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1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Missouri House passes cannabis extract legislation

Missourians whose epilepsy isn't relieved by other treatments could start taking a cannabis extract under legislation approved Thursday by the state House.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Missouri Government, Drugs, Scott Walker, US Governors, Robert Bentley

6 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Iowa Senate Passes Marijuana Oil Legalization Bill Apr. 24

The Iowa Senate has passed a bill legalizing the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy.

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Related Topix: Seizures, Health

10 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

12 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Bill in Vermont House would study legalizing marijuana

The Vermont House is slated to take a final vote on passage of a measure calling for a study of potential tax revenues and other impacts from legalizing marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Burlington, VT

16 hrs ago | River Front Times

Even Country Music Is Ready for Marijuana Legalization

It has been rough and rocky traveling for cannabis cowboys for most of the 40 years since " Me and Paul ," the hounded-by-the-Man classic in which Willie Nelson tipped off like-minded longhairs to the presence of narcs in Laredo.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Willie Nelson, Country

20 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Marijuana rally at Statehouse Thursday

The Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance is organizing a rally at the Statehouse Thursday afternoon and then will deliver a letter outlining their concerns to the governor.

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23 hrs ago | Canada.com

B.C. family with epileptic child wants law allowing her to use medical marijuana

When a retired police officer from Summerland, left his job after 25 years, he hardly imagined fighting for his little granddaughter to be given marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Kids

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KMIZ

Marijuana use linked to heart problems

Young people who use marijuana may be at risk for heart attacks and other serious cardiovascular problems, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Lexington Herald-Leader

Initiative seeks to legalize pot in Nevada

The measure backed by a group called Campaign to Regulate Marijuana would allow adults 21 and older to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Mitt Romney

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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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.

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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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA

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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Related Topix: Drugs

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

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

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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Related Topix: Drugs

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

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