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2012-02-06 14:17:00

DETROIT, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Michigan-based medical marijuana coalition --The National Patients Rights Association (NPRA) -- has been formed by some of the nation's leading medical marijuana advocates to protect patient rights. The group will encourage legislators, prosecutors, and local governments to fully honor the decision of voters that enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana in 16 states and the nation's capital. Michigan, whose Michigan Medical Marijuana Act (MMMA)...

2012-01-30 17:00:00

Motion to Completely Ban Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Press Conference Tuesday at 9:30 am LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Shaw, director of the Union of Medical Marijuana Patients, announced that the Union has provided the members of the Los Angeles City Council and City Attorney two motions to regulate medical cannabis dispensaries as an alternatives to the City Attorney draconian solution to City Council's concerns (the initial drafts are posted at...

2012-01-18 20:00:00

Recent actions taken by the California US Attorneys have had a detrimental effect on the continued development of a legal medical cannabis industry while handing a windfall to the illegal growers and drug cartels, says medical marijuana attorney Chris Van Hook. Crescent City, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 The recent crackdowns on California medical marijuana dispensaries by the state´s four US Attorneys, which have resulted in the closures of dozens of collectives around the state, have...

2012-01-14 08:00:00

Halent Laboratories´ cannabinoid and terpene profiles enable medical marijuana dispensary employees to scientifically match patients´ medical needs with the right strain of cannabis. Doobons.com is now identifying dispensaries that use Halent by displaying the “Halent Tested” emblem on their profile. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 Doobons.com began a revolution in the way patients find local medical marijuana dispensaries, doctors and clinics, and other...

2011-12-31 08:00:00

KTVU Channel 2 News recently reported on the growing trend of medicinal cannabis dispensaries hitting the road. While the federal crackdown is increasing the number of medical marijuana dispensaries moving to delivery service in California, Doobons.com is helping patients instantly find ones that serve their area using advanced geotargeting technology. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 The recent federal crackdown on nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries operating in locations...

2011-12-12 13:00:00

Cannabis Training University (CTU), the world leader in online medical marijuana education, has released the most comprehensive and affordable online medical marijuana education program available. For only $199 at http://www.theCTU.com, students can enroll for 6 online video courses and receive their CTU Medical Marijuana Industry Certificate. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Cannabis Training University (CTU), the world leader in online medical marijuana education, has released...

2011-11-30 14:54:49

Leads to lower consumption of alcohol A groundbreaking new study shows that laws legalizing medical marijuana have resulted in a nearly nine percent drop in traffic deaths and a five percent reduction in beer sales. "Our research suggests that the legalization of medical marijuana reduces traffic fatalities through reducing alcohol consumption by young adults," said Daniel Rees, professor of economics at the University of Colorado Denver who co-authored the study with D. Mark Anderson,...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

The newest San Jose medical marijuana doctorâs office, 420 Cannabis Evaluations Clinic, urges supporters of medical marijuana to voice their opposition to the recent federal crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries by calling the White House Comments Line, (202) 456-1111. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Recent federal actions against California medical marijuana clubs have put the future of the stateâs medical cannabis dispensaries into question. 420...

2011-11-02 21:33:48

Findings to be presented at annual meeting of American Public Health Association A Rhode Island Hospital physician/researcher will present findings from a study investigating whether legalizing medical marijuana in Rhode Island will increase its use among youths. Lead author Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H., will present the findings of the study at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition on November 2. Choo, an emergency medicine physician with Rhode Island...