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Aurora aldermen OK medical marijuana zoning rules

Aldermen in Aurora unanimously approved the rules this week. They require marijuana growers and retailers to submit their plans for operations, security and disposal to the city west of Chicago after being issued a state license.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

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Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners' associations.


Related Topix: Drugs, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Brighton, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Jefferson Post Online Edition

ACSO seeks help in locating fugitives

The Ashe County Sheriffs' Office is requesting the public's help in bringing two men to justice who are wanted on several charges stemming from a wide-ranging drug investigation.


Related Topix: Ashe County, NC, Drugs, Crumpler, NC

Bellingham Herald

Smoke-filled room? Legal marijuana debated at National Press Club

"Should they be arrested or should they not? That is the key question," said Piper, director of national affairs for the pro-legalization advocacy organization Drug Policy Alliance.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Washington

KGW-TV Portland

Wildfires not hurting Washington pot growers

The numerous wildfires burning across north-central Washington have so far not damaged any businesses growing marijuana for recreational use.


Oregon child care providers to choose between business or medical marijuana

The confusion between whether or not a child care provider can also have a medical marijuana card in Oregon is about to be cleared up.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber

Bellingham Herald

Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint

Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond.


Related Topix: Drugs

Verde Independent

Judge: Medical marijuana user can sell to other cardholders

A Pima County Superior Court judge may have paved the way for the state's more than 52,000 medical marijuana users to get into business of selling the drug, at least to each other.


Related Topix: Drugs, Pima County, AZ


Dog nearly dies after eating apple marijuana pipe

One innocent bite can turn into a lethal dose of reality that no dog owner wants to face.


Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Fruits, Food

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed.


Related Topix: Drugs, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Opinion

KING-TV Seattle

Police: 'Contact high' not an excuse for marijuana DUI

Members of local law enforcement agencies said they heard an increased number of creative excuses for impaired driving after recreational marijuana was legalized in early July.


Related Topix: Spokane County, WA

KAAL-TV Austin

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Director Named

A health official who managed Minnesota's efforts to reduce tobacco use and obesity will run the state's new medical marijuana program.


Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Minnesota

Illinois patients to docs: 'What about marijuana?'

Doctors are gauging whether marijuana's benefits outweigh its potential for abuse.


Business Journal

GrayRobinson adds new medical marijuana practice

GrayRobinson PA announced Tuesday that it is launching a new practice area called the Regulated Products Practice Group to focus on medical marijuana law, reports the Orlando Sentinel.


Click Orlando

Medical marijuana could boost economy

Florida could rake in big bucks in sales and tax revenue if Amendment 2 passes in November and medical marijuana becomes legal.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

PNW Local News

US Attorney's Office files charges in four Puget Sound hash oil...

Three men whose hash oil manufacturing operation is alleged to have caused the fiery explosion that decimated the Hampton Greens apartment complex in Bellevue last year have been charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office in conjunction with three other similar cases around the Puget Sound.


Related Topix: Explosion, Bellevue, WA

The Washington Post

Recreational marijuana qualifies for Oregon ballot

Oregon voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use after state elections officials on Tuesday said the measure qualified for the November ballot.


Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Clatsop County, OR, US Politics, US News

Iowa man convicted of growing pot heads to Oregon

Benton Mackenzie is a 48-year-old terminal cancer patient who was convicted earlier this month of growing 71 marijuana plants in his rural Scott County home.

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Related Topix: Drugs

KVAL-TV Eugene

Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the Museum of History and Industry.


San Jose pot clubs fall short on petition drive

The City Clerk's office on Monday says supporters came up more than 10,000 signatures short of the 33,262 registered voters needed to put their measure seeking more loose regulations on the ballot in November, according to the San Jose Mercury News .