Supporting Medical-cannabis Reform
- Americans for Safe
is the nation’s largest organization of patients, medical
professionals, scientists and concerned citizens promoting safe and
legal access to cannabis for therapeutic use and research.
Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM),
founded March, 2000... scientific society advocating improvement of
legal situation for use of hemp plant (Cannabis sativa L.) and its
pharmacologically most important active compounds, cannabinoids,
therapeutic applications through promotion of research and
dissemination of information.
for Cannabis Therapeutics, information about
medical use, clinical studies and reform efforts.
Civil Liberties Union "The ACLU has opposed the
outright criminalization of drugs since 1968,
believing that the best way to deal with drugs is regulation, not
- The Center
for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics
defines cognitive liberty as "the right of each individual to think
independently and autonomously, to use the full spectrum of his or her
mind, and to engage in multiple modes of thought". This page
explains their thoughts about medical cannabis.
- Coalition for
Medical Marijuana approaches patients' medical
rights through political
- The Coalition for
Rescheduling Cannabis filed a comprehensive rescheduling
petition (including a descriptive bibliography)
with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on October 9,
concentrate their collections of full-text materials on drugs and drug
policy... recent & pertinent news headlines... tools and
suggestions for helping act for change... discussion forums to develop
policy, and share insights & ideas with others...
Reform Coordination Network (DRCNet) features
"Medical Marijuana" prominently in its online library of information
about drugs and drug policy.
- "Drug Sense Means
Education & Action".
Advocating Medical Marijuana Education local
Florida group that meets and does local activities.
- Green Cross
serves, lawfully in the State of Washington (RCW 69.51A.010), patients
from Seattle into the Greater Puget Sound Area & beyond.
Angeles Cannabis Resource Center, fresh-washed by a
hard steel rain... doesn't call it quits, rather calls its friends.
- Marijuana Dot Org
(was Californians for Compassionate Use) "Medical marijuana resources
from the patients who wrote Proposition 215".
(MPP) is a Washington, D.C.-based group that focuses exclusively on
federal cannabis-law reform.
- "The Multidisciplinary
Association for Psychedelic Studies(MAPS)
is a membership-based non-profit research and educational organization
with about 1800 members. We assist scientists to design, fund, obtain
approval for and report on studies into the healing and spiritual
potentials of MDMA, psychedelic drugs and marijuana.
Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
(NORML). Since its founding in 1970, NORML has been the principal
national advocate for cannabis-law reform, including articulate support
"The drug war does not reduce drug use... to wage a 'war' on
drugs stimulates a violent, underground economy, an economy which would
collapse if drug prohibition ended. Our country, and our
should be safer, not simply less free."
- Oaksterdam University,
a groundbreaking trade school offering quality training for the
- Portland NORML has affiliated with National NORML as Oregon NORML.
They're building their site, and migrating resources from their "old site"
Citizens for Medical Rights, sponsored a successful
medical cannabis ballot measure in November 1998.
"As a result, this Initiative is now State Law... a measure of
protection for patients within the State of Washington. Because of the
complexity of this issue, and... that... Medical Marijuana remains
illegal on a federal level, we advise both patients and doctors to...
the specific protections and limitations of this new law.... we have
prepared an informational brochure outlining the new law. To read it
Information and News
is a marijuana activism and resource platform built by the people to
help connect, educate, and empower individuals on the cultural,
economic, and medicinal benefits of: legalization, decriminalization,
production, regulation, distribution, and taxation of Cannabis.
Compassionate Use Act of 1996 documents major
aspects and continuing implications of Proposition 215.
- CannabisNews.com tracks
news articles about cannabis.
Cannabis Section with news & information
from compassionate equalitarians.
presents "the conflicting views and opinions of different sides of a
medical marijuana debate... Should smoked marijuana be a medical option
now?... in a non-partisan Pro/Con format".
- Marijuana News,
features news about medical cannabis developments, frequently updated
by Richard Cowan, former director of NORML.
- Marihuana: The
"Welcome! Your virtual hosts are: Lester Grinspoon, M.D., Associate
Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School and James
Bakalar, J.D., Lecturer in Law in the Department of Psychiatry at the
Harvard Medical School."
Dot Com developed by Roxane, now owned by Unimed,
Inc, of Solvay Pharmeceuticals, Inc.
Scan medical research freely, courtesy of the National Library of
Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health. Remember, though:
1) Medline does not generally include research more than 20 years old,
but the U.S. government has not allowed any research with real cannabis
since the 1970s;
2) Marinol, or synthetic THC, used in many experiments, is not cannabis;
is not causation;
4) Not a single piece of research purporting to find significant harm
from smoking cannabis has ever been both A) published in a
peer-reviewed scientific journal; and B) replicated by other scientists
using the same methodology.
Board of California
Link to Medical Board policy on Medical Cannabis.
another free internet medical site provides thousands of articles that
are Web-enhanced for online browsing.
- Carl Olsen
offers excellent web pages with resources on Marijuana
as Medicine, including the 1988
ruling by the DEA's top administrative law judge, Francis L. Young,
directing the DEA to transfer cannabis from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2.
Findings on Medicinal Properties of Marijuana,
January 1997, reviews about 75 scientific studies on cannabis and
health, compiled by Kevin B. Zeese, president of Common Sense for Drug Policy.
- Ron Shaw: "I
smoke Marijuana for medical reasons."
- Sensi Seeds All
kind of information on Cannabis products, related subjects,
all cannabis strains, hybrids and seeds.
- Vote Hemp
is a national, single-issue, non-profit advocacy group founded in 2000
by members of the hemp industry to remove barriers to industrial hemp
farming in the U.S. through education,
slide show narrates
Allen Eugene Bennett's reprieve
from death by cancer by a marvelous natural medicine.
More slides provide political context.
is a community where medical marijuana patients connect with other
patients in their geographic region to freely discuss and review local
cannabis co-operatives, dispensaries, medical doctors and delivery
- Weedtracker.com You
must be 18 years of age or older to vist, view, join, read, post,
or contribute to WeedTRACKER.com. You must also be a California Medical
Marijuana Patient, as defined by Prop. 215 and CA SB420.