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Cannabis News 2008 - Marijuana 2008 Reports

Dec 13, Oregon, USA

Why Oregon Should Legalize Marijuana - Accepting the estimate that less than 15 percent of marijuana grown in Oregon is found by police agencies there really is "real money" to be made growing marijuana from cannabis seeds. Fifteen percent is the cost of doing business. Not only does Oregon lose billions of dollars to the criminal world, the state also loses the millions of dollars a year wasted in the fruitless effort to prosecute marijuana use out of existence.

Dec 3, Gobi desert, Mongolia

World's oldest marijuana stash - Nearly two pounds of still-green plant material found in a 2,700-year-old grave in the Gobi Desert has just been identified as the world's oldest marijuana stash, according to a paper in the latest issue of the Journal of Experimental Botany.

Nov 11, South Carolina, USA

South Carolina Sheriffs Want to Legalize Marijuana - Calls for the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana grew louder this week, coming from a highly unlikely group: the police. In a 180-degree shift in position, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division agents, along with police chiefs and elected sheriffs from around the state announced their support for the legalization and taxation of marijuana.

Sept 4, California, USA

California Issues Medicinal Marijuana Licenses - California is now issuing state id cards for med pot users and marijuana seeds growers intended to help legitimate patients and growers avoid unnecessary detainment and arrest.

Aug 23, London, UK

Will marijuana seeds become illegal in United Kingdom - 2008 plans of UK government to start prohibition of cannabis seeds. What will happen when UK outlaws marijuana seeds, what will be the new law effect on cannabis seeds businesses, medical patients and homegrowers.

Jul 23, Los Angeles, USA

Nearly Four In Ten Americans Admitted To Marijuana Treatment Haven't Used PotAccording to federal figures, over 37 percent of the estimated 288,000 thousand people who entered drug treatment for pot in 2007 had not reported using it in the 30 days previous to their admission.

May 8, Davis, CA, USA

Inhaled Cannabis Reduces Central And Peripheral Neuropathic Pain, Study Says - Cannabis significantly reduces neuropathic pain compared to placebo and is well tolerated by patients with chronic pain conditions, according to clinical trial data to be published in The Journal of Pain.

May 8, London, UK

Parliament To Vote On Enacting Stiffer Pot Penalties - Prime Minister Gordon Brown Calls Cannabis “Lethal;” Urges Parliament To “Send A Message” - London, United Kingdom: Home Secretary Jacqui Smith announced plans this week to reclassify cannabis as a Class B drug under British law. If the change is approved by Parliament, it would increase the penalties for minor pot possession from a verbal warning (under current policy) to up to five years in jail.

May 8, Boston, MA, USA

Massachusetts: Legal Challenge Argues State Pot Laws Are Unconstitutional - A Boston judge will rule on Monday whether to allow evidence to be presented at a pre-trial hearing regarding the constitutionality of the state’s marijuana prohibition laws. The legal challenge, launched by NORML Legal Counsel Keith Stroup and High Times Magazine Associate Publisher Rick Cusick, argues that scientific and epidemiological evidence affirming the relative safety of marijuana does not support a criminal ban on the drug’s possession and use.

May 2, USA

New study says: marijuana’s impact on brain function is minimal - Have you ever given up on choosing a favourite cannabis seeds strain, growing and using it because of possible brain damage ? Relax and go for it! The consumption of cannabis, even long-term, has a “minimal” impact on brain function, according to a systematic literature review just published online by the journal Psychological Medicine.

May 1, New York, NY, USA

More Than 230 Cities, 35 Countries To Hold Marijuana Rallies This Weekend - Marijuana law reform activists in over 230 cities across the globe will hold marches this weekend to protest the criminal prohibition of cannabis. The worldwide event, known as the "Global Marijuana March," will be held on Saturday, May 3rd. Over 400 cities since 1999 have participated in the event, which is coordinated by Cures-Not-Wars in New York City and Cannabis Culture Magazine in Vancouver.

