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December 22, 2014
12/22/2014
Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

The weed you purchase legally at a government sanctioned dispensary is still just as variable as the strains you might buy from a dealer.
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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Adding to the already considerable confusion in the mainstream media over the effects of cannabis-related provisions in the federal 2014 “cromnibus” spending bill which passed by an...
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November 14, 2014
11/14/2014
DEA Steals Woman’s Identity to Entrap Her Friends

DEA Steals Woman’s Identity to Entrap Her Friends

DEA agent Timoty Sinnigen pulled photos and other data off Arquiett’s cell phone and proceeded to create a Facebook page using her name and personal information
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October 15, 2014
10/15/2014
Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Showdown: Cannabis vs. Alcohol

Before you launch into a rant on why cannabis is clearly the superior form of intoxication, it is important to get your facts straight. Is weed really...
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October 15, 2014
10/15/2014
Dollars, Chasing Cannabis Profits, Leave US

Dollars, Chasing Cannabis Profits, Leave US

In the midst of prolonged recession which has left millions jobless for years at a time, American investors are offshoring their funds in droves in an attempt...
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Two years ago, in October of 2012, DEA agents and local officers in Ramona, California kicked in the door of the Little’s home and arrested both Mr....
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September 5, 2014
09/05/2014
Concern Over Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Research Grant Program

Concern Over Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Research Grant Program

According to a Denver Post story, Colorado is scheduled to begin administering significant funding for the largest ever state-supported medical marijuana research grant program starting in early 2015. It is anticipated...
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September 4, 2014
09/04/2014
CNN Report on Kettle Falls 5 Airs Tonight

CNN Report on Kettle Falls 5 Airs Tonight

Tune in tonight at 7pm Eastern/Pacific for a LIVE CNN report devoted to the pending federal trial of five Washington State patients. On “Erin Burnett OutFront,” CNN’s David Mattingly investigates the Kettle...
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September 4, 2014
09/04/2014
Black Hawk Helicopter Airlifts Marijuana Out of Illegal Boulder County Grow

Black Hawk Helicopter Airlifts Marijuana Out of Illegal Boulder County Grow

A Black Hawk helicopter on loan from the Army National Guard made three trips in and out of the Boulder County foothills Tuesday, hauling dug-up marijuana plants...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
Canada’s Marc Emery Is a Man on a Mission

Canada’s Marc Emery Is a Man on a Mission

Canada’s “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery has finally returned home after spending just over 4 ½ years in US federal prison for selling marijuana seeds over the...
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August 5, 2014
08/05/2014
Why Potential Marijuana Investors Should Study Wiretapping

Why Potential Marijuana Investors Should Study Wiretapping

Colorado is the 2nd most active in issuing state and federal wiretap authorizations, and 9 out of 10 such wiretaps concern drug offenses. DailyFinance speculates if the number...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Operation Shattered: Feds Target BHO Manufacturing in Washington State

Operation Shattered: Feds Target BHO Manufacturing in Washington State

On July 22, the federal government initiated “Operation Shattered” with the stated intention of cracking down on individuals involved in causing butane hash oil-related explosions in Washington...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
Utah Children’s Hospital Looking for Subjects for Epilepsy / CBD Study

Utah Children’s Hospital Looking for Subjects for Epilepsy / CBD Study

The Primary Children’s Hospital in Utah is recruiting a total of 25 children with intractable epilepsy, age 2-17.  The cannabis extract study, led by Neurologist Francis Filloux, has...
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July 31, 2014
07/31/2014
What Obama Can Do to Loosen Marijuana Laws, Even Without Congress

What Obama Can Do to Loosen Marijuana Laws, Even Without Congress

In January, Jacob Sullum called bullshit on Barack Obama’s insistence that his administration had no control over how cannabis is classified. But can the stroke of an...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
DEA May Be Losing the War On Marijuana Politics

DEA May Be Losing the War On Marijuana Politics

The LA Times reports how the Drug Enforcement Administration is under attack in Congress as it holds its ground against pot legalization, even in the face of public...
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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 25, 2014
06/25/2014
The Rand Paul-Cory Booker Amendment Runs Into Problems

The Rand Paul-Cory Booker Amendment Runs Into Problems

As MPP previously reported, Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) cosponsored an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that would...
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June 23, 2014
06/23/2014
Marijuana Considered for Looser Restrictions by U.S. FDA

Marijuana Considered for Looser Restrictions by U.S. FDA

The Food and Drug Administration is conducting an analysis at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s request on whether the U.S. should downgrade the classification of marijuana as a...
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June 20, 2014
06/20/2014
350 Pounds of Hemp Seeds Seized at US-Canada Border

350 Pounds of Hemp Seeds Seized at US-Canada Border

Hundreds of pounds of industrial hemp seeds bound from Canada to Colorado have been seized by federal authorities in North Dakota, marking the latest bump along the...
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June 19, 2014
06/19/2014
Yes, CBD Is Still Illegal

Yes, CBD Is Still Illegal

At first glance, a new pamphlet produced by “CBD-Care.com” looks like some sort of altruistic white paper on the therapeutic benefits of cannabidiol. Curious about the pamphlet’s contents,...
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