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Medical Marijuana Legislation Reintroduced in Iowa — Contact Your Legislators!

http://www.capwiz.com/norml2/issues/alert/?alertid=31260511 Action Alert Medical Marijuana Legislation Reintroduced In Iowa Legislation that seeks to legalize the physician-supervised use of medical marijuana was reintroduced this week in the Iowa legislature. The bill received subcommittee approval on Thursday, February 24, but must clear Senate Human Resources Committee next week before the March 4 deadline. You can contact the … Continue reading

Today’s Subcommittee Hearing on Medical Marijuana

Jason Karimi 2-24-2011 I went to today’s Senate Human Resources Subcommittee hearing. Two of the three subcommittee members hosted the hearing. Ray Lakers, Jeff Elton, and Jimmy Morrison spoke, as well as Dr. Alan Koslow. Dr. Koslow was questioned by Senator Bolkcom a few times and was by far the most influential speaker in terms … Continue reading

What Iowa’s Medical Marijuana bill says

Just read through the bill at Iowa’s Legislative Tracking website. Here’s the highlights: For patients with cancer, glaucoma, HIV, Hep C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn’s (ibs), Alzheimer’s, nail patella, chronic pain, cachexia or wasting syndrome (severe nausea) and seizures, including but not limited to epilepsy. Is not more than two and one-half ounces of usable; … Continue reading

Iowa medical marijuana subcommittee hearing tomorrow, 3 pm, Rm 22

This is the second time in two years that there has been a subcommittee hearing on medical marijuana, the only two times since 1996. The situation in Iowa has changed dramatically since the last subcommittee hearing two years ago. WeedPress will review tomorrow’s hearing this next week. Two of the three subcommittee members are democrats. … Continue reading

Interested in marching on D.C. to protest cannabis laws on 4/20?

WeedPress has been asked to officially sponsor this national protest march on Washington D.C. to protest the unjust, unconstitutional, and un-American laws prohibiting cannabis. For Immediate Release Media Contact: Jason Warf 502 396 5663 Stickman200210@gmail.com Grassroots Activists Head to the Nation’s Capitol to End Prohibition Millions to Gather in Hopes to Cease Lies and Propaganda … Continue reading

Marijuana Mental Illness “Study:” False Claims (As Usual)

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2011-02-09/news/bs-ed-marijuana-letter-20110209_1_mental-illness-medical-marijuana-lower-rates A false link between marijuana and mental illness February 09, 2011 The article published today in “Health News” makes the claim that smoking marijuana is “linked” to early onset of mental illness. However, although the article implies some sort of cause and effect, that conclusion has no scientific basis. In fact, the authors of … Continue reading