Tag: california

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July 24, 2014
07/24/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.23)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.23)

Medical marijuana takes another step toward self-regulation, patients and supporters rally for a fired Arizona medical marijuana researcher, Illinois expands its medical marijuana program, and more. Let’s...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

A CBD cannabis oil bill becomes law in Missouri, the District of Columbia expands its medical marijuana program, Michigan prepares to improve its program, Berkeley will provide...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Bill to Regulate California’s Medical Marijuana Businesses Continues in Assembly

Bill to Regulate California’s Medical Marijuana Businesses Continues in Assembly

A bill that would establish regulations and protections for a wide range of medical marijuana businesses in California continues to make progress in the legislature. Sen. Lou Correa’s bill SB...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes of Pot in Ballot Referendum Effort

San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes of Pot in Ballot Referendum Effort

In San Jose, a group of lawyers, dispensary owners, and medical marijuana users named The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition organized the giveaway of 45,000 individual grams of pot...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
LA City Attorney Cracks Down on Medical Marijuana Farmer’s Market

LA City Attorney Cracks Down on Medical Marijuana Farmer’s Market

Less than two weeks after opening, Los Angeles’ first medical marijuana farmer’s market is under fire. LA City Attorney Mike Feuer called them a “public nuisance,” and wants...
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July 11, 2014
07/11/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.09)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.09)

New York becomes the 23rd medical marijuana state, North Carolina becomes a high-CBD cannabis oil state, Utah issues the first permits for high-CBD cannabis oil, Californians prepare...
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July 9, 2014
07/09/2014
ASA Issues Medical Cannabis State Report Card in Hopes of Improving Programs for Patients

ASA Issues Medical Cannabis State Report Card in Hopes of Improving Programs for Patients

With Monday’s signing of New York’s medical cannabis law, there are now 23 states with comprehensive medical cannabis access programs for patient’s living in those states, but...
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July 8, 2014
07/08/2014
California Town Considers Using Pot Taxes to Pay Police

California Town Considers Using Pot Taxes to Pay Police

Desert Hot Springs, a southern California town plagued with crime and financial destitution is now considering the legalization of medical marijuana dispensaries. Their hope is that it can...
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July 3, 2014
07/03/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.02)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.02)

An Arizona researcher gets fired for apparently political reasons, new medical marijuana-related laws come into effect in several states, California dispensary conflicts continue as the Assembly grapples...
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June 26, 2014
06/26/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.25)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.25)

A Senate companion to the successful House DEA defunding amendment has been filed, New York becomes the 23rd medical marijuana state, a CBD bill is moving in...
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June 24, 2014
06/24/2014
Alzheimer’s Caused by Loss of Cannabinoids, Study Shows

Alzheimer’s Caused by Loss of Cannabinoids, Study Shows

Early deficits in Alzheimer’s may be caused by blockage of the brain’s cannabinoids, according to new research out of Stanford University School of Medicine. These compounds are...
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June 20, 2014
06/20/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.18)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.18)

High drama in New York as a medical marijuana bill goes down to the wire, congressmembers call on HHS to help unblock marijuana research, a limited CBD...
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June 16, 2014
06/16/2014
Study Says Medical Marijuana May Help Alleviate Pain in Sickle Cell Patients

Study Says Medical Marijuana May Help Alleviate Pain in Sickle Cell Patients

A University of Minnesota research group, led by chief researcher Kalpna Gupta, has found that the cannabinoids in marijuana can help treat pain caused by sickle cell disease,...
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June 12, 2014
06/12/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.11)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.11)

Congressional Democrats who voted wrong on medical marijuana catch some flak, California continues to struggle with regulating medical marijuana, while other states struggle to get bills passed....
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June 12, 2014
06/12/2014
Marijuana Treatment May Fight Breast Cancer, Researchers Say

Marijuana Treatment May Fight Breast Cancer, Researchers Say

After nearly a decade of research, scientists at California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute recently published online in the British Journal of Pharmacology, which suggest that cannabinoids...
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June 10, 2014
06/10/2014
Sacramento County to Limit Indoor Marijuana Growth

Sacramento County to Limit Indoor Marijuana Growth

Sacramento County, California supervisors are expected today to limit the indoor growth of marijuana to nine plants per house in unincorporated areas. The indoor restriction comes nearly...
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June 5, 2014
06/05/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.04)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.06.04)

In a historic vote, the House tells the DEA and Justice Department to butt out of medical marijuana states, limited CBD medical marijuana bills are signed into...
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June 5, 2014
06/05/2014
Lake County California Bans Outdoor Medical Marijuana Grows

Lake County California Bans Outdoor Medical Marijuana Grows

Medical marijuana growers in northern California’s Lake County were banned from growing cannabis outdoors Tuesday when voters approved an outdoor-growing restriction proposed by county supervisors.
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June 5, 2014
06/05/2014
My Favorite Strains: Black Diamond

My Favorite Strains: Black Diamond

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Bay Area in California. While I was there, I was lucky enough to come across this beauty. That, my...
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June 2, 2014
06/02/2014
‘Weed for Votes’ Campaign Staged in San Jose by Marijuana Collective

‘Weed for Votes’ Campaign Staged in San Jose by Marijuana Collective

A consortium of San Jose marijuana shops are handing out free pot in exchange for your ballot stub or “I voted” sticker on June 3, which is...
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