May 1, Albany, NY, USA

New Study Indicates Cannabis-Associated Psychosis Risk Is Minimal - There is little increased risk of incidences of psychosis or schizophrenia stemming from the use of cannabis, according to clinical data to be published in the journal Human Psychopharmacology.

May 1, Seattle, WA, USA

Hepatitis C Patient Denied Transplant Based on State and Doctor Approved Medi-Pot Use - University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) officials have denied a 56-year-old hepatitis C patient from receiving potentially life-saving surgery because of his state-approved medical cannabis use, according to a news wire report by the Associated Press.

Apr 24, New York, NY, USA

NYC Bar Association to Discuss Cannabis Prohibition in New York - The New York City Bar Association will host a lecture entitled ‘New York City’s Marijuana Arrest Policy: Thirty Years After Decriminalization,’ on Wednesday, April 30, at 6:30 PM. Based principally on the research of Professor Harry Levine, Ph.D of Queens College, and Deborah Small, Esq., head of the non-profit group Breaking the Chains, (along with the longstanding criminal justice research of Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D) the lecture will review and discuss law enforcement patterns and motivations regarding targeting cannabis consumers and alternative policing policies and practices.

Apr 24, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentina Court Rules for Decriminalization of Cannabis Possession - In a ruling on Wednesday, a federal court in Buenos Aires ruled that the criminalization of the possession of personal amounts of cannabis and other drugs is unconstitutional, according to the Argentinean newspaper El Financiero. The case stems from the conviction of two teenagers arrested for possession of marijuana cigarettes and ecstasy at a rave in May of 2007.

Apr 24, Sacramento, CA, USA

California Medical Cannabis Bill Headed to Assembly Floor -- Bill Would Forbid Employers From Firing Based on Medi-Pot Status - AB 2279, a measure that would protect Californians from being fired from their jobs for their state-licensed medical cannabis use outside of the workplace was approved by the Assembly Labor Committee in a 6-2 vote on April 17th. It will now head to the Assembly floor for a vote in the near future.

Apr 17, Washington, DC, USA

Federal Decriminalization Bill Introduced -- Bill Would End Federal Authority to Arrest Adults for Pot Possession - US Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) introduced legislation in Congress today to strip the federal government of its authority to arrest responsible adult cannabis consumers. The measure, H.R. 5843, known as an “Act to Remove Federal Penalties for Personal Use of Marijuana by Responsible Adults,” is the first federal decriminalization legislation introduced in 24 years.

Apr 17, Washington, DC, USA

NORML To Hold First Annual 4/20 Moneybomb - Organization's Facebook Supporters Reach 420,000 - NORML is offering supporters the opportunity to join NORML for only $4.20 this Sunday, April 20th, available exclusively at www.420moneybomb.com. All supporters who take advantage of this celebratory, one-day-only offer will receive a special NORML sticker, Freedom Card, and a one-year NORML membership, which usually costs $35.

Apr 17, Washington, DC, USA

Federal Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced by Rep. Ron Paul - Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) introduced H.R. 5842, the “Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act,” earlier today. This bill would make federal authorities respect states' current laws on medicinal cannabis and end DEA raids on facilities distributing medical marijuana legally under state law.

Apr 15, Carly Weeks, Globe & Mail

Midlife Toking On The Rise in Canada - Ice-cold beer probably won't be the only mood-altering substance on the menu in many backyards across Canada this summer. An increasing number of adults -- particularly those in their 30s and 40s -- are using marijuana, according to a new Ontario-wide report that reflects what experts describe as a growing cross-country trend.

Apr 10, Providence, RI, USA

Rhode Island Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Medical Cannabis Measure - The Rhode Island Senate Committee on Health and Human Services unanimously approved Senate Bill 2693 Wednesday. S 2693, along with its companion bill, House Bill 7888, would regulate the distribution of medical marijuana by allowing a non-profit state-licensed facility to provide medical marijuana to Rhode Island's licensed patients. Earlier in the week, the committee heard testimony in favor of the bill from state-licensed patient Buddy Coolen of Warwick, who was recently robbed at gunpoint while attempting to obtain the cannabis he is permitted under state law.

