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420 Magazine Newsletter 03-01-07 - Medical Marijuana Edition

Jim Finnel

Fallen Cannabis Warrior & Ex News Moderator
420 Magazine Newsletter ~ March 1, 2007

Medical Marijuana Edition



Santa Rosa Police Refuse To Return Marijuana

Police officers who refused to return 18 pounds of marijuana to a man who used it as medicine could be held in contempt of court for disobeying a Sonoma County judge.
Santa Rosa police refuse to release medical marijuana

ASA Files Lawsuit Challenging Federal Government on Medical Cannabis
The patients advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) filed a lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California demanding that the federal government cease issuing misinformation on medical cannabis and correct the information it has released.
Lawsuit Challenging Federal Government on Medical Cannabis

Proximity To School Prompts Closure Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary
A medical marijuana dispensary in Hacienda Heights will close this spring because it is located within 1,000 feet of a middle school, Supervisor Don Knabe's office announced Tuesday.
Proximity To School Prompts Closure Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Supply & Demand
Medical researchers need more marijuana sources because government supplies aren't meeting scientific demand, a federal judge has ruled.
Supply & Demand

Patients Deserve Choice
Connecticut House Bill HB 6715: An Act Concerning the Palliative Use of Marijuana decriminalizes marijuana as a therapy "to alleviate a qualifying patient's symptoms of...debilitating medical conditions (such as) cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, epilepsy, cachexia or wasting syndrome."
Patients Deserve Choice

Lack Of Medical ID Program Violates State Law
To not act on this and to not approve (a medical marijuana) ID card program would be a violation of state law," Dennis Hines told the Lassen County Board of Supervisors last week.
Lack Of Medical ID Program Violates State Law

Senate Approves Expanding Medical Marijuana Law
Vermont already allows marijuana to be used to reduce the symptoms associated with cancer, AIDS or multiple sclerosis. The new bill deletes those specific diseases as the only qualifications for using marijuana medically.
Senate Approves Expanding Medical Marijuana Law

Medical Marijuana Helps HIV Foot Pain

Peripheral neuropathy - foot pain - suffered by HIV patients has had no specific drugs to help with the pain - until now. A small study in San Francisco from 2003-2005 resulted in proof that there is help for those in need of it, according to Dr. Donald Abrams, the University of California, San Francisco professor who headed the study.
Medical Marijuana Helps HIV Foot Pain

County Supports Medical ID Cards
Within a few months, Yolo County medical marijuana patients will be eligible for ID cards that some say could save them a lot of legal hassles.
County Supports Medical ID Cards

Supervisors To Consider Program For Marijuana ID
After passage of Proposition 215 to allow medicinal use of marijuana for treatment of ailments, the county has not yet adopted a system to give identification cards to those with doctor's recommendations for use of the drug.
Supervisors To Consider Program For Marijuana ID

Medical Pot ID Program Falters
A lack of participation in a statewide medical marijuana identification card program is driving up the cost of those cards for patients across California - including those in Tulare County.
Medical Pot ID Program Falters

New Medical Marijuana Dispensary in the Valley
A new medical marijuana dispensary is in business in Desert Hot Springs. This comes after raids at other shops in Palm Springs and Palm Desert and also around the Los Angeles area.
New Medical Marijuana Dispensary in the Valley

Calaveras Spares Marijuana Patients State Fee
Medical marijuana patients in Calaveras County can thank local officials for saving them a little extra money this year.
Calaveras Spares Marijuana Patients State Fee
 
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