TheJointBlog

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Name: Anthony Martinelli
Date registered: January 24, 2013

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Latest posts

  1. New Study Finds Cannabis Use Doesn’t Lower IQ in Children — October 22, 2014
  2. New York Mayor de Blasio Continues Discriminatory Marijuana Arrest Crusade — October 21, 2014
  3. Colorado Department of Health Backs Down from Suggestion to Ban Cannabis Edibles — October 21, 2014
  4. Federal Judge to Hold Hearing on Whether Cannabis Should be Removed as a Schedule 1 Drug — October 21, 2014
  5. Vote on Medical Cannabis Given Go-Ahead in Guam After Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge — October 20, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Tennessee County Grand Jury Calls on State to Legalize Marijuana — 63 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 — 42 comments
  5. Legal Cannabis in Uruguay to be $2.5 Per Gram — 27 comments

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New Study Finds Cannabis Use Doesn’t Lower IQ in Children

A new study out of the University College of London has found that consuming cannabis has no impact on a child’s IQ. The study, which included 2,612 children, examined IQ scores at age 8, and again at 15. They found “no relationship between cannabis use and lower IQ at age 15,” even when other factors …

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New York Mayor de Blasio Continues Discriminatory Marijuana Arrest Crusade

By Drug Police Alliance NEW YORK: A new report released today by the Marijuana Arrest Research Project and the Drug Policy Alliance shows that, despite campaign promises, marijuana possession arrests under Mayor de Blasio are on track to equal – or even surpass – the number of arrests under Mayor Bloomberg. As under the Bloomberg …

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Colorado Department of Health Backs Down from Suggestion to Ban Cannabis Edibles

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has backed down from a proposal to ban most forms of edible cannabis such as brownies and cookies, with lozenges and tinctures being the exception. The proposal, which was made public on Monday before quickly being withdrawn, sparked outrage among the cannabis industry and among cannabis advocates; …

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Federal Judge to Hold Hearing on Whether Cannabis Should be Removed as a Schedule 1 Drug

By Paul Armentano, NORML Testimony regarding the constitutionality of the federal statute designating marijuana as a Schedule I Controlled Substance will be taken on Monday, October 27 in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in the case of United States v. Pickard, et. al., No. 2:11-CR-0449-KJM. Members of Congress initially …

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Vote on Medical Cannabis Given Go-Ahead in Guam After Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge

U.S. District Court of Guam Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood has dismissed a lawsuit challenging next month’s vote on the legalization of medical cannabis, officially giving the go-ahead for the vote to take place. According to Tydingco-Gatewood, the individual who brought forth the case – attorney Howard Trapp – has no legal standing. Trapp sued the …

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Facebook Tells DEA to Stop Creating Fake Accounts

Facebook recently sent a firmly written letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) demanding that they stop creating fake accounts meant to trick and capture potential drug users and distributors. The letter comes shortly after it was revealed that the DEA used a real woman’s identity – even using photos of her family obtained from …

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Poll: 59% of New Hampshire Adults Favor Legalizing Cannabis

A new WMUR Granite State Poll has found that 59% of adults in New Hampshire favor the legalization of recreational cannabis, with only 35% opposed to the move. These numbers mark a 4% increase in support since the last time the question was asked in April, and an 11% increase from early last year. According …

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Philadelphia Cannabis Decriminalization Law Takes Effect October 20th

A proposal that decriminalizes the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis will officially take effect tomorrow, October 20th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Under the new law, which was signed into law by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter on October 1st after being approved 14 to 2 by the City Council, those caught possessing up to …

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New Jersey: Hundreds Rally, Dozens Light Up Outside of Statehouse

Advocates of both medical and recreational cannabis legalization joined forces Saturday for a peaceful rally outside of the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey, in protest of Governor Chris Christie’s position on cannabis law reform. An estimated 250 people participated in the protest, which took place across the street from the Statehouse. At one point during …

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Research Reveals Frozen Princess Used Cannabis to Treat Cancer Over 2,500 Years Ago

Newly-released research on the Ukok Princess, a young woman frozen in ice over 2,500 years ago and discovered in 1993, has revealed that the Siberian maiden likely used cannabis to treat her breast cancer. Researchers discovered the well-preserved mummy in the icy steppes of the Ukok Plateau in Russia, buried in an elaborate chamber filled …

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