In Memory of Cher Ford-McCullough

Shawna Fibikar is with Cher Ford-mccullough.Yesterday at 9:38am · We've been asked for obituary details to be used for many publications and websites. GoFundMe information will follow yet today to help offset medical costs not covered by mom's Medicare B and to organize a celebration of life concert in August.FORD-MCCULLOUGH, Cheryl Jeanne (Morarie) -Cher Ford-McCullough  …

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 …

Cancer-stricken Mackenzie prepares for pot sentencing

Posted Online: Sept. 06, 2014, 5:31 pm Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story By Rachel Warmke, rwarmke@qconline.com   His gait is slow, and his eyelids often battle against the weight of sleep.  Benton Mackenzie struggles, pausing to rest on each step as he climbs to the main floor of …

Judge Henry Latham’s ruling was filed. "I’m not allowed to give proof why I was using. Now, there is no fair trial."

            Since his arrest last summer, Benton Mackenzie has maintained he grew marijuana to treat terminal cancer. Now, just days ahead of going to trial Monday on drug conspiracy charges, a Scott County District judge has ruled he won't allow Mackenzie to use his ailment as a defense. "I'm not allowed to mention anything," Mackenzie …