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Medical cannabis: Not just for tie-dye wearers anymore

Image from public domain. Marijuana is wonderful medicine. Pharmaceutical and liquor/beer/wine companies do not want marijuana interfering with their turf, because people can economically grow their own high quality marijuana, thereby only enriching the soil and sellers of gardening products. Here are sources about marijuana’s...

Marijuana is Great Medicine

Image from public domain. Marijuana is great medicine. It is natural and green, and lacks the very undesirable side effects of so many other medicines, including anti-depressants. It can be ingested in brownies and cookies, to avoid being smoked. Pharmaceutical companies have no financial interest in...

Jon Gettman on Marijuana

Image from public domain. A wonderful fringe benefit of my marijuana defense work has involved meeting key players who bring sense to overcome so much of the nonsense of anti-marijuana crusaders. In addition to meeting such players through NORML annual meetings, I have worked with marijuana smell expert Richard Doty, and marijuana grow...

Praised be marijuana legalization activists

In 1990, I took out a subscription to High Times  magazine in protest over a federal prosecutor’s subpoenaing the magazine’s advertiser records — as reported by Index on Censorship — in an apparent effort to clamp down on hydroponic sellers and customers, and various other suspected...

Marijuana is medicine, and can even reverse munchies

Image from public domain. Marijuana is medicine. GW Pharmaceuticals is among the business world members confirming as much.  Now, ironically, the plant that brought us munchies (and, thus, vital relief to chemotherapy patients who otherwise have trouble wanting to eat and keeping food down) has been...

Virginia Cannabis Prosecutions Do Not Require Proving THC level

Virginia cannabis prosecutions are many fewer now that personal possession of  an ounce or less of marijuana is no longer a crime in the commonwealth. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer and Virginia drug attorney, I know that marijuana selling of any quantity of marijuana --...