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Marijuana Can Help Prevent Suicide, Study Saysnew

A new study from Germany says that, in U.S. states like California where marijuana has become medically legit, rates of suicide have gone down.
L.A. Weekly  |  Dennis Romero  |  02-27-2012  |  Drugs

An Open Letter To President Obamanew

Two years ago, you said your administration would not go after dispensaries in states where marijuana is legal for medicinal use. But last Friday, your U.S. Department of Justice attorneys reversed course in California.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Jeff von Kaenel  |  10-14-2011  |  Commentary

Who Gets Pot Recommendations?new

A new RAND study reveals that it might not be who you think.
East Bay Express  |  David Downs  |  03-21-2011  |  Drugs

What's Next for Berkeley Patients Group?new

Berkeley's largest pot club is in no danger of closing despite its $6.3 million tax bill.
East Bay Express  |  David Downs  |  03-14-2011  |  Drugs

Prescription Potnew

Drive under way to make medical marijuana legal in Michigan.
Metro Times  |  Curt Guyette  |  06-19-2007  |  Drugs

Dude, Where's My Pot?new

Ten years after California legalized medical marijuana, Orange County's war on cannabis continues.
OC Weekly  |  Nick Schou  |  05-22-2007  |  Drugs

Garden of Weedin'new

Oregon's medical marijuana growers want to win respect, help the sick -- and grow the kindest bud on the planet.
Willamette Week  |  Zach Dundas  |  01-24-2007  |  Drugs

Stoned by Jurynew

Regardless of law, Canadian jurors aren't likely to jail medical weed users.
NOW Magazine  |  Alan Young  |  11-20-2006  |  Science

High Timenew

Eight years after falling down a flight of stairs, Wayne Lalonde still suffers -- but as part of COMPASS, a groundbreaking medical marijuana study, he may finally find relief.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Brent Sedo  |  10-06-2006  |  Science

Bad Buzznew

L.A.'s growing medical pot movement is outraged after feds shut down Van Nuys clinic in surprise afternoon raid.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Justin Chapman  |  09-15-2006  |  Science

Club Pot Mednew

Washington state's vague medical marijuana law has pushed supply underground, gotten patients busted, and confused the heck out of area lawmen.
Seattle Weekly  |  Philip Dawdy  |  08-16-2006  |  Science

High Above the Lawnew

She has cerebral palsy, four kids and loads of debt -- meet the unofficial spokeswoman for marijuana legalization.
The Pitch  |  Eric Barton  |  06-13-2006  |  Science

Choosing Sciencenew

This week, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors delivered an important victory for medicine in defiance of the Bush administration's War on Science.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  05-12-2006  |  Commentary

The 4/20 Advisorynew

The FDA's recent pronouncement that pot has no medical value has generated outrage from Congress to The New York Times.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Mick Farren  |  05-12-2006  |  Science

Bad Eyes and Good Medicinenew

The Drug Enforcement Agency and Health and Human Services seem poised to approve a rescheduling of marijuana from Schedule One to something less severe, opening it up for legal medical use on the federal level.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Matt Kettmann  |  03-30-2006  |  Science

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