Medical Marijuana Advocates Launch New Election-Based Website: VoteMedicalMarijuana.org

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WASHINGTON, DC — The medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) launched a new website today – VoteMedicalMarijuana.org – that provides patients and their supporters with the tools they need to make informed decisions about the candidates in their districts.

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Unanimous Landmark Appellate Decision Issued in San Diego Medical Marijuana Dispensary Case

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San Diego, CA — The Fourth District Court of Appeal for California issued a unanimous published ruling today in a landmark medical marijuana case that reverses the conviction of a San Diego dispensary operator, Jovan Jackson, convicted in September 2010 after being denied a defense in state court. Today’s landmark ruling also reversed the lower court’s finding that Jackson was not entitled to a defense, providing the elements for such a defense in future jury trials.

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‘Medical’ Marijuana: 10 Health Benefits That Legitimize Legalization

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Prescription drugs kill about 100,000 people in the world each year. Off the top of your head, do you know how many deaths are caused by using marijuana, either medicinally or recreationally?

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PTSD Advocates Launch Campaign In New Mexico To Keep Patient Access To Medical Cannabis

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Continued access to medicine is being threatened by a request to withdraw PTSD as a qualifying condition for the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program.

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56% Favor Legalizing, Regulating Marijuana

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A solid majority of voters nationwide favor legalizing and regulating marijuana similar to the way alcohol and tobacco cigarettes are currently regulated. Most also don’t believe it should be a crime for people to smoke marijuana in the privacy of their own homes.

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