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1 hr ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Marijuana activists lose initial challenge to Colorado marijuana taxes

Marijuana activists lost an initial bid Friday to strike down special taxes on recreational pot because they require businesses and consumers to implicate themselves in federal crimes.

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5 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

Woman arrested, husband sought in 'sophisticated' marijuana operation

Rincon Police have arrested a woman they say was running a "sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation" from her East Williams Street home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Effingham County, GA, Rincon, GA

9 hrs ago | KMIZ

Tourists flock to Colorado to smoke legal weed

"We have a flow of tour buses coming in every day now," said Toni Fox, owner of 3D Cannabis Center, a Denver dispensary with an influx of Japanese and Saudi tourists.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Duly Noted: Medical marijuana industry town hall drew hundreds

Bloomberg's Adam Johnson examines Bank of America's sixteen-point-seven-billion dollar settlement in mortgage probes.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Bank of America, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Transportation

18 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

Group appeals condition for using pot for PTSD

Medical marijuana advocates are appealing conditions set by Arizona health officials for post-traumatic stress sufferers seeking to qualify for treatment.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Nursing, Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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

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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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

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

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

St. Cloud Times

MN mom charged after giving son medical marijuanaMN mom charged after ...

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

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