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51 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Marijuana ban initiative likely won't make ballot

Steve Zabawa, the Billings car-dealership owner who proposed the measure, told Lee Newspapers of Montana he thinks the initiative's backers collected too few signatures.


Related Topix: Drugs, Business News

5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Colorado completes 1st legal pot market study

Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Drugs

8 hrs ago | News Max

Obama Continues Plans to Oppose Legalization of Marijuana

Closely mirroring its past positions, the Obama administration's 2014 drug policy will focus tightly on curbing heroin use and prescription painkillers abuse while continuing to oppose the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use.


Related Topix: Drugs, Virginia

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Mass. DPH Considering Marijuana Dispensary For Boston

State health officials are considering proposals for medical marijuana operations in some of Massachusetts' largest urban centers and tourist destinations.


Related Topix: Health

16 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Colorado's gay marriage fight echoes drama in 1975

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin - who swept into office on promises of reform but saw the city crumble under the weight of Hurricane Katrina and his own corruption investigation - will learn Wednesday how much... Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin - who swept into office on promises of reform but saw the city crumble under the weight of ... (more)


Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Weather, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

19 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

President Obama: One night in Denver

The presidential motorcade passed a bearded man holding a sign: "Free weed 4 Obama."


20 hrs ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

Legal marijuana a short drive for many Oregonians

Recreational pot is now for sale in Washington state, and that means easy access for many residents of neighboring Oregon.


Related Topix: Drugs, Oregon, Oregon Government

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Town Talk

NYC official eases practices for low-level pot offenses

One day after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill allowing for the creation of a medical marijuana program in his state, the top prosecutor for one of New York's five boroughs announced that his office was loosening practices for low-level marijuana offenses.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Drugs

First retail marijuana store in Bellingham, Wash. opens

BELLINGHAM — Hundreds of customers were on hand - along with TV stations and a food truck - as Top Shelf Cannabis opened Tuesday, July 8, the first store in Bellingham to legally sell recreational marijuana.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Ga. governor pushes trials of marijuana derivative

Since 1996, 23 states around the country and the District of Columbia have legalized comprehensive access to medical marijuana, and two have decriminalized the drug entirely.


Related Topix: Drugs, Georgia, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

CBS Local

Medical Marijuana Advocates Push For Vote In Pennsylvania

About two dozen mothers, grandmothers, nurses and small children are in the Pennsylvania Capitol to ask state senators to advance medical marijuana legislation.


Related Topix: Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Merced Sun-Star

Medical marijuana falls short on signatures

Arkansans for Compassionate Care said Monday it wouldn't turn in signatures to place its proposed initiated act on the November ballot.


Related Topix: Merced, CA

Utah's narrow medical marijuana program begins

Utah will begin issuing registration cards Tuesday for its limited medical marijuana program targeting adults and children with severe epilepsy.


Star Tribune

Who's Next? Liberalization of marijuana laws not likely to stop with Washington

SALEM, Ore. - Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington.


Related Topix: Drugs, Salem, OR

WAND-TV Decatur

Shevardnadze: Fearless life, sad political ending

Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington.


Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Medicine, Corinthian Colleges

Myrtle Beach Online

Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales

At Cannabis City, where the owner wasn't planning to open his doors until noon Tuesday, a 65-year-old retiree named Deb Greene, showed up just before 3 p.m. Monday.


Related Topix: Washington, Business News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Town Talk

Cuomo signs New York's medical marijuana bill

ALBANY, N.Y. a?? As Gov. Andrew Cuomo sat down to ceremonially sign New York's medical-marijuana bill into law, a 10-year-old girl stood by his side.


Related Topix: Drugs, Albany, NY, Healthcare Law, Law, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

U.S. to free Marc Emery, Canada's 'Prince of Pot,' after 5-year imprisonment

It was a busy weekend for the young members of the Royal family as Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry travelled to northern England to attend the start of the 101st Tour de France.


Related Topix: Prison, Prince William, World News, Canada, Prince Harry

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

New York legalizes medical marijuana

At a news conference in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are recognized by the state on a predefined but flexible list of conditions.


Related Topix: Drugs, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

KTEN-TV Denison

63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says shootings over the Fourth of July weekend that left at least nine people dead and 60 more injured included eight incidents that involved police.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, New Orleans, LA