British Judge Refuses to Jail Cancer Patient Who Grew Over 30 Cannabis Plants

Yesterday a British judge ruled against sending 65 year old cancer patient, Jonathan Yates, to prison for growing marijuana for medical purposes. The judge was quoted as saying he would “not be able to live with himself” if he sent Mr. Yates to prison. Mr. Yates, who suffers from tongue cancer, claims...

Whoopi Goldberg Voices Dissatisfaction With New York Medical Marijuana Law

Recently New York’s medical marijuana program got a new supporter, or critic, depending how you look at it. Last weekend, actress, comedian, and co-host of the television show “The View”, Whoopi Goldberg wrote in the well known marijuana blog “The Cannabist” that she felt New York’s medical...

Obama’s Cowardly Non-Stand On Marijuana

I wrote the other day that support for the legalization of marijuana is higher than support for Barack Obama with nearly half of all adult Americans in favor of ending the criminal penalties for personal use that further overcrowd our prisons. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Shortly after taking...

Marijuana Study: Scientists Discover Why Pot Affects Memory

It is common knowledge among marijuana smokers that the herb has a noticeable effect on short-term memory and generally leaves users in a very slight cognitive fog, which many find enjoyable. Now, a team of UK scientists from the University of Bristol have conducted tests and developed a theory for the cause...

Florida Judge Blocks Unconstitutional Drug Testing law

Florida’s recent law forcing welfare applicants to submit to a drug test has been blocked by a federal judge. In perhaps the perfect storm of unexpected characters, a 35 year old Navy veteran and a judge appointed by former president George W. Bush are at the helm of this crusade. Luis Lebron is a...

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