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By "Radical" Russ Belville on February 2, 2009
Subject: House to Hear Testimony Next Week in Favor of Medical Marijuana Earlier this week we wrote you about the introduction of two pieces of legislation seeking to protect medical cannabis patients in South Dakota. Today we are writing you with more good news. Next week, members of the House Health and Human Services Committee will hear testimony on [...]
By "Radical" Russ Belville on March 27, 2008
AMARILLO, TEXAS — A Texas patient who uses medical marijuana to treat the symptoms of HIV won acquittal on marijuana possession charges Tuesday, March 25 based on a rarely-used “necessity defense.” A necessity defense requires the defendant to establish that he had to break the law to avoid an imminent harm more serious than the [...]
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