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The best cannabis posts from around the web

April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Entrepreneurs Decry Fees

Medical Marijuana Entrepreneurs Decry Fees

Under the proposed rules for the new Illinois law, would-be pot entrepreneurs need a $2 million surety bond, $250,000 in liquid assets, $25,000 for an application fee,...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

A notorious New York City narc goes on desk duty, an Alabama prison guard gets mixed up with meth, a Florida cop is in trouble for slinging...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis was among a group of medical marijuana businesses that were allowed to operate while the state processed their license applications, a process that dragged on...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Legal Experts Are Rebelling Against German Drug Laws

Legal Experts Are Rebelling Against German Drug Laws

22 German professors of Criminal Law signed a petition demanding the decriminalization of drugs and the legalization of marijuana. The current anti-drugs legislation was written in 1981...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Study: Frequent Cannabis Consumers Less Likely to Engage in Problematic Alcohol Use

Those who report consuming cannabis two or three times per week are less likely to engage in at risk drinking behavior, according to data published online in The American Journal...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Rhode Island: House Committee to Hold Hearing on Marijuana Legalization Bill

Rhode Island: House Committee to Hold Hearing on Marijuana Legalization Bill

The Rhode Island House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary is scheduled to hold a hearing on a bill that would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana similarly to...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Alabama Governor Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Law

Alabama Governor Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Law

Earlier this month, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed into law SB 174, known as Carly’s Law. This law creates an affirmative defense for patients suffering from debilitating epileptic conditions —...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
‘Bud and Breakfast’ Joins Emerging Marijuana-Friendly Colorado Hotels

‘Bud and Breakfast’ Joins Emerging Marijuana-Friendly Colorado Hotels

Travelers heading to Denver with a desire to “wake and bake” will have new lodging to consider this May, when a local hospitality group launches the latest in...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Maine Patients, Parents, Activists Call on Obama to Remove Medical Marijuana From List of Scheduled Drugs

Maine Patients, Parents, Activists Call on Obama to Remove Medical Marijuana From List of Scheduled Drugs

Three times each day, 19-year-old Katie Solman of Bangor, Maine adds drops of a medical marijuana tincture into a cup of juice or tea and swallows it. Solman and her...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Maryland Marijuana Laws Leave Unanswered Questions

Maryland Marijuana Laws Leave Unanswered Questions

Now that the state’s medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally...
By: NY Farmer
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Biometric Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled in Colorado

Biometric Marijuana Vending Machine Unveiled in Colorado

The free market has done wonders for the marijuana entrepreneurial spirit in Colorado. Could the state position itself as the Silicon Valley of pot? Enter the marijuana...
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
With Governor O’Malley’s Signature, Maryland Becomes Become 21st Medical Marijuana State

With Governor O’Malley’s Signature, Maryland Becomes Become 21st Medical Marijuana State

Governor Martin O’Malley signed HB 881 into law today, making Maryland the 21st medical marijuana state. The Maryland House of Delegates voted 125-11 last week to adopt...
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Student Sues School Over Suspension for Marijuana Tweet

Student Sues School Over Suspension for Marijuana Tweet

High Times reports, “A pro-marijuana message posted on Twitter last year led to the suspension of an Ohio high school soccer player, who has since filed a lawsuit...
By: NY Farmer
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Top 6 Ways Health Canada Is Screwing Up Medical Marijuana

Top 6 Ways Health Canada Is Screwing Up Medical Marijuana

There’s a reason patients call it “Hellth Canada,” and it’s not because they’re doing a hell of a job. Health Canada has been running Canada’s medical marijuana program...
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Denver Hotel Searches for 4/20 Weekend Up 73 Percent

Denver Hotel Searches for 4/20 Weekend Up 73 Percent

According to a release from Hotels.com, “Denver and the state of Colorado have seen a spike in travel interest since the sale of recreational marijuana was legalized...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
More States Move Forward With CBD-Only Measures, But Will They Help Patients?

More States Move Forward With CBD-Only Measures, But Will They Help Patients?

Lawmakers in Alabama and Utah recently approved legislation seeking to authorize the physician-supervised use of varieties of cannabis and/or extracts high in the non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD). Both measures,...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Annapolis Mom Was at Heart of Medical Marijuana Reform

Annapolis Mom Was at Heart of Medical Marijuana Reform

In the fight to gain access to medical marijuana for her 4-year-old son, Logan, who suffers up to 10 seizures a day because of epilepsy, Gail Rand...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Oklahomans for Health Files Ballot Initiative for Medical Marijuana

Oklahomans for Health Files Ballot Initiative for Medical Marijuana

Today, Oklahomans for Health submitted an application for petition with Oklahoma Secretary of State, Chris Benge, which proposes to add a question to the November ballot asking whether or...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Colorado Legalized Marijuana Tax Revenue Ahead of Expectations: Moody’s

Colorado Legalized Marijuana Tax Revenue Ahead of Expectations: Moody’s

Colorado expects to bring in an estimated $98 million in revenue this year, exceeding the state’s original expectations by 40 percent. Moody’s Investors Service, in a report released...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Medical Marijuana Debate Is April 17 at SPC-Seminole

Medical Marijuana Debate Is April 17 at SPC-Seminole

The issue of legalizing medical marijuana will be debated at the next Village Square program of the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College. The program, “Medical...
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