Administrative Law Judge: Arizona Should Have Held Medical Marijuana Hearing To Consider Adding Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease has been in the news a lot lately with the passing of boxing legend, and social justice icon, Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali had suffered from Parkinson’s for quite some time, and passed away this week at the age of 74. There have been several studies that have shown…

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Federal Judge Finally Lifts Injunction Against Native American Hemp Farmer

If you are not familiar with the story of Alex White Plume and the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s thwarted efforts to cultivate hemp in the 2000’s, you should be. The Oglala Sioux Tribe is a sovereign nation according to the United States government, at least on paper. I say at least on paper,…

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Canadian Judge Strikes Down Ban On Home Medical Marijuana Cultivation

(image via Canada.com) The ‘Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations’ were introduced in Canada in 2013. The new regulations banned all home cultivation of medical marijuana in Canada by patients and/or growers (a later injunction would ‘grandfather’ some in), and instead required patients to buy medical marijuana only from licensed producers.…

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Judge Calls Last Year’s Federal Marijuana Banking Guidance Memo A ‘Nothingburger’

Marijuana businesses are largely boxed out of the banking industry. Most banks will not work with marijuana businesses because marijuana is illegal federally. Last year the United States Treasury Department issued ‘guidance’ on the issue in an attempt to help banks navigate through the rules. That ‘guidance’ proved to just…

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A Judge And A Former NYPD Narc Tell The Truth About The Drug War

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition speakers Judge John Delaney (Ret.) and Ltd. Joanne Naughton (Ret.) tell their remarkable stories of personal revelation and transformation. Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is one of my favorite organizations because the organization’s message really resonates with people, especially people that may be on the fence about…

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Judge Orders New Hampshire Agency To Issue Medical Marijuana Card To Woman With Terminal Cancer

On Tuesday, a Merrimack County Superior Court Judge ordered the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to issue a medical marijuana ID card to a woman with terminal cancer in order to expedite her access to medical marijuana. Linda Horan of Alstead filed a lawsuit against DHHS…

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Federal Judge To DEA: Leave Law Abiding Medical Marijuana Businesses Alone

Yesterday, a federal judge lifted an injunction against one of California’s oldest medical marijuana dispensaries. The injunction can no longer be enforced in the wake of a congressional spending amendment passed by Congress last year—the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment—that precluded the Department of Justice from spending funds on prosecuting dispensaries in compliance…

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