Monthly Archives: March 2014

Marijuana Tax Could Cure What Ails Los Angeles Budget Shortfalls

http://www.scpr.org/blogs/politics/2014/03/05/15995/los-angeles-faces-financial-shortfall-heading-into/ There is apparently a $242 million shortfall heading into fiscal year 2014-15 according to the City of Los Angeles’ top budget official. The City of Los Angeles imposes a 5% tax on medical marijuana sales. Colorado is projecting $134

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Health Czar Shows Amazing Ignorance About Marijuana

http://www.alternet.org/drugs/health-czar-shows-amazing-ignorance-about-marijuana-facts In the Internet era, members of the general public have unprecedented access to scientific facts and figures. Among the resources now available at one’s fingertips is the National Center for Biotechnology Information database. NCBI is an NIH.gov electronic search

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Why Are The Feds Not Seeing What Sanjay Gupta Does Re Medical Benefits of Marijuana?

Next week, Dr. Sanjay Gupta is airing another documentary on marijuana, called “Weed 2: Cannabis Madness.” It airs on CNN. In it, Gupta doubles down on his prior story, as follows: It’s been eight months since I last wrote about

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Gov. Brown Makes Ignorant Comment About Marijuana Use And Legalization

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) said Sunday that he is not convinced legalizing marijuana is a good idea because the population needs to “stay alert.” “The problem with anything, a certain amount is okay,” Brown said on NBC’s Meet the

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