Keep Vancouver’s Insite Open, Supreme Court Rules

September 30th, 2011

The judges said the government’s 2008 move to deny a permit extension to Insite, in Vancouver’s downtrodden Downtown Eastside, was “arbitrary,” threatened to undermine best cbd cigarettes review and safety, and was unconstitutional.

http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/09/30/Keep-Vancouvers-Insite-Open-Supreme-Court-Rules

The Evolution of John McKay By Nina Shapiro, Seattle Weekly – Tuesday, September 27 2011

September 30th, 2011

How a Republican aristocrat and loyal Bush soldier turned into a marijuana activist and public pot-stirrer.

Marijuana prohibition has failed at the federal level. It’s failed at the state level. It’s failed at the local level,” he told legislators.

http://www.cannabisculture.com/v2/content/2011/09/27/Evolution-John-McKay

We the People petition calls for legalization of marijuana

September 29th, 2011

When the ability to petition the government through the White House’s official website went live Thursday, the first petition to go public was for the legalization of marijuana.

http://www.kltv.com/story/15535671/we-the-people-petition-calls-for-legalization-of-marijuana

More than just a pain reliever

September 29th, 2011

Cannabis is one of the 50 fundamental herbs in traditional Chinese medicine, and is prescribed to treat many diverse medical conditions.

http://canadiancoop.com/med_patients.html

Study On Pot Shops Has A Twist

September 29th, 2011

In a study of crime near Los Angeles dispensaries — which the investigators call the most rigorous independent examination of its kind — the Santa Monica-based think tank found that crime actually increased near hundreds of pot shops after they were required to close last summer.

http://articles.latimes.com/2011/sep/21/local/la-me-0928-marijuana-dispensaries-20110921

A Petitioning System Goes to Pot, and More

September 28th, 2011

A half-dozen pot-related petitions are among the 64 that have been filed on the site so far.

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/26/a-petitioning-system-goes-to-pot-and-more/

Legalize Marijuana’ Petition Leads in Votes on White House’s New ‘We The People’ Site – Will Obama Listen?

September 28th, 2011

The petition to “legalize and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol”  received almost twenty thousand signatures – five times the amount required for a response – in just two days, making it the most popular petition on the site.

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/670825/%27legalize_marijuana%27_petition_leads_in_votes_on_white_house%27s_new_%27we_the_people%27_site_-_will_obama_listen/

US: Weed the People: Over 35,000 Strong for Marijuana Legalization

September 28th, 2011

It was just last Thursday that the White House launched their petition website, “We the People.” That morning, NORML submitted a petition calling for the legalization of marijuana. In just four short days the petition has received over 35,000 signatures, making it the most signed petition on the website by nearly 15,000 names.

http://www.marijuana.com/drug-war-headline-news/181741-us-weed-people-over-35-000-strong-marijuana-legalization.html

Petition Obama to Pardon Pot Activist Marc Emery

September 26th, 2011

CANNABIS CULTURE – The White House has launched a new website giving citizens the opportunity to electronically petition President Obama, who will respond to issues that receive more than 5,000 signatures in 30 days. Sign the petition asking Obama to pardon imprisoned Canadian marijuana activist Marc Emery!

http://www.freemarc.ca/group/freemarcca/petition-obama-pardon-pot-activist-marc-emery

Warm Clothing Donation Sites in Vancouver

September 26th, 2011

One small gesture, one afternoon, can make a difference. Let’s make sure all Vancouverites can get through this winter.

http://www.miss604.com/2010/11/warm-clothing-donation-sites-in-vancouver.html