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2011-10-18 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- James Shaw, director of the Union of Medical Marijuana Patients www.Unionmmp.org, a civil rights organization, announced today that the Union has developed ways to enable law enforcement to regulate medical cannabis patient associations (MCPAs) without using a permit system, which an appeal court has now held to be illegal. The program will also confirm that MCPAs and their dispensaries comply with state law while protecting...

2011-10-01 07:00:00

420 Cannabis Evaluations Clinic, a new San Jose medical marijuana doctorâs office, is now open. They are dedicated to helping patients find an alternative way to treat their ailments at affordable price. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 Medical marijuana is growing in popularity as a way to safely treat a wide range of ailments. The newly opened 420 Cannabis Evaluations Clinic, a San Jose medical cannabis doctorâs office, aims to help Bay Area residents...

2011-09-07 16:12:00

Press Conference Thursday 12:30 on Steps of City Hall LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Shaw, director of the Union of Medical Marijuana Patients (UMMP), announced that today his organization filed a legal challenge in Superior Court to the City of Los Angeles ordinance regulating medical marijuana patient associations, based on the failure of the City to do an environmental impact report (EIR). "The City Attorney pushed an ordinance through the City Council in...

2011-07-27 00:01:21

Medical Director Dr. Arif Khan, a cannabis-knowledgeable physician, is seeing increasing numbers of women using medicinal cannabis to help them with certain female troubles. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Many women come to Greenway Medical Marijuana Physician Evaluations seeking help with ailments that only or primarily affect women, such as eating disorders, menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), mood swings and menopause. The San Francisco medical marijuana doctors at...

2011-07-21 14:37:00

Medicine to Be Used on Steps of City Hall in Protest of Failing Program Patient Advocate and Author Irvin Rosenfeld to Attend in Solidarity with DC's Illegal Medical 'Marijuana' Patients WASHINGTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 1-year anniversary of Congress approving the District of Columbia's medical cannabis program, the District of Columbia Patients' Cooperative (DCPC), a District-based non-profit organization and Safe Access DC, the Washington, D.C. chapter of...

2011-06-16 00:00:28

The Sacramento law firm of Wise Law Group takes on criminal cases defending medical cannabis dispensaries charged with illegally distributing marijuana. The firm's new website page explains why Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Based in part on materials compiled by Americans for Safe Access, the Sacramento, California criminal lawyer Mike Wise believes that medical cannabis dispensaries benefit the neighborhoods where they are located as well as the patients they serve. As announced on...

2011-06-07 00:00:33

Dr. Arif Khan of Greenway Medical Marijuana Physicians Evaluations helps patients understand the various methods in which medicinal cannabis can be used, what to expect or how long it will take to take effect. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Dr. Arif Khan, director of Greenway Medical Marijuana Physicians Evaluations, says that in addition to understanding the difference in the any different marijuana strains available, patients should be made aware of the many different ways...

2011-05-17 12:24:00

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- He was once a determined drug warrior, but now former Assistant US Attorney and Superior Court Judge James P. Gray believes the time has come to take marijuana out of the black market and regulate it instead. After years of witnessing the harm caused by outlawing marijuana, Judge Gray will file a voter initiative this Wednesday with the California Attorney General's office that will regulate marijuana like wine. A press conference...

2011-04-18 00:00:27

The medical cannabis industry has created a special event to recalibrate and redefine the celebration of the 420 Holiday. The Deep Green festival, the first Earth Day celebration of medicinal cannabis, health and ecology will be held Saturday April 23rd at Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California. Oakland, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 17, 2011 The medicinal cannabis industry is undergoing an accelerated shift of perception at warp speed. With over 60,000 media articles published this year on...

2011-04-17 00:00:36

Greenway Medical Marijuana Physician Evaluations advises patients about how to cope with the potential side effects of medicinal cannabis use. There are simple remedies advocated that will relieve the main common side effects of cannabis use. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 16, 2011 Greenway Medical Marijuana Physician Evaluations advises patients about how to cope with the potential side effects of medicinal cannabis use. There are simple remedies advocated that will relieve the main...