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3 hrs ago | TwinCities

Medical marijuana backers hope to assuage concerns on task force

Potential medical marijuana patients and family members said Thursday they hope to assuage police concerns as the state builds up its new program allowing the treatment of eight illnesses with some forms of cannabis.


Related Topix: Drugs

7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Gas blasts kill 25, injure 267 in Taiwanese port

Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after his puppy, Scrappy, and "take care of my guys."


Related Topix: Drugs, UC Los Angeles, California, Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan

7 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.


Related Topix: Drugs, California, UC Los Angeles, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Medical pot backers in Minnesota hope to speed task force work

Potential users of medical marijuana say they hope to counter police concerns about the drug as they work together on a task force overseeing Minnesota's developing program.


Related Topix: Drugs

KNUS-AM Aurora

APNewsBreak: Colorado tightening edible pot rules

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government

The Town Talk

Colorado tightening edible pot rules

Recreational pot brownies in Colorado are about to get weaker. Or at least, easier to break up into manageable doses.


ABC News

Driving High Questioned on Busy Day in Congress

Amid rancorous debate over other weighty issues Thursday on Capitol Hill, lawmakers wondered aloud whether driving cars after smoking marijuana is dangerous.


Related Topix: Drugs, US News, John Mica, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, us Travel, Travel, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat


Chicago ordinance requires permits for pot shops

Chicago aldermen have approved an ordinance requiring medical marijuana retailers to obtain a special use permit before setting up a shop.



Seattle officer investigated for busting too many pot smokers

A Seattle police officer is under official investigation for writing too many marijuana tickets.


The Detroit News

Conflicting Michigan, federal marijuana laws may cast cloud of confusion

Michigan's medical marijuana program has recorded some interesting ups and downs, according to state statistics analyzed by The Detroit News.


Related Topix: Drugs, Michigan, Oakland County, MI

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Children's Deaths Prompt New York Governor's Bold Medical Marijuana Move

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday called for faster implementation of the state's medical marijuana law, which passed last month but won't take effect for another year and a half.


Related Topix: Drugs, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, UC Los Angeles


Bankrupt San Bernardino looks at marijuana sales to raise funds

The city attorney of bankrupt San Bernardino, California, has a novel idea for raising new revenue - open medical marijuana dispensaries to sell pot.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Economics News, Bankruptcy

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Gov. Cuomo asks State Health Commissioner to speed up implementation of medical marijuana

Governor Cuomo is urging the State Health Commissioner to find a way to speed up implementation of medical marijuana, after deaths of two Western New York children with epilepsy.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors


BG Medical Technologies to Give Free Medical Marijuana Educational Materials to Physicians

As a result of ongoing legalization throughout the United States for medical marijuana, BG Medical Technologies and its forthcoming subsidiary Genius Biotech Corporation are developing training materials for physicians interested in learning more about recommending medical marijuana as part of health treatment programs.


Related Topix: Medicine

Real Clear Politics

Marijuana Prohibition Doesn't Work

The New York Times has seen the light. On Sunday, the paper editorialized in favor of an end to the federal ban on marijuana.


Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Representative Eric Swalwell, California

CBS Local

Marijuana Researcher Loses Appeal To University Of Arizona

A fired University of Arizona professor who was studying to effects of medical marijuana on military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has lost an appeal to regain her job.


Related Topix: University of Arizona

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Senators urge Obama to deliver consistent message on marijuana

Democratic senators from Washington state and Colorado entered the fray Tuesday, releasing a letter that complained that federal agencies “have taken different approaches that seem to be at odds with one another.” The senators _ Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell from Washington state and Mark Udall and Michael Bennet of Colorado _ cited two ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Daily World

Porch shooting case hinges on a single witness

Investigators canvassed the area where 19-year-old Renisha McBride was fatally shot, knocking on 80-100 doors trying to gain additional information, but found just one witness.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dearborn Heights, MI

Merced Sun-Star

Big Island man sues for medical-marijuana access

Aaron Zeeman's lawsuit filed July 22 says the refusal by probation officers to allow him to use medical marijuana violates his rights.


Related Topix: Drugs