike said he would sign the bill. Effective Friday, state law will require dispensaries to morph...

Marijuana News: The Freshest of Friday

Dana Point Seeks to Bankrupts Dispensaries Instead of going with the usual taxation route, the city of Dana Point California has been engaging in an aggressive lawsuit campaign against marijuana dispensaries. So far it has racked up a whopping 7 million dollars from such frivolous lawsuits. City ordinances...

Marijuana News: What’s Green This Week

Green Grandparents Seniors at a California retirement community are ruffling some feathers for seeking out marijuana to treat their illnesses. After failed attempts to grow the plants in the communal garden and at off-site facilities, some 150 residents have formed a collective and turned to growing in their...

Marijuana News To Follow This Week

Arizona Files Lawsuit Over Medical Marijuana Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has instructed her Attorney General, Tom Horne, to sue the Justice Department as a way of forcing a federal court to clarify issues surrounding the state’s recently passed medical marijuana law. The move is a response a letter by U.S....

Marijuana News Medley

Obama & Marijuana: An Administrative Excuse Various medical marijuana supporters are beseeching the DC Circuit Court to persuade the Obama administration to respond to a petition to reschedule marijuana. The petition was created and turned in nine years ago. The Coalition for Rescheduling Cannabis was...

The War On Drugs And Children, The Real Story

Today we have an excellent guest blog by Julie Thies about the absurdity of waging and all out war on marijuana while the pharmaceutical industry force feeds genuinely dangerous drugs to our children with impunity. We want to hear from you too! If you would like to be featured on 420petition send your post...

Compassionate Cannabis Cure: Elvy Musikka’s Story

Cannabis crusaders who took the trip down to Tobacco Road, in Florida on Saturday, January 15, 2011 for the 13th Annual Medical Marijuana Benefit Concert were certainly in for a toker’riffic treat as the first lady to ever receive medical cannabis through a federal program in 1988, Elvy Musikka, regaled...

Home Sweet Homeless

I had hoped the New Year would herald a harmonious wave of cannabis clarity across the country. However as I see that yet another medical marijuana patient, who currently suffers from either a chronic or terminal illness, has been kicked out onto the streets, I realize that good tidings are to be enjoyed...