Apr 10, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Comedian Doug Benson Offers NORML Supporters Free DVD of New Film Super High Me For 4/20 - Longtime NORML supporter and comedian Doug Benson is offering NORML members the opportunity to host their own screenings for his new comedic documentary Super High Me. A parody of the well-known documentary Super Size Me, Super High Me is an experiment of the effects of medical cannabis on the human body.

Apr 10, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Minnesota House of Representatives to Consider Medical Marijuana Bill -- Despite Bi-Partisan Support, Governor Indicates He May Veto - The Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee approved a medical marijuana bill without debate in a 13-4 vote on Wednesday, which will now head to the House floor for debate and vote. Senate File 345 was passed by the Minnesota Senate last year. As Minnesota has a two-year legislative session, should the House pass this legislation this year, the bill will head to Governor Tim Pawlenty’s desk.

Apr 10, CBC News

Marc Emery Extradition Hearing Set For February 2009 - B.C. marijuana activist Marc Emery could be sent to the United States to face drug trafficking charges early next year. Emery is accused, along with Greg Williams and Michelle Rainey, of distributing millions of dollars worth of marijuana seeds in the U.S. American authorities have been seeking their extradition since 2005.

Apr 3, Amarillo, TX, USA

HIV-Positive Man Wins Acquittal In Texas’ First Cannabis Medical Necessity Defense -- NORML Legal Committee Member Leads Defense - NORML Legal Committee member Jeff Blackburn won an acquittal for a man charged with possession of marijuana, by successfully raising a medical necessity defense, believed to be the first to be accepted in Texas courts.

Apr 3, Montpelier, VT, USA

Vermont Supreme Court Rules Search Warrant Required for Overflight Surveillance - The Vermont Supreme Court ruled last week that police must first obtain a search warrant before making low level surveillance flights over private property.

Apr 3, Dr. Jocelyn Elders, AlterNet

Former Surgeon General: Mainstream Medicine Has Endorsed Medical Marijuana - One of America's largest and most important groups of physicians has moved to cut through the clutter of political controversies over medical use of marijuana. Lawmakers and the public alike would do well to pay attention. The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization and the second largest physician group in the United States.

Mar 28, Various News Sources

NO DEAL: Ottawa Rejects Prince of Pot's Plea Deal With U.S. - VANCOUVER - A tentative deal between Marc Emery and the U.S. government over money laundering and drug charges has been nixed by Ottawa, the marijuana crusader said Thursday. Mr. Emery says the federal Conservatives have refused to go along with a proposal that would have seen him spend five years behind bars for selling marijuana seeds through the mail. Under the defunct pact, Mr. Emery was to plead guilty on both sides of the border and accept a sentence of 10 years imprisonment on the understanding he would serve half, mostly in Canada.

Mar 27, Washington, DC, USA

Congress To Consider Legislation To End Minor Pot Arrests -- First Marijuana Decriminalization Bill In Over Two Decades To Be Filed Imminently - US Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) will introduce legislation in Congress to strip the federal government of its authority to arrest responsible cannabis consumers. Representative Frank made the announcement last week on the nationally syndicated television show, "Real Time With Bill Maher."

Mar 27, Pacific Grove, CA, USA

California: Fifth National Clinical Conference On Cannabis Therapeutics To Be Held Next Week - Patients Out of Time, in conjunction with the California Nurses Association, UCSF Medical School, and California State University at Monterey Bay, will hold the Fifth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics on April 4 and 5 at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California.

Mar 27, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Pot Decriminalization Does Not Increase Marijuana Use, Scientific Journal Says - Liberalizing marijuana laws is not associated with increased cannabis use among the general public, according to a scientific review published this month in the journal Current Opinion in Psychiatry.

