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2010-05-10 15:28:00

As Featured Speaker, Presents 16-slide detailed analysis to Conference in San Diego SAN DIEGO, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four-Star General Barry R. McCaffrey (Ret), the former White House "Drug Czar" who was Director of National Drug Control Policy in the Clinton Administration, laid out the case against legalizing marijuana as California prepares to vote on the issue in a referendum. As the featured speaker today at the 2010 National Marijuana Initiative and California Campaign...

2010-04-15 06:40:00

CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey state legislature passed the bill S119 legalizing medical marijuana on January 18, 2010. Harmony Foundation (a non-profit organization), in association with Greenway University, is starting to hold educational seminars which will cover everything needed to know about the medical marijuana / cannabis industry. In the next six months, the state health department must decide who will be permitted to open "Alternative...

2010-04-08 13:38:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ** 'Cannabis - The Medicine Plant' Forum The 6th Annual National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics April 15-17, 2010, Crown Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Ave. , Warwick, RI ** "Harborside Health Center, a nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif., is looked upon as a model of how others could...

2010-03-25 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Opposition to the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative (2010) has learned that the ballot measure for The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 has officially been certified by the State of California to qualify for the November ballot. Opposition proponent Alexandra Datig said, "Drug addiction is an epidemic and marijuana is a silent killer. For California to legalize marijuana would further contribute to the harms that...

2010-03-11 10:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Marijuana is not just for brownies anymore. It has touched the lives of thousands of Michigan residents who are struggling with chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, spasms or wasting syndrome. For patients in Michigan, relief is now even closer. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Certification Center (MMMCC) has opened a new, larger location in Southfield to help qualified patients get doctor recommendations to use medical marijuana as an...

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2009-12-09 13:10:00

California may be a state that is best known for being one of the pioneers in having a medical marijuana industry. News reports, however, reveal that the city of Los Angeles has decided to limit the number of medical marijuana dispensaries to 70. According to the Associated Press, the city council has already arrived at this decision, although they will still need to take a vote on the ordinance that will regulate these dispensaries. Medical marijuana cooperatives in California were allowed...

2009-10-19 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder today announced formal guidelines for federal prosecutors in states that have enacted laws authorizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The guidelines make clear that the focus of federal resources should not be on individuals whose actions are in compliance with existing state laws, while underscoring that the Department will continue to prosecute people whose claims of compliance with state and local...

2009-08-19 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., Aug.19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rapid Fire Marketing (Pink Sheets: RFMK) announces plans to provide services to the medical cannabis industry. With the passing of Proposition 215, making medical cannabis legal in the state of California, Rapid Fire Marketing has entered the business of providing full service marketing, consulting and management services to this newly-emerged industry, which includes medical doctors and cannabis dispensaries. Rapid Fire Marketing is...

2009-07-20 12:23:02

Colorado health officials said they are considering a proposal to limit medical marijuana sales in the state. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment spokesman Mark Salley said the Colorado Board of Health was scheduled to vote Monday on a proposal that would limit the number of patients a medical marijuana dispensary can have as customers at any one time to five in total, The Denver Post reported. Salley said the proposal before the board is in line with the state's Amendment...

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2009-04-06 20:15:00

The state of Michigan has started accepting application for medical marijuana from residents with debilitating illnesses, officials said Monday. Michigan is the 13th state to legalize the use of medical marijuana, the Detroit News reported. The Michigan Department of Community Health said it can take up to 15 days to review an application, which must include a form from a Michigan-licensed doctor certifying that a patient suffers from a qualifying medical condition. It can take another five...


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