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2 hrs ago | KMIZ

Medical marijuana research stalls

A well-known medical marijuana researcher at the University of Arizona says a study she's been planning for four years has cost her her job.

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Related Topix: Drugs, University of Arizona, Healthcare Law, Law

5 hrs ago | The Olympian

Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

Mayor Liz Skinner of Delavan, a town of 1,700 in central Illinois, talks about the annexed property optioned by Joliet-based ICC Holdings as a possible site for a marijuana cultivation center, Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Illinois, Illinois Government, Liz Claiborne, Apparel

9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Seattle's first legal pot shop runs out of marijuana

Seattle's first and only recreational marijuana store had to close Friday after running out of stock in just three days since Washington became the second U.S. state to allow pot sales to adults.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Life in jail for Hampshire dad found guilty of baby murder

A father who murdered his baby daughter by ''vigorously shaking'' her after smoking cannabis has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 17 years.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Channel3000

City to dispensaries: Give free pot to the poor

Medical marijuana dispensaries in one California city will likely soon be required to provide free pot to low-income patients.

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Bellingham Herald

Marijuana ads signal new strategy in push to legalize

In Florida, liberal Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is portrayed as the unlikely villain, a politician willing to send sick marijuana-using patients to prison.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Doc Hastings

JD Journal

Medical Marijuana Selling Better Than Recreational Pot in Colorado

A study produced by the state of Colorado has found that high taxes and fewer stores will keep the medical-marijuana consuming public from switching to recreational cannabis.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Toker Fired After Legally Smoking Pot Has His Job Back

Some parts of the story are still in dispute, but all parties seem to agree on one fact: Michael Boyer, the first man in Spokane, Wash., to legally purchase recreational marijuana on Tuesday, has his job back.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Labor Realty, Human Resources, Weird

Bellingham Herald

Protecting our children in the new marijuana world

The brave new world of state-regulated recreational marijuana retail sales began this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Thurston County, WA, Tumwater, WA, Family, Kids

Sunherald.com

Nevada gambling board has first medical pot case

The Gaming Control Board told owners of a Las Vegas restaurant Thursday they need to find a new operator with no connections to the medical marijuana business.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

Dayton Names 16 To Study Impact Of Marijuana Law

Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday appointed 16 members to a task force that will study the impact of the state's new medical marijuana law.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Minnesota

USA Today

Marijuana customer says lighting up on TV got him fired

Hours after Michael Kelly Boyer became the first person to legally buy recreational marijuana in Spokane, Washington, he says he was asked to take a drug test by one of his employers.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Drug Testing

Sunherald.com

Most charges in Medford medical pot case dismissed

The judge dismissed dozens of racketeering and money-laundering charges against Lori and Leland Duckworth whose dispensary was raided in May 2013.

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The Daily News Journal

First pot buyer in Wash. claims coverage cost him job

SPOKANE, Wash.- The first man to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Spokane claimed on Wednesday that he lost his job due to the news coverage on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Drug Testing

KTEN-TV Denison

10 Things to Know for Thursday

An independent federal agency is calling for an investigation into allegations that U.S. officials ignored a law requiring them to catalog, preserve and ultimately return human remains and relics to American Indian... An independent federal agency is calling for an investigation into allegations that U.S. officials ignored a law requiring them to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Immigration Reform

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Marijuana ban initiative likely won't make ballot

Steve Zabawa, the Billings car-dealership owner who proposed the measure, told Lee Newspapers of Montana he thinks the initiative's backers collected too few signatures.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Business News

Bellingham Herald

Colorado completes 1st legal pot market study

Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Drugs

News Max

Obama Continues Plans to Oppose Legalization of Marijuana

Closely mirroring its past positions, the Obama administration's 2014 drug policy will focus tightly on curbing heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse while continuing to oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Virginia

CBS Local

Mass. DPH Considering Marijuana Dispensary For Boston

State health officials are considering proposals for medical marijuana operations in some of Massachusetts' largest urban centers and tourist destinations.

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Related Topix: Health

WTVF Nashville

Colorado's gay marriage fight echoes drama in 1975

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin - who swept into office on promises of reform but saw the city crumble under the weight of Hurricane Katrina and his own corruption investigation - will learn Wednesday how much... Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin - who swept into office on promises of reform but saw the city crumble under the weight of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Weather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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