Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cannabis Expert MD Challenges a Pharmacist’s View on Medical Marijuana

Steve Showen/ September 21, 2014/ Civil Liberties, Healthcare, Medical Marijuana, Politics, War on Drugs/ 3 comments

  Cannabis specialist Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD, and President of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, offers critique of North Florida pharmacist Karl Metzger’s dismissal of Medical Marijuana. (Metzger’s article appeared on the website of the Bay County Green Party of Florida, entitled “The Fallacy of the Medical Marijuana Movement – A Pharmacist’s Perspective.” It can be found here.) Hergenrather introduces us

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GPF Supports Amendment 2 for Medical Marijuana

greenie/ September 15, 2014/ Campaigns, Civil Liberties, Electoral, Healthcare, Press Release, War on Drugs/ 1 comments

For Immediate Release: Sept. 15, 2014 Contact: Didier Ortiz:  (954) 709-6172 Green Party of Florida Supports Amendment 2 The Medical Marijuana Initiative “The fact that the medicinal benefits of cannabis are being increasingly understood and documented by the scientific community flies directly in the face of FDA’s refusal to remove the herb from its Schedule 1 most dangerous classification

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Fight for $15 Heats Up in Miami

Steve Showen/ September 8, 2014/ Economics, Miami/ 1 comments

Miami Greens showed their colors Thursday in support of fast food workers demand for $15 an hour and the right to unionize at a spirited demonstration in North Miami Beach, held in the rain in front of a McDonald’s restaurant and across from Burger King. Similar demonstrations were held in some 150 cities organized by SEIU (Service Employees International Union)

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