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Entries by The 420 Times from 02/2014

Marijuana Legalization Bill Introduced in Oklahoma

| Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

The Sooner State residing senator was also quick to point out that the perpetuation of the current prohibition of marijuana diverts the attention of law enforcement officials from more serious crimes.

Obama Legalizes Limited Hemp Farming

| Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

Maybe the Prez is mellowing out just a little. He actually signed a bill into law that grants limited legal status to the outlaw industry of hemp production.

Can Marijuana Stop the Spread of HIV?

| Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

The study, published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, concludes that daily administration of THC in the animals slowed the spread of HIV in their stomachs, where the virus thrives.

18 in Congress Tell Obama to Give Pot a Chance

| Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Eighteen members of the United States Congress this week wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I outlaw to a lower level that would allow medical uses.

Feds Open Banks for MMJ Business

| Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

The Obama administration just said yes to banking for marijuana businesses in cannabis-legal states.

L.A. Sheriff's Officer Foils Dispensary Robbers, Cops Say

| Posted 02.19.2014 | Los Angeles

When sheriff's officials head toward a dispensary, it's usually to seize cash, take cannabis, and padlock the place, unfortunately. But here's one case where an L.A. County Sheriff's Department employee was a medical marijuana hero.

Washington Lawmakers Vote to Revise Medical Marijuana Regulations

| Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

The Washington House of Representatives approved legislation that would eradicate medical marijuana dispensaries, aka "collective gardens," and enforc...