Monthly Archives: March 2014

New Resource: Study Reveals that Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Cause an Increase in Crime

We’ve already seen that dispensaries are not associated with an increase in crime. A recent study shows that other state’s medical marijuana programs are also not associated with an increase in crime, and indeed, these states have seen crime levels … Continue reading

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Upcoming Supreme Court Case May Change Employers’ Rights to Fire Medical Marijuana Patients

Click here to read the full story at the Huffington Post. This is the story of Brandon Coats, a patient in Colorado who uses cannabis to treat severe muscle spasms associated with a crippling automobile accident. He was fired from … Continue reading

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Track Bills

2014 Legislative Session: Below is a list of some of the bills and measures that passed in the most recent legislative session. Click here for a list of some measures that were put forward but did not pass. Resolutions: HCR48 … Continue reading

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New Resource: Cannabis Yields and Dosage

Click here for the PDF document. This is an excellent resource on producing and consuming medical marijuana, and it is free online from Chris Conrad and Safe Access Now.

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Hawaii News Now: Dispensary Measure Moves Forward in Legislature

Click here to watch a video from Hawaii News Now. This coverage shows some of the profoundly affecting story of a local family whose daughter suffers from a severe form of epilepsy called Dravets syndrome and who can not access … Continue reading

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A Letter to the Editor from a Patient

The following letter to the editor was written by a patient and supporter Karl Malivuk helping to clarify the issue of access to medical cannabis for SA columnist Ira Zunin. We thank him for his close attention to detail, and … Continue reading

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Editorial in Star Advertiser: DEA Should Reclassify Marijuana to Allow Medical Use

Read the full editorial at the Star Advertiser. Sorry, it’s behind a paywall. An editorial published in the Honolulu Star Advertiser encourages us to pass the resolutions asking the DEA to reschedule marijuana so that it can be a better … Continue reading

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