Daily Archives: July 18, 2014

Michigan Dispensary, Medible and Concentrate Bills Move to Senate Vote

Michigan Dispensary, Medible and Concentrate Bills Move to Senate Vote

Lawmakers in the state of Michigan have taken a substantial step forward. A pair of bills that would clarify the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act has finally moved out of Senate committee and will be put to a general vote. One bill, HB 4271, would expand the law to explicitly allow for dispensaries (or provisioning centers) […]

Tennessee Arrrests Post-Partum Woman for Drug Use

Tennessee Arrrests Post-Partum Woman for Drug Use

This article was published as a press release by the National Advocates for Pregnant Women, an organization that defends the human rights of women who are pregnant.   As if the recent Supreme Court decisions were not enough, the last few weeks have been a frightening reminder that it is not just women’s rights to […]

Justice for Geist: Utah Dog Murdered by Police

Justice for Geist: Utah Dog Murdered by Police

Trigger Warning: Police murder of a dog/companion animal. On June 18, 2014, life changed forever in Salt Lake City. What is normally a clean, quiet and safe place to live, settled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, turned violent and bloody when a police officer from the Salt Lake City Police Department entered the […]

RIP Olivia Marie Newton: 3 Year Old Prohibition Casualty

RIP Olivia Marie Newton: 3 Year Old Prohibition Casualty

The parents of a little girl in New York who were helping to fight for legal medical cannabis in the state are in mouring. The brave little girl named Olivia Marie Newton passed away due to her severe epilepsy on July 10th, 2014, shortly before 7 am. The family is devastated, rightly so, though there […]