Mar 24, Washington, DC, USA

Breaking News: Rep. Barney Frank and NORML Team Up on Federal Decriminalization Legislation - US Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) has announced that he will shortly introduce legislation in Congress to strip the federal government of its authority to arrest responsible cannabis consumers. Representative Frank made the announcement Friday on the nationally syndicated television show, "Real Time With Bill Maher."

Mar 20, Juneau, AK, USA

Alaska Supreme Court Hears Marijuana Possession Case - A two-year legal battle over the constitutionality of an Alaskan law recriminalizing possession of cannabis in one’s own home was heard by the Alaska Supreme Court today.

Mar 20, San Francisco, CA, USA

Ninth Circuit Rejects Blanket Drug Testing Of Public Employees - Government job applicants may not be randomly drug tested absent evidence that their on-the-job impairment would pose a legitimate safety risk to others, according to a unanimous ruling last week by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mar 20, Concord, NH, USA

New Hampshire: House Passes Pot Decriminalization Proposal - Members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 193 to 141 on Tuesday in favor of legislation seeking to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis.

Mar 15, Switzerland

Switzerland's ban on feeding cows with cannabisSwitzerland's Agriculture Ministry has called on the country's farmers to stop feeding their cows cannabis. The farmers usually obtain the cannabis seeds online, it is relatively safe and also quite effective to plant professional marijuana seeds. Several recent adverts have promoted feeding hemp to farm animals even after a March 2005 law banning its use.

Mar 14, Drug War Chronicle

Dutch Government to Review Marijuana Laws, Moves to Ban Grow Shops - The Dutch government will undertake a review of its 30-year-old policy of pragmatic tolerance of marijuana use and possession and regulated -- although still illegal -- marijuana sales, Dutch News reported last week. Christian Democratic Health Minister Ab Klink agreed to undertake the review at the behest of parliamentarians concerned that the easy availability of the weed is leading to increases in youth drug abuse.

Mar 13, Linkoping, Sweden

Zero Tolerance DUID Laws Don’t Deter ‘Drugged Driving,’ Study Says - Laws prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle by drivers with any detectable level of a controlled substance or inactive drug metabolite in their blood or urine do not deter incidences of drugged driving or reduce recidivism by chronic offenders, according to data published in the March issue of the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention.

Mar 13, San Diego, CA, USA

California: Counties File Briefs Seeking To Overturn State Medi-Pot Law - Lawyers for the counties of San Diego and San Bernardino filed legal briefs this week urging the Fourth District Court of Appeals to overturn a 2006 ruling upholding the legality of California’s medical cannabis law.

Mar 13, Providence, RI, USA

Rhode Island: Legislature Considers Authorizing Medical Cannabis ‘Compassion Centers’ - Rhode Island lawmakers are considering legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to authorize non-profit organizations to provide medical cannabis to state-authorized patients.

Mar 7, Rick Simpson

Run From The Cure: How Cannabis Cures Cancer And Why No One Knows - My name is Rick Simpson. I have been providing people with Hemp Oil medicines, at no cost, for about three years. The results have been nothing short of amazing. Throughout man's history hemp has always been known as the most medicinal plant in the world.

Mar 6, Lansing, MI, USA

Michigan Medical Marijuana Initiative Certified For November Ballot - State election officials this week approved a measure for the November 2008 electoral ballot that seeks to legalize the possession and use of cannabis for qualified patients.

Mar 6, Wellington, New Zealand

Pot Use Not Associated With Increased Risk Of Head Or Neck Cancer, Study Says - Smoking cannabis, even long-term, is not associated with an increased risk of developing cancers of the head or neck, according to the results of a case control population-based study published in the March issue of the journal Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Mar 6, Kingston, Jamaica

Jamaica: Parliament Once Again Considering Liberalizing Ganja Laws - A government commission is expected to once again recommend that Parliament remove criminal penalties outlawing the possession of small amounts of cannabis, according to an Associated Press (AP) report published this week.

