Pro-marijuana church active in Alabama: Members tout ‘God and cannabis’

By Greg Garrison | [email protected] Email the author | Follow on Twitteron March 20, 2017 at 6:12 AM, updated March 20, 2017 at 2:40 PM With a stained-glass window behind them, a lineup of speakers stepped to the front of the church and talked about the potential health benefits of legalizing plants that are currently …

Marijuana Missionaries: First Cannabis Church Rolls Into Michigan

There’s no religious dogma in this church, but these marijuana missionaries are intent in on bringing ostracized stoners back into the fold. By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) - September 19, 2016 10:05 pm ET Congregants in this church aren’t high on Jesus. In fact, the very name of the church sounds like lyrics from a …

After Fighting for Freedom, 76-yo Vet Sentenced to Die In Prison for Treating His Illness With Pot

    Claire Bernish April 21, 2016 As public frustration helps sound the death knell for the drug war, its arbitrary laws and policies appear even more absurd. In the latest inexcusable enforcement of an antiquated law, 76-year-old disabled veteran Lee Carroll Brooker will live out what should be his golden years behind bars — …

Epileptic mom who used marijuana raising funds to fight charges

Will Bishop has suffered no health effects from his mother's self medication of her epilepsy with marijuana while she carried him. (Grant Blankenship) By Amy Yurkanin | [email protected] Email the author | Follow on Twitter on November 30, 2015 at 4:37 PM The family of a young Russell County woman facing up to ten years …

Lexology Report: Congress temporarily de-funds US-DOJ medical marijuana prosecution but does not legalize medical marijuana

Littler Mendelson Dale L. Deitchler   USA December 30 2014   Author page » In a few short paragraphs within the 1,603-page congressional spending bill signed into law on December 16, 2014, Congress prohibited the U.S. Department of Justice from using federal funds to prosecute users, growers and distributors of medical marijuana in states that …

Federal Spending Bill Blocks Funding For Medical Marijuana Raids, Legalization In D.C.

The proposed congressional budget released Tuesday night prevents the Department of Justice from using funds to undermine state laws regarding medical marijuana. posted on Dec. 9, 2014, at 9:20 p.m. Michelle Broder Van Dyke BuzzFeed News Reporter   The House budget passed Tuesday night prevents the Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration from using …

Mummy Proves America Is 2,400 Years Behind On Medical Marijuana

Photo: Via Wikimedia Commons. A 2,400-year-old "Siberian Ice Maiden" apparently knew something that not all US lawmakers do: Cannabis is a perfect palliative for cancer. Discovered in 1993 by archaeologist Natalia Polosmak, the mummified remains of this woman, also known as the "Princess of Ukok," were recently examined by a team of Russian scientists. They …