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9 min ago | The York Daily Record
Supporters raise signs during a rally in support of a bill to legalize medical marijuana on the steps of the state Capitol building in Harrisburg on Sept. 15. The earliest the bill could pass its next step, the Senate Appropriations Committee, is next Monday, according to Scott Sikorski, legislative director for committee chair Sen. Jake Corman.
1 hr ago | SFGate
Buoyed by the prospect of legislative action on a medical marijuana bill, dozens of supporters called for its passage at a Capitol rally Monday as Pennsylvania lawmakers returned from their summer recess. Parents of sick children and patients with painful medical conditions spoke at the rally about the consequences of state laws that keep marijuana illegal.
5 hrs ago | CBS Local
A Maryland commission still has significant decisions to make about proposed regulations for the state's medical marijuana law as they bump up against a deadline. Sharon Bloom, acting executive director of the commission, says the panel is working diligently and carefully on a new program with a lot of important components.
7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
A state licensing board has reprimanded and fined a Maine doctor who issued medical marijuana certificates to nearly 60 patients over two days at seminars he hosted at hotels in Orono. Dr. William Ortiz, an internist, was disciplined by the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine for failing to create and maintain adequate medical records for those patients and for the "manner and location" of his medical marijuana clinics, held in March 2013.
8 hrs ago | Business Journal
"The world is changing rapidly, and so are the ways we live with marijuana," writes The Cannabist editor Ricardo Baca . The paid freelance columnist the Post hopes to recruit "will write about sex, relationships, intimacy, gender issues and more as it all relates to a world where marijuana is becoming legal - and oftentimes present in the bedroom," Baca says.
9 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer NEW YORK - While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana. Neither cause was embraced by Obama during his first term.
9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - legalization of same-sex marriage and decriminalization of marijuana. Neither is a cause embraced by Obama during his first term.
10 hrs ago | JD Supra
There can be no doubt that Americans' views on the legality of marijuana use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has shifted over the past few years. A recent survey conducted by Fextel, Inc. and StPetePolls.org found that over 73% of Floridians would support a constitutional amendment to allow the use of medical marijuana to treat debilitating medical conditions, and 58% support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.
15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Adolescents and young adults who smoke marijuana frequently may attempt to manage negative moods by using the drug, according to a study in September's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs . "Young people who use marijuana frequently experience an increase in negative affect in the 24 hours leading up to a use event, which lends strong support to an affect-regulation model in this population," says the study's lead author Lydia A. Shrier, M.D., M.P.H., of the division of adolescent and young adult medicine at Boston Children's Hospital.
During an interview with the Wisconsin State Journal, Madison Police Chief Mike Kova stated he believes marijuana should be legal, taxed and regulated. "We've done such an abysmal job using marijuana as a centerpiece of drug enforcement, that it's time to reorder and triage the necessities of what's more important now," Koval said.
An Upper Peninsula man is asking a federal judge to suppress evidence of more than 200 marijuana plants, which were seized after his kindergarten-age daughter came to school with the smell of marijuana on her clothes and told her teacher about her father's homegrown pot. Federal Magistrate Judge Timothy Greeley ruled there was probable cause to search Randall Fieck 's home last January.
Mr Bester developed refractory epilepsy, which causes severe and frequent seizures, after contracting a virus in his brain at the age of six. His mother Lyn Cleaver has been researching the use of medical cannabis for the past few years as an alternative to the drugs that Mr Bester must take.
An Upper Peninsula man is asking a judge to suppress evidence of more than 200 marijuana plants, which were seized after his daughter told her kindergarten teacher about homegrown pot. Federal Magistrate Judge Timothy Greeley says there was probable cause to search Randall Fieck's home last January.
Colorado Springs police arrested a man Saturday morning, accused of trying to steal a surveillance camera from a medical marijuana dispensary. Police said Jeremie Boling, 41, used gloves to try to remove a surveillance camera at Rocky Road Remedies in the 500 block of South Academy Boulevard Saturday morning.
Karen Barski, left, and Angela D'Amico, of Trumbull, Conn. are the owners of the Compassionate Care Center, medical marijuana dispensary opening on Garella Road in bethel, Conn.
Costa Rica's coast guard has recovered 1.5 tons of marijuana that officials say was thrown into the sea by smugglers being chased in the Caribbean after a tip from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The country's Public Security Ministry says the incident happened early Friday and the suspect boat escaped its Costa Rican pursuers.
Current law is 'failed Prohibition' to Blumenauer, but just right to DA Marquis SALEM - Two of Oregon’s best-known public officials engaged Friday in a lively debate about whether Oregon should join Washington and Colorado in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:06 pm
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