New York: Groups To Gather In Support Of DA's Proposal To Stop Prosecuting Minor Marijuana Cases

Community Groups, Elected Officials Support Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson’s Proposal to Stop Prosecuting Low-Level Cannabis Possession Cases
Major Step Will Dramatically Reduce the Number of People in Brooklyn Unfairly Saddled with Lifelong Criminal Records
Advocates, Community Groups Applaud DA Thompson for His Leadership and Demand Reform at City Hall and in Albany
Elected officials, community members and the coalition, New Yorkers for Public Health & Safety, on Friday at 11 a…

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CLEAR Daily News 24th April 2014

Teen Pot Use has not Increased Since Legalizing Medicinal Marijuana (Counsel and Heal) – Read More

Stella’s Munchies (Guy Fawkes Blog “Order Order”) – Read More

Complaint On Radio 4 Cannabis Report. BBC Responds Well. (CLEAR) – Read More

Medical cannabis Stops Spread of Breast Cancer (NBC NEWS) – Watch Here

Proposal to Limit Prosecutions of Marijuana Cases in Brooklyn (New York Times) – Read More

‘Pot schools’ crop up as US states relax laws (THE) – Read More

Safety concerns about legal marijuana edibles (Fox News) – Read More

AUDIO: Scaremongering report on cannabis from BBCr4 “Today”…

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Minnesota NORML rallies at state capitol for cannabis law reform + MORE

Nebraska police officers are increasingly frustrated with Colorado for what they say is an increase in pot trafficking in their state that they tie directly to the legalization of cannabis acros…

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Demonstrators descended on the state capitol rotunda Wednesday thrusting fists and signs into the air with chants of “yes, we cannabis!”

For two hours, the hallways echoed with the voices of c…

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SF 1641 would allow people with specific debilitating medical conditions to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it
The Minnesota Senate Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing will finish its public hearing and hold a vote Friday on a bill that would provide legal access to medical marijuana for people with specific debilitating medical conditions…

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Nebraska cops want Colorado to pay for pot enforcement + MORE

Complaint On Radio 4 Cannabis Report. BBC Responds Well.Justin Webb, BBCRadio 4 ‘Today’
This morning at 7.20am the BBC disgraced itself on its flagship radio news programme with a descent into sensationalist, scaremongering reporting on cannabis.  Justin Webb introduced reporter Sima Kotecha. You can listen to the report here.
I quickly filed an online complaint and then sent this email to the programme, its presenters and the reporter…

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Nebraska police officers are increasingly frustrated with Colorado for what they say is an increase in pot trafficking in their state that they tie directly to the legalization of cannabis acros…

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Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Increase Use Among Adolescents

By Steve Elliott
Hemp News
One common refrain from those opposed to medical marijuana is that its legalization would increase use among adolescents, but a new study indicates that’s just not true.
According to the study from Rhode Island Hospital, which compared 20 years of data from states with and without medical marijuana laws, legalizing cannabis for medicinal use did not lead to any increased use among adolescents, reports ScienceDaily…

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CLEAR Daily News 23rd April 2014

Frequent Cannabis Consumers Are Less Likely To Engage In Problematic Alcohol Use (Alternet) – Read More

Newspaper Article Accidentally Sums Up The Marijuana Legalization Debate (Huff Po) – Read More

Court rejects human trafficking claim by cannabis growhouse accused (Irish Examiner) – Read More

Britain has among the harshest drug laws in Europe, and among the worst drug problems (Wall Street Journal) – Read More

American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACN) – Read More

Are the Feds Hoarding Pot? (Daily Beast) – Read More

World’s biggest conference on industrial hemp: Increasing interest in industrial hemp – fibres, shivs, seed & oil and pharmaceuticals (Newsmax) – Read More

Arizona Court Overturns Marijuana DUI Ruling (Huff Po) – Read More

It’s not just Colorado and Washington: The world is abandoning the US-backed drug war in favor of a more liberal approach to cannabis…

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Phoenix residents caught with more than 1,200 pounds of pot driving back from Mexico on 4/20 + MORE

Three Phoenix residents were caught trying to bring back more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana to the United States in RVs, on the pot holiday of “4/20.”

If the more seasoned drug-smugglers can g…

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A tragic accident involving a four-year-old shooting his three-year-old brother occurred Sunday. Fortunately, the younger brother is OK, but because the father was in another room allegedly smo…

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Colombia: Melamede Named Advisor For Cannabis Pharmaceuticals Company + MORE

Louisiana lawmakers will not be reducing the penalties for the possession of an ounce of marijuana and have decided to maintain some of the harshest pot penalties in the country.

The sad thing?…

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New Colombia Resources, Inc., a U.S.-based company with assets in Colombia, plans to gain approval to legally research and market cannabis-based pharmaceutical products in Colombia and other Latin American countries. As part of that effort, the company has announced the appointment of Dr. Robert J. Melamede, Ph…

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Three Phoenix residents were caught trying to bring back more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana to the United States in RVs, on the pot holiday of “4/20.”

If the more seasoned drug-smugglers can g…

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