Feb 28, Washington, DC, USA

New Hampshire: House To Vote Next Week On Pot Decriminalization Proposal - Members of New Hampshire’s House of Representatives are scheduled to vote Wednesday next week on a measure seeking to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis.

Feb 28, Washington, DC, USA

Nationally Syndicated Talk Show Host To Be New Voice For NORML’s Daily Audio Stash -- Over 28,000 Daily Listeners Download Web’s Most ‘Pot-Friendly’ Political Podcast - The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has tapped syndicated radio talk show host Russ Belville as the new voice for its highly popular podcast, the NORML Daily Audio Stash.

Feb 28, Washington, DC, USA

NORML Launches New Blog, Front Page Redesign - NORML’s popular website, www.norml.org, unveiled its first redesign in more than eight years this week – adding a pair of staff-driven blogs to the site’s front page.

Feb 21, Hailey, ID, USA

Idaho: Pot Measures May Appear Again On City Ballot - Hailey voters will likely have an opportunity this May to once again decide on a series of municipal initiatives seeking to liberalize the city’s marijuana law enforcement policies.

Feb 21, Sacramento, CA, USA

2nd Largest US Medical Association Calls for Rescheduling of Cannabis - The American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest organization of doctors of internal medicine and the second largest medical association in the country, called for easing the federal prohibition of marijuana in a position paper released Friday, February 15.

Feb 14, Washington, DC, USA

NORML Announces Third Annual Aspen Legal Seminar - NORML is now accepting registrations from criminal defense attorneys and the general public for its third annual Aspen Legal Seminar. This year’s event will take place on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 at the Gant Hotel in downtown Aspen – one of the nation's most marijuana-friendly cities.

Feb 14, Montpelier, VT, USA

Vermont: Senate Backs Pot Decriminalization Proposal - Members of the Vermont Senate voted Thursday in favor of legislation seeking to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis.

Feb 14, Baltimore, MD, USA

NORML Responds To Media Claim: “Pot As Addictive As Tobacco” -- Widely Reported Study Based Its Findings On Only 12 Subjects, Is Contradicted By The Institute Of Medicine - The results of a recent study from Johns Hopkins University suggesting that quitting cannabis can trigger withdrawal symptoms as severe as those associated with quitting cigarettes are based on subjective reports from only twelve individuals, and are in sharp contrast to findings reported previously by the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Feb 8, Washington, DC, USA

Obama Campaign Retracts Statement Supporting Decriminalization - Senator Barack Obama’s campaign backed away from statements made last week affirming the Senator’s support for decriminalizing marijuana, after being confronted with inconsistencies in his past and present campaigns on the issue by the Washington Times.

Feb 8, Stockholm, Sweden

Cannabinoids Offer “Attractive Target” For Cancer Therapy, Study Says - Cannabinoids selectively target cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth, according to a forthcoming review to be published in the journal Seminars in Cancer Biology.

Feb 6, Washington, DC, USA

NORML Responds To Latest Marijuana And Lung Cancer Fears -- Widely Reported New Zealand Study Bases Its Findings On Only 14 Cases - The results of a recent study from New Zealand reporting a nearly six-fold increased risk of lung cancer for individuals who smoke cannabis are based on only 14 cases, and have never been replicated in large-scale population case-control studies, NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano said today.

Jan 31, Madison, WI, USA

US Investigators Praise Cannabinoids As Chemo Treatment - Cannabinoids inhibit cancer cell proliferation and should be clinically tested as chemotherapeutic agents, according to a review published in the January issue of the journal Cancer Research.

Jan 31, Washington, DC, USA

Presidential Candidate Barack Obama Backs Federal Decriminalization -- “I think the war on drugs has been a failure, and I think we need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws.” - A newly discovered video of a 2004 appearance at Northwestern University by Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama, in which he calls for the federal decriminalization of marijuana, was posted online today by The Washington Times. In that appearance, Obama states, "I think the war on drugs has been a failure, and I think we need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws." Obama continued, saying that while he supported decriminalization, he did not support the full legalization of marijuana.

Jan 31, Lincoln, NE, USA

Nebraska: Legislature Considers ‘Recriminalizing’ Pot Possession Offenses - Nebraska lawmakers are considering legislation that would overturn the state’s long-standing marijuana decriminalization law and replace it with strict criminal punishments.

Jan 24, Washington, DC, USA

Updated NORML Report Highlights The Role Of Pot In Moderating Disease Progression -- ‘Emerging Clinical Applications’ Booklet Reviews Nearly 200 Studies On Therapeutic Use Of Cannabis - Clinical and preclinical research on the therapeutic use of cannabis indicates that cannabinoids may curb the progression of various life-threatening diseases – including multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer’s disease, and brain cancer, according to an updated report published today by the NORML Foundation.

Jan 24, Busto Arsivo, Italy

Cannabinoids Offer Novel Option For Brain Cancer Treatment, Study Says - Cannabinoids possess anti-tumor activity in glioblastoma cell lines and may offer a new therapeutic option for the treatment of brain cancer, according to a review published in the January issue of the journal Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics.

Jan 24, Hailey, ID, USA

Idaho: City Council Snuffs Voter-Approved Pot Ordinances - Hailey city council members voted last week to nullify the provisions of several voter-approved initiatives seeking to liberalize local marijuana law enforcement.

Jan 17, Montpelier, VT, USA

Vermont: Senate Bill Seeks To Replace Minor Pot Penalties With Civil Fines - Members of the Vermont Senate have introduced legislation seeking to decriminalize the possession and sale of small amounts of cannabis.

Jan 17, Washington, DC, USA

White House Announces Dates, Locations For 2008 Regional Drug Testing Summits - The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is once again sponsoring a series of regional summits to encourage middle-school and high school administrators to enact federally sponsored random student drug testing. The 2008 summits mark the fifth consecutive year that the White House is funding the symposiums, which are scheduled to take place this winter in Jacksonville, Florida (January 29), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (January 31), Albuquerque, New Mexico (February 6), and Indianapolis, Indiana (February 13).

Jan 17, Kansas City, KS, USA

Study Highlights Limitations Of Urine Testing - Results of immunoassay urine screens – the most popular type of workplace drug tests – should always be considered presumptive until confirmed by a laboratory-based confirmation test (e.g., gas-chromatography-mass spectrometry testing), according to a review published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Jan 10, Washington, DC, USA

New NORML Report Assesses Pot And Driving Risk --- Pot Law Reform Group Calls For Science-Based Educational Campaign Targeting Drugged Driving Behavior - Motorists should be discouraged from driving if they have recently smoked cannabis, and they should never operate a motor vehicle after having recently consumed both marijuana and alcohol, according to a comprehensive new report published today by the NORML Foundation.

Jan 3, Toronto, Canada

Anti-Extradition Campaign Underway In Canada For Country’s Most Famous Marijuana Law Reform Advocate - National Post columnist and lawyer Karen Selick penned a New Year’s Eve column calling attention to the upcoming January 21 extradition hearing for Cannabis Culture publisher, and former cannabis seed vendor, Marc Emery. The extradition hearing could lead to Emery having to stand trial in the United States on federal charges relating to selling cannabis seeds over the Internet.

Jan 3, Seattle, WA, USA

Seattle Marijuana Policy Review Panel Concludes I-75 Working As Intended - Initiative 75, passed by the Seattle, WA voters in September of 2003, requires that "the Seattle Police Department and City Attorney’s Office shall make the investigation, arrest and prosecution of marijuana offenses, when the marijuana was intended for adult personal use, the city’s lowest law enforcement priority." The ordinance subsequently adopted by the Seattle City Council to implement the new policy included provisions for the president of the city council to appoint an eleven-member Marijuana Policy Review Panel to assess and report on the effects of this ordinance.