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Voters to decide on medical use of marijuana

October 31st, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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Voters will decide on Election Day whether to make Massachusetts the 17th state in the country to allow medical marijuana use for patients meeting certain conditions.

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 »

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Santa Monica Extends Ban on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

October 25th, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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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 »

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Berthoud forum on medical marijuana dispensaries turns heated

October 11th, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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A public forum to discuss ballot Question 300 here Wednesday showcased exactly how emotional and divisive the topic of medical marijuana dispensaries has become to the community this election season.

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 »

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Clinton Township Extends Moratorium on Medical Marijuana Businesses

October 10th, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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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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Plans for medical marijuana dispensary on Lombard St.

October 2nd, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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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 »

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Montana medical marijuana provider found guilty of drug trafficking

September 28th, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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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 »

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Marijuana activists seethe at Obama’s DNC ad

September 5th, 2012 Posted in Marijuana news Tags:

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After months of relentless federal crackdowns on state-regulated medical marijuana dispensaries, President Barack Obama has appeared in a video with marijuana movie icons Harold and Kumar.

Many marijuana advocates are outraged by the appearance of hypocrisy this video suggests. Ream more »

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