212015Mar

Sniffing Out What’s ‘Edible,’ Legal in Marijuana Dining

Marijuana “edibles” are poised to go way beyond the scope of these funky cookies. Stephanie Kahn, co-owner with her husband Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn of the D.C. medical marijuana dispensary Takoma Wellness Center, says they “advise those planning on making edibles at home to start with low doses and understand that they won’t feel anything immediately.”…

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202015Mar

Survey Finds Strong Majority In Support Of Marijuana Legalization And Decriminalization

Posted: 03/18/2015 3:20 pm EDT Updated: 03/18/2015 3:59 pm EDT A new national survey of American voters has found a strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and an even larger majority in support of decriminalization of the drug. The “Beyond the Beltway” report released Wednesday by Democratic-affiliated Benenson Strategy Group and SKDKnickerbocker found 61…

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122015Mar

Thank you, Nevada Senator Dean Heller, for adding your name to CARERS!

Heller Cosponsors Bipartisan Medical Marijuana Legislation – Press Releases – News – United… That makes 4 Senators: Gillibrand & Booker (Democrats) and Paul & Heller (Republicans). Which US Senator will be next? 47 to go! Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act, S.683, to ensure that states, like Nevada, have the right to…

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112015Mar

Way to go ASA!

U.S. Senators Introduce Unprecedented Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Legislation Previously when patient advocates have tried to bring up the issue of medical marijuana with their Senators, many offices have avoided taking an official… SAFEACCESSNOW.ORG

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92015Mar

Important information from Americans for Safe Access

MARCH ISSUE OF THE ASA ACTIVTIST NEWSLETTER n this month’s issue, you’ll learn about the dramatic turn in the widely watched federal trial of the Kettle Falls Five, plus the new bill in Congress that would make… SAFEACCESSNOW.ORG

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92015Mar

Just days ago, the FDA issued several warning letters

Just days ago, the FDA issued several warning letters to firms that market unapproved drugs for the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of diseases. Some of these firms claim that their products contain cannabidiol (CBD). FDA has tested those products and, in some of them, did not detect any CBD. Warning Letters and Test…

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92015Mar

Dr. Dustin Sulak in Maine…

Medical marijuana coming out of the shadows: Portland Press Herald Video Medical marijuana can be used to treat a wide range of ailments argues Dr. Dustin Sulak, whose medical marijuana practice cares for 15,000 Mainers. VIDEO.PRESSHERALD.COM

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22015Mar

Pot-Dispensing Rabbi: D.C. Residents Deserve Legal Access to Marijuana

Evelyn Hockstein—The Washington Post/Getty Images Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn, owner of the Takoma Wellness Center, dispenses medical marijuana on Oct. 10, 2014, in Takoma Park, DC. Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn lives in Washington, D.C., where he and his family own and operate Takoma Wellness Center. Feb. 27, 2015 Congress needs to back off and respect the wishes of D.C….

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262015Feb

Congressmen, D.C. Mayor Clash On Pot Legalization

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Possessing and growing small amounts of marijuana in the District of Columbia are set to become legal early on Thursday but top Republican congressmen have warned the city the new standards are unlawful. Voters in the U.S. capital last year overwhelmingly approved Initiative 71, which lets the…

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