Walter Rubel: Medical marijuana horror stories up in smoke

Medical Marijuana

NEW MEXICO: Essie DeBonet was 61 years old when she attended the New Mexico House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee in 2006, but she appeared to be much older. Frail and unsteady, DeBonet was clearly gravely ill.

Medical marijuana facility in Jackson raided for second time in a week, roughly a pound of marijuana seized

On Monday, July 8, a Hydro World location at the corner of West and Wildwood avenues was raided by the Jackson Narcotic Enforcement Team.

MICHIGAN:  After receiving information a medical marijuana service center in Jackson was up and running after being raided last week, the Jackson Narcotic Enforcement Team raided the location again Monday, July 8.

Legislation shows shifting attitudes

NEW HAMPSHIRE: After almost five years of gubernatorial vetoes blocking medical marijuana legislation, New Hampshire is set to become the 19th state in the country, and the last in New England, to allow seriously ill people to use marijuana for medical purposes.

For patients like me, marijuana is a necessity

Though cannabis for medical purposes became legal in the District (where I live) in 2010, the city-sanctioned dispensaries that can supply it are only now inching closer to opening their doors.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: My breast cancer diagnosis at age 26 was an unwelcome and at times harrowing experience. What allowed me to endure the darkest days was the hope that my rigorous treatment — chemotherapy, surgeries and radiotherapy among them — would allow me to once again live a full and healthy life. It’s what propelled Read the full article…