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Sept. 15, 2007 - 420 Magazine Newsletter

Jim Finnel

Fallen Cannabis Warrior & Ex News Moderator
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Creating Cannabis Awareness Since 1993
September 15, 2007

California Cannabis News - Updated Daily!

Crackdown Begins On LA Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
According to KNBC News, the city is banning new clinics and existing pharmacies have a deadline to meet several legal requirements. A city ordinance will temporarily prohibit new medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in the city of Los Angeles.
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More Restrictioins Considered For Santa Barbara Dispensaries
Tomorrow, the city's ordinance committee will consider suspending future medical marijuana dispensaries from opening within the city and putting restrictions on those that already exist.
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State Civil Court Affirms Right To Cultivate Medical Marijuana Collectively
Butte County Superior Court issued a strongly worded ruling Thursday, affirming the right of medical marijuana patients to cultivate collectively. In no uncertain terms, Superior Court Judge Barbara Roberts ruled that seriously ill patients cultivating collectively "should not be required to risk criminal penalties and the stress and expense of a criminal trial in order to assert their rights."
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More Pot Means More Cops
Bucking the national trend of shrinking forest staff, the U.S. Forest Service is doubling the number of law enforcement officers in the state as part of an effort to uproot illicit marijuana growing operations.
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Ideology Over Compassion
Cancer-stricken folks on the Central Coast have been saved from the perils of the evil weed marijuana, thanks to the single-minded battle against the pernicious plant by our ever-vigilant federal government.
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Worldwide Cannabis News - Updated Daily!

Federalism Should Extend To Marijuana Raids
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) recently said that, if elected president, he would end the federal raids on marijuana clinics in states that have legalized the drug for medical purposes. That makes the Democratic field unanimous now
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Pot Find Is The Legal Kind
The officers serving a search warrant on what they thought was a massive marijuana-growing operation had swarmed a greenhouse filled with plants and were poised to kick in the door of a house on the property when the word came.
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Telltale Isotopes In Marijuana Are Nature’s Tracking Devices
With financing from the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Dr. West, 34, is creating a model that can identify the geographic origin of cannabis plants based on certain chemical calling cards. The agency hopes to use the research to help decide where to concentrate its resources.
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Law Enforcement Will Pick And Choose
Effective today, law enforcement agencies across the state of Texas have the discretion to decide if people in possession of 4 ounces or less of marijuana will be cited or if they will go to jail. But Midland officials say they have no plans to write a citation for the offense.
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German Authorities Approve Cannabis For MS Patient For First Time
Claudia H has become the first German to be allowed legal access to cannabis to treat the multiple sclerosis she has been suffering from for 14 years. Strict conditions apply to the permit, which came into effect in late August, and the treatment has to be conducted under the supervision of a doctor.
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He Gave Oil Away For Free
A Maccan-area man who says marijuana cures cancer admitted Thursday he grew marijuana on his property, turned it into an oil and distributed the oil free of charge to people fighting a variety of diseases.
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Medical Marijuana News - Updated Daily!

Battlelines Forming Over 2008 Oregon Medical Marijuana Ballot Issues
Oregon's Medical Marijuana Act (OMMA) will be ten years old next year, and with the nation's second largest number of registered patients -- some 16,000 of them -- it is certainly a success by some measures. But while the self-financing, state-regulated program rolls along, it looks as though it is going to be a hot issue in next year's elections.
Battlelines Forming Over 2008 Oregon Medical Marijuana Ballot Issues

Cannabis Found To Shrink Cancerous Brain Tumours!
A new study conducted by scientists at Complutense University in Spain suggests that cannabis extracts may shrink brain tumours and other cancers by blocking the growth of the blood vessels which feed them.
Cannabis Found To Shrink Cancerous Brain Tumours!

Medical Marijuana Patients Face Difficut Task Of Finding It
"Lisa," a 62-year-old AIDS patient, works on keeping her feeding tube clean after taking her medications at her home. One of a handful of patients certified to use marijuana medically under a new state law, she asked not to be identified for fear of prosecution by federal authorities or theft by someone seeking her supply of the drug.
Medical Marijuana Patients Face Difficut Task Of Finding It

"Time To Address Medical Marijuana"
He didn't say it outright, but one day after being sworn in as Ontario's 28th Lieutenant-Governor, David Onley all but endorsed medicinal marijuana use by the chronically ill.
"Time To Address Medical Marijuana"

Clarifying The Rules Of Medical Marijuana
The Washington State Legislature wants the Health Department to clarify the rules surrounding the use of medical marijuana. In 1998, voters approved an initiative allowing doctors to legally recommend marijuana for some medical conditions.
Clarifying The Rules Of Medical Marijuana


Industrial Hemp News - Updated Daily!

California Legislature Passes Industrial Hemp Bill For Second Time
Last night, California's Senate and Assembly each voted to approve AB 684, the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2007. The legislation gives some California farmers the right to grow non-psychoactive industrial hemp, which is commonly used in everything from food, clothing, paper, and body care to bio-fuel and even auto parts
https://www.420magazine.com/forums/...-passes-industrial-hemp-bill-second-time.html

Hemp Food Markets Continue Growth In United States
The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) is pleased with the latest statistics on hemp markets and acreage from Canada. The statistics, released by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Health Canada and Statistics Canada late last month, show that the decade-old Canadian hemp industry is continuing its growth, but at a more moderate and sustainable pace.
https://www.420magazine.com/forums/...od-markets-continue-growth-united-states.html

Hemp Crops May Become Common
Confused cannabis users may have been arrested for stealing hemp crops in the past, but the crop could be a more common site in the countryside if one businessman has his way.
https://www.420magazine.com/forums/industrial-hemp-news/68536-hemp-crops-may-become-common.html

Hope For Hemp
Although smoking industrial hemp will get you about as buzzed as smoking wheat, "War on Drugs" hysteria in the United States has created a conundrum for those who'd like to grow it.
https://www.420magazine.com/forums/industrial-hemp-news/68535-hope-hemp.html

Hemp Is Hip, Hot And Happening
American farmers are prohibited by law from growing a low-input, sustainable crop common in Europe and Canada with tremendous economic potential: industrial hemp. Hemp cannot be commercially grown in the United States because it is erroneously confounded with marijuana.
https://www.420magazine.com/forums/industrial-hemp-news/68216-hemp-hip-hot-happening.html


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