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The first thing that you should know is that Marijuana is the Spanish language word for Cannabis. Back in the 1930’s when cannabis came under attack by the federal government drug agents started using the Spanish language “marijuana” instead of cannabis so that the racial passions of the public would be inflamed.  Lost in that […]

Medical Marijuana Issues that Have Arisen in Ohio as a Result of their New Program When Ohio Governor John Kasich last month effectively legalized medical marijuana in Ohio with his signature, the state became the 25th in the United States to legalize an extensive medical cannabis program, according to a count by the National Conference […]

The take on Medical Marijuana by someone not from the US, trying to explain how the system works – Guest Post part 1 – part 2 click here. The implementation of medical marijuana as an excellent alternative and natural drug Marijuana is not considered as an addictive drug. It is banned in several nations for […]

Prospective cease and desist letter for the situation where another medical marijuana collective is using your collective’s name May 12, 2016     Medical Marijuana Collective Owner or Administrator ___________ Street ___________, California _____ (xxx) xxx-xxxx www.____________.com    RE: INFRINGEMENT OF TRADE NAME “___________”     TO _________ COLLECTIVE;   I believe you value your […]

DEFENDANT IS IMMUNE FROM PROSECUTION FOR COLLECTIVELY CULTIVATING MEDICAL MARIJUANA UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTION 11362.775; DEFENDANT IS ENTITLED TO RAISE THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA DEFENSE Here, defendant was also participating in a collective cultivation project which involved a limited number of Collective members. At the time of arrest defendant had a valid […]