Tag Archives: medical marijuana

Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) – Legalize It. Don’t Criticize It.

Some big news for potheads out of Colorado (well, DC, really): House Representative Jared Polis, a Democrat from Colorado, spoke out for marijuana legalization at an industry event at the National Press Club. This Raw Story article provides the following quotes from Representative Polis: Ending the failed policy of prohibition with regard to marijuana will […]

National Cancer Institute: Marijuana Can Help Cancer Patients

According to a story at the Washington Independent, the National Cancer Institute is now saying marijuana has medicinal benefits for cancer patients. It’s the first federal agency to do so, though 15 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana. Here’s the defining passage from the entry on┬áCannabis and Cannabinoids: The potential benefits […]