Cannabis Common Sense #250

Hemp News with Paul Stanford covers each week’s big stories on cannabis. Then Don Dupay, a social worker and retired Portland Police detective, and Peter Nilsson, a candidate for mayor of Portland, Oregon, join Paul to take viewers’ phone calls. We have a film clip about Amersterdam’s cannabis cup from a movie called “Weed.” Hemp News: US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules medical marijuana is legal for the sick, the first time any US court has legalized medical marijuana; ACLU & Oregon NORML sue the DEA for misuse of the “Rave Act” for political purposes; Canada’s Prime Minister hints he’s eaten hashish and revives his marijuana bill to drop criminal sanctions on possession of small amounts of cannabis and increase penalties on all other marijuana cases; Marc Emery says the proposed law would double Canada’s prison population within 2 years.