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N.C. men fighting for patients’ rights to medical marijuana

By William R. Toler Two men. Two cases. One plant. One cause. Although separated by 140 miles, Todd Stimson and Robert Dorr are fighting the same fight in the courts: the right of all people to use cannabis as a … Continue reading

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A look back at 2013

Another year is in the can and another begins. That means it’s time for another obligatory year-in-review story, or as Contributing Editor Corey Friedman says: “It’s time to do this thing we do infrequently.” [We haven’t done one the past … Continue reading

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Medical cannabis advocate arrested

By William R. Toler Medical cannabis activist Robert Dorr wanted to get arrested. Wednesday night, he got his wish. His brother tells the Independent Register that Dorr was arrested Wednesday evening and is, at the time of this writing, in … Continue reading

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Prohibition isn’t over…but it should be

By William R. Toler Eighty years ago, Congress decided to appeal a constitutional amendment with another constitutional amendment ending the nationwide ban on alcohol. The thirteen-year dry spell is known as and referred to as prohibition. And that ended. Well…sort … Continue reading

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Medical marijuana advocates support Stimson

By William R. Toler HENDERSONVILLE, NC– “Different strains for different pains.” That was one of the chants shouted outside the Henderson County Courthouse Friday as nearly two dozen people came out to support Todd Stimson and medical marijuana. Most supporters … Continue reading

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NC medical cannabis grower raided

By William R. Toler Last Thursday, men with guns broke into Todd Stimson’s home to steal plants. Stimson says he was brushing his teeth when he noticed police cars from the bathroom window. As he was going out to meet … Continue reading

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N.C. man busted for using cannabis for cancer, having guns

[Note: This post orginially appeared as an article in The Wilson Times.] By Corey Friedman John Cameron hasn’t been the same since sheriff’s deputies took his marijuana away. “I’ve lost seven pounds in seven days,” the 71-year-old Cameron said. “I … Continue reading

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