Controlled Substances

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Let’s Talk About Federal Marijuana Legalization

RSS Some lawmakers predict marijuana will be legal on a federal level within five to ten years. Although, when it happens, there is a distinct possibility the law will not translate into Americans enjoying a fully legalized recreational market. There ... [Published High Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

It’s not Pot, It’s CBD Oil!

In the U.S., 300,000 children under 14 suffer from epilepsy, 100 million experience chronic pain, and research conclusively shows that medical marijuana genuinely works for these people. More than simply providing relief, for some, it can be a life s ... [Published Healthcare Matters - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

CAPITAL REPORT: BILL IN CONGRESS WOULD LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA WITH LOW THC LEVELS

Printer-friendly versionJuly 31, 2014 (Washington D.C.)--A new bill in Congress would legalize use of medical marijuana, but only those varieties with very low levels of THC, the psychoactive ingredient that makes users high.The bill is called the Charlotte’s ... [Published East County Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Senators Ask Feds to Clarify Pot Laws

RSS Lawmakers in marijuana-friendly Colorado and Washington are demanding that the US government s as they pertain to the state’s legal marijuana trade. They are calling for action on the part of the Obama Administration to establish policies that are ... [Published High Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

State Police nab East Providence in coke ring bust-up

NORTH SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force, during an investigation conducted with the assistance of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office, announced the arrest of 15 subjects Tuesday, July ... [Published East Bay Newspapers - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Perry Introduces Bill to Exclude Therapeutic Hemp and Cannabidiol from Marijuana Definition (7/30/14)

WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5226) to "amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol from the definition of marihu . . . ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Crime reports from Portage Public Safety for July 29, 2014

Portage Public Safety headquartersHere are crime reports for July 29, 2014, as provided by the Portage Department of Public Safety . Addresses are listed by block:Larceny12:02 p.m., 6100 PortageFraud12:31 p.m., 7500 Garden Lane4:36 p.m., 6600 S. Wes ... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Obama to The New York Times: ‘Legalize It? No We Can’t.’

from ’ editorial board, which collectively asked for the federal repeal of the ban against marijuana. You can imagine it caused quite the hubbub at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.While the White House placed Press Secretary Josh Earnest on the front lines, ... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

OVERNIGHT HEALTHCARE: HHS touts O-Care drug cost savings

The Hill: The Obama administration says cost-saving measures in ObamaCare have reduced the burden of prescription drug coverage and saved seniors and people with disabilities $11.5 billion since 2010.Tags:Pharmacology, Food and Drug Administration, Drug ... [Published I360 Gov - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 5 reports

Marijuana: Senators pressure White House, federal tide is turning

From left, Sens. Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, Mark Udall and Michael Bennet.Colorado began recreational-marijuana sales in January; Washington did earlier this month; and Alaska and Oregon are set to vote on the matter in a couple months. It seems like ... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 5 reports

U.S. House Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana starter plantA Pennsylvania congressman will introduce a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives Monday that could boost, if not entirely come to the rescue, of Florida's suddenly shaky new medical marijuana act.The three-page bill ... [Published Sunshine State News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Gray Lady Calls on Feds to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition

Yesterday, the New York Times ran a lengthy editorial, entitled “Let States Decide on Marijuana.”  Here is an excerpt:Allowing states to make their own decisions on marijuana — just as they did with alcohol after the end of Prohibition in 1933 — requires ... [Published Cato Institute - Jul 28 2014]

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...most important moves President Obama could make right now is that would make it easier for scientists to receive approval for marijuana research. "Every fourteen-year-old boy has access to better pot than any research scientist,” he said."
...The institute's in-depth report , released in 1999, concluded marijuana is "moderately well suited for particular conditions, such as chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and AIDS wasting." The report also found that the drug is not particularly addictive and not a gateway drug...
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R 5226) to "amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol from the definition of marihu . . ."
Casey Sipe, an employment law attorney at Scaringi & Scaringi in Harrisburg, Penn., agreed. "In states where marijuana usage is legal, in whatever form, it could be equated to alcohol in the workplace. Employees are not permitted to work drunk, drink alcohol at work, or return from lunch drunk, so employees should not be permitted to work high" he said via email

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Senators Ask Feds to Clarify Pot Laws [Published High Times - Jul 31 2014]
State Police nab East Providence in coke ring b... [Published East Bay Newspapers - Jul 31 2014]
House OKs prescription-abuse bill [Published Rutland Herald - Jul 31 2014]
Rep. Perry Introduces Bill to Exclude Therapeut... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 31 2014]
Crime reports from Portage Public Safety for Ju... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
Obama to The New York Times: ‘Legalize It? No W... [Published Media Bistro - Jul 30 2014]
Why Your Company Needs a Marijuana Policy and H... [Published Entrepreneur.com - Jul 30 2014]
OVERNIGHT HEALTHCARE: HHS touts O-Care drug cos... [Published I360 Gov - Jul 30 2014]
CannaVest Corp. Wins Michigan Medical Cannabis ... [Published Canada NewsWire - Jul 30 2014]
WA, CO Senators push Obama Administration to se... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 30 2014]
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Wonkbook: After the VA deal, Congress is back t... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 30 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
States should have some power over criminal law... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 29 2014]
A bill introduced July 28 in the U.S. House of Representatives would amend the Controlled Substances Act — the federal law that criminalizes marijuana — to exempt plants with an extremely low level of THC, the part of marijuana that makes users high.  ...
Gray Lady Calls on Feds to Repeal Marijuana Pro... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 28 2014]
Tim Lynch Yesterday, the New York Times ran a lengthy editorial, entitled “Let States Decide on Marijuana.”  Here is an excerpt: Allowing states to make their own decisions on marijuana — just as they did with alcohol after the end of Prohibition in ...
Rand Paul Amendment Would Bar Prosecution of Me... [Published Hit & Run - Jul 24 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="206" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/jsullum/2014_07/Rand-Paul-Daily-Show.jpg?h=206&w=275" title="|||Comedy Central" width="275" style="float: right;"/&gt;Lastmonth Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), together with Sen. Cory Boo ...
FedEx Indicted For Shipping Drugs For Illegal P... [Published The Consumerist - Jul 18 2014]
( Michael Sauers ) More than a year after UPS agreed to pay $40 million to settle federal charges that it knowingly made shipments for illegal online pharmacies , a federal grand jury has indicted FedEx for similar allegations. According to the ...
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