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Marijuana Shrinks Tumors Government Knew in 1974

The term medical marijuana took on dramatic new meaning in February, 2000 when researchers in Madrid announced they had destroyed incurable brain tumors in rats by injecting them with THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. The Madrid study marks only the second time that THC has been administered to tumor-bearing animals; the first was a …

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USA: Supporters of legalizing marijuana in Arkansas rally for support

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Supporters of the legalization of marijuana in Arkansas will gather at the Federal Courts building to rally for support. April 20th or 4:20 is a day recognizing the consumption of cannabis. Christine Beems says, “We have tended to associate cannabis with…lazy hippies! Let’s just say it! Potheads!” Beems came from …

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Haze clouds state policy on distribution of medical pot

Unlike Michigan, some states have allowed clinics to take hold, prosper BY L.L. BRASIER FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER With nearly 28,000 Michigan residents now registered as patient users, the state is proving a hot spot in the national debate on medical marijuana use. Battles are looming in courtrooms and soon, many experts say, in the …

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‘Herbal’ shop in Destin offers ‘legal options’ instead of cannabis

by Rebecca Deely The tiny strip mall that sits at the foot of the Marler Bridge is no longer completely vacant. Its newest tenant, Haight Ashbury, is still in the works of filling its shelves and getting a sign, but for now the neon green “herbal incense” sign and the bright tie dye T-shirts bring …

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Dueling Sides on Prop 19 Trot Out Research

As California voters weigh whether to support legalization of marijuana on the November ballot, forces for and against Prop 19 are stepping up the studies, statistics and rhetoric aimed at propping up their respective sides. For instance, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug …

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Thousands Attend Marijuana Rally

By Christopher J. Girard, Globe Correspondent  Source: Boston Globe   Boston, MA — Thousands swarmed Boston Common yesterday afternoon, participating — to various degrees — in a rally advocating legalization of marijuana that featured live music and speakers, including Green-Rainbow gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein. The 21st Annual Boston Freedom Rally, sponsored by MassCann, the state’s chapter …

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