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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases – Americans for Safe Access

Update: Victory for Defendants in Two Medical Marijuana Cases – Americans for Safe Access

Over a handful of weeks three state legal medical cannabis patient defendants have had charges dropped against them in two different courts. Congratulations to Andrew Turner and...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Maryland becomes the 21st medical marijuana state. Meanwhile, those CBD medical marijuana bills continue to move. And more. Let’s get...
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April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Tennessee: Lawmakers Approve Measures Reclassifying Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity

Tennessee: Lawmakers Approve Measures Reclassifying Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity

State lawmakers have signed off on legislation, Senate Bill 2495/House Bill 2445, to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp. The legislation now goes to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature....
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April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Feds Seize San Francisco Medical Marijuana Club

Feds Seize San Francisco Medical Marijuana Club

A medical marijuana dispensary told a federal judge that the U.S. government may have bamboozled it in a forfeiture order against its landlord. Uncle Sam filed a...
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical marijuana remains on the agenda at statehouses across the country, Oregon communities decide whether to bother with temporary dispensary moratoriums, DC looks to expand its medical...
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.08)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.08)

Another jail guard dope smuggler, another cop with a pain pill problem, another cop brought down by a sting, another cop selling cocaine, and yet another cop...
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April 7, 2014
04/07/2014
California Wants to Bust Sober Stoners for DUI

California Wants to Bust Sober Stoners for DUI

California lawmakers want to bust marijuana users for DUI, even when they are not stoned. A recent proposal introduced in the state legislature would make it illegal...
By: NY Farmer
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

A national clinical cannabis conference is coming to Portland next month, state legislatures continue to deal with medical marijuana and CBD bills, Colorado wants to crack down...
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March 31, 2014
03/31/2014
Maral v. Live Oak – Local Politics Matter

Maral v. Live Oak – Local Politics Matter

A local ban on all medical cannabis cultivation stands, after the California Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on Wednesday in Maral v. Live Oak, an appellate...
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March 28, 2014
03/28/2014
PPIC Poll: Slim Majority of California Voters Say Legalize Weed

PPIC Poll: Slim Majority of California Voters Say Legalize Weed

Public Policy Institute of California released survey results yesterday; 53% of California voters favor marijuana legalization and 44% oppose. 60% of independents and 57% of Democrats favor legalization,...
By: Moirai
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
As California Moves To Ban Dabs, Washington Wants To Legalize

As California Moves To Ban Dabs, Washington Wants To Legalize

Last week, we learned that a bill in California’s state legislature could ban dispensaries from legally selling high-THC cannabis concentrates, and now, it appears Washington is taking the opposite...
By: Andy Cush
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Whew! Busy, busy, busy at the statehouse, with both traditional medical marijuana bills and newfangled CBD medical marijuana bills getting lots of attention. And more. Let’s get...
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.25)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.03.25)

More jail guards gone wild! Smuggling dope, smuggling meth, cooking marijuana butter. Plus, a Customs officer winks at semis full of weed blowing through his lane, a...
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March 26, 2014
03/26/2014
Parents 4 Pot Ready to Grow

Parents 4 Pot Ready to Grow

After a whirlwind beginning, Parents 4 Pot founders have taken their next steps. Articles of Incorporation have been filed and approved. The group is now an official Nonprofit...
By: Anna Diaz
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March 25, 2014
03/25/2014
Study: Drug Dogs Most Likely to Err in Traffic Stop Scenarios

Study: Drug Dogs Most Likely to Err in Traffic Stop Scenarios

Dogs trained to detect the presence of illegal drugs are most likely to provide false alerts in situations involving the search of a motor vehicle, according to...
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March 24, 2014
03/24/2014
California Could Ban Dabs

California Could Ban Dabs

California, utopia of quasi-legal cannabis, could soon ban the super-potent cannabis extracts known as dabs. A bill in the state legislature aimed at regulating the state’s medical industry would...
By: Andy Cush
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March 24, 2014
03/24/2014
24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Marijuana Production in America

24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Marijuana Production in America

You thought your pot came from environmentally conscious hippies? Think again. The way marijuana is grown in America, it turns out, is anything but sustainable and organic. Check...
By: NY Farmer
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March 21, 2014
03/21/2014
Why Dianne Feinstein Opposes Marijuana Legalization

Why Dianne Feinstein Opposes Marijuana Legalization

California’s senior senator, Dianne Feinstein, has joined Governor Jerry Brown in voicing her disapproval of marijuana legalization. “The risk of people using marijuana and driving is very substantial,”...
By: NY Farmer
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March 20, 2014
03/20/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.19)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.19)

A federal agency has given the okay for researchers to buy marijuana from NIDA for a PTSD study, which is a first, those CBD medical marijuana bills...
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March 20, 2014
03/20/2014
How Cannabis Can Save Cancer-Stricken Kids: An Introduction to ‘Weed the People,’ by Ricki Lake

How Cannabis Can Save Cancer-Stricken Kids: An Introduction to ‘Weed the People,’ by Ricki Lake

Ricki Lake introduces her documentary, “Weed the People,” examining the medical usage of cannabis, particularly among families and kids. “Like a growing number of people, a personal...
By: NY Farmer
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