Cannabis Common Sense #254

Hemp News with Paul Stanford covers each week’s news on cannabis. Then Dr. Phillip Leveque, D.O., Ph.D., a physician and retired medical school professor of pharmacology and toxicology, and Don Dupay, a social worker and retired Portland Police detective, join Paul to take viewers’ phone calls. Our first film clip is from CNN’s special on cannabis, Higher Times, from 1996, and a clip of the marijuana march in Vancouver, BC last year. Reverand Will of Eugene, Oregon is a guest. Hemp News: The U.K. defends its move to cut penalties for marijuana ; a new study says that medical use of marijuana is prevalent among AIDS/HIV patients and has benefits and no risks ; US federal government wants to deport a Norwegian woman from Oregon under new terrorist laws for a 1993 marijuana charge for growing 6 plants ; Art Garfunkel, part of the folk music duo Simon and Garfunkel, was charged with having marijuana after police pulled over his limousine for speeding in upstate New York.