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Marsh takes medicinal cannabis to new high

Christian Orozco Web Editor Former University of La Verne student and Gulf War veteran Jon Marsh does not get stoned, he medicates, and through years of marijuana advocacy he is helping those who need the right medication. With 20 years of marijuana advocacy under his belt, Marsh currently runs the Facebook page “Cannabis Oil Success Stories” that has more than 26,000 members. The page serves as... 

Majority wants to go green

Majority wants to go green
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Marijuana is legal in 18 states for medical use and most recently in 2012 it became legal for recreation in Washington and Colorado, and now it is time for it to become legal on all levels. For the first time ever, a clear majority of Americans support marijuana legalization. A recent Gallup poll revealed that 58 percent of Americans support marijuana legalization. Support... 

CMA says legalize weed

The California Medical Association on Oct. 14 became the first medical organization to openly recommend the full legalization of marijuana. Immediately after the CMA released its position on the issue, the association received criticism from the California Police Chiefs Association as well as doctors who deemed the statement as irresponsible. The issue has been hotly debated among doctors in California. “CMA... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, In the article “Housing tightens alcohol, smoking policies” (Sept. 9), one of the things that was mentioned was medicinal marijuana usage on campus. To state clearly, I do not condone those who smoke without legal documentation. However, it was stated that even those with legal documentation are not allowed to smoke on campus, which infringes on student rights. As Californians, we... 

Make an informed decision

For the upcoming election on Tuesday the Campus Times editorial board has some recommendations on a few ballot measures. We recommend “yes” votes on Proposition 20, and “no” votes on propositions 23 and 27. With regard to Proposition 19, we want to be sure voters collect all of the facts before issuing a yes or no vote in a knee-jerk decision. The California State Constitution requires... 

Commentary: Proposition 19 has major flaws

<i>Commentary</i>: Proposition 19 has major flaws
Carly Hill, Arts Editor The smell of marijuana is in the air, or at least the proposal of it, due to hit voter ballots next week. Whether or not the law passes, proponents and opponents are agreeing on one thing: the bill is flawed. The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, backed by prominent marijuana activist Richard Lee, an Oaksterdam horticulture teacher, may have started off with good... 

Cannabis could grow funds for state

Cannabis could grow funds for state
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas Legalizing marijuana. Some say it’s a bad idea, Many say it’s a great idea. But now that the issue has been transformed into an official proposal to be placed on California ballot in November, people on both sides are likely to make their voices heard loud and clear in the months ahead until the big day. After receiving more than 693,000 valid signatures,... 

Legalize 'natural' resources

Legalize 'natural' resources
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist When I was in fifth grade, my elementary school spent a good two weeks participating in the D.A.R.E. program. From what I can remember, this program consisted of a cop or something coming into our classroom and conducting exercises that could help us fight against drugs and stay clean. Of course this completely makes sense, because being the impressionable... 
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