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149. I wish North Carolina allowed Mediacal Marijuana
A recent proposition didn't get anywhere here.
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  -AP Newsbreak: New medical marijuana policy issued by Obama administration crazylikafox  Oct-18-09 10:05 PM   #0 
  - yahoo!  knowbody0   Oct-18-09 10:06 PM   #1 
  - speaking of yahoo - LA's top prosecutor vows to target pot shops  tomm2thumbs   Oct-19-09 06:33 AM   #62 
     - his legs just got cut out from under him.  ChairmanAgnostic   Oct-19-09 10:16 AM   #92 
     - Then he'd better make damn sure they are operating outside state law, or he is open to lawsuits  glitch   Oct-19-09 10:17 AM   #93 
     - The words malicious prosecution come to mind.  Wizard777   Oct-20-09 04:06 AM   #165 
  - Sweet.  Ruby the Liberal   Oct-18-09 10:07 PM   #2 
  - Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire--all have medical marijuana laws.  Flaneur   Oct-18-09 11:59 PM   #19 
     - So does California.  Liberty Belle   Oct-19-09 12:32 AM   #30 
     - Proposition 215, to be exact  alp227   Oct-19-09 12:46 AM   #33 
     - And Michigan. n/t  Occulus   Oct-19-09 02:05 AM   #39 
     - And Oregon and Washington  Bluenorthwest   Oct-19-09 06:45 AM   #63 
     - Colorado, too! n/t  intheflow   Oct-19-09 12:55 AM   #34 
     - WOW! I had no idea.  Ruby the Liberal   Oct-19-09 09:26 AM   #82 
     - It must be a coast thing! See post #39 for the state with more coastline than any other. (nt)  ieoeja   Oct-19-09 03:39 PM   #139 
     - Michigan piping in here...we just passed one as well! n/t  PassingFair   Oct-19-09 05:10 PM   #146 
  - The new 2nd hand smoke lawsuit craze?  WriteDown   Oct-18-09 10:08 PM   #3 
  - Cannabis smoke is a bronchial dilator  tridim   Oct-19-09 11:01 AM   #110 
     - Its a drug and its 2nd hand....  WriteDown   Oct-19-09 11:16 AM   #114 
     - Cannabis *smoke* is not anti-cancer, it's carcinogenic.  boppers   Oct-19-09 06:39 PM   #153 
        - The last study I read showed that people who smoke cannabis and tobacco  tridim   Oct-20-09 09:57 AM   #167 
  - I hope they tell the DEA  LeighAnn   Oct-18-09 10:09 PM   #4 
  - is that right? i thought the statement itself was unprecedented.  inna   Oct-18-09 10:14 PM   #5 
  - I remember that. n/t  EFerrari   Oct-18-09 11:16 PM   #17 
  - So do I. It was early this year and the narcs apparently hadn't been told who the President is,  Peace Patriot   Oct-19-09 06:14 AM   #59 
  - You are correct.  Le Taz Hot   Oct-19-09 05:55 AM   #57 
  - The jails in California are so over crowded, it's inhumane. So this is long overdue.  tblue   Oct-18-09 10:14 PM   #6 
  - I wonder how many people  Mz Pip   Oct-18-09 10:43 PM   #11 
     - half of all drug arrests are marjiuana  Lethe   Oct-19-09 12:12 AM   #23 
     - Do you have  Mz Pip   Oct-19-09 12:21 AM   #26 
     - 44% as of 2006  Lethe   Oct-19-09 12:27 AM   #28 
        - That's in the US, total  Mz Pip   Oct-19-09 12:43 AM   #32 
     - The more inmates, the more profit for the private prison industry. Bet they hate this change. nt  tblue   Oct-19-09 12:28 AM   #29 
        - That's Senator Webb's next big project.. Prison Reform  tridim   Oct-19-09 12:09 PM   #122 
     - there is here in alabama!  chadmak09   Oct-19-09 05:36 AM   #53 
     - that is so  Third Doctor   Oct-19-09 06:07 PM   #152 
     - Hello fellow caucasian of a certain class!  Bluenorthwest   Oct-19-09 06:50 AM   #65 
        - I'm not saying  Mz Pip   Oct-19-09 10:00 AM   #89 
           - that can be hard to determine.  uncle ray   Oct-19-09 11:02 AM   #111 
  - Good news. Now I wonder if I can get a prescription for this cough??  bertman   Oct-18-09 10:16 PM   #7 
