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2 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

'Marijuana legalization could result in increased economic inequality'

CORVALLIS, Ore. The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Oregon Government, Oregon, Corvallis, OR

7 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Petition Falls Short

The Oklahoma Secretary of State's Office says an effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state has fallen short of the number of signatures needed to put the issue on a ballot.

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10 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Heavy marijuana use in teens linked to disability later: study

In a long-term Swedish study, researchers found that men who smoked at age 18 were more likely to be on the Swedish disability list by age 59. 'There is reason to believe that the associations found in our study develop over a long period of time,' study leader Anna-Karin Danielsson said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, 9

14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Marijuana ticket-writing Seattle cop back on duty

A Seattle cop who was reassigned after it was discovered he wrote 80% of the city's marijuana tickets this year has been restored to regular duties, police said.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Seattle Times

18 hrs ago | Philly.com

A Gandhi analogy fails to sway judge in marijuana case

History should decide, not the courts, whether Chris Goldstein and Don DeZarn - two New Jerseyans who each lit up a hand-rolled marijuana cigarette during a protest at Independence National Historical Park last year - belong in the same pantheon as Mohandas K. Gandhi, the Rev.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Independence National Historical Park, US National Parks, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Milk, Prison

22 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

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MN mom charged after giving son medical marijuana Angela Brown, of Madison, Minnesota faces two gross misdemeanors Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/08/20/marijuana-child-mom-charged/14373187/ MADISON - A Lac Qui Parle County mother is charged with giving her son medical cannabis oil before ... (more)

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Related Topix: Madison, MN, Lac Qui Parle County, MN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WWLP

S. Windsor dispensary to sell medical marijuana

Prime Wellness of Connecticut will sell Connecticut-produced marijuana products to seriously ill patients who have registered with the state's Medical Marijuana Program.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, South Windsor, CT

KFVS12

Marijuana town hall attracts hundreds in Chicago

A standing-room-only crowd of more than 500 attended the last of three town hall meetings about the application process for Illinois' medical marijuana program.

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Related Topix: Northeastern Illinois University

PennLive.com

Dad on trial for 'executing' drunk driver; teen dies trying to stop drunk friend from driving; Pa.'s marijuana pizza: Daily Buzz

When it was time for his friends to go after a concert and party, Joseph Ianzano wanted to make sure everyone would be safe.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBC News

Mulcair attacks Conservatives over health care, marijuana stance

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair accused the Conservatives of politicizing the debate on marijuana during a speech to the Canadian Medical Association on Aug. 20, 2014.

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KTVK Phoenix

Casa Grande couple arrested for growing hundreds of marijuana plants

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. -- A man with an expired medical marijuana card and his wife have been arrested after Pinal County authorities discovered a massive marijuana grow operation in their Casa Grande home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Casa Grande, AZ, Pinal County, AZ

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Medical marijuana town hall planned in Chicago

The meeting is set for Wednesday morning at the school's student union building in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Northeastern Illinois University

East Bay Express

Another Medical Marijuana Bill Poisoned by Police

This is starting to sound familiar. Medical marijuana advocates are calling for the last-minute death of Senate Bill 1193 - which was supposed to be a compromise between patients and police, until police successfully deleted the patients' part at the last minute.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

Aldermen Want Public Input on Medical Marijuana Zoning Rules

The public will likely get a chance to weigh in on potential zoning changes as medical marijuana rules take effect.

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Canada.com

Is Marc Emery still the best face of Canada's marijuana movement?

Marc Emery smoking a joint among marijuana plants. The self-styled "Prince of Pot" has returning to Canada this summer following a five-year prison sentence in the U.S. for selling seeds.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Canada

Canada.com

More lenient marijuana laws still on the table: Justice minister

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Hundreds apply for Nevada medical marijuana establishments

Hundreds of hopefuls are now waiting to see if they are selected to be part of Nevada's medical marijuana business.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Washoe County, NV

ABC2 Maryland

Banks still wary of marijuana businesses

Banks are having a bad reaction to new federal guidelines meant to help them work with marijuana businesses in states where the drug is legal.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Treasury

SanLuisObispo.com

Pot legalization makes anti-drug message hazy

A young couple trade off smoking out of a bong made from a mask on Sunday, the final day of Hempfest, in Seattle's at Myrtle Edwards Park on the waterfront.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Education Etc., Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Family, Teenagers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WCHO-FM Washington Court House

Marijuana Use Could Be Harmful to Youth- Says Medical Study

Several studies have shown that frequent use of marijuana may hurt the brains of teenagers and young adults.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Teenagers, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Psychology, Science

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