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1 hr ago | KIMT

Senate renews effort to legalize medical marijuana

A three-member subcommittee, then the full Senate Ways and Means Committee, approved a measure Wednesday that would allow the medical use of oil derived from marijuana as a last-resort treatment for chronic epilepsy.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

FOURTH graders caught selling marijuana at school that had been...

Four Colorado fourth graders have been caught selling marijuana at school, after stealing the now-legal drug from their grandparents.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Colorado, Education Etc.

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

2 Former LA County Sheriff's Deputies Accused Of Planting Guns

Prosecutors say two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies planted guns to justify arrests at a medical marijuana dispensary in 2011.

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6 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

California bill to curb medical marijuana passes key hurdle

A measure to regulate California's chaotic medical marijuana industry passed a key legislative hurdle on Tuesday, in a move that could lay the groundwork to tax and control recreational use of the drug if it ultimately becomes legal.

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11 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Colorado Lawmakers Move To Tighten Laws On Edible Marijuana

Colorado lawmakers are moving to tighten laws governing the sale of marijuana-infused edibles, an issue that has gained attention following two deaths possibly linked to the ingestion of cannabis products, the measures' main sponsor said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, US News, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

15 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento County supervisors vote to ban outdoor marijuana gardens

Sacramento County supervisors approved a ban on growing marijuana outdoors Tuesday after hearing complaints that the plants have become a major safety risk and neighborhood nuisance.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sacramento County, CA, California, Sacramento, CA

19 hrs ago | Castanet.net

BC medical bud recalled

A BC producer of medical marijuana has voluntarily recalled a batch of its "purple kush" strain and is advising consumers not to smoke the weed, following a Health Canada inspection of the grower's operations.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canada

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Plan would direct pot taxes toward drug education

Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.

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The Raw Story

Alaska pot legalization vote pushed back to November, along with minimum wage hike

A ballot initiative that could make Alaska the third U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana will go before voters in a general election in November rather than in August as previously scheduled, officials said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Alaska Government, Alaska

Nanaimo Daily News

Alaska marijuana legalization vote delayed until November because of late legislative session

A ballot measure that could make Alaska the third state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is getting pushed back to the November ballot because lawmakers couldn't end their session on time.

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GPB.org

To Keep Business Growing, Vendors Rebrand Pot's Stoner Image

Alison Ledden, marketing director for The Farm, a recreational marijuana store in Boulder, Colo., says some customers come in thinking they're at a specialty grocer, not a marijuana store.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Boulder, CO

KATU-TV Portland

Marijuana dispensaries in limbo as moratoriums sweep state

Medical marijuana cardholders in some parts of Oregon will have to look harder than they expected for dispensaries as cities and counties throughout the state enact ordinances to keep the pot shops from opening within their borders.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Clackamas County, OR

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WPBF

Christie on pot: Colo. law 'not the quality of life we want'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie repeated his well-known opposition to legalizing marijuana in his state, and sharply criticized one that has done just that - Colorado.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Colorado, Colorado Government

Washington Examiner

Colorado slows medical marijuana crackdown

Colorado appears to be giving up on its effort to crack down on medical marijuana growers who are using a legal loophole to grow high numbers of pot plants without the kind of oversight faced by commercial growers.

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Sunherald.com

Prosecutors: Prep school graduates ran drug ring

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Vetri Ferman holds a rifle that was part of the drugs, guns, money and other illegal items seized when Lower Merion Police broke up a drug distribution ring in Montgomery County, Pa.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Montgomery County, PA, Education Etc., Philadelphia, PA, Haverford, PA

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Colorado abandons medical marijuana crackdown

Colorado appears to be giving up on its effort to crack down on medical marijuana growers using a legal loophole to grow high numbers of pot plants without the kind of oversight faced by commercial growers.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Ahead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Activism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Norwalk Citizen News

9 Reasons Why Sanjay Gupta Changed His Mind About Marijuana

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's chief medical correspondent, says he was wrong to ignore marijuana's medical potential when he wrote an opinion piece in 2009 called " Why I would Vote No on Pot ."

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Castanet.net

4/20ers hit Parliament Hill

A man smokes a joint at the Fill the Hill marijuana rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Activism

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the... Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his ... (more)

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