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Where’s the weed?

Where’s the weed? Before a 2007 moratorium, the city of Los Angeles had issued 186 medical marijuana dispensary licenses. Since the moratorium, nearly 800 applications for hardship exemptions have been filed. Dispensary licenses and applications in the city of Los...

Religious and spiritual use of cannabis

This article is about cannabis used in a religious or spiritual context. Cannabis has an ancient history of ritual usage as an aid to trance and has been traditionally used in a religious context throughout the Old World. Herodotus wrote...

Marijuana & the Brain

by John Gettman High Times Magazine, March, 1995 In 1970, marijuana was placed on Schedule I of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s controlled-substances list, largely because scientists feared that, like opiates, it had an extremely high potential for abuse and addiction....

C.A.: Marijuana Dispensary Can Reclaim Money Seized by Police

Metropolitan News-Enterprise Wednesday, October 21, 2009 C.A.: Marijuana Dispensary Can Reclaim Money Seized by Police By SHERRI M. OKAMOTO, Staff Writer The federal government cannot retain monies seized from a local medical marijuana dispensary during an illegal 2005 search by...