  - I was just walking on venice beach, and there was guy holding a sign saying the  robinlynne   Oct-18-09 10:23 PM   #10 
  - I've found it usually doesn't help my cough  SpartanDem   Oct-19-09 12:09 AM   #22 
     - Native Americans used to use mullein as a smoke to cure coughs..  winyanstaz   Oct-19-09 02:12 AM   #41 
     - it's worth a try!  Rosa Luxemburg   Oct-19-09 06:25 AM   #61 
     - Mullein tea is naturally sweet and a great expectorant  Bluenorthwest   Oct-19-09 06:51 AM   #66 
     - cough?  katkat   Oct-19-09 05:00 AM   #49 
     - I was trying to make a (COUGH!!) funny. You know, cough, prescription, marijuana.  bertman   Oct-19-09 09:39 AM   #85 
  - Sanity. n/t  Mojambo   Oct-18-09 10:19 PM   #8 
  - Great. Now somebody needs to tell the Los Angeles DA to lay off his plan  kestrel91316   Oct-18-09 10:23 PM   #9 
  - stretch until the paradox is apparent and then choose., assertively.  earcandle   Oct-18-09 10:55 PM   #12 
  - Robert Wyatt on Ear CAndle Radio right now: COrnicoPia  earcandle   Oct-18-09 10:57 PM   #13 
  - And therein lies the problem: If "legality" depends on the local prosecutor...  Flaneur   Oct-19-09 12:02 AM   #20 
  - It's a two-way loophole  Dogmudgeon   Oct-19-09 01:19 AM   #36 
     - Actually, it hasn't.  Le Taz Hot   Oct-19-09 06:24 AM   #60 
        - Perhaps  Dogmudgeon   Oct-19-09 12:53 PM   #127 
  - Another Lamebrain  Can of Whoop-ass   Oct-19-09 08:20 AM   #77 
  - Well this thread will provide a reprieve from a day full of Obama bashing  bluestateguy   Oct-18-09 10:59 PM   #14 
  - Maybe. OTOH, this looks like a sane, rational, and humane policy move to me. It's a start.  Hekate   Oct-19-09 02:21 AM   #43 
  - no Obama bashing  katkat   Oct-19-09 04:56 AM   #48 
  - The EPA stopped one mine  druidity33   Oct-19-09 10:35 AM   #97 
  - Yes indeed.  existentialist   Oct-19-09 10:40 AM   #99 
  - I Was thinking the same thing, thanks Blue !  Grassy Knoll   Oct-19-09 09:08 PM   #161 
  - So, the justice department is being directed to focus on just priorities.  sicksicksick_N_tired   Oct-18-09 11:06 PM   #15 
  - Great news for those that suffer without this. I wish Florida would wake up!  1776Forever   Oct-18-09 11:09 PM   #16 
  - State's Rights Freepers freak out because the 10th amendment only applies to religious stuff.  MidwestTransplant   Oct-18-09 11:57 PM   #18 
  - WOOHOO!!!  Odin2005   Oct-19-09 12:06 AM   #21 
  - yay  NJGeek   Oct-19-09 12:16 AM   #24 
  - it's the least he can do..  dlfuller   Oct-19-09 12:20 AM   #25 
  - Great News  SlingBlade   Oct-19-09 12:27 AM   #27 
  - I have a medical marijuana permit here in Colorado  Roon   Oct-19-09 12:38 AM   #31 
  - Now I need to find a doctor that'll give me MMJ for my disorder..  Hawkeye-X   Oct-19-09 02:36 AM   #44 
     - Here ya go.  Le Taz Hot   Oct-19-09 06:46 AM   #64 
  - WOW! This is a populist move!  Trillo   Oct-19-09 01:09 AM   #35 
  - Hoooooooray . . . !!!!  defendandprotect   Oct-19-09 01:34 AM   #37 
  - Great news!  CaliforniaPeggy   Oct-19-09 01:47 AM   #38 
  - This is good news indeed...  winyanstaz   Oct-19-09 02:08 AM   #40 
  - Undoubtedly a saner position.  Fearless   Oct-19-09 02:18 AM   #42 
  - Now that is change we can belive in. Thanks for caring about patients that need med pot Pres Obama!  Union Yes   Oct-19-09 02:37 AM   #45 
  - Obama has just won back the support of the left. I told ya he  old mark   Oct-19-09 02:49 AM   #46 
  - oh paaaleeez, it will take more than just appeasing a few left  jonnyblitz   Oct-19-09 05:50 AM   #54 
  - +1 nt  SammyWinstonJack   Oct-19-09 09:54 AM   #88 
  - Heh, poll numbers to rise in short order.  Jester Messiah   Oct-19-09 05:54 AM   #56 
  - you really think we're that easy? Lol....  fascisthunter   Oct-19-09 12:18 PM   #124 
  - this is also a slap to the pharma/insurance lobby  RainDog   Oct-19-09 03:53 AM   #47 
  - good. slowly dismantle the stupid drug wars  Mari333   Oct-19-09 05:27 AM   #50 
  - Huh  XanaDUer   Oct-19-09 05:28 AM   #51 
  - A BIG, HUGE THANK YOU,  Le Taz Hot   Oct-19-09 05:31 AM   #52 
  - It's a good start.  Jester Messiah   Oct-19-09 05:53 AM   #55 
  - But it is also exactly what candidate Obama said he'd do  Bluenorthwest   Oct-19-09 06:59 AM   #68 
  - DAMN, I feel bad...  Hubert Flottz   Oct-19-09 06:08 AM   #58 
  - It would be great to see a federal Medical Marijuana law  Wizard777   Oct-19-09 06:56 AM   #67 
  - Awesome, great first step. Let's make it like cough syrup or asprin.....  bamacrat   Oct-19-09 07:04 AM   #69 
  - : )  Soylent Brice   Oct-19-09 07:11 AM   #70 
  - You know, I am not a big Obama fan, but it's things like this that will keep  IsItJustMe   Oct-19-09 07:15 AM   #71 
  - It's a step in the right direction, but medical MJ is still a crock of shit  MajorChode   Oct-19-09 07:40 AM   #72 
  - Perhaps you can illuminate some of the "silly reasons"  Le Taz Hot   Oct-19-09 08:01 AM   #73 
     - I'm not going to get into it  MajorChode   Oct-19-09 08:17 AM   #76 
     - Well, I don't recall anyone claiming to smoke marijuana  Le Taz Hot   Oct-19-09 08:57 AM   #80 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-19-09 09:31 AM   #84 
        - as someone who lives and works in one of the MM centers in the US....  ourbluenation   Oct-19-09 10:17 AM   #95 
     - Here in SF, of all the people I know who have gotten --  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-19-09 10:09 AM   #91 
        - I enjoy smoking pot because it's a good way to relieve the normal stresses of life.  tridim   Oct-19-09 11:30 AM   #115 
           - My friends like to get high, plain and simple.  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-19-09 12:49 PM   #126 
  - next step..  polemic_realism   Oct-19-09 08:02 AM   #74 
  - 'Bout damn time!  kag   Oct-19-09 08:09 AM   #75 
  - Hallelujah!!!  euphoria12leo   Oct-19-09 08:31 AM   #78 
  - Ah, one step closer to marijuana legalization. n/t  vaberella   Oct-19-09 08:38 AM   #79 
  - Bush policy? Wasn't that Clinton's policy too?  redqueen   Oct-19-09 09:08 AM   #81 
  - Yes, you're right. Drug czar McCaffrey tried to silence the doctors.  Flaneur   Oct-19-09 02:30 PM   #133 
  - Sanity takes a minor step forward.  existentialist   Oct-19-09 09:30 AM   #83 
  - So how medical Marijuana will help recover from addictions? n/t  AlphaCentauri   Oct-19-09 09:43 AM   #86 
  - I'm not as think as you high I am  Ezlivin   Oct-19-09 10:02 AM   #90 
  - A Little Education Goes A Long Way!  BakedAtAMileHigh   Oct-19-09 10:19 AM   #96 
     - Will marijuana create dependency or addiction?  AlphaCentauri   Oct-19-09 10:37 AM   #98 
        - here ya go!  BakedAtAMileHigh   Oct-19-09 11:05 AM   #113 
  - This seems to be one of those magic rabbits that can be pulled  ooglymoogly   Oct-19-09 09:52 AM   #87 
  - Decency may prevail at last  samsingh   Oct-19-09 10:17 AM   #94 
  - Anyone need a caregiver in Colorado?  tridim   Oct-19-09 10:43 AM   #100 
  - Medical Marijuana states:  existentialist   Oct-19-09 10:52 AM   #101 
  - DC voters approved it in 1998 (I think), but Congress blocked it.  Flaneur   Oct-19-09 11:37 AM   #117 
  - DC voters approved it in 1998 (I think), but Congress blocked it.  Flaneur   Oct-19-09 11:37 AM   #118 
  - Feds to issue new medical marijuana policy  druidity33   Oct-19-09 10:54 AM   #102 
  - A very good sign of change.  glitch   Oct-19-09 10:54 AM   #103 
  - i hope you're right.  druidity33   Oct-19-09 10:54 AM   #106 
     - I hope so too. Wait and see if the actions match the words. nt  glitch   Oct-19-09 10:54 AM   #107 
  - excellent news to start the week!  mike_c   Oct-19-09 10:54 AM   #104 
  - The DEA needs to lay off doctors, period  Warpy   Oct-19-09 10:54 AM   #105 
     - Check out the Pain Relief Network--they do good work in this area.  Flaneur   Oct-19-09 02:33 PM   #134 
  - Good decision  mvd   Oct-19-09 10:55 AM   #108 
  - The guy's obviously a communist Muslim foreigner.  kegler14   Oct-19-09 10:55 AM   #109 
  - OK, now why not take the same approach to "don't ask/don't tell"?  Silent3   Oct-19-09 11:04 AM   #112 
  - It's long overdue. The so-called "war on drugs" should end! n/t  BennyD   Oct-19-09 11:34 AM   #116 
  - Thanks to President Obama. We The People are finally winning that war on drug with our Government.  Wizard777   Oct-20-09 04:23 AM   #166 
  - look at all the potheads in this thread  CatWoman   Oct-19-09 11:57 AM   #119 
  - lol  fascisthunter   Oct-19-09 12:15 PM   #123 
  - What's your definition of "pothead"?  tridim   Oct-19-09 12:39 PM   #125 
  - hey, I ain't hatin  CatWoman   Oct-19-09 05:05 PM   #145 
     - Gotcha, I figured as much while I was responding.  tridim   Oct-19-09 05:36 PM   #147 
        - my baby brother yelled at me the other day  CatWoman   Oct-19-09 07:11 PM   #156 
  - ?  krabigirl   Oct-19-09 05:48 PM   #150 
  - .  CatWoman   Oct-19-09 07:10 PM   #155 
  - takes one to know one  shanti   Oct-19-09 07:13 PM   #157 
     - ROFL!!  CatWoman   Oct-19-09 07:34 PM   #158 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-19-09 12:01 PM   #120 
  - edit for misunderstanding.. clarfied below. nt  Truth2Tell   Oct-19-09 03:59 PM   #142 
     - I'm not sure what you're talking about.  Fly by night   Oct-19-09 04:27 PM   #144 
  - It's Going To Happen, Legalize it, Tax it, Party On!  colsohlibgal   Oct-19-09 12:06 PM   #121 
  - Kicked and recommended for logic, common sense, compassion, freedom and justice.  Uncle Joe   Oct-19-09 12:58 PM   #128 
  - Thank you Mr.President!  Taverner   Oct-19-09 01:27 PM   #129 
  - Suddenly I'm feeling sick.  Gregorian   Oct-19-09 01:27 PM   #130 
  - If I get cancer (again) I want marijuana to help if I have to have chemo  demigoddess   Oct-19-09 02:21 PM   #131 
  - K&R!  coconut22   Oct-19-09 02:25 PM   #132 
  - Marijuana isn't a drug, it's a plant.  FarLeftFist   Oct-19-09 03:05 PM   #135 
  - Light it !  voteearlyvoteoften   Oct-19-09 03:05 PM   #136 
  - If the president intended to a bone to those of us he lumps into one  JDPriestly   Oct-19-09 03:21 PM   #137 
  - Umm...I don't smoke marijuana. But I would think we can all agree that those who are prescribed  SemiCharmedQuark   Oct-19-09 03:54 PM   #141 
  - President Obama doesn't "throw bones" .  Cha   Oct-19-09 04:16 PM   #143 
  - He's doing this because it makes sense. Nothing more, nothing less.  tridim   Oct-19-09 05:38 PM   #148 
  - Smoke 'em if you got 'em!!  Aramchek   Oct-19-09 03:31 PM   #138 
  - Noooo! We're dooomed!  Zorra   Oct-19-09 03:50 PM   #140 
  - I wish North Carolina allowed Mediacal Marijuana  Bullet1987   Oct-19-09 05:43 PM   #149 
  - Here in Nebraska, posession of less than an oz, is a misdemeanor...  rasputin1952   Oct-19-09 05:58 PM   #151 
  - Roll another one, just like the other one....  Harry Monroe   Oct-19-09 07:08 PM   #154 
  - Hopefully this is a first step toward ending these stupid drug laws  SpartanDem   Oct-19-09 07:46 PM   #159 
  - OK, now how do I grow some dope for the patients?  wordpix   Oct-19-09 08:43 PM   #160 
  - FUCK YOU RON PAUL  NJGeek   Oct-19-09 09:35 PM   #162 
  - +1  Cha   Oct-19-09 09:52 PM   #163 
  - Ron Paul has a decriminalization bill in the House  Flaneur   Oct-20-09 11:08 AM   #168 
  - Ooh, I feel a spell of glaucoma coming on . . .  BrainGlutton   Oct-19-09 10:07 PM   #164 
 

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