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Fri February 14, 2014
Politics

Cannabis News Roundup: February 14, 2014

Obama gets pro & con letters on his cannabis statements… This is Ganja Yoga… Why dabbing is so popular… and more.

LEGALIZATION

18 members of Congress ask President to reclassify marijuana // Congressman Earl Blumenauer

And the CA Narcotics Officers’ Assn. asks the President to rescind his recent comments to The New Yorker magazine //  CA Narcotics Officers’ Assn.

Our neighbor to the east prepares for medical legalization // Las Vegas Review-Journal

HEALTH

 “Ganja yoga” instructors tout benefits // Liberty Voice      Would you offer the Dalai Lama a joint?

HIV decreases in animal studies with THC // Huff Post 

EVENT

Panel discusses state of medical cannabis // Dr. Frank Lucido     It’s a free event in Berkeley on Feb. 23, but prior registration is requested.

OPINION

The attorney general can "remove any drug or other substance from the schedules"; that’s the law // SFGate

Seven reasons butane hash (dabbing) is so popular, despite the explosive risks // Cal NORML

Trading places: cannabis easier to find, as tobacco bans increase // Press Democrat

IN OTHER NEWS….

Anti-cannabis advocate Patrick Kennedy told "The Colbert Report" that Colorado ski resorts are giving away "free joints." // The Colbert Report (at about 2:30)…

And a spokesman for Colorado Ski Country USA said Kennedy is “factually incorrect.” // The Daily Caller 

Test your marijuana knowledge with these ten facts // Human n Health

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