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Dispensary Trial To Start Without Daughter of All Star MLB Pitcher

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This month starts the trial of the Clinical Relief medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland County Michigan. 5 defendants stand trial for a 2010 case in which prosecutors assert the clinic operated illegally. Despite the fact that Clinical Relief had full approval from Ferndale city officials, the mayor, police chief Collins and Oakland County executive Brooks Patterson, the case is still being pursued, …

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How to make a marijuana (cannabis) tincture

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Ingredients: 3-4 grams of high-quality marijuana 2 ounces of Everclear or Bacardi Rum – 151 proof minimum Directions: Chop cannabis very fine (coffee grinder) Place in a shallow pan and bake at 325°F for 4-5 minutes. Remove from oven. Combine the cannabis and 2 oz of alcohol in a small mason jar. Place the mason jar in a sauce pan filled …

The Biblical Roots of Jews and Marijuana

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“Also, one will beautify [Shabbat candle lighting] when the wick is made from cotton, flax or cannabis…” That’s right, cannabis. This dictate, found in the Shulchan Aruch (Code of Jewish Law), piqued the curiosity of Boston geriatrician Yosef Glassman when he was reading about Sabbath rituals on a religious quest nearly two decades ago. The future doctor decided to embark …

School District Allows Student Medical Marijuana Use

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A Colorado school district adopted a policy that will let students receive doses of medicinal marijuana while on school grounds. The District 49 Board of Education in Peyton, Colorado, unanimously voted on the policy, called “Jax’s Policy”, after 16-year-old, Jackson “Jax” Stormes. In May 2015, Stormes was suspended for carrying cannabis oil used to treat his Dravet Syndrome, a “rare …

State Administrators Change Election Law Invalidating Legal Pot Ballot Initiative

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While you all were busy talking shit about bathroom selection, the State of Michigan, administratively, and abruptly changed longstanding ballot initiative laws. The move invalidates two separate ballot proposals ready for 2016 voters; recreational marijuana and a law to ban fracking. Despite your opinion of legal pot or fracking, these questions should appear on this years ballot for you to …

No Test To Indicate Impaired Driving Exists, Says Experts

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states that allow marijuana use legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation’s largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws. The study commissioned by AAA’s safety foundation said it’s not possible to set a blood-test threshold for THC, the chemical …

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Will Obama Do Right Thing Now That 60% of Congress Approves

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During a a 2014 interview with President Obama, a reporter asked his thoughts about legalization. The President argued that once a majority exists in Congress then and only then can we examine federal marijuana prohibition. At moment, 27 States, One district, 52 US Senators and 60% of US Congress Members agree with the legalization of marijuana for medical use. STATES WITH MEDICAL …

12 Rules For Marijuana Activists (Radicals)

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RULE 1: “Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have.” Power is derived from 2 main sources – money and people. “Have-Nots” must build power from flesh and blood. (These are two things of which there is a plentiful supply. Government and corporations always have a difficult time appealing to people, and usually do …

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Stop using opiates and valium for pain

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I was in a full body cast after catastrophic back surgery for fracture of L3-4. At about 3 months ( of 7 months in the body cast ) a friend brought me cannabis and after a couple of days I was able to ween of the pills. My head became clear again and I could think. I tell the whole …

2016 MICHIGAN MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS

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Seven years and on, what is left to say about medical marijuana?   Certainly, these past 7 years of ‘reality’ has left its toll on us/US. It’s when one takes a step deeper into the realities of medical marijuana that one can see that the critical element in the equation is distribution.  Just as material things like bread and cars have …

State Medical Cannabis Laws Leads To More Arrests

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Laws designed to slow the arrest and prosecution of marijuana patients have actually created the opposite effect. In Michigan for example, marijuana related arrests are up 17% between the passage of the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act in 2008 through 2014. There were 23,817 marijuana arrests, 86% of which were for simple possession. Michigan is similar to other pro medical cannabis states. Nationwide, violent …

Goodbye Methadone and Oxycodone

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I have had 12 surgeries since 2003 and became addicted to my Methadone and Oxycodone prescriptions for 10 years, after losing 50 lbs from not eating due to the pills I was deteriorating so I decided to get off all pills using Indica strains of Cannabis and it worked, here I am a year later drug free , gained my …

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Officers Wife Not Charged In Dispensary Case

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Clinical Relief, a Ferndale, MI dispensary was raided in 2010 — after approval from state, county and city leaders. What is even more disturbing than the warrantless raid, the fact that an Oakland County Sheriff’s wife and caregiver for the dispensary was not arrested — everyone else was.  (Mickey Lolich’s daughter, an dispensary employee, was immediately acquitted) All members, employees and …

Medical system failed me

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Hello, I’m a new MMJ patient but used Marijuana when the medical system failed me. Diagnosed with depression, anxiety, insomnia, stress, my severe chronic pain, and more.. I had an injury ten years ago and was finally diagnosed with Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (Trochanteric bursitis) It caused severe pain all the time and doctors wouldn’t look twice at me. They …

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Michigan Company to Donate Hemp Oil to Help Pets Affected by Flint Water Crisis

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Flint, Michigan – April 1st, 2016 – Lead contamination problem taints water supply for 100,000 residents. Elected officials in Flint have placed the health of their constituents in jeopardy by allowing the city’s water supply to be contaminated with lead leaching from old pipes. Children are especially vulnerable to the effects of lead poisoning, which can severely affect mental and physical …

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How much to tip a budtender

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You complete your purchase with your local dispensary, how much, if any do or should you tip? We tip our waiters, cab drivers and valet attendants but many patients ignore rewarding those that help deliver our medicine, budtenders. Some may argue they pay too much for their medical cannabis as it is, and after all no one slips the pharmacist a few …

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Local Sheriff Threatens State Rep Over Pro Medical Pot Bills

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Picture this – you are at the YMCA exiting the showers, naked, after a long morning workout and standing face to face with an armed police officer in full dress blues. This officer, police chief actually, is your friend and neighbor, and you are a state legislator. Today however, on the cold concrete floor this man is no friend. With …

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What Does Hillary Clinton Think of Cannabis?

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These quotes from Mrs. Clinton reflect her ‘current’ stance on the legalization of marijuana. Will her opinions hold true if elected. “I want to move from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 so researchers can research what’s the best way to use it, dosage, how does it work with other medications…” 11/7/2015 “I think we need to be very clear about …

Someone Figured out How to Train Bees to Make Honey from Cannabis

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(CCN) Many are calling him a genius. The man is an artisan, locksmith and above all else, he explains, he is a beekeeper. He has over 4300 Facebook followers and 700 on Instagram after the 39-year-old Frenchman, who describes himself as an advocate of medical cannabis and of complete cannabis legalization, trained bees to make honey from cannabis. He goes by the …

Pot During Pregnancy, Is It Safe?

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Statistics reported from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists suggest that “2 to 5 percent of women use marijuana during their pregnancy. This number goes up for certain groups of women. For example, young, urban, and socioeconomically disadvantaged women report higher rates of use that reach up to 28 percent.” According to the book What to Expect, after marijuana …