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 »
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 »
The meeting, sponsored by the group of residents who circulated a petition to get the issue of banning dispensaries on the ballot, brought out more than 30 people. Ream more »
Clinton Township’s business community will remain closed to medical marijuana dispensaries for another six months following the board of trustees’ unanimous decision Tuesday to extend the township’s moratorium.
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If all goes as planned, the Marina District could get its first medical marijuana dispensary at 2414 Lombard Street (near Scott). Yes, for those of you keeping track, the location is right across the street from the Edward II Inn, a former bed and breakfast that has recently been rezoned and repurposed for future housing of transitional-aged youth. Ream more »
A jury on Thursday convicted a medical marijuana provider of drug trafficking and firearms charges, upholding the U.S. government’s raids of state-regulated pot dispensaries in its first test at trial.
The provider, Chris Williams, was barred by the trial judge from making the case that he and Montana Cannabis followed the state medical marijuana law that voters approved in 2004. Ream more »
The Arizona Department of Health Services could revoke more than a dozen medical-marijuana cards, saying patients and caregivers have either violated the state’s new medical-marijuana law since receiving a card or lied about their histories when applying for one. Ream more »
“The difference before and after was night and day,” he said.
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Senator Rick Jones says that if it got on the ballot this time, the voters would turn it down.
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Many marijuana advocates are outraged by the appearance of hypocrisy this video suggests. Ream more »