CANADA TO PASS DECRIM BILL
Justice Minister Martin Cauchon said Monday he wants to take steps to decriminalize marijuana within the next four months. A Commons committee studying the non-medicinal use of drugs released a report Monday calling for the government to relax current marijuana laws and possibly even allow Canadians to grow marijuana for personal use.
PERON LOSES DISMISSAL BID
Dennis Peron and two friends with medical prescriptions for marijuana have lost their bid for early dismissal of drug possession charges filed in Iron County, Utah.
LAPD’S NEW CHIEF BACKS MEDICAL MARIJUANA
"I am opposed to marijuana, and I support the national drug policy, but I have no problem with medical marijuana," said Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton.
HOLY SMOKE COMPASSION CENTER ONLINE
With marijuana leaves prominently displayed and a high profile public image, the Holy Smoke Compassion Center is pushing the envelope, while local officials lick the stamps.