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17 min 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

4 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

8 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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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

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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Related Topix: Drugs

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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Related Topix: Fire, Activism

Sunherald.com

Advocates make push to legalize marijuana in NJ

Ed Forchion, a pro-marijuana activist known as NJ Weedman, carries a large cross with huge likeness of a marijuana leaf as he walks in front of the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

Click2Houston

Cannabis lovers flock to Denver

Coming to the Mile High City this weekend was the perfect 65th birthday present for Karen Stevenson.

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Related Topix: Cape Girardeau, MO, Kansas City, MO

Norwalk Citizen News

Proposed initiative seeks to ban all marijuana

A Billings car-dealership owner has proposed a ballot measure that would completely ban the use and possession of marijuana in Montana, even for medical uses.

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Related Topix: Drugs

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

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: Israel, World News, Middle East, Science / Technology, Space, Landslide

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