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Medical Marijuana Brings Relief For Sick Kids

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Rebecca Brown says she tried every prescription drug she could find to control the frequent seizures her son suffered because of a severe form of epilepsy.
Medical Marijuana Brings Relief For Sick Kids
When nothing worked consistently, and the drugs and special diet caused kidney stones and pancreas problems as side effects, the Oakland County woman turned to medical marijuana.

Now, Cooper...

Obama’s Hypocritical War on Marijuana

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Obama’s Hypocritical War on MarijuanaA forthcoming biography on President Obama is making headlines, with new details about the president smoking marijuana with his teenage friends in Hawaii.

David Maraniss’ book, Barack Obama: The Story, describes Obama as a marijuana enthusiast: “When a joint was making the rounds, he often elbowed his way in, out of turn, shouted...

High Potency Marijuana Concerns Authorities

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Technological advancements have given today’s teenagers access to a lot of things their parents could hardly envision at that age: The Internet.  iPads.  And marijuana many times more powerful than what people smoked in the 1970s.

The rise in marijuana use among teens, as documented by recent national surveys, comes as particularly alarming...

MMJ Low Priority, Oregon’s New U.S. Attorney Says

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MMJ Low Priority, Oregon’s New U.S. Attorney SaysThe proliferation of dispensary-style medical marijuana operations in Oregon concerns the state’s new U.S. Attorney, but she said she’s unwilling to devote much time or money to prosecuting a criminal activity that’s low on her list of priorities.

U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall said the number of dispensaries in Oregon has been growing. Her office...

A Judge’s Plea for Pot

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A Judge’s Plea for PotThree and a half years ago, on my 62nd birthday, doctors discovered a mass on my pancreas. It turned out to be Stage 3 pancreatic cancer. I was told I would be dead in four to six months. Today I am in that rare coterie of people who have survived this long with the disease. But I did not foresee that after having dedicated myself for 40 years to...