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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

California state senator Yee charged with racketeering in San Francisco Chinatown crime probe

A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centred in San Francisco's Chinatown was also charged Friday with racketeering.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Daily World

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa, Chemistry, Science, University of Mississippi

7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Michigan police probe medical marijuana growers

Police said in a release Friday that the most recent incident uncovered building code violations involving electrical, mechanical and building modifications.

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8 hrs ago | USA Today

Study: Tourism interest in Washington down slightly after pot sales

Marijuana tourists continue flocking to Colorado but Washington has seen a small decrease in travel interest since it became only the second state to permit recreational pot sales earlier this month, a new study finds.

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9 hrs ago | The Willits News

Santa Clara County: Officials proposing total medical pot ban; patients voice access concerns

As Santa Clara County officials prepare to recommend a total ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas, cannabis advocates said at a public hearing Thursday that in the wake of San Jose's restrictions it could mean more hardship for South Bay patients in need of their medicine.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Drugs, Los Gatos, CA

13 hrs ago | Canada.com

Vancouver police search illegal marijuana shop

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Aurora aldermen OK medical marijuana zoning rules

Aldermen in Aurora unanimously approved the rules this week. They require marijuana growers and retailers to submit their plans for operations, security and disposal to the city west of Chicago after being issued a state license.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

18 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners' associations.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Brighton, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

ACSO seeks help in locating fugitives

The Ashe County Sheriffs' Office is requesting the public's help in bringing two men to justice who are wanted on several charges stemming from a wide-ranging drug investigation.

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Related Topix: Ashe County, NC, Drugs, Crumpler, NC

Bellingham Herald

Smoke-filled room? Legal marijuana debated at National Press Club

"Should they be arrested or should they not? That is the key question," said Piper, director of national affairs for the pro-legalization advocacy organization Drug Policy Alliance.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Washington

KGW-TV Portland

Wildfires not hurting Washington pot growers

The numerous wildfires burning across north-central Washington have so far not damaged any businesses growing marijuana for recreational use.

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Examiner.com

Oregon child care providers to choose between business or medical marijuana

The confusion between whether or not a child care provider can also have a medical marijuana card in Oregon is about to be cleared up.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber

Bellingham Herald

Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint

Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Verde Independent

Judge: Medical marijuana user can sell to other cardholders

A Pima County Superior Court judge may have paved the way for the state's more than 52,000 medical marijuana users to get into business of selling the drug, at least to each other.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pima County, AZ

KOMO News

Dog nearly dies after eating apple marijuana pipe

One innocent bite can turn into a lethal dose of reality that no dog owner wants to face.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Fruits, Food

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunherald.com

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Opinion

KING-TV Seattle

Police: 'Contact high' not an excuse for marijuana DUI

Members of local law enforcement agencies said they heard an increased number of creative excuses for impaired driving after recreational marijuana was legalized in early July.

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Related Topix: Spokane County, WA

KAAL-TV Austin

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Director Named

A health official who managed Minnesota's efforts to reduce tobacco use and obesity will run the state's new medical marijuana program.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota

Sunherald.com

Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

Doctors are gauging whether marijuana's benefits outweigh its potential for abuse.

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Business Journal

GrayRobinson adds new medical marijuana practice

GrayRobinson PA announced Tuesday that it is launching a new practice area called the Regulated Products Practice Group to focus on medical marijuana law, reports the Orlando Sentinel.

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