Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

Canada’s War on Weed – Video

With a reported value of over six billion dollars, it’s no secret that marijuana in British Columbia is big business. However, due to the recent legalization of weed in Washington and Colorado, the draconian crime laws pushed forward by the Canadian Conservative government’s omnibus crime bill, and recent changes to medical marijuana regulations, the entire industry is suddenly facing an identity crisis. VICE Canada went west to talk to the people directly affected by these recent events: from the legalization activists and the large and…

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Off The Grid: Legalized Marijuana Brings Record High Tax Benefits for Colorado Schools

In case you missed it, Colorado’s marijuana tax incentive for schools just set previous records and has collected more money in the first half of the year than all of 2014. READ to find out more: http://goo.gl/nmvLjE Legalized Marijuana Brings Record High Tax Benefits for Colorado Schools – Read now on Jesse Ventura’s Off The Grid at Ora.TV ORA.TV Local news outlet KOAA out Colorado are reporting that the state has hit record highs in regards to marijuana tax incentives for school construction. KOAA reports that the…

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North American Cannabis Holdings Announces Healthcare Spin-Off and Shareholder Dividend LOI

  DALLAS, Jul. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ –North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (OTC: USMJ) today announced a letter of intent (LOI) agreement intended to result in a spin-off the Company’s healthcare operations and a dividend to be issued to shareholders. “The Company launched a cannabis consumer product development operation in 2013,” explained CEO Steven Rash. “After two years…

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Tax $ wasted. ‪Police‬ Eat ‪Marijuana‬ ‪Edibles‬ During Raid in California (VIDEO)

Surveillance video from a California pot dispensary prompts an internal investigation. A police raid of Sky High Holistic, an unlicensed marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, California, was caught on the shop’s surveillance cameras, and the footage doesn’t look good. Matthew Pappas, the attorney for the shop, says the video shows officers eating marijuana-laced edibles and mistreating the disabled manager.According to Pappas, who shared edited footage of the raid with KTLA-TV, officers intimidated manager Marla James, an amputee who uses a wheelchair. The tape apparently captures…

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HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation

HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation Full Video: What Are Terpenes? Take a closer look at what Terpenes are and how they react within the cannabis plant. 1975 report on Cannabis and Cancer, from a dot gov site, hundreds if not thousands more articles on that same dot gov site. Why is that, if there is no medical benefit? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1159836 http://files.iowamedicalmarijuana.org/sc…n%2075.pdf

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Vancouver becomes 1st city in Canada to license medical marijuana sales – And the federal government is not very happy about it.

  Vancouver becomes 1st city in Canada to license medical marijuana sales The bylaw will charge retail dealers a $30,000 licence fee. cbc.ca Vancouver city council has voted to regulate and license the roughly 100 medical marijuana retailers in the city, making it the first city in Canada to do so. The bylaw was supported by Mayor Gregor Robertson, the dominant Vision Vancouver councillors, and Green Party Coun. Adriane Carr. Opposed were the city’s three Non-Partisan Association councillors. Coun. Kerry Jang called the controversial bylaw…

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Thousands of families praise Gov. Abbott for supporting hemp oil

WASHINGTON, DC (Coalition for Access Now) – The Coalition for Access Now – a non-profit coalition representing thousands of families petitioning for access to therapeutic hemp oil nationwide – released the following statement in support of Texas Governor Greg Abbott passing TX SB 339, which would legalize access to hemp oil therapies in the State of Texas. “On behalf of the thousands of families who have been suffering from lack of access to hemp oil therapies for our ailing children, I would like to thank…

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Marijuana and hemp growers duke it out in Oregon Legislature

Depending on who’s talking, a 20-acre hemp farm about 10 miles south of Grants Pass is either the harbinger of a new industry that could help save rural Oregon – or an existential threat to local marijuana farmers just as they’re anticipating boom times. Hemp, the non-intoxicating version of cannabis sativa, has long been a big part of the marijuana culture, celebrated for its wide variety of uses and status as a fellow victim of federal prohibition. But now that both hemp and marijuana are…

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Hemp Oil A Life-Changing Medicine For Carrollton Child

CARROLLTON(CBSDFW.COM) – Landmark legislation is headed to Governor Greg Abbott that will legalize a limited form of medical marijuana for use in Texas. It’s validation for a Carrollton mother who says it’s been a miracle drug for her young daughter. Harper Howard is far from a typical five-year-old. She has what’s known as CDKL5 disorder. She’s unable to talk, eat or walk because of a rare brain condition that can cause deadly seizures. “It’s like she’s been electrocuted but there’s no plug to pull. Her…

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