• More Charged Following Cannabis Factory Find

    More Charged Following Cannabis Factory Find

    A further eight people have been charged with possession with intent to supply, money laundering, possession of class A, B and C drugs and production of cannabis following a 10 month investigation in to suspected drug crime in Highbridge, Burnham, Bridgwater and the wider Sedgemoor area. The eight, who were charged last week, will attend
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  • CARLISLE CANNABIS USER SPENDS £100 A DAY ON DRUG, COURT TOLD

    CARLISLE CANNABIS USER SPENDS £100 A DAY ON DRUG, COURT TOLD

    A man who claimed to have started smoking cannabis when he was just eight years old has told a court he now spends up to £100 a day on the drug. Until now Lee Maddison, 27, has insisted that, despite mental problems that could have been caused by it, cannabis wasn’t doing him any harm
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  • Police Beat: Man arrested in cannabis case

    Police Beat: Man arrested in cannabis case

    Freeport police on Monday, Aug. 6, arrested Mohammed Al-Saidi, 42, of Freeport for allegedly selling synthetic cannabis out of his tobacco business. The defendant was apprehended on two felony warrants charging him with delivery of a controlled substance (synthetic cannabis). He has been assigned a bond of $100,000 total. Freeport Deputy Police Chief Jeff Davis
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  • Cannabis as Painkiller

    Cannabis as Painkiller

    Cannabis-based medications have been demonstrated to relieve pain. Cannabis medications can be used in patients whose symptoms are not adequately alleviated by conventional treatment. The indications are muscle spasms, nausea and vomiting as a result of chemotherapy, loss of appetite in HIV/Aids, and neuropathic pain. This is the conclusion drawn by Franjo Grotenhermen and Kirsten
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  • Cannabis Science Inc. : Cannabis Sciences Reports on introduction of H.Res. 6187

    Cannabis Science Inc. : Cannabis Sciences Reports on introduction of H.Res. 6187

    Cannabis Sciences Reports on introduction of H.Res. 6187 Initiative by Reps. Himes, Lee Requests $100 million to Establish AIDS Cure Research Program August 6, 2012 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Cannabis Science Inc., (CBIS). The executive staff of Cannabis Science are analyzing the near term implications of House Resolution 6187, introduced by Rep. James Himes (D-CT)
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  • Performance enhancing dope: Should sport ban cannabis?

    Performance enhancing dope: Should sport ban cannabis?

    LONDON (Reuters) – The expulsion of an American judo player from the London 2012 Olympic Games on Monday after he tested positive for marijuana prompted scientists to question the sense behind the drug’s inclusion on the World Anti Doping Agency’s (WADA) banned list. Few experts think marijuana, or cannabis – whether it’s eaten or smoked
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  • Olympic Ouster Brings Marijuana Issue To Forefront

    Olympic Ouster Brings Marijuana Issue To Forefront

    By Eric Prisbell, USA Today  Source: USA Today USA — American wrestler Stephany Lee, who missed the Olympics because she tested positive for marijuana, was at home in Colorado Springs when she heard that judoka Nicholas Delpopolo had been thrown out of the London Games after failing a drug test he blamed on inadvertently eating food
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  • Congresswoman Barbara Lee Sponsors Legislation

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee Sponsors Legislation

    California Rep. Barbara Lee won’t be spooked by the Justice Department’s aggressive curtailing of medical marijuana dispensaries in her own backyard. Lee, a top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, introduced the States’ Medical Marijuana Property Rights Protection Act in Congress this week, which she says would curb the Obama Administration’s efforts to intimidate state
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  • Marijuana Eradication is Down But Seizures are Up

    Marijuana Eradication is Down But Seizures are Up

    USA — Federal data shows the number of live marijuana plants eradicated in outdoor and indoor grow operations has dropped in most states over the past three years, while the amount of bulk processed marijuana seized has doubled in that time. And authorities can’t pinpoint exact reasons. One thing is known: California, which provides the
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  • 10 Colorado Pot Dispensaries Ordered To Shut Down

    10 Colorado Pot Dispensaries Ordered To Shut Down

    Colorado — On Friday, U.S. Attorney John Walsh’s office issued letters to the owners of 10 medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado that are within 1,000 feet of schools notifying them that they have 45 days to shut down, move their business or face federal enforcement action. According to 7News, the 10 shops that got the
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