Friday, June 6, 2014

Toke Radio 44: 1,000s Apply For Drug Clemency! Calling Out Congress On Cannabis! Americans Say Weed Safer Than Alcohol!

Toke Signals Bud Pick of the Week

Toke Signals Stories of  the Week

Thousands of Prisoners Apply For Obama's Drug Clemency Program

(Hemp News)

More than 18,000 U.S. prisoners completed electronic surveys last month to apply for reduced sentences under President Barack Obama's new program designed to clear federal prisons of nonviolent offenders.

TV Ads Call Out Congressional Opponents of Medical Marijuana

(Hemp News)

The medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) is running 30-second TV advertisements on MSNBC in Maryland and South Florida over the next few days to draw attention to Members of Congress who opposed medical marijuana reform in last week's House vote.

Survey: 84% of Americans Say Driving After Drinking Worse Than Driving After Toking

(Hemp News)

Americans believe it's worse to drive after drinking than after smoking marijuana, according to a new survey.

South Africa: Dagga Party Challenges Marijuana Ban

(Hemp News)

South Africa's Dagga Party has called for the Cape Town High Court to postpone all marijuana cases, as the party challenges the ban on cannabis.

California Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Offer Free Seizure Medication For Kids

(Hemp News)

Two Northern California medical marijuana dispensaries have announced they will be giving away free high-CBD tincture medication for children suffering from seizure disorders.

Tennessee Governor Signs CBD-Only 'Study' Bill Into Law

(Hemp News)

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a very limited, CBD-only, medical marijuana "study" bill into law last Friday. Sadly, the bill may not ever result in relief for any patients at all.

Minnesota: Message Delivered to Governor By Mothers Whose Children Need Medical Marijuana

(Hemp News)

Medical marijuana patients, their family members, and supporters gathered in front of the residence of Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday to express their disappointment with the medical marijuana bill he signed into law one day earlier. The group delivered 33 flowers to the governor, each representing 1,000 seriously ill Minnesotans who will not be allowed to benefit from the new law, but would have benefitted from a more effective proposal that was blocked by Gov. Dayton.

Toke Signals Must Read of the Week

Weed Fairy Is Great, But Is She Good For Legalization?

By Michael Hayne 

(Toke Signals)

If there’s such a thing as a fairy that furtively enters your home and absconds with your kids teeth, then there has to be a magical lady who travels around leaving small amounts of pot. The only difference, of course, is that the Weed Fairy is real and she caters to adults (or at least legal adults).

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