US House Votes Against Stopping Feds’ Medical Pot Raids (w/ related video)

from High Times

by Mark Miller

Tue, May 15, 2012 2:55 pm

For the sixth time in a decade, the U.S. House of Representatives last week defeated an amendment to an appropriations bill that would have prohibited the federal Dept of Justice from raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in those states with legal medicinal cannabis laws.

The bipartisan amendment was co-sponsored, as it has been each of the six times it’s been introduced, by Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), and this year they were joined by Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Sam Farr (D-CA).

 The final tally was 262-163 against the amendment,. . . Read Complete Report

 

The HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup Returns to the Bay Area

Published on May 18, 2012 by

HIGH TIMES is heading back to the Bay Area for the third year in a row! The HT Medical Cannabis Cup will be held in Richmond, CA June 23-24!
This two-day expo highlights the best of the Bay’s medical marijuana industry.
Don’t miss out on grow seminars with HIGH TIMES’ cultivation editors Nico Escondido and  Danny Danko, and other experts in the field who know how to grow great ganja.
There will also be seminars featuring doctors, patients, researchers, dispensary owners, canna-business owners, and activists.

Plus, a special Saturday night VIP party featuring Del The Funky Homosapien, Smoke DZA, Harry Fraud, and many more! HIGH TIMES will also honor Richard Lee with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit MedCanCup.com. . . . SOURCE

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