Daily Archives: October 13, 2014

UPDATED NORML Action Alerts for Federal & State Cannabis Laws

UPDATED NORML Action Alerts for Federal & State Cannabis Laws

Federal Legislation: Federal: Congress Attempts to Undermine District of Columbia’s Decriminalization Law Federal: Measure Introduced to Form National Commission on Federal Marijuana Policy Federal: Senate: Vote Remains Pending On House Approved Budget Amendment to Defund Medical Marijuana Raids Federal: Measure Introduced to End Federal Marijuana Prohibition Federal: Bipartisan Coalition of Lawmakers Introduce ‘Respect State Marijuana […]

Italian Military to Grow Medical Marijuana to Keep Prices Low

Italian Military to Grow Medical Marijuana to Keep Prices Low

Beginning in 2015, a high-security Italian military compound in Florence will begin growing medical marijuana. Last year Italy legalized medical cannabis, but because there is a steep cost (as much as 38 Euro or $48 USD per gram) associated with the medical marijuana bought at pharmacies, very few Italians have availed themselves of the medical […]

Oregon’s Portland Hempstalk: Cannabis Festival or Police State?

Oregon’s Portland Hempstalk: Cannabis Festival or Police State?

Hempstalk took place September 26th & 27th at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park located in downtown Portland. Despite the events rocky history with the Portland Police Department, founder & organizer Paul Stanford managed to pull off the event at the serious cost of banning all marijuana use at the festival. Many OMMP cardholders (including myself) […]