Anthony Martinelli

Author's details

Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013

Biography

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Latest posts

  1. Chelsea Clinton Walks Back Comment that Cannabis can Kill, Says She ‘Misspoke’ — September 29, 2016
  2. Grandma Builds a Home out of Hemp Stronger than Brick (Time to Legalize it) — September 29, 2016
  3. Florida Chamber of Commerce Poll: 73% of Voters Support Amendment 2 to Legalize Medical Cannabis — September 28, 2016
  4. Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary and Barbara Corcoran Want to Invest in the Cannabis Industry — September 28, 2016
  5. Chubut Legalizes Medical Cannabis Oil, to Integrate it into Healthcare System — September 27, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. North Carolina Bill to Legalize Medical Cannabis Approved by House of Representatives — 215 comments
  2. Veterinarian Administers Medical Marijuana to Dogs, Says it Works Wonders — 172 comments
  3. Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Receives Approval from Mississippi Secretary of State — 140 comments
  4. Washington Governor Signs Bill to Close Dispensaries, Reduce Patients’ Rights — 93 comments
  5. Washington Bill to Shutdown Dispensaries Passes House Committee — 92 comments

Author's posts listings

Chelsea Clinton Walks Back Comment that Cannabis can Kill, Says She ‘Misspoke’

Recently we published an article detailing how Chelsea Clinton admitted that cannabis has medical value, while in the same speech indicating that it could kill you if mixed with other substances. Now, after days of ridicule for her comment that has no basis in science or reality, a spokesperson for Chelsea has stated that she …

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Grandma Builds a Home out of Hemp Stronger than Brick (Time to Legalize it)

By Collective Evolution There seems to be a common setback for people afraid to make their dreams become a reality: They don’t know where to start. Not having experience in something doesn’t make you any less capable of creating greatness or fulfilling your passions, but it does take an open mind, a whole lot of patience, …

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Florida Chamber of Commerce Poll: 73% of Voters Support Amendment 2 to Legalize Medical Cannabis

The vast majority of voters in Florida are in favor of Amendment 2 to legalize medical cannabis, according to a Florida Chamber of Commerce statewide poll released less than six weeks before the initiative is up for a vote. According to the poll, 73% of Florida voters support Amendment 2, with just 22% opposed to …

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary and Barbara Corcoran Want to Invest in the Cannabis Industry

In a recent Entrepreneur Magazine interview with five investors from the hit show Shark Tank, Kevin O’Leary and Barabara Corcoran made it clear that they’re very much interested in investing in the burgeoning cannabis industry. The other three Sharks – Marc Cuban, Lori Greinier and Robert Herjavec – aren’t as interested in investing in the …

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Chubut Legalizes Medical Cannabis Oil, to Integrate it into Healthcare System

The Argentinian providence of Chubut has become the first jurisdiction in South America to legalize the medical use of cannabis after Governor Mario Das Neves signed legislation into law. The new law will allows those with epilepsy and “other pathologies that the provincial health minister deems appropriate” to use low-THC cannabis oil for medical purposes. …

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California Nurses Association/National Nurses United Endorses Proposition 64 to Legalize Cannabis

The California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, the nation’s largest state organization of nurses, announced today that it has endorsed Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which would legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older. The initiative is up for a vote on November 8th. “California Nurses believe strongly that the prohibition and criminalization …

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Oregon Police Call for Drug Defelonization

In a press release sent Monday the Oregon Association of Police Chiefs and the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association have jointly called for the personal possession of all drugs to be defelonized. This would mean that if a person is in possession of an illegal substance, as long as it’s not for distribution purposes, it would …

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Kratom Becomes Illegal Friday, Petition to the White House Reaches Signature Goal

At the end of August the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced that it will be adding kratom as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, placing it alongside substances such as heroin and cannabis. The move will be made official starting Friday, September 30th. Kratom, for those who don’t know, is a tree indigenous to Southeast Asia …

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Donald Trump’s Bizarre Explanation for Charlotte Unrest: “Drugs”

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org Donald Trump’s efforts to reach out to the black community took yet another stumble-footed turn Thursday when he went off-script to blame the unrest shaking Charlotte this week not on police violence or racial inequality, but drugs. “If you’re not aware, drugs are a very, very big factor in what you’re …

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Study: THC can Prevent Inflammation Induced by Airway Diseases

A new study published in the journal Biochemical Pharmacology, and epublished ahead of print by the National Institute of Health, has found that THC – a compound found in cannabis – is beneficial in preventing inflammation caused by various airway diseases such as bronchitis and emphysema. “Despite pharmacological treatment, bronchial hyperresponsiveness continues to deteriorate as …

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