ABC News Medical Unit posted a story last week about possible uses of Steve Kubby’s cannabis lozenge to treat flu, and this week 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate Wayne Root made available an excerpt from his book passionately criticizing the prosecution of his 2008 LP rival Kubby on charges…

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DEA Says Agents Seized 100 Pounds of Marijuana, 200 Plants and $100K (AP)  Officials say federal and local agents raided two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Los Angeles area and arrested the owner. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says drug task force agents served a state search warrant…

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NEW YORK (CNN) — Cigarettes kill; 400,000 people die prematurely every year from smoking. When we analyze the harm from drugs, there is no doubt that cigarettes are the worst. They kill more people than cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and all other illegal drugs combined. More than 800,000 people are arrested…

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – Hot, dry winds and high temperatures fanned wildfires across California Sunday, pushing firefighters into rugged terrain to contain the flames and guard against new blazes. “Things are so dry out there that it doesn’t take much for a spark or an ember to quickly develop into…

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BRECKENRIDGE — Breckenridge voters will decide Nov. 3 whether to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana for adults over 21, after town council decided Tuesday against enacting the citizens’ initiative. “I’m uncomfortable as a council member creating an ordinance that puts us at odds with the state and federal government without…

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In a move his attorney called precedent-setting, a medical marijuana provider who lived near Joyce will get a new trial after the state Court of Appeals overturned his conviction for growing marijuana and ordered a new trial. Earl Gordon Otis Jr., 45, was sentenced in Clallam County Superior Court on…

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More than 3,000 plants uprooted across Big Island The Hawaii Police Department conducted two marijuana eradication missions just before the end of the fiscal year June 30. A memo dated July 8 from Police Chief Harry Kubojiri to County Council Chairman J Yoshimoto said that “Counter Cannabis” field operations were…

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