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2011-07-03 00:01:49

The original San Jose medical marijuana collective is hosting a special holiday event for members and prospective members. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2011 Get ready to kick off the summer with Holistic Pain Management's three-day holiday celebration extravaganza. Lots of fun and games are planned for this adult-only event. Try your luck at the Wheel of Medicine; grab some ribs and slaw and dance to music provided by a lively DJ. "We expect the largest turnout this year," said Van Hovey,...

2011-06-15 07:15:00

PHOENIX, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altitude Organic Corporation (Pinksheets:ERBB.pk - News), a leading national, publicly-traded medical marijuana company, is pleased to announce it will be a gold sponsor of the Marijuana Policy Project's Liberty Belle Ball held at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles on July 7th. The annual ball is a fundraising benefit for Washington DC-based Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) (http://www.mpp.org/). The Marijuana Policy Project has been on the frontlines...

2010-12-07 00:00:41

Green Relief Medical Marijuana Convention & Expo, produced by Big Truck Media Group LLC, has set the date for a first of its kind in Arizona convention and expo to be held on April 14-16, 2011. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 The event will be hosted at the Renaissance Hotel & Spa in Glendale, Arizona. Three educational tracks will focus on healthcare guidelines and patient care, legislative/legal issues and dispensary/vendor topics. The expo floor will include a dynamic...

2009-09-17 17:12:22

Police in California said they discovered a marijuana cigarette hidden in the dreadlocks of a suspect arrested on 10 charges. Palo Alto police Sgt. Dan Ryan said Melvin Robbins, 21, of Mountain View, Calif., was pulled over for speeding at about 11:30 p.m. Monday, and officers soon discovered marijuana in the vehicle, the Palo Alto Daily News reported Thursday. Investigators said Robbins, whose license was suspended, initially gave officers a false name, and they discovered he was on...

2009-07-22 14:13:01

Authorities said a pair of New York state employees are accused of creating a man cave at the Capitol Building complete with a TV and marijuana scales. A spokesman for the state Inspector General Joseph Fisch said Louis Marciano, 50, a supervisor with the state Office of General Services, and Gary Pivoda, a cleaner who works under him, allegedly used taxpayer dollars to transform a maintenance area in a Capitol garage facility into a man cave with a TV, board games, DVDs, couches, rolling...

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2009-07-01 01:20:00

Medical marijuana has become so much a part of life in California that some suppliers make home deliveries. Kevin Reed told the San Jose Mercury News he decided to operate a delivery service after two attempts at storefront clinics fizzled because nearby residents or business owners did not like the idea. He operates Green Cross out of his San Francisco apartment but does not have to worry that customers dropping in all day will annoy his neighbors. Green Cross gets high marks from customers...

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2009-05-10 12:45:00

150 peaceful protesters gathered in Amsterdam Saturday as part of a global action for the legalization of marijuana. They congregated on a public square, paying attention to pro-legalization speeches as marijuana was smoked and music blasted from speakers around the crowd. T-shirts with pro-cannabis messages, as well as snacks made with marijuana were sold at stands in the square. "Prohibiting something that people will always want causes illegality and the emergence of criminal gangs," Daan...

2009-02-20 00:49:54

Customs inspectors say a Canadian truck driver attempted to enter the United States with 1,746 pounds of marijuana stashed under a load of cattle. Edwin Roy Fuller of Langley, British Columbia, was arrested Tuesday at the Sumas road crossing, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reported Thursday. Fuller was being held pending an appearance in federal court in Seattle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers selected Fuller's truck for an inspection, officials said. Once the cattle were out of...

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2009-02-08 00:55:00

A 72-year-old English milkman who claimed he provided marijuana for customers who needed it to ease their pain has received a suspended sentence. Robert Holding of Burnley, who had already pleaded guilty, was given a 36-month prison sentence at a hearing Friday, The Daily Mail reported. Judge Beverly Lunt said Holding was spared jail because he visits his wife, who has Alzheimer's disease, daily. You were not some philanthropist helping out the elderly out of the good of your heart. You dealt...

2008-10-07 07:30:00

Text of report in English by Czech national public-service news agency CTK Prague, 7 October: Czech Education Minister Ondrej Liska (Greens, SZ) has smoked marijuana several times, he admitted in a recent discussion with secondary school students in Dvur Kralove, east Bohemia, the daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) writes today. "I have played with a hip hop band for a long time and organized various festivals and other similar events. I therefore was in an environment where dope is commonly...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.