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Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013

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Latest posts

  1. Vermont Governor Announces Public Hearing on Cannabis Legalization — October 31, 2014
  2. Cannabidiol May Treat Inflammatory Lung Diseases, According to New Study — October 31, 2014
  3. Report: Cannabis Would Be An $130 Million Annual Market In Washington D.C. If Legalized — October 30, 2014
  4. Study: Cannabis May Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea — October 30, 2014
  5. Cannabis Expungement Bill Unanimously Approved by Cincinnati City Council — October 30, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Tennessee County Grand Jury Calls on State to Legalize Marijuana — 64 comments
  2. Tommy Chong Cancer Free From Using Cannabis Oil — 51 comments
  3. New York Legalizes Medical Cannabis — 47 comments
  4. Veterinarian Administers Medical Marijuana to Dogs, Says it Works Wonders — 43 comments
  5. Legal Cannabis in Uruguay to be $2.5 Per Gram — 27 comments

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Vermont Governor Announces Public Hearing on Cannabis Legalization

Vermont Governor Peter Schumlin’s administration has announced that they’ll be holding a public hearing on November 12th as part of the state’s continuing examination of cannabis legalization. According to a press release sent out by the administration, the hearing will “provide Vermonters with the ability to contribute comments for a legislatively-mandated study on the issues …

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Cannabidiol May Treat Inflammatory Lung Diseases, According to New Study

Cannabidiol has a strong anti-inflammatory effect, and can also improve lung function in those with acute lung injury, indicating that it may be a viable treatment option for inflammatory lung diseases, according to a new study published in the journal Immunopharmacology Immunotoxicology. According to the study; “We have previously shown that the prophylactic treatment with …

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Report: Cannabis Would Be An $130 Million Annual Market In Washington D.C. If Legalized

Financial officials in Washington D.C. have determined that if the district legalized cannabis, the market would be worth $130 million annually. This is based on 122,000 users purchasing cannabis priced at $350 an ounce. The figures, given during testimony to the D.C. Council over a cannabis legalization and regulation bill, was presented before the Council’s …

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Study: Cannabis May Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

A study published this week by the journal PLoS One, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis may provide a treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). For the study, researchers at the University of Illinois took rats with a form of sleep apnea and injected them with cannabis …

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Cannabis Expungement Bill Unanimously Approved by Cincinnati City Council

The Cincinnati City Council gave unanimous approval Wednesday to a measure allowing for the expungement of cannabis possession misdemeanors. The proposal, put forth by Councilmember Charlie Winburn, is supported by Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell. The proposed law, which now heads to Mayor John Cranley for consideration (though the Council has well more than enough …

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Texas Cop Arrested for Telling Woman He’d Drop Cannabis Charges if She Let Him Smell Her Feet

By Associated Press HOUSTON, TX — Houston-area authorities say they believe a school district police officer who pulled over a motorist and then asked to smell her feet may have made similar demands of others. Twenty-six-year-old Patrick Quinn is charged with two counts of “official oppression.” He’s free on $2,000 bond. The Harris County district …

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New Study Suggests THC Can Treat Non-Cardiac Chest Pain

A new study conducted by Temple University has found that THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) may provide a novel treatment option for non-cardiac chest pain. Non-cardiac chest pain is chest pain that doesn’t come from the heart. An estimated 200,000 Americans each year experience this type of pain, which can involve painful swallowing, discomfort and anxiety. “Non-cardiac chest …

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Poll: 62% of Florida Voters Have Already Voted or Will Vote in Favor of Amendment 2

A new poll conducted by the research firm Anzalone Liszt Grove has found that 62% of Florida voters have either already voted in favor of Amendment 2 (early voting began last week), or they plan to do so. According to the survey, only 35% plan to vote against the proposal, with just 3% being undecided. …

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2014 Election a Week Away

A week from today, on Tuesday, November 4th, the 2014 general election will occur, and voters in numerous locales will be given the opportunity to strike a blow to the absurd prohibition on cannabis. Below is a quick overview of the cannabis-related proposals being voted on: Oregon: Measure 91 would legalize the possession of up …

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Michigan Court: Patients Can Receive Unemployment Compensation if Fired Over Cannabis

In a groundbreaking decision, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Friday that workers in the state who are authorized medical cannabis patients should receive unemployment compensation if they were fired solely because they tested positive for cannabis. “It’s a very favorable decision for the civil rights of employees in Michigan,” says Matt Abel, an attorney …

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