Almost as many teenagers and young adults smoke cannabis as cigarettes, a study of the drug’s effects on health has found. Read more
A group of Latin American leaders said on Monday that the vote in two U.S. states to legalize marijuana have important implications for efforts to repeal drug smuggling, offering the first reaction of governments in the region increasingly frustrated with the US-backed war on drugs. Read more
Proponents of Question 3 contend the ballot question and passage of the proposed law would help people suffering from various diseases cope with pain and help those for whom marijuana seems to provide relief. Ream more »
Kejuana McCutcheon said she received boxes containing 20-25 pounds of marijuana, up to about 400 pounds a month, which she sold for more than $300,000 a month.
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The Council voted unanimously, and without discussion, to extend a 45-day moratorium on permits allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Santa Monica.
The ban, which the Council voted to extend for 10 months past its November 5 expiration date, would prevent any permits or land use entitlements for people looking to open up medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Ream more »
No charges were laid against a group of teens caught smoking marijuana on October 3. At 11:32 a.m. a West Parry Sound OPP officer, parked in a marked police cruiser in the Mac’s convenience store adjacent to Parry Sound High School saw a group of youths standing beside the building with a thick cloud of smoke around them. Ream more »
Police received information that there could be drug use at a residence on the 20 block of Pleasant Street. Police met with the homeowner and victim of domestic violence from Sunday. Ream more »
A new organization called Arizona Moms for Marijuana is picking up steam.
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Old habits die hard. In 1996, a majority of California voters approved Prop. 215, which legalized the medicinal use of marijuana. Culturally, the state turned a corner. Among other things, citizens could now turn to a health care alternative they could grow on their own property. Medical marijuana users were no longer to be treated as criminals. But fourteen years later, some people still don’t